Press Releases

  • LONDON and LEXINGTON, MA. – August 14, 2014 -- New Horizon Communications (NHC) has built a geographically redundant, IP-based voice infrastructure using Metaswitch Networks’ software and equipment for its core voice switching functionality.

  • LONDON -- August 7, 2014 -- Metaswitch Networks announced today that it is supplying its virtual Perimeta Session Border Controller to support the new BT One Phone service. BT One Phone brings fixed, mobile and office phone systems together into one service that is hosted in the cloud and delivered via mobile devices.

  • LONDON -- August 5, 2014 -- Metaswitch Networks today announced that Steve Mullaney,  senior vice president and general manager of VMware’s Networking and Security Business Unit, has joined its board of directors.

  • LONDON -- July 8, 2014 -- Metaswitch Networks today is contributing the initial code base for Project Calico, an open-source solution that enables the implementation of large, standards-based, cloud data center infrastructures. The code is available to the worldwide community of network operators, software developers and systems integrators at http://projectcalico.org.

  • NEW ORLEANS -- May 11, 2014 -- Metaswitch Networks is proud to announce that the Metaswitch Forum 2014 begins tomorrow morning, right here at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans.

  • LONDON -- April 25, 2014 -- With only 17 days remaining until the opening sessions, Metaswitch urges its service provider customers and vendor partners to register to attend Metaswitch Forum 2014.

  • LONDON -- April 11, 2014 -- With only five weeks to go, Metaswitch encourages its service provider customers and vendor partners to register soon to attend Metaswitch Forum 2014.

  • LONDON – March 27, 2014  Metaswitch Networks today announced that Tiscali has successfully built on Clearwater Core and Perimeta Session Border Controller (SBC) as part of its innovative Indoona over-the-top (OTT) application.

  • LONDON -- February 27, 2014 -- Metaswitch Networks today announced that Deutsche Telekom International Carrier Sales and Solutions (ICSS) has deployed its products and technologies as part of its next-generation VoIP platform expansion. The carrier will be interconnecting IP, as well as legacy telephone (TDM or time-division multiplexing), customers to effectively route international voice traffic in its wholesale network.

  • LONDON – February 19, 2014 -- Granite Telecommunications, LLC, has built a geographically redundant IP-based voice infrastructure using Metaswitch Networks’ software and equipment for its core voice switching functionality.

  • LONDON – February 6, 2014 -- Metaswitch Networks today announced the availability of Clearwater Core, an implementation of IMS built using Web development methods to provide voice, video and messaging services to millions of users. Available as a software subscription service, Clearwater Core is fully supported by Metaswitch with superior support, custom engineering, bespoke professional services and consultancy.

  • LONDON -- February 4, 2014 -- Metaswitch Networks today announced the appointment of Bruce Hembree as executive vice president of field operations.

    Hembree is based in Atlanta and he reports to Metaswitch CEO John Lazar. Hembree will initially be responsible for much of Metaswitch’s worldwide customer-facing organization including direct and channel sales, as well as pre-sales support.

  • LONDON – January 30, 2014 -- Metaswitch Networks today announced that Infracom Italia has successfully migrated and consolidated three of its previous TDM and VoIP networks to a single all-IP infrastructure built on Metaswitch.

  • LONDON – November 20, 2013 -- Metaswitch Networks today announced it has extended its exceptional technology service and support to include a range of legacy Class 5 switches.

    The service targets the DMS-10 and DMS-100 families of switches (originally manufactured by Nortel Networks and acquired by Genband) and the 5ESS Class 5 switches (made by Western Electric, which became part of Alcatel-Lucent).

  • LONDON, October 29, 2013 – Metaswitch Networks today announced that netplus.ch, the Swiss triple-play operator, is safely expanding its VoIP service capabilities, thanks to Perimeta and the MetaView Service Assurance Server.  The two systems work together seamlessly, as demonstrated in this video clip.

  • SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Atlanta, October, 22, 2013 – Mediacom, the nation’s eighth-largest cable operator, has joined the growing list of service providers to choose the Perimeta Session Border Controller from Metaswitch Networks.

    Perimeta will help ensure the security and quality of Mediacom’s business voice network.  For more information on Mediacom’s business solutions, click here.

  • LONDON – October 17, 2013 – Metaswitch Networks was pleased this week to participate in the NFV World Showcase, a demonstration of virtual appliances, network apps, virtual machines, hypervisors and platform hardware, professionally organized and managed by EANTC AG (European Advanced Networking Test Center) in a vendor-neutral operating environment.

    EANTC’s white paper documenting the contents and success of the interoperability testing in detail can be found here: http://www.eantc.com/nfv2013.

  • LONDON, September 12, 2013 – Today Swedish operator Net1 announced the deployment of Metaswitch Session Border Controllers to secure the delivery of enhanced VoIP services.

    Net1 delivers mobile broadband, IP telephony and machine-to-machine solutions to government, business and residential subscribers. It plans to expand the geographic reach of its voice services soon, a move that will require more performance, reliability and protection from its session border controllers. That's where Perimeta comes in.

  • LONDON, August 21, 2013 - Metaswitch Networks today announced it has become the first integration partner named as part of CloudNFV.

  • LONDON, July 25, 2013 - Metaswitch Networks today announced that TVCABO will deploy a range of Metaswitch solutions to underpin its new triple-play service offering – the first in the Angolan telecom market.

  • LONDON, July 17, 2013 - Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, today announced that CityPlay has selected the MetaSphere Multimedia Telephony Applications Server (MTAS) and Perimeta Session Border Controller (SBC).

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2013 – Ritter Communications recently launched an enhanced version of its Managed Voice service, which is designed to provide customers with greater accessibility and added flexibility with a hosted telephony infrastructure.  

  • Stockholm and London, June 25, 2013 — Tail-f Systems, a leading provider of on-device management and programmability solutions, and Metaswitch Networks, today announced that Astrium Services’ subsidiary ND SatCom has selected a joint offering that includes Tail-f’s ConfD and Metaswitch’s IP routing solutions to deliver routing and network management through its satellite communication applications.

  • SINGAPORE, June 18, 2013 – COMMUNICASIA (Stand 1D2-04) –  “Telecom operators have achieved unstoppable momentum in network functions virtualization (NFV) and software defined networking (SDN), and this rapid movement toward software-centricity will define the industry for the remainder of this decade,” said Dave Ashby, Metaswitch’s VP of Asia Pacific sales, at the opening of CommunicAsia’s exhibit hall.

  • San Francisco and Enfield, UK, June 5, 2013 - Metaswitch Networks today released results of a series of tests from Miercom, a leading independent test lab, that show that its Metaswitch Perimeta Session Border Controller software, running on either standard servers or as a complete hardware appliance, offers exceptional scalability, performance and security for service providers. The results can be found right here in this downloadable PDF report: http://www.metaswitch.com/download-miercom-perimeta-report

  • San Francisco, May 14, 2013 - Metaswitch Networks today announced that New Zealand owned and operated service provider Snap is deploying its MetaSphere Hosted Business Services solution to grow and scale its business offering across a greater footprint.

  • San Francisco and Enfield, England, May 8, 2013 — Metaswitch Networks today is contributing the initial codebase for Project Clearwater, an open-source IMS core initiative designed for the cloud. The code is available to the worldwide community of industry software developers and systems integrators at http://www.projectclearwater.org.

  • IP Possibilities, Minneapolis, April 17, 2013 - TDS Telecommunications Corp (TDS®) is the latest service provider to upgrade their session control infrastructure with the Perimeta portfolio of Session Border Controllers, enabling them to deploy a broad new range of unified communications services effectively and efficiently. Recognizing the Perimeta SBC as a product that has rapidly gained accolades as the most powerful and versatile of its kind, TDS chose to extend their existing partnership with Metaswitch to include this critical network function. 

  • Santa Clara, CA, April 15, 2013 — Netronome and Metaswitch disclosed the details of a unique architecture for OpenFlow gateways based on Netronome network flow processing technology and Metaswitch’s SDN-enabled control plane software.

