CounterPath Powers Optima Telekom's New VoIP Service
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Jan 15, 2013 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
CounterPath (TSX: CCV)(NASDAQ: CPAH), a leading developer of
award-winning desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products and
solutions, today announced its Bria mobile softphone application is
the core technology behind Tornado, Optima Telekom's new OTT VoIP
service. Optima Telekom is Croatia's second largest
telecommunications provider serving the needs of consumer and
business customers, including IBM, Proctor & Gamble and McDonald's.
Tornado enables Optima Telekom subscribers to stay connected with
friends, family or colleagues whether they are in Croatia or abroad.
Users are able to call any fixed or mobile number device at a fixed
rate thus reducing costly roaming charges and unnecessary billing
surprises. Tornado is currently available for Android and iOS
smartphones via 3G/4G or Wi-Fi networks. In addition to voice calls,
Tornado also supports video calls, instant messaging and presence.
"CounterPath is recognized as a quality brand renowned for producing
quality and reliable VoIP software solutions," said Goran Jovicic,
CTO at Optima Telekom. "The Bria softphone exceeded our requirements
regarding security, stability and flexibility. We are very pleased to
have chosen CounterPath as our solutions provider."
"This partnership highlights CounterPath's ability to develop unique
solutions for all sizes of operators," said Todd Carothers, Executive
Vice President of Marketing and Products at CounterPath. "The Tornado
service demonstrates the versatility of Bria as we developed a
completely customized and tailored softphone solution that met the
specific needs of Optima Telekom and their customers."
CounterPath is a global leader in softphone technology with millions
of endpoints sold. With the largest list of interoperability with IP
PBXs and SIP-based network infrastructure softswitches, Bria is built
toward industry standards with proven multimedia technology that
provides a high-quality, unified communications experience and voice
and video calls over fixed, mobile and Wi-Fi broadband networks.
Bria's ability to switch seamlessly between mobile and Wi-Fi networks
gives businesses new options for "always on" connectivity while
realizing cost savings through free Wi-Fi networks.
CounterPath's standards based VoIP softphones are changing the face
of telecommunications. The BYOD VoIP favorite, Bria softphone for
mobile devices and desktop, together with the company's easy-to-use
client management, provisioning and configuration server enables
enterprises, service providers, and OEMs around the globe to offer a
seamless and unified communications experience across both fixed and
mobile networks. Standards-based, cost-effective and reliable,
CounterPath's award-winning solutions power voice, video, messaging,
and presence that empower customers such as Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T,
Verizon, BT, Mobilkom Austria, NTT, Rogers, Avaya, BroadSoft, Cisco
Systems, GENBAND, Metaswitch Networks, Mitel and NEC.
For more information about CounterPath's Bria softphone applications
and CCS solutions, visit: www.counterpath.com/products.
SOURCE: CounterPath Corporation
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