GENBAND Teams Up with Nokia Networks to Bring Enhanced Network Security and Improved Customer Experiences through Voice over Wi-Fi

GENBAND Teams Up with Nokia Networks to Bring Enhanced Network Security and Improved Customer Experiences through Voice over Wi-Fi

New integrated mobile solution allows operators to offer consumers cost-effective voice roaming and texting capabilities regardless of where they are

Frisco, TX. November 25, 2014 – GENBANDTM, a leading developer of real time communications software solutions, today announced a partnership with Nokia Networks that enables Nokia Networks to offer GENBAND´s QUANTiX™ evolved Packet Data Gateway (ePDG) as part of its voice evolution solutions, including Voice over Wi-Fi.  The GENBAND ePDG will be integrated into Nokia’s Liquid Core portfolio to support multimedia voice, data and video sessions and anywhere/any-device communications services.  The ePDG is a key component of GENBAND’s Wireless Access Gateway solution and enables Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWiFi) and Voice over LTE (VoLTE) interworking to allow for seamless, secure network connectivity and an enhanced customer experience.

“Combining GENBAND’s ePDG with Nokia’s Liquid Core portfolio allows operators to take advantage of communications services in Wi-Fi networks, offering their customers the ability to make calls and send messages regardless of where they may be,” said BG Kumar, Chief Product Officer at GENBAND.  “We are excited to build on our longstanding partnership with Nokia Networks, a global leader in mobile broadband, to bring advanced solutions to the mobile marketplace.”

“With the evolution of voice and messaging services, like VoWiFi, the combination of Nokia’s and GENBAND’s solution is an effective way to ensure agility and flexibility for our customers. It allows operators to launch innovative, intelligent solutions while maximizing the value of their networks,” said Thorsten Robrecht, Vice President, Nokia Networks. “As part of our strategy, we will integrate GENBAND’s ePDG in our core portfolio to provide complete solutions to operators, without compromising our quality requirements.”

Key Takeaways:

  • GENBAND and Nokia Networks have entered into a partnership that enables Nokia Networks to offer GENBAND´s QUANTiX evolved Packet Data Gateway (ePDG) solution as part of its mobile broadband portfolio.
  • The GENBAND ePDG will be integrated into Nokia’s Liquid Core portfolio to support multimedia voice, data and video sessions and anywhere/any-device communications services. 
  • Nokia’s Liquid Core portfolio is designed to help operators drive innovation, improve network experience, reduce churn while managing unpredictable data growth and reducing total cost of ownership.
  • GENBAND’s ePDG, a key component of its Wireless Access Gateway solution, enables Wi-Fi-VoLTE interworking; secure, seamless network hand-offs and enhanced mobility experiences for voice and data applications as consumers roam between networks.

About GENBAND

GENBAND is a global leader in real time communications software solutions for service providers, enterprises, independent software vendors, systems integrators and developers in over 80 countries.  The company’s Network Modernization, Unified Communications, Mobility and Embedded Communications solutions enable its customers to quickly capitalize on growing market segments and introduce differentiating products, applications and services. GENBAND’s market-leading solutions, which are deployable in the network, on premise or through the cloud, help its customers connect people to each other and address the growing demands of today’s consumers and businesses for real time communications wherever they happen to be. To learn more visit www.genband.com.

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Dennis Watson                                                                                               
GENBAND
+1 (972) 521 5921      
Dennis.Watson@genband.com

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