  • San Francisco, CA, April 2, 2013 - Metaswitch Networks today announced the appointment of perhaps the industry's most renowned narrator, Phil Harvey, as its Director of Corporate Communications. In this podcast, @futurephil talks to Steve Gleave, Metaswitch's senior vice president of marketing, about why he's moving from the world of independent media commentary to the vendor community.

  • San Francisco, CA and Enfield, UK, March 28, 2013Metaswitch Networks, the company that is powering communication networks into a software-centric future, today announced the opening of a new product development facility in Cambridge, UK.  Located in the heart of the University of Cambridge, the new Metaswitch office will house current employees, new recruits and interns.

  • San Francisco, CA & London UK, March 11, 2013 - The Internet Telephony Services Providers’ Association (ITSPA) has presented its 2013 Best VoIP Infrastructure award to the Metaswitch Perimeta Session Border Controller at a reception in the House of Commons Members’ Dining Room, Palace of Westminster.  In presenting the award, ITSPA remarked on the “forward-thinking” nature of Perimeta, stating how, using new technologies, it was “judged ready to support today and tomorrow’s IP networks“.

  • London, UK, March 7, 2013 — British network router manufacturer, Vocality, has confirmed that it has purchased and integrated the high performance DC-SIP software, the portable Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) stack, from London based Metaswitch Networks.

  • San Francisco, CA, January 23, 2013 - Metaswitch Networks today announced that Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world leader in global mobile satellite communications services, has selected Metaswitch to provide advanced VoIP products to enhance its revolutionary new worldwide communication service called Global Xpress.

  • San Francisco, December 4, 2012Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, today announced a new deployment of its Accession technology with telecom service provider Datavo, under its myDatavo™ brand.  

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, FL, October 3, 2012 - Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, today announced its selection as the infrastructure and application partner behind Integra Telecom’s new Hosted Voice Service.  Integra chose Metaswitch because of its ability to help deliver a superior user experience through a broad range of rich service features, high system reliability and straightforward integration with Integra’s existing infrastructure.

  • Portland, Ore., October 3, 2012Integra Telecom Inc., a leading provider of fiber-based, business-grade networking, communications and technology solutions, now offers Hosted Voice Service. This service provides a fully managed and feature-rich integrated voice, data and equipment solution for business customers of all sizes.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, Fl, October 1, 2012 – Edgewater Networks, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Session Border Controllers (ESBCs), and Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, today announced the availability of a joint offering aimed at service providers delivering VoIP services to enterprises.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, FL, October 1, 2012 - Citel Technologies, Inc., is pleased to announce at the Metaswitch Forum 2012 that it has developed a hardware upgrade to its award winning Portico™ TVA™ that enables its VoIP migration device to be powered by 48vDC when installed in a central office environment for IP Centrex deployments, itself a recent introduction.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, Fl, October 1, 2012 - Yealink, a leading provider of VoIP Phone and IP communication solutions, today announced a partner certification for interoperability of the T2X series SIP Phone with the Metaswitch platform, a recognition that signals admission into Metaswitch Networks’ Mosaic Partner Program.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, Fl, October 1, 2012 - Enhanced Telecommunications, Inc. (dba ETI Software Solutions, www.etisoftware.com) has leveraged its strong relationship with Metaswitch to deploy a powerful customer-facing application, Visual Voicemail, within Hotwire Communications, operating the Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV platform. ETI has been invited to present the Visual Voicemail solution at the Metaswitch Forum 2012 in Orlando on Wednesday, October 3 at 2 pm.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, FL, October 1, 2012 - snom technology AG, a leading developer of IP desktop phones and IP communications solutions, announced today the snom 720 IP phone has successfully completed interoperability testing and is now Mosaic Partner Certified with the Metaswitch Networks’ solution. The snom 720, part of the new snom 7xx series of IP business phones, will be showcased in snom’s booth #502 at the Metaswitch Forum in Orlando, Florida this week.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, Fl, October 1, 2012 – TransNexus, top developers of VoIP network management software, today announced that SyncGlobal Telecom has chosen the TransNexus NexOSS solution to provide dynamic least cost and quality of service routing and rating to complement their Metaswitch based network.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, Fl, October 1, 2012 - NetBoss Technologies, Inc., attending the Metaswitch Forum held at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida, today announced a 120-day trial program for the company’s Acuity Cloud FTTx service.  Valid through 2012, the program offers early adopters a no questions asked cancellation clause.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, Fl, October 1, 2012 – Toll Fraud is now a fact of life for VoIP carriers. The bad guys are actively scanning your network right now, looking for a weakness they can exploit to gain access and become your largest reseller of international calls. But you will never get paid for these calls. And oh yes, you will have to pay for them. ECG, with years of experience in carrier VoIP consultancy, brings to bear two powerful tools to stop expensive toll fraud before it becomes expensive. 

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, Fl, October 1, 2012 – Telax Hosted Call Center, a leader in contact center solutions, will provide the customer and technical support center for ESCO Technologies’ award-winning CareConnect service, the top communications solution for senior living communities in North America.  CareConnect provides best-in-class nurse/emergency call systems as well as telephone, Internet and television services.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, Fl, October 1, 2012 – The Neat Company (Neat), an award-winning leader in digital filing systems for the home and small business, today announced its adoption of Telax’s hosted contact center solution.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, FL, October 1, 2012 - Cordell Inc., a Certified Partner with Metaswitch, today announces the new Metaswitch Perimeta SBC module for its ISD4000 Element Manager.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, FL, October 1, 2012 - Cordell, Inc., a major supplier of legacy and softswitch monitoring and traffic engineering solutions, today announces its new 1U ISD4000S for long-term data storage, report generation, traffic, graphs and alarm delivery.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2012, Orlando, FL, October 1, 2012 - Cordell, Inc., a certified partner with Metaswitch and a major supplier of softswitch monitoring and traffic engineering software, announces its new traffic solution software application with exception reporting for your VM Ware, blade farm or server.

  • San Francisco, CA, September 12 2012 – Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, has launched a campaign which fondly remembers the days of premises-based PBX and is inviting businesses to share their recollections of this disappearing technology at www.RememberWhenPBX.com.

  • London, UK, 22 August, 2012 – Veteran technologist Chris Mairs, CTO for many years at Metaswitch and now the company's Chief Scientist, is turning his prodigious energies to an epic challenge that will raise funds for the prevention of sight loss.

    Chris (55) is cycling 1,000 miles from Land's End to John O'Groats in 10 days on a tandem bicycle. The objective of the trek, which starts Thursday 23rd August, is to raise £100,000 for the UK charity Fight for Sight to fund a Fulbright scholarship in ocular gene therapy.

  • CommunicAsia, Singapore, June 19, 2012 – Metaswitch Networks, a global supplier of next generation telecom infrastructure and applications, today announced that it will provide a switch migration solution to New Zealand’s leading rural telecoms provider, Farmside.  A subsidiary of Bay City Communications, Farmside will benefit from a Metaswitch solution that cost-effectively provides their customers with enhanced communication applications on both IP and TDM connections. 

  • San Francisco, CA and London, UK, June 13, 2012 - Metaswitch Networks, a leading supplier of communications technologies to network service providers, today announced that John Lazar will return to his role as CEO.  In parallel, outgoing CEO, Kevin DeNuccio, will continue to assess strategic initiatives that can complement Metaswitch's core business plan and product portfolio.  Both executives will remain on the Board of Directors.

  • San Francisco, CA, May 17, 2012Metaswitch today announced an expansion of its ten-year technology relationship with Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, to include licensing of DC-PCE, Metaswitch’s Path Computation Element software.

  • San Francisco, California, May 16, 2012 - Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, will exhibit at The Cable Show (Boston, May 21-23).  Championing the theme “The Switch is On – Are You Keeping Up?” Metaswitch will show how cable operators can keep up with competitive threats, network traffic and standards compliance.  &

  • San Francisco, CA, May 3, 2012 – Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, today announced its Accession Immersive Multimedia Telephony (IMT) solution has won the IMS Industry Award for Best Converged Messaging System at the IMS World Forum in Madrid, Spain. 

