NCG Exchange Provides T elcos, Cable Operators, Hosted VoIP Providers, Internet Telephony Service Providers, CLECs and other Wireline Operators with a Fast, Cost-Effective Solution for Enabling Over-the-Top, Fixed-Mobile Services
VANCOUVER, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - CounterPath Corporation (OTCBB: CPAH) (TSX-V: CCV), an award-winning provider of desktop and mobile Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) software solutions, today announced the launch of the CounterPath Network Convergence Gateway (NCG) Exchange, a hosted service enabling wireline operators to provide Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) services immediately, inexpensively and on any mobile network. Operators can implement these services, which include Voice Call Continuity (VCC), Instant Messaging, presence and SMS, in a matter of weeks and without the need to invest in any infrastructure.
CounterPath's NCG Exchange provides telcos, cable operators, hosted VoIP providers, Internet telephony service providers, CLECs and other wireline operators with a rapid, cost-effective way to expand into the mobile market, including targeting enterprises that have a large and growing number of mobile workers. With NCG Exchange, wireline operators can immediately provide their enterprise, SMB and SOHO customers with mobile VoIP and messaging services that are delivered over-the-top (OTT) of mobile networks, regardless of which carrier the customer uses.
Hosted and provisioned by CounterPath, NCG Exchange services work with any mobile handset - including smartphones and feature phones - without the requirement to install any software on the mobile handset. To further enhance the NCG Exchange service, operators can choose to deploy CounterPath's Bria iPhone Edition or Bria Android Edition softphones, giving their customers the additional options of communicating over Wi-Fi and 3G/4G IP alongside the standard mobile voice and SMS channels. Operators can also leverage CounterPath's Bria desktop/laptop PC or Mac softphones, allowing their customers to use their communications services seamlessly across both desktop softphones and mobile phones.