SaskTel Selects BroadSoft to Deliver Voice Over LTE and other All-IP Services for Both Enterprise and Consumer Markets
BroadWorks provides SaskTel with a single platform solution for enabling next-gen IP wireless and wireline services including voice, multimedia and Unified Communications (UC) applications for business customers
GAITHERSBURG, MD – BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT) today announced that SaskTel has selected the BroadWorks ® Telephony Application Server (TAS) to provide both fixed and mobile all-IP services for their business and consumer customers. BroadWorks will also support Voice over LTE (VoLTE) and Unified Communications (UC) business services for SaskTel’s mobile subscribers when roaming across all Canadian provinces.
SaskTel selected BroadSoft based on the company’s extensive industry experience and superior capabilities, including:
• Depth and industry leadership with IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) networks, with over 70 deployments worldwide
• A single architecture to serve both consumer and enterprise VoLTE
• Platform flexibility and support for industry standards, enabling BroadSoft to seamlessly integrate third party technologies and applications
“The capability to deploy a single IMS architecture for delivering VoLTE and other services for both our wireless and wireline customers was a key determining factor in our selection of BroadSoft’s technology,” said Daryl Godfrey, chief technology officer, SaskTel. “This flexibility will enable us to create and deliver new applications and services that can be highly targeted to meet the demand of both our enterprise and consumer customers.”
“BroadSoft is pleased to have been selected by SaskTel, whose innovative vision for network evolution will solidify its ability to leverage and monetize its investments in VoLTE and other next-gen technologies,” said Michael Tessler, president and chief executive officer, BroadSoft. “SaskTel’s business and consumer customers across Saskatchewan, and those customers that roam with their mobile devices across all Canadian provinces, will soon enjoy an even greater selection of the converged services and applications they are clamoring for, including video calling and conferencing, instant messaging, presence and web collaboration.”
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements may be identified by their use of terms and phrases such as “enable,” “will” and other similar terms and phrases and include, among others, statements regarding the benefits to SaskTel and its customers of using the Company’s products and services. The outcome of the events described in these forward-looking statements is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results anticipated by these forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the financial and other benefits to BroadSoft resulting from the deployment of the Company’s products and services by SaskTel and the resulting benefits to SaskTel’s customers, as well as those factors contained in the “Risk Factors” sections of the Company’s Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on February 27, 2013, and in the Company’s other filings with the SEC. All information in this release is as of October 7, 2013. Except as required by law, BroadSoft undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement made herein for any reason to conform the statement to actual results or changes in its expectations.
BroadSoft is the leading provider of software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to offer Unified Communications over their Internet Protocolnetworks. The Company’s core communications platform enables the delivery of a range of enterprise and consumer calling, messaging and collaboration communication services, including private branch exchanges, video calling, text messaging and converged mobile and fixed-line services.
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