  • San Francisco, California, May 1, 2012 - Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, will exhibit at International CTIA Wireless (New Orleans, May 8-10), demonstrating how mobile operators can keep up with competitive threats, network traffic and standards compliance, all while addressing customer demands for a richer mobile experience.

  • San Francisco, March 21, 2012 - Innovative Telephone, the market leader in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has selected Metaswitch Networks as its strategic partner in bringing next generation voice services to the islands of St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas.

  • San Francisco, CA, March 5, 2012 — Metaswitch today announced it has successfully completed interoperability tests of its Integrated Control Plane solutions at the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF) Interoperability 2012 event hosted by telecom operators Deutsche Telekom, France Telecom/Orange, KDDI, and Verizon.

  • Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, February 27, 2012 – In the crucible of the mobile revolution, Metaswitch Networks today announced Accession, an application suite that allows service providers to harness the power of multimedia devices and unleash an immersive calling and content-sharing experience that mitigates the threat from over-the-top competitors.

  • San Francisco, CA, February 22, 2012 – Furthering its commitment to running high performance session border control (SBC) on commercial off-the-shelf platforms, Metaswitch Networks today announced that its industry-leading Perimeta SBC software is being made available for deployment on generic enterprise servers as well as virtual machine environments to support elastic cloud computing networks.

  • San Francisco, CA, February 15, 2012 — Under its theme “The Switch is On – Are You Keeping Up?” Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, will use Mobile World Congress (Barcelona, February 27 – March 1) to show how operators can keep up with the increasing demands of network traffic, standards compliance, competitive threats and customer needs.

  • MPLS & Ethernet World Congress, Paris, February 7, 2012 — Metaswitch Network Technologies today announced it has successfully completed interoperability tests of its PCE solutions at the MPLS & Ethernet interoperability event at the MPLS & Ethernet World Congress, organized by EANTC (European Advanced Networking Test Center).

  • MPLS & Ethernet World Congress, Paris, February 6, 2012 — Metaswitch Network Technologies today announced the immediate availability of its portable PCE software solution with DC-PCE. PCE is an industry standard solution which separates critical software components of the IP/MPLS control plane from the proprietary-based hardware platforms within the network.

  • San Francisco, February 1, 2012 —Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications services, has selected Metaswitch to expand and enrich its FleetBroadband maritime communications service, the first maritime communications service to provide cost-effective broadband data and voice, simultaneously, through a compact antenna on a global basis.  

  • San Francisco, CA, December 14, 2011 – EarthLink, Inc., a premier communications and IT services provider with more than1.6 million customers, has selected Metaswitch Networks to power the multimedia telephony features for their EarthLink Complete suite of business voice, data and Internet solutions.

  • San Francisco, CA, December 1, 2011 – Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of the software and solutions that power a whole new generation of communications services, today announced the appointment of Ray Smets as senior vice president of field operations, reporting to CEO Kevin DeNuccio. 

  • San Francisco, CA, November 1, 2011 – Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier infrastructure and software solutions, today announced that it successfully participated in the MultiService Forum (MSF) Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Interoperability Test Event 2011 with the Perimeta™ Session Border Controller (SBC).

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, October 4, 2011 – Edgewater Networks today announced that the EdgeMarc Series of Enterprise Session Border Controllers has successfully demonstrated interoperability with Metaswitch to achieve Mosaic Partner Certification. The EdgeMarc Series of products will be featured at the Metaswitch Forum 2011, Oct. 3-6 at the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in booth number 400.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Cordell teams up with Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and software solutions, to offer enhancements to its NMS (C5), e Traffic software applications and to announce its new Centurion III RTU.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Cordell teams up with Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and software solutions, to expand its suite of products for traffic studies and overall network management.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Carrier Management Systems, Inc., a leading developer of telecommunications network analysis management software (NAMS), today announced the release of their newest software product NAMS Firefly CS, a complete solution that provides combined AMA, EMI, SS7 and SIP network visibility at a price all companies can afford.  The new release will be showcased this week at the Metaswitch Forum 2011 Expo.

    NAMS (Network Analysis Management System) is an integrated hardware and software system that gives telephone companies

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - InnoMedia, a leading independent provider of VoIP technologies to multiple system operators (MSOs), today announced accelerated deployment by cable operators of its Enterprise SIP Gateways (ESG) along with full partner certification of its entire ESBC line of ESGs by Metaswitch, a leading provider of carrier systems and software solutions.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Panasonic System Networks Company of America, recognized as the number one choice for small business phone systems*, today announced certification for interoperability of the KX-UT series of SIP telephones with Metaswitch Networks’ platform, a  recognition that signals admission into Metaswitch Networks’ Mosaic Partner Program.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Enhanced Telecommunications, Inc. (dba ETI Software Solutions) today announced that it has achieved another development milestone, extending the functionality of its B/OSS platform TriadTM to integrate innovative on-screen telephony applications.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Saddleback Communications, an incumbent local carrier (ILEC) currently serving more than 2500 business and residential customers on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community in Arizona, and Aastra, a leading global enterprise communications provider, announced that Salt River Fields at Talking Stick has implemented BusinessFlex Hosted iPBX with Aastra SIP phones to provide voice and data communications at the new facility.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Jenne Inc. (BOOTH 136) will be exhibiting at the Metaswitch Forum 2011, being held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas between October 3 and October 6.  The Metaswitch Forum 2011, which was created by Metaswitch Networks in 2004, is an annual conference that features leading telecom companies and thought leaders from around the world. This year will be the first time the Forum will feature Jenne as an exhibitor.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - ECG, a VoIP network design and integration consultancy, announces the success of FraudStopper, a new toll-fraud detection system optimized for VoIP providers. FraudStopper was deployed in June 2011 at a nationwide CLEC based in New York City. The system has successfully detected numerous incidents of attempted theft of service, saving the CLEC tens of thousands of dollars in losses for international termination.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Lyrix Inc., a leading provider of enterprise focused software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions to SMBs and Fortune 50 Companies worldwide introduces today Mobiso, a new Cloud Based Speech Assistant to Metaswitch Customers.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Line Systems (LSI), a leader in data and voice solutions and a Metaswitch customer, announced today a partnership with Telax Hosted Call Center, a leading contact center solution provider. The partnership will enable LSI to integrate Telax’s hosted contact center solution into their hosted PBX solution.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Telax, the leader in Hosted Contact Center Solutions, today announced several enhancements for Hosted services including:

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - ThinkTel Communications today announced Telax Hosted Call Center, a leader in contact center technology, will now be its official solution for businesses that require a contact center due to increasing customer calls or need to replace their current contact center. The combined solution of Telax Hosted Call Center and ThinkTel SIP Trunking allows companies to employ a call center at a much lower cost than legacy technologies would ever allow.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Citel Technologies, Inc. is pleased to announce the recent signing of an Authorized Reseller Agreement with e-nteractiva of Lima, Peru for the sales and marketing of its VoIP migration device in South America. Citel has been selling in the South American market for a number of years, and sought a local partner to ensure both strong pre- and post-sales support for the Portico™ TVA™.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Metaswitch and NETXUSA today announced a partnership to simplify the go to market requirements of deploying hosted solutions in the SMB market for Metaswitch-powered service providers. By leveraging NETXUSA’s Channelware® system for pre-staging and Metaswitch CommPortal™ for ongoing end user changes, service providers will not only be able to deliver a fully automated pre-configured solution; but also, they will have the ability to easily manage ongoing customer requirements.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV, October 3, 2011 - Blue Mountain Networks, a cloud telephony management software developer and solutions integrator for the hospitality industry, today launched their ground-breaking hospitality middleware, M-Suites.  In demand by major hospitality brands for the past several years, this product enables Metaswitch’s MetaSphere platform to bring carrier-grade VoIP services all the way to the hotel guestroom.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2011, Las Vegas, NV (October 3, 2011) - CloudTC, a software innovator in business applications and IP telephony, today announced that the CloudTC Glass 1000, the industry’s smartest IP phone, now includes a visual voicemail application that is fully compatible with the Metaswitch VoIP solution. The announcement was made at the Metaswitch Forum 2011, the annual gathering of the Metaswitch user community, taking place from October 3-6.

