Ribbon Showcases Comprehensive Solutions Portfolio at Mobile World Congress 2018

Voice over LTE, Voice over WiFi, Security, Interconnect, Network Functions Virtualization and Cloud Communications Solutions to be highlighted
February 21, 2018

WESTFORD, Mass. – Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global leader in secure and intelligent cloud communications, today announced that it will exhibit its comprehensive solutions portfolio for service providers at Mobile World Congress 2018, held in Barcelona, Spain, February 26 to March 1.

“The GENBAND – Sonus merger and subsequent creation of Ribbon is well aligned with the key trends we see mobile service providers engaging with, including cloud adoption, security, and modernizing network infrastructure with software,” said Stéphane Téral, Executive Director, Research and Analysis, Mobile Infrastructure & Carrier Economics at IHS Markit.

Located in Hall 2, Booth 2i31, Ribbon will demonstrate solutions aimed at empowering service providers and enterprises to transform communications services via innovative offers that marry existing investments with state of the art capabilities for unparalleled value creation.

“This is our first Mobile World Congress as a merged company and we’re eager to showcase the strength and depth of our offering, from our comprehensive solutions portfolio to our deep executive bench and innovative brand,” added Patrick Joggerst, CMO & EVP, Business Development at Ribbon. “We look forward to engaging with the industry’s key players in Barcelona.”  

About Ribbon Communications

Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world-class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world.  The company transforms fixed, mobile and enterprise networks from legacy environments to secure IP and cloud-based architectures, enabling highly productive communications for consumers and businesses.  With 64 locations in 27 countries around the globe, Ribbon’s innovative, market-leading portfolio empowers service providers and enterprises with rapid service creation in a fully virtualized environment.  The company’s Kandy Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) delivers a comprehensive set of advanced embedded communications capabilities that enables this transformation.  To learn more, visit ribboncommunications.com.

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