|British Telecommunications Selects GENBAND to Support its Enhanced Global IP Interconnect Solution|
GENBAND, a leading developer of IP infrastructure and application solutions, announced that British Telecommunications plc (BT), one of the world’s leading communications services companies, has selected GENBAND to support its enhanced Global IP Interconnect solution for its UK and global wholesale customers.
Serving the needs of fixed and mobile customers in the UK and in more than 170 countries, BT will deploy GENBAND solutions to deliver SIP-based IP Interconnect for other global tier 1 and tier 2 carriers. In addition to supporting UK and global network access, this solution will support Global interconnect and IDD.
BT will deploy GENBAND’s S3TM Intelligent Session Border Controllers, G9TM Converged Media Gateways and C3TM Gateway Controllers providing access to the PSTN while ensuring secure IP interconnects and enabling transcoding.
The combined GENBAND Interconnect solution seamlessly interfaces with NetNumber’s Titan centralized routing solution to take optimal route decisions and to apply policies to ensure route quality and profitability.
“BT’s enhanced Global IP Interconnect service will enable other networks, including fixed-line operators, mobile-network operators, VoIP providers and other operators worldwide to interconnect with BT and transport global voice traffic seamlessly,” said Trevor Wyatt, BT Director of Strategic Voice Platforms. “Powered by GENBAND’s market-leading IP infrastructure solutions, it will support new innovative offerings for BT’s tier 1 and tier 2 carriers, while reducing network costs, expanding markets and interworking with the growing volume of peering and managed interconnect services.”
“We are pleased to expand our ongoing relationship with BT, enabling the latest in IP functionality and services for their world-class customer base,” said Pablo Gargiulo, President of Global Sales, GENBAND. “The integrated GENBAND solution being deployed offers BT an enhanced global IP exchange (IPX) solution that reduces overall cost while improving the customer experience for fixed and mobile carriers worldwide.”
Through extensive service expertise and global delivery capabilities, GENBAND is demonstrating extensive delivery and development capabilities to uniquely customize BT’s global IPX solution providing BT with a market leading capability.