  • Metaswitch’s "meeting of the minds" is set to converge on Las Vegas October 3-6, with more than eight hundred representatives from service providers and equipment vendors exploring the "Power of M" at the Metaswitch Forum 2011.

  • Building on years of carrier infrastructure expertise and a unique understanding of next generation services, Metaswitch Networks introduced today a new class of session border controller. With the ability to independently scale signaling and media functions, Perimeta can support the explosive growth in SIP signaling traffic, brought on by services such as presence and IM, while dramatically reducing the cost associated with handling ever-increasing multimedia traffic loads.

  • Metaswitch Networks, a leading supplier of infrastructure and applications to communications service providers, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of Thomas L. Cronan III as chief financial officer of the company. Stephen Halstead, currently in the role of chief financial officer, will report to Mr. Cronan.

  • San Francisco, July 26, 2011Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that it has opened a major new facility in San Francisco. From this site, now Metaswitch’s largest office building worldwide, CEO Kevin DeNuccio, along with senior executives in marketing, product management and corporate development, will drive key aspects of the company’s continued global expansion.

  • Alameda, Calif, July 14, 2011 — Following the acquisition of Colibria in April of this year, Metaswitch Networks is demonstrating its continued commitment to investing and building its position in mobility with the release of an RCS-e 1.1 compliant Instant Messaging Server.

  • CommunicAsia2011, Singapore, June 22, 2011 — Metaswitch Networks, a global supplier of next generation telecom infrastructure and applications, today announced new customer wins in Australia and the Philippines, expanding its presence in the Asia Pacific region.

  • CommunicAsia2011, Singapore, June 21, 2011 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan’s market leader in mobile, Internet and fixed line services, is deploying the Metaswitch Service Broker.

    With Metaswitch, Chunghwa will be able to use a single platform to deliver services across both its legacy and IMS networks. These services will be delivered to subscribers on any network at the same time, without compromising IMS capabilities.

  • Singapore, June 7, 2011 — Metaswitch Networks, which has over 600 service provider customers around the globe, has today announced the opening of an office at the heart of one of the busiest trading hubs and largest financial centers in the world. Located on Fullerton Road in Singapore, the new regional headquarters will support a growing customer and employee base while helping drive new sales throughout the territory.

  • TIA, Dallas, Texas, May 18, 2011Metaswitch Networks extends its award winning portfolio of carrier-hosted business services and applications with CommPortal Communicator, a customizable unified communications client for PCs, smartphones and tablet computers.

  • Alameda, CA, May 10, 2011Metaswitch Networks, a multi-award winning supplier of next generation infrastructure and applications to network operators, today announced that Alaska Communications has deployed MetaSphere unified messaging capabilities for the company’s wireless and wireline customers.

  • Alameda, Calif., May 4, 2010 — Metaswitch, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced significant enhancements to its industry defining Service Broker. The new features extend Metaswitch’s technology lead in application-to-network interworking, and are increasingly being demanded by wireline and wireless carriers as they introduce next-generation, interactive voice, video and messaging services based on 3G/4G and NGN/IMS architectures.

  • Alameda, CA and Oslo, Norway, April 6, 2011Metaswitch Networks, a multi-award winning supplier of next generation infrastructure and applications to network operators, today announced the acquisition of Colibria, the leading independent provider of enhanced instant messaging, presence and network address book solutions. Colibria’s all-IP, standards-based portfolio is being deployed by operators worldwide to deliver advanced messaging and content sharing capabilities.

  • Alameda, CA, April 5, 2011Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced the appointment of Dr. William M. Coughran, Jr. and Jeffry R. Allen as independent members of its board of directors.

  • CTIA Wireless 2011, Orlando, FL, March 22, 2011Metaswitch Networks, a multi-award winning supplier of next generation infrastructure and applications to network operators, will use CTIA Wireless 2011 to showcase a complete suite of mobile applications that allow operators to strike back against the threat of Over The Top (OTT) competition.

  • London, UK, March 8, 2011 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced it is ranked 10th overall in ‘The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For’ 2011. Within specific criteria for the listing, Metaswitch was also ranked 1st for having caring managers, 1st for having open and honest managers, and 3rd for most helpful colleagues.

  • Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, February 14, 2011 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, will dedicate its presence at Mobile World Congress to describing how mobile operators can overcome their two greatest challenges: decreasing the cost and complexity of accommodating billions of mobile devices on SIP-based LTE networks, and increasing mobile ARPU in the face of the escalating challenge from OTT operators.

  • Mobile World Congress, Barcelona, February 14, 2011 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced the introduction of the Metaswitch SIP Session Router (SSR), a platform that will meet the needs of operators faced with the rapid growth in LTE devices, SIP-based IM and presence applications, and mobile SIP-trunking services.

  • LONDON, UK, February 10, 2011 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced a considerable scaling up of its global sales and support. Responding to local operator demand and market opportunities, Metaswitch is rapidly growing its EMEA sales and international development teams. Seasoned telecom professional Richard Dorey has been appointed as the company’s new vice president of sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

  • Capacity Central America, Panama City, Panama, December 1, 2010Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that Columbus Networks has deployed Metaswitch Media Gateways and the MetaSphere Call Feature and Application Server for its new voice service operations in Panama.

  • Alameda, Calif., September 28, 2010 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, wrapped up its 7th Annual Metaswitch Forum last week where a record attendance of more than 800 service provider customers, partners and guests spent three jam-packed days exploring everything from innovative voice application development, hosted business services and cloud computing, to a live video link to the E/V Nautilus in the Aegean Sea and keynote from famed oceanographer Dr.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 22, 2010Metaswitch Networks today reported its unaudited annual results for the 2009/2010 financial year to Aug. 31. Overall revenue grew 33 percent from £62.0 million to £82.4 million (or 18 percent growth in U.S. dollar terms, from $113.7 million to $134.5 million), with pro-forma EBITDA margins sustained at 20 percent.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 22, 2010Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that Telecom Argentina, one of the largest incumbent telecommunications providers in Argentina, has selected Metaswitch's MetaSphere platform to deliver a fully-featured SIP Trunking and Hosted PBX service to enterprise customers.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 22, 2010CounterPath Corporation (TSX-V: CCV; OTCBB: CPAH) and Metaswitch Networks announced today that they have entered into a strategic, long-term agreement. The relationship includes the joint development and marketing of enhanced unified communications capabilities that extend voice, video and messaging services to desktop PCs and mobile devices.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 22, 2010Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that Cincinnati Bell, (NYSE: CBB) has deployed Metaswitch Media Gateways and MetaSphere Call Feature Servers to both streamline and optimize the company's three-state network.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010Telax Hosted Call Center, North America's leader in hosted call center solutions, launched a 3.0 call center offering today at the Metaswitch Forum 2010 in Orlando, Fla. The 3.0 add-on for the leading hosted software solution allows for skills-based routing of social media messages to Call Center Agent users, as well as intelligent social media dashboards and real-time reporting.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010Sigma Systems, an industry leader in advanced IP service fulfillment solutions, is a sponsor of the Metaswitch Forum 2010, scheduled for Sept. 21-24 at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Fla.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010Kansys, a consulting, system integration and business process outsourcing company focused on communication service providers, releases a unique, integrated platform that empowers CSPs with the ability to mine, associate and leverage event driven data. The Event Visibility Platform (EVP) delivers next generation capabilities with dashboards, enhanced ETL processes, ad hoc data mining, and reporting tools that place a premium on data quality.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — Itelecom, a leading Latin American telecommunications services company, today announced the launch of its recently certified Access Gateway MG600XW product line to the North American market during the Metaswitch Forum 2010 in Orlando. Service providers attending the Metaswitch Expo will learn more about this flexible and reliable access communication solution that delivers high quality voice and data services.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, today announced it has extended the portfolio of its popular GXP series enterprise SIP telephones with the introduction of the new GXP2110.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — ECG, a network and systems consulting firm, today announced completed integration of the NGTelsoft Call Rating platform with Metaswitch Call Detail Records. NGTelsoft gives telecom carriers a new choice for their mediation, rating, and billing platforms.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — Three obstacles plague VoIP carriers. First, the flexibility and complexity of network design options can make network development take many months or years. Second, support for the complex features of SIP Trunking and Hosted PBX create a huge burden on staff. Finally, experienced VoIP engineers and technicians are hard to find, but there are few options for in-depth training.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — Cordell teams up with Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and software solutions, to offer a single source for switch alarms, traffic studies and overall network monitoring.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — Carrier Management Systems, Inc., a leading developer of telecommunications network analysis management software, today announced the release of their newest software product NAMS Firefly CS that is a complete solution that provides combined AMA/EMI and SS7 network visibility at a price all companies can afford.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — Akabis, Inc. today announced its partnership with Telax Hosted Call Center, a cloud-based contact center solution provider based in Toronto, Canada. Akabis, Inc., which delivers wholesale voice termination and VoIP services to a network of ISPs, resellers and independent telephone companies across the United States, selected Telax Hosted Call Center to complement its portfolio of digital communication services.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — AdvaTel, a leading applications software designer and developer for the global telecommunications industry, today announced that its PhoneEasy IP Console is now compatible with Metaswitch Release 7.2.

