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Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices Leverages Gateway Middleware from Jungo


Joint press release from Jungo and Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices

Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices (SHC), a leading manufacturer of broadband routers as well as DECT and IP phones, and Jungo Ltd., a leading provider of broadband value-added service solutions are joining forces to supply network owners and internet service providers with next-generation advanced service-gateways. Siemens’ advanced Gigaset Gateways powered by Jungo’s OpenRG™ software platform will enable service providers to offer their customers new services and home entertainment applications, such as internet protocol television (IPTV) and video on demand (VOD).

The strategic cooperation between SHC and Jungo leverages the strength of best-of-breed software with a global manufacturer and brand, to open up the opportunity for service providers to offer new innovative services with substantially lower operating costs. The introduction of the advanced joint solution decreases maintenance costs and reduces the development time for new applications. This results in a quicker and easier roll-out of services such as IPTV and VOD.

Through the introduction of new services, providers can generate revenues, enhance customer retention and differentiate from the competition. End-users benefit as well from new additional services tailored to their needs, additional security features and a very easy, self-activation process, using simple new Plug and Play technology.

Jungo’s OpenRG software supports all common home and access networks; enabling a home network to include DSL and cable internet, advanced telephony, fixed mobile convergence (FMC) and home storage. Siemens Gateways based on Jungo’s OpenRG residential gateway software enable operators to supply additional applications and services such as high-quality Voice over IP, data security services, video services and remote management. All features and functions are available on a single, open, scalable and ready-to-use platform. The platform can be configured and upgraded remotely. It can also be easily adapted by the service provider to suit the individual needs of various customer groups.

“The need for bandwidth is constantly growing,” explained Dr. Jochen Eickholt, CEO, SHC. “The demand for moving pictures from the internet is increasing – video portals and services, online gaming and IPTV are all becoming more and more popular and all this can be available only by using state of the art software. Thanks to our partnership with Jungo, Siemens Gigaset now offers a sophisticated, cost-effective, sustainable solution, thereby allowing operators to react flexibly to the growing expectations of their customers.”

”Combining Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices’ global brand, manufacturing abilities, and product capabilities with Jungo’s proven software products results in market-leading residential gateways for broadband operators", said Eran Rom, CEO, Jungo. “SHC has many years of experience, first-class hardware and superior design at its disposal – the ideal basis for Jungo to deliver our know-how and innovative gateway software solutions.”

Siemens Gateways based on OpenRG will be available starting Spring 2008.

About OpenRG™

Jungo’s OpenRG™ software for residential gateways enables delivery of innovative, usable and manageable value-added services to the evolving digital home, while minimizing the Operator’s support cost and VAS time-to-market. OpenRG supports all popular home networks and access networks, and includes high-performance feature-rich VAS enablers, such as QoS, VoIP, Firewall and Remote management, as well as a growing set of value-added services. Millions of Jungo-based gateways are deployed worldwide. Operators deploying Jungo-powered gateways can rapidly and easily introduce new value added services that drive revenues and increase ARPU.

About Jungo
Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group company, is a provider of broadband home value-added service solutions. Jungo’s flagship products, OpenRG™ (residential gateway software platform) and OpenSMB™ (small and medium business gateway software platform) enable broadband Operators to deliver managed revenue-generating services to the digital home.

Jungo also offers extensive connectivity software solutions for USB and PCI, including WinDriver™, a driver development toolkit that enables developers to quickly create custom device drivers that can run on a multitude of operating systems without modification, and USBware™, a complete, high-quality embedded USB software protocol stack, allowing device manufacturers to easily incorporate standard USB OTG/Host/Device connectivity in their designs.

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About NDS
NDS Group plc (NASDAQ: NNDS), a majority owned subsidiary of News Corporation, supplies open end-to-end digital technology and services to digital pay-television platform operators and content providers.

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About Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices

Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices GmbH & Co KG is a wholly owned subsidiary of Siemens AG. The company, with its headquarters in Munich, focuses on the design, development, manufacturing and distribution of a range of high-quality products under the brand Siemens Gigaset. This includes classic cordless and fixed-network phones, Voice over IP devices, routers, gateways and software solutions. The portfolio also includes WIMAX devices as well as home media products such as set-top boxes. The company operates worldwide with its primary production site in Bocholt, Germany, where the Gigaset products are developed and manufactured under the most stringent quality and environmental standards.

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