TelcoBridges’ family of media gateways support the drive by service providers to deploy new value-added services such as Logic Line while capping or reducing their costs
Montreal, Canada and Moscow, Russia (Vocus) July 8, 2010
TelcoBridges Inc., a leading provider of enabling technologies for telecom network convergence, value-added services, and performance management, today announced that Mebius Telecom LLC of Moscow, Russia, has deployed TelcoBridges’ Tmedia VOIP gateways to provide advanced SIP and TDM connectivity and transcoding capabilities for its COMTUBE hosted IP telephony services offering.
Launched in 2008 under the guidance of Mebius Telecom, COMTUBE provides convenient modern telecommunication services such as audio conferencing, IP telephony, voice mail, Fax over IP, group broadcasts (phone/fax/SMS), and calendaring, among many others, in a secure, hosted environment. Comtube services are widely available and adopted in Russia, other CIS member states, and Israel, with new points of presence coming online in the near future.
“The concept behind the COMTUBE project came about following our work with Russian and Israeli companies that wanted to reduce their telecom costs and complexity while maintaining the flexibility of multiple channels like wireline and mobile,” said Mikhail Redin, CEO of Mebius Telecom LLC. “Tmedia VOIP gateways were a key enabler in bringing the COMTUBE project to market, offering the most signaling and transcoding support and network capacity in a single 2U device, and enabling us to deliver on our customer and pricing commitments.”
“TelcoBridges’ family of media gateways support the drive by service providers to deploy new value-added services such as Logic Line while capping or reducing their costs,” said Daniel Paradis, Director, Global Sales at TelcoBridges Inc. “With their high density and support for multiple concurrent signaling protocols in the same device, along with a choice of STM-1or E1 connectivity, Tmedia VOIP gateways enable Mebius Telecom to optimize revenue-generating system capacity as their business grows, while minimizing the operating and capital costs typically associated with it.”
The Tmedia family of VOIP gateways offer connectivity options ranging from 1-1024 T1/E1/J1, 1-48 DS-3 or 1-48 STM-1 interfaces, scaling to over 32,000 universal voice channels in a single system. Recognized for their high density and energy efficiency, Tmedia media gateways provide support for SS7, ISDN, SIGTRAN, SIP, H.323 and H.248 in a single device, enabling them to perform the work of multiple devices while using the power, cooling and rack space of just one. This results in energy savings of up to 2/3rds when compared to competing products.
Founded in 1999, Mebius Telecom LLC offers integrated package of communications services and Internet access to clients in tourism, construction, manufacturing, government agencies and other organizations in Russia and Israel. Since its inception the company has worked closely with leading telecom operators, including Comstar United Telesystems, one of the largest commercial IP telephony operators in Moscow, to offer various intelligent network services. These include Logic Line Office, a multi-channel virtual phone number service that revolutionizes the financial effectiveness of communications. For more information about Mebius, please visit http://www.mebi.us. For more information about COMTUBE, please visit http://www.comtube.com or http://www.comtube.ru.
TelcoBridges is clearly defining the future of telecommunications technologies. With the industry’s premier unified platform for network convergence, value-added services, and performance management, TelcoBridges is enabling service providers to meet and exceed their service goals while ensuring exceptional operating cost-efficiency. TelcoBridges’ channel partners, including value-added resellers, system integrators and solution developers, have delivered and deployed carrier-grade solutions in over 50 countries around the world. These include VoIP gateways, mobile value-added services (including SMS and unified communications), network monitoring, lawful intercept, location-based services, and many others. TelcoBridges is a recognized leader within the telecom industry, ranked as #175 within the 2009 Deloitte North American Fast 500, thanks to its revenue growth, which exceeded 777% during the period spanning 2004-2008. For additional information, please visit http://www.telcobridges.com. For ongoing company news and events, follow TelcoBridges at http://twitter.com/telcobridges.
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