  • Metaswitch Forum 2010, Orlando, September 21, 2010 — Aastra, a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market, announced today that its 6739i color touch screen SIP phone has successfully completed interoperability testing and is now Partner Certified. The phone will be showcased in Aastra’s booth at the Metaswitch Forum in Orlando, Fla. this week.

  • San Francisco, Calif., September 16, 2010 — Cloud Telecomputers, a software innovator in business applications and IP telephony, today announced that it will be exhibiting Glass, its unique Android-based platform for desktop business smartphones, at the Metaswitch Forum 2010 in Orlando, Florida from September 21-24.

    The Glass platform has been enhanced since its well-received launch last year to include unique upgrades that enable businesses to save money and increase productivity. Examples include:

  • London, UK, September 14, 2010 — Metaswitch today announced that it has been selected by Cobham Defence Communications to provide its DC-SIP protocol software for use in the Cobham designed VIS-X Intercom System which was recently selected by the US Army as its next generation vehicle intercom system (VIS). The Metaswitch DC-SIP protocol will provide VoIP for the Cobham system where reliability in extreme conditions is paramount.

  • Alameda, Calif., September 7, 2010TDS Telecommunications Corp. (TDS®), the nation’s eighth largest wireline carrier, continues to put their trust in Metaswitch platforms and applications.

  • Alameda, Calif., June 22, 2010 — Metaswitch Networks today announced that speech-to-text transcription capabilities have been integrated throughout its highly scalable, unified messaging product portfolio. Metaswitch's flagship CommPortal platform already delivers a rich "multi-screen" experience, where users can visually manage their calls and voicemails through smart mobile devices, the PC desktop, web pages, IP-enabled business phones, web widgets and TV set-top boxes.

  • Alameda, Calif. and Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 16, 2010 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that Cooperativa Mariano Moreno is now offering advanced voice services from Metaswitch in the community of Nueve de Julio, southwest of Buenos Aires. This deployment is the result of the joint efforts of Metaswitch along with its strategic partner, Technology Bureau.

  • Press release issued by the Royal Academy of Engineering, London, UK, June 7, 2010 — Not content with developing the world's highest density, most environmentally friendly telephone switches, Colin Tregenza Dancer is helping to change conventional images of engineering by working with artist Paul Fryer to create stunning engineering-art works.

  • Dallas, Texas, May 25, 2010 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, and Varaha Systems, Inc., a leading provider of fixed-mobile convergence (FMC), today jointly announced their selection by DSM Telecom to provide enhanced FMC features to DSM's customers.

  • The Cable Show, Los Angeles, Calif., May 11, 2010 — Knology, Inc., a leading provider of interactive communications and entertainment services, serving customers in 12 markets across six states, has more than 100 years of experience helping customers to communicate. But with competition never as fierce, and the need to innovate service offerings never as intense, the company has chosen to enter the next decade with a leading-edge VoIP applications and switching infrastructure from Metaswitch Networks.

  • Alameda, Calif., April 28, 2010 — Add the Metaswitch Forum to the list of events that will help define this decade. While past decades have been defined for us, by events as memorable as 12 seconds of flight on a cold December morning, the first moon landing, Jedi space operas and the fall of the Berlin Wall, this current decade is more completely in our own hands: the hands of broadband-centric, social networking, communication-rich individuals.

  • London, UK, April 21, 2010 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, announced today that it is one of a select group of recipients of the 2010 Queen's Award for Enterprise. This is the fourth Queen's Award achieved by Metaswitch during its 29 year history, and has been granted for the "continuous innovation and development" as well as commercial success of its MetaSphere application server.

  • IP Possibilities, St. Louis, Mo., April 14, 2010 — It is an accepted conclusion in today’s ultra-competitive communications services marketplace that successful providers will continually seek to bring new services to their subscribers and expand their market reach. Such is the case with two established carriers in Utah - All West Communications and STRATA Networks - who together serve close to 60,000 customers with a wide variety of services.

     

  • Alameda, Calif., March 31, 2010 — Integra Telecom Inc. has chosen Metaswitch Networks to upgrade its voice service network. Integra is a facilities-based, integrated communications carrier operating in 11 western states. The company differentiates itself by staffing customer care, technical and account management professionals within each of the markets that it serves.

  • LONDON, UK and RICHARDSON, Texas, March 9, 2010 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire AppTrigger, Inc., the industry's leading provider of Service Broker solutions. For carriers, Service Brokers dramatically reduce the cost of service deployment by enabling established applications to be provided across new networks while also bringing new services to legacy customers.

  • ALAMEDA, Calif., March 3, 2010 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine has named the Metaswitch SIP Trunking Solution as winner of the 2009 Product of the Year Award.

  • ALAMEDA, Calif. and LONDON, UK, February 4, 2010 — Metaswitch Networks today signaled its ambition to become a major telecommunications vendor, with the appointment of successful industry executive Kevin DeNuccio as chief executive officer. At the same time, John Lazar has been promoted to chairman.

  • PTC'10, HONOLULU, January 19, 2010 — While many people think of the Pacific Islands as relaxed, easy going communities, that is not the case for the leadership of their communication service providers. These entrepreneurial operators are actively modernizing their networks, bringing IP services to their subscribers and improving overall communications for their respective islands and the region.

  • ALAMEDA, Calif., January 13, 2010 — With a new year and decade underway, Metaswitch Networks is celebrating with some numbers of its own. The company closed 2009 with 250 customers for the Network Protocols Division and topped the 500 mark for the Carrier Systems Division.

  • Alameda, CA, December 15, 2009 — In the highly competitive market of telephone services, thriving companies are building on two fundamental tenets for success: broadband and innovation. Phone Power, a fast-growing Los Angeles-based VoIP provider, is using both in partnership with Metaswitch Networks to plug into a high-growth opportunity that delivers more voice features, to more subscribers, for less.

  • 28th Annual MTA Showcase, Billings, MONTANA, December 2, 2009 — With an abundance of natural resources, Montana has always been known as the Treasure State. And judging by the investments being made by an active community of regional local exchange carriers, Montanans will continue to benefit from a new form of in-ground assets: fiber optics.

  • SCTE Cable-Tec Expo 2009, DENVER, October 28, 2009 — Metaswitch Networks today announced that RCN Corporation (NASDAQ:RCNI), a leading provider of all-digital and high definition video, high-speed internet, and premium voice services to residential and small-medium business customers will upgrade its entire voice network to provide a broad range of IP telephony applications and services with equipment provided by Metaswitch.

  • SUPERCOMM 2009, Chicago, October 21, 2009 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced it has won the Eos Award for Strategic Support and Solutions at SUPERCOMM 2009. The SUPERCOMM Eos Awards have a rich history of honoring companies that transform the communications industry through their products, services and network designs.

