GENBAND Timico and Vodafone Fiji Deployments Win Prestigious Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards

Nuvia UCaaS, Hosted UC and SIP Trunking With Prepaid Billing Enable Vodafone Fiji and UK-based Timico to Deliver Feature-Rich, Cost-Effective Business-Class Services

Orlando, Florida and Maidenhead, UK, May 19, 2015 -- GENBAND, a recently named CNBC Disruptor 50 and leading provider of real-time communications software solutions today announced that it has been honored with two Business Service Global Telecoms Business Innovation Awards, which recognize groundbreaking projects in this fast-moving industry.

“Both of these awards underscore the critical role Unified Communications in the Cloud play in today’s marketplace,” said Patrick Joggerst, GENBAND CMO and EVP. “This is confirmation of our commitment to partner closely with our customers for innovative deployments that help them deliver true value to their end users.”

GENBAND’s UCaaS (Unified Communications as a Service) platform Nuvia™ powers Timico’s feature-rich SYNERGY offer, a hosted voice, UC, mobility & collaboration solution that enables UK businesses of any size to access the same suite of features and services in the office, at home or on the move.

The full UC, mobile and collaboration integration enables business customers to communicate easily across any device type with a consistent user experience and without on-premise equipment. Nuvia’s carrier-grade, scalable architecture, combined with Timico’s innovative SYNERGY offering means that hosted UC is now truly available for UK businesses of any size.

Vodafone Fiji is leveraging GENBAND’s EXPERiUS application server, enabling its customers to migrate from legacy, premises-based PBXs to next-generation IP-based Unified Communications.

GENBAND and Vodafone also launched an innovative payment and billing solution for the new offer, building on  Vodafone’s prepaid billing system for mobile services. Customers buy UC or SIP trunking services  via the prepaid system, acquiring the exact service they need.

GENBAND’s UCaaS platform Nuvia, which was recently recognized with the ITSPA award for best VoIP infrastructure, provides a suite of market-ready desktop, mobile and web-optimized business communications services to both small businesses and large enterprises.  

GENBAND’s Nuvia solution leverages the millions of lines GENBAND already has deployed in leading service providers, and is the only cloud service able to reuse legacy Nortel IP phones. The Nuvia platform is extremely attractive and cost-effective for CS 1000 customers seeking a cloud-based solution that can preserve their endpoint investments.  Additionally, Nuvia’s multi-site management capabilities make it ideal for simplifying deployments that span multiple locations.

GENBAND’s EXPERiUS Application Server supports real-time business communications by integrating voice, video, instant messaging, presence, mobility, conferencing and collaboration over any network and any device, including tablets and other mobile devices, IP phones, legacy desk sets, desktops, web, and TV.

About GENBAND

GENBAND a 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50 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 ModernizationUnified 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

 GENBAND, the GENBAND logo and icon and Nuvia are trademarks of GENBAND.

Company Contacts:
Dennis Watson                                                                                            
GENBAND US PR
+1.972.521.5921      
Dennis.Watson@genband.com

Catherine Berthier
GENBAND International PR
+1.646.741.1974
Catherine.Berthier@genband.com

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