Frisco, TX, June 24, 2014 – GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, was recently honored by Global Telecoms Business (GTB) for award-winning deployments with BT and iHub. The GTB Innovation Awards recognize ground-breaking projects in the telecommunications industry.
The BT deployment won in the Wireless Network Infrastructure category for an advanced Diameter Signaling solution that allowed BT to rapidly expand its existing Global IP eXchange (IPX) solution with LTE signaling and data roaming exchange capabilities for its Mobile Network Operator customers. The iHub deployment was recognized in the Fixed Network Infrastructure category for providing enhanced SIP Trunking and the latest in Unified Communications (UC) capabilities for iHub’s rapidly growing enterprise customer base.
“The Global Telecoms Business Innovation awards highlight the top companies and leading-edge deployments in our industry so we are delighted to have two key projects recognized,” said Brad Bush, Chief Marketing Officer at GENBAND. “Our strategic partnerships with BT and iHub have supported innovative deployments that are helping both operators dramatically improve their customers’ communications experience.”
Alan Burkitt-Gray, editor of Global Telecoms Business, said, “Throughout the world the industry is creating such a wave, such a flood of innovation, that is making a real difference to business, to our economy and to the way we live."
The GENBAND Diameter Signaling solution addressed complex interoperability challenges across BT’s international wholesale network, providing a seamless experience for roaming subscribers across 170-plus countries and varying vender equipment and host network scenarios. GENBAND’s comprehensive security solutions, which included the Qflex Enterprise Session Border Controller, and SMART OFFICE UC platform combined to provide iHub, one of the country’s fastest growing companies, an opportunity to extend advanced SIP Trunking and UC services to its enterprise customer base.
FROM THE CORE TO THE EDGE TO THE EXPERIENCE™, GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in over 80 countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more scalable, secure, profitable and efficient. GENBAND’s market-leading technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks. With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues, improving profitability, and attracting and retaining customers. To learn more, visit us on the web at www.GENBAND.com.
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