  • SUPERCOMM 2009, Chicago, October 21, 2009 — Only six months after Metaswitch Networks formed the Metaswitch Innovators Community, more than 500 people from 200 companies have joined the program and quickly generated applications that process billing records, improve Web-based customer service and enhance diagnostic reporting.

  • SUPERCOMM 2009, Chicago, October 21, 2009 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced that SureWest Communications (NASDAQ:SURW) has selected the MetaSphere Application/Feature Server to provide advanced IP telephony services for business customers.

  • SUPERCOMM 2009, Chicago, October 20, 2009 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced significant developments in the evolution of its popular MetaSphere platform, further defining its role as the universal application platform of choice for carrier networks. MetaSphere now combines a complete range of consumer calling features, compelling advanced applications, and a full suite of business communication services into a single, SIP-based system.

  • Alameda, Calif., October 14, 2009 — As the market for SIP trunking heats up, service providers are increasingly turning to Metaswitch Networks. Carriers including Birch, LightBound and Fibernetics are finding that the feature richness, field-proven interoperability, and reliability of the MetaSphere platform enable them to differentiate their offerings and win in this increasingly competitive market.

  • Alameda, Calif.: October 8, 2009 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today announced the appointment of two industry veterans to its leadership team. Stefan Knight has been named to the newly-created post of vice president of strategic alliances and Steve Gleave will lead as vice president of marketing, both in the company's Carrier Systems Division.

  • Enfield, UK: October 7, 2009 — Metaswitch Networks, a leading provider of carrier systems and communications software solutions, today reported its annual results for the 2008/2009 financial year to 31 August. Overall revenue grew 4.2% from £59.3 million to £61.8 million (US$113.7 million), with operating margins sustained above 20%. Completing the process announced 6 months ago, the company also today consolidated both its Carrier Systems and Network Protocol Divisions under a single new corporate brand, Metaswitch Networks.

  • 2009 FTTH Conference and Expo, HOUSTON, September 29, 2009 — MetaSwitch today announced that LUS Fiber will leverage MetaSwitch’s Consumer Voice over IP (VoIP) solution to deliver to Lafayette, Louisiana, the state’s first and only Fiber-to-the-Home (FTTH) network designed to serve an entire city. Powered by MetaSwitch, LUS Fiber will be able to deliver voice communications services to more than 57,000 homes and businesses.

  • Alameda, Calif., Richmond, Va.: September 15, 2009 — In a move to leverage its fiber assets and deliver reliable voice over IP services, Cavalier, a leading provider of competitive telecommunications services throughout the eastern United States, selected MetaSwitch to transform its network architecture. With an initial focus on supporting the small and midsize business (SMB) market, Cavalier is leveraging its investment in MetaSwitch to launch hosted PBX and unified communications services under the "IPeer" brand.

  • Paris, France: September 7, 2009 — Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Limited, a leading supplier of network solutions, announces a joint initiative with MetaSwitch to demonstrate the latest in Managed Unified Communications (UC) capabilities. The solution being jointly demonstrated in Paris this week delivers on the promise of enhanced productivity and cost savings, through its feature-rich MetaSphere applications suite allied with the powerful CommPortal subscriber interface.

  • Enfield, UK: August 18, 2009 — MetaSwitch, a leading provider of carrier VoIP systems and software solutions, today announced that it has appointed Stephen Halstead as Chief Financial Officer.

  • OPASTCO Summer Convention, Colorado Springs, Colo.: July 28, 2009 — MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, continues to expand its footprint among U.S. regional operators, with more than 20 new customers signed in the last quarter alone, bringing its total incumbent local exchange carrier (ILEC) customer base to over 200.

  • Port of Spain, Trinidad (CANTO 2009); July 13, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced that Santa Barbara Utilities has chosen MetaSwitch to provide state-of-the-art voice over IP services to the Santa Barbara Plantation Resort Community, one of the leading luxury hospitality projects in the Southern Caribbean.

  • Alameda, Calif., and Buenos Aires, Argentina: July 6, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced a strategic alliance with Technology Bureau, one of the foremost systems integrators in Argentina with vast experience managing telecommunication projects throughout Latin America.

  • Alameda, California; June 29, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced that EUTEL, an incumbent telecommunications service provider in the Netherlands Antilles, has deployed MetaSwitch's carrier Voice over IP (VoIP) solution to replace its existing legacy TDM switching infrastructure. In so doing, EUTEL becomes the first service provider in the Eastern Caribbean to adopt an IMS-ready architecture.

  • Alameda, CA: May 29, 2009. Just-released research by independent market analyst firm Infonetics Research puts MetaSwitch for the first time at the top of its global ranking of VoIP vendors for Class 5 softswitch licenses. According to the report, Service Provider VoIP Equipment and Subscribers Q1 2009, MetaSwitch is now the number one supplier of Class 5 softswitch licenses with 18.4 percent share. In North America, the company continued its leading position in the same product category, increasing its share to an impressive 60.1 percent.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 9, 2009. MetaSwitch today wrapped up its record-setting sixth annual MetaSwitch Forum 2009 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. With a Vegas-styled theme of "No Limits", the event was created specifically for MetaSwitch's customers and partners to come together to discuss and solve industry challenges, and meet and network with MetaSwitch executives.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. Varaha Systems, Inc., a leading provider of Fixed-Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions announced today at the MetaSwitch Forum 2009 that its uMobility product family has achieved MetaSwitch Partner Certified interoperability with MetaSwitch. The joint solution enables carriers to deploy a SIP-based FMC service.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. Troy Cable's tagline, "Your Hometown Communications Company" is a claim few other service providers can match. Troy Cable serves southern Alabama and provides more than just cable services to its customers. In addition to a full suite of communications services, such as Internet, phone, security and medical alarm services, the Troy Cable web site serves as a community bulletin board for public announcements ranging from local music events to stolen livestock.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. GotVoice, Inc. the voice-to-text transformation company, and MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, today announced a partnership to provide MetaSwitch customers with high quality transformations of voicemails into text.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. CTI Group (Holdings), Inc. (OTCBB:CTIG), an international provider of electronic invoice processing and management (EIM), enterprise communications management software, and carrier class voice over internet protocol (VoIP) management applications, today announced the launch of SmartRecord IP Version 2.0 at the MetaSwitch Forum 2009. CTI Group's SmartRecord IP has been MetaSwitch Partner Certified since July 2008.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. Cordell, a leading nationwide provider for alarms, data collection and security interface software will show its new ISD4000 Platform and GUI Search Software at the MetaSwitch Forum 2009.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. Carrier Management Systems, Inc., a leading developer of telecommunications network analysis management software (NAMS), today announced the release of their newest software product NAMS Firefly CS, a complete solution that provides combined AMA and SS7 network visibility at a price all companies can afford. The new release will be showcased today at the MetaSwitch Forum 2009 Expo.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. AdvaTel, a leading applications software designer and developer for the global telecommunications industry, today announced that its PhoneEasy IP Console and PhoneEasy Desktop telephony management software has successfully completed compatibility testing and is now MetaSwitch Partner Certified. Both the PhoneEasy IP Console and PhoneEasy Desktop will be showcased at Advatel's booth at the MetaSwitch Forum 2009 Expo in Las Vegas on April 8, 2009.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced a jackpot of new features and products for the MetaSwitch product line-up, thereby furthering the company's commitment to providing innovative telecommunications services to its customers. MetaSwitch unveiled the capabilities, part of its Version 7.0 release, this week at the 6th annual MetaSwitch Forum 2009 being held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced the formation of the MetaSwitch Innovators Community, a collaborative online social business networking group focused on the creation of third party software-based applications for the MetaSwitch product line.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. Aastra Telecom, a leading company at the forefront of the enterprise communication market, announced today at MetaSwitch Forum 2009 that it has collaborated with MetaSwitch to enable a range of enhanced XML-based phone applications delivered via the MetaSphere application server to Aastra's SIP handsets. Carriers can now offer advanced, integrated communications solutions that allow business customers to more effectively manage message and call lists, update contacts and provision new services.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session border control solutions, and MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, today announced that they are building upon their long-term interoperability relationship by entering into a reseller agreement.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. Today from the MetaSwitch Forum in Las Vegas, Dash Carrier Services (www.dashcs.com), a leading provider of wholesale carrier voice solutions, announced that SKT netWorks is utilizing its full suite of products and services for its Business Voice offering. Specifically, SKTN is using dash911, dashinfo and dashconnect.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. Polycom, Inc. [Nasdaq: PLCM], the global leader in telepresence, video, and voice communications solutions, and MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, are teaming to deliver the Polycom VVXTM 1500 Business Media Phone to MetaSwitch customers worldwide. MetaSwitch offers its customers the full line of Polycom SoundPoint® IP desk phones and recently added the VVX 1500 to its product portfolio.

  • HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and Las Vegas, NV: April 8, 2009. ADTRAN®, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading supplier of networking and communications solutions, and MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced at the MetaSwitch Forum 2009 in Las Vegas, Nev., that ADTRAN's Total Access® 5000 Multiservice Access and Aggregation Platform and Total Access 300 Series Optical Network Terminals (ONTs) fully support Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for interoperation with the MetaSwitch call agent and media gateway.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 7, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high quality communications software and systems, today announced that John Lazar, formerly President and COO of the company's Carrier Division, has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer, taking over executive responsibility for the entire company from founder Ian Ferguson, who continues as Chairman.

  • MetaSwitch Forum 2009, Las Vegas, NV: April 7, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced the appointment of Kevin A. DeNuccio to its Board of Directors. Mr DeNuccio brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in service provider operations and support to the company.

  • Alameda, CA, April 2, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced that MetaSwitch Forum 2009 is being held next week, April 6-9, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Now in its sixth year, this year's Forum features keynote speakers, technical and marketing breakout sessions, formal training, live product demonstrations, an extensive expo of interoperability partners and endless networking opportunities.

  • Washington, D.C., the Cable Show, April 1, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality IP communications platforms and services, today announced that Wave Broadband and Astound Broadband are leveraging MetaSwitch's award-winning technology to deliver advanced telephony services to small and medium businesses. In addition, MetaSwitch customer Bresnan Communications has achieved key milestones with the introduction of more sophisticated commercial services, which has led to winning larger business customers.

  • Alameda, CA, Santa Barbara, CA, February 12, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, and Occam Networks®, Inc. (Nasdaq: OCNW), a leading broadband access supplier offering multiservice access platform (MSAP) solutions based on pure packet technologies, today announced that they now have more than 100 joint service provider deployments in North America.

  • HONOLULU, January 20, 2009. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality carrier IP communications solutions, today announced at the 2009 Pacific Telecommunications Council conference that it has been selected as the sole strategic VoIP infrastructure provider to GTA TeleGuam, Guam's leading communications service provider. A United States territory in the western Pacific Ocean, Guam is the largest of the Marianas island chain, with a population of more than 175,000.

  • ALAMEDA, Calif, January 16, 2009. MetaSwitch continues to strengthen its position as the leader in delivering reliable, high-quality voice communications platforms and services, as demonstrated by its passing of several significant deployment and corporate milestones, including:

  • Alameda, Calif: November 24, 2008. MetaSwitch has become the number one provider of VoIP call control solutions in North America, according to Infonetics Research's latest quarterly report, Service Provider VoIP and IMS Equipment and Subscribers. The report, one of the industry's definitive snapshots of the VoIP Market, recognizes MetaSwitch's market leadership with a commanding 44% of total subscriber licenses shipped in the North American Class 5 softswitch category, as well as leading the overall North American softswitch market with a 33% share of licenses shipped.

  • San Jose, CA, ISPCON FALL 2008: November 13, 2008. DakotaPro.biz today announced it has been working with MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality voice communications platforms and services, to offer voice services to business customers in Tucson and surrounding areas. DakotaPro.biz purchased the MetaSwitch softswitch platform to roll out a converged access bundle that will include the new voice offerings, as well as the company's current business-class Internet solutions.

  • Alameda, CA: November 6, 2008. MetaSwitch announced today that it has been named to the annual FierceVoIP "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top IP communications companies of the year. FierceVoIP editors evaluated hundreds of organizations, and found MetaSwitch to be amongst the "fiercest," proven by its creativity and innovations in the marketplace.

  • LONDON: October 29, 2008. Telecom solutions provider Data Connection Ltd (DCL) today announced record revenues of $118.1 million for the Fiscal Year ending August 31, 2008, an increase of 15.4% year-over-year. The company was also profitable for the 27th consecutive year.

  • Orlando, CompTel: October 7, 2008. More than 125 competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) are now among the customers of MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality voice communications platforms and services. The four latest CLECs, NTS Communications, Dialogix Telecom, Nevada Comstock Communications and FastTrack Communications, have all selected the company's MetaSwitch softswitch and MetaSphere next-generation application suite to enable the deployment of advanced services to meet the rapidly increasing demands of their customer bases.

  • Ruidoso, New Mexico: ANMTA Fall Conference, September 30, 2008. MetaSwitch, the leader in reliable, high-quality voice communications platforms and services, announced today that Saddleback Communications has purchased and deployed the MetaSwitch softswitch and MetaSphere application suite to deliver next-generation telephony services and advanced features to residents and businesses located on the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community.

  • Alameda, CA: August 20, 2008. MetaSwitch, a leading solutions and application provider, today announced that EMBARQ® has selected the MetaSwitch softswitch, media gateway and MetaSphere application suite to form the core of its new EMBARQ Smart IP EnterpriseSM solution. The integrated business solution, hosted in EMBARQ's core network, delivers an advanced suite of communication services to business customers.

  • Quebec City, OPASTCO Summer Convention: July 15, 2008. MetaSwitch, a leading solutions and application provider, today announced that the Matanuska Telephone Association (MTA), headquartered in Palmer, Alaska, has purchased the MetaSwitch softswitch and MetaSphere application suite to enable the delivery of traditional and next-generation telephony services. Later this year, MTA will begin offering the MetaSwitch-powered services to its 40,000 business and residential subscribers spread out over more than 10,000 square miles in South-Central Alaska.

  • Alameda, Ca: July 15, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced that Satel, the new telecommunications division of the Telemicro Group, a leading television and radio broadcast conglomerate, has signed a multi-million dollar contract to deploy MetaSwitch softswitch solutions for its new network serving residential and business subscribers in the Dominican Republic.

  • Las Vegas and Dallas: June 18, 2008. Addressing one of the key subscriber issues affecting VoIP adoption today, MetaSwitch has selected standards-based voice quality analysis technology from Texas Instruments [NYSE: TXN] (TI) for its media gateway products. This analysis technology will enhance the network monitoring capabilities of its MetaView network management system.

  • Las Vegas, NXTcomm 2008: June 17, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced that Citizens Communications Company (NYSE:CZN), which provides services under the name Frontier Communications, is deploying MetaSwitch's unified messaging solution to deliver voicemail and fax services to business and residential subscribers. Following an initial roll out in select locations, Frontier plans to expand the service to more than 2 million subscribers in 24 states.

  • Las Vegas, NXTcomm 2008: June 17, 2008. MetaSwitch, a leading provider of switching and application solutions, today announced the MetaView Service Assurance Server (SAS), a new component of the MetaView Network Management System. The SAS is a tool that reflects MetaSwitch's strong commitment to helping customers solve end-to-end network issues thereby enhancing a carrier's overall solution. The initial release of SAS provides detailed call traces that allow technicians to diagnose many common configuration, network and interoperability problems affecting user service.

  • Burlington, Ma, Alameda, Ca: June 17, 2008. Acme Packet® (NASDAQ: APKT), the leader in session border control solutions, and MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, today announced that more than 35 service providers in North America, Europe and the Caribbean have deployed a joint solution from the companies to deliver advanced, trusted communications over carrier IP networks.

  • Las Vegas, NXTcomm 2008: June 17, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced enhancements to its MetaSphere application suite that are set to accelerate the adoption of next-generation services, and bring an "energy boost" to legacy carrier networks. MetaSphere-based services can now be deployed to subscribers hosted on legacy end office switches, enabling carriers to deliver advanced, next-generation features to their entire subscriber base, without requiring a complete migration of the network to IP.

  • New Orleans, La., April 24, 2008. MetaSwitch today wrapped up its fifth annual customer event, the MetaSwitch Forum V, in the heart of New Orleans, La. This was the largest forum in MetaSwitch history, with well over 500 attendees, and the three-day event was filled with a wide variety of educational sessions, a lively partner expo and countless networking opportunities.

  • New Orleans, La., MetaSwitch Forum V: April 22, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced that it will be hosting demonstrations on the mash-up of its CommPortal subscriber interface with iGoogle and Salesforce.com, enabling click-to-dial experiences via both websites. The solutions will enable service providers to integrate MetaSwitch's CommPortal platform directly into both websites, allowing users to access click-to-dial, contact integration, visual voicemail and other advanced features.

  • Chicago, IP Possibilities Conference and Expo: April 9, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced that with its deployment with Ontario & Trumansburg Telephone Companies (OTTC), it is now providing the core softswitch technology for 150 independent operating companies (IOCs) in North America. MetaSwitch's platforms enable IOCs to deliver traditional telephony services to business and residential subscribers, as well as provide the foundation for the advanced platform of IMS-enabled services as the carriers migrate toward next-generation architectures.

  • Bellows Falls, VT: April 2, 2008. Sovernet Communications today announced it has selected MetaSwitch as its primary telephone switch vendor, furthering its commitment to offering advanced and reliable telephone service to the residents and businesses of Northern New England. Sovernet has deployed a MetaSwitch VP3510 integrated softswitch in its fully redundant Burlington, VT data center.

  • Alameda, CA, March 26, 2008. Just as they once constructed their own infrastructures for electricity and water supply, many municipalities are taking their future into their own hands by building leading-edge telecommunications systems. From coast to coast, communities are realizing that their economic success depends on high-speed broadband networks coupled with the most advanced communications services - and they are increasingly turning to MetaSwitch to realize that vision.

  • Spring 2008 VON.x Conference and Expo, San Jose, CA: March 18, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced general availability of a major enhancement to its MetaView network management system and MetaSphere CommPortal web interface, designed to simplify carrier deployment of SIP devices.

  • Alameda, CA: March 11, 2008. For established carriers, transforming existing networks can seem like a daunting task - financially, technically and operationally. Three seasoned service providers - Ritter Communications, Champaign Telephone Company and the Ontario & Trumansburg Telephone Companies - were all faced with this challenge. Each is a successful service provider, with a combined 310 years of providing telecommunications services to their subscribers. All three looked to MetaSwitch to help them build a foundation for the 21st Century.

  • Alameda, CA, & Norwood, MA: March 5, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced that its industry leading MetaSphere applications suite was recognized with a 2008 VON Innovator Award. The culmination of a three-month evaluation process, the inaugural VON Innovator Awards identify the most innovative organizations - from start-ups to publicly traded companies - that represent the future of the Internet communications industry.

  • Nashville, TN: February 26, 2008. MetaSwitch announced today at the CompTel Plus show that its partnership with One Communications, a leading regional Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC), has reached a major milestone by successfully transitioning several key markets from a legacy voice infrastructure to MetaSwitch's next-generation voice service platforms.

  • Alameda, CA: February 20, 2008. MetaSwitch announced today it has been chosen as the recipient of the Global Frost & Sullivan Softswitch Product Line Strategy Award for demonstrating the most insight into the needs and product demands of its customers. The company was specifically recognized for its outstanding product portfolio, including its MetaSwitch class 4/5 softswitch and MetaSphere service delivery platform (SDP) and application suite.

  • London, UK: February 4, 2008. For Data Connection (DCL), 2007 marked several major milestones, including the completion of its 26th year in business, passing the $100 million revenue mark, and its greatest-ever increase in profits. Reporting final annual results for fiscal year 06/07, the company today announced revenue of $101.8 million, with net earnings of $21.1 million, a 54% increase on the previous year.

  • Honolulu, HI: January 15, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced at the Pacific Telecommunications Council, PTC '08, that it has opened new support facilities in Sydney, Australia, to better support the growing number of customers in the Asia-Pacific region. Initially staffed by experienced support personnel transferred from MetaSwitch's California office, the additional facilities form the basis of a long-term presence in the region.

  • Alameda, CA: January 15, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced that it has further expanded its growing suite of enhanced telephony services with an innovative desktop application, MetaSphere CommPortal Assistant™. Working in tandem with MetaSwitch's existing CommPortal application, and leveraging the MetaSphere Service Delivery Platform (SDP), CommPortal Assistant delivers a cohesive, easy-to-use desktop telephony experience.

  • Alameda, CA: January 15, 2008. MetaSwitch today unveiled the latest addition to its family of softswitch and applications solutions, the MetaView Network Management System. In combination with the MetaSwitch class 4/5 softswitch, and MetaSphere service delivery platform and application server, MetaView significantly enhances carriers' ability to reduce operational costs even as they introduce compelling new services into the network.

  • Honolulu, HI: January 14, 2008. MetaSwitch today announced at the Pacific Telecommunications Council, PTC '08, that IT&E, a leading Pacific islands carrier, has leveraged MetaSwitch's core switching and applications solutions to offer competitive residential phone service sold through the island's cable operator, MCV Broadband. The white label solution was recently deployed after rigorous but rapid end-to-end testing, and currently counts more than 1,000 customers installed.

  • San Francisco, CA, and London, UK: January 14, 2008. Data Connection Limited (DCL) today announced that leading private equity firm Francisco Partners has led a significant investment round into the company, including its MetaSwitch division.

  • Alameda, CA, December 6, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of softswitch and application solutions, has enhanced its Automated Call Distribution (ACD) features to help small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) handle inbound telephony traffic more productively. Part of the MetaSwitch Hosted VoIP Solution, ACD provides carriers with advanced "call center"-like features that their business customers can manage themselves over the Web via CommPortal, MetaSwitch's new web portal for self-service.

  • Ruckersville, VA (PRWEB) November 30, 2007 . Connie Collins, CEO of Bruce Telephone Company, in Bruce, MS, has contracted with MetaSwitch for their Next Generation of switch services. MetaSwitch and First Point Inc., in a partnership effort, are working together to help Bruce Telephone Company cap their current EWSD legacy switch by December 2007.

    The new feature sets and services that MetaSwitch can offer, from an IP standpoint, will greatly enhance the services that Bruce Telephone will be able to offer their customer base.

  • Alameda, CA, November 20, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading industry vendor of softswitch and applications solutions, today announced it has partnered with Network Insight to provide an outsourced network operations center (NOC) management function for service providers seeking competitive advantage from streamlined operations and professional 24x7 customer support.

  • Alameda, CA, November 5, 2007 MetaSwitch, a leading industry vendor of softswitch and applications solutions, today announced that Cable & Wireless International (CWI) has completed its first deployment under a broad international agreement that covers migration of its legacy switching infrastructure in a number of CWI business units to an Internet Protocol (IP) based softswitch architecture using the MetaSwitch switching platform.

  • FALL VON 2007, Boston, CA: October 30, 2007. MetaSwitch today announced several enhancements to its popular MarketVisions program, an initiative to provide service providers with the tools required to successfully identify market opportunities, position their offerings and profitably target, sell and support their end-user customers. The program is ideal for service providers seeking to expand into new regions and new subscriber markets, as well as provide additional services to an existing customer base.

  • Atlanta, GA: October 24, 2007. TelcoTV. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch and application solutions, and Minerva Networks, a leading provider of open-platform, carrier-class solutions for the delivery of television services over IP networks, will be demonstrating a joint application that will allow carriers to increase customer control of their digital telephony services through a television interface.

     

  • Alameda, CA: October 18, 2007. NPG Cable Inc., a triple-play communications provider serving 100,000 subscribers, has recently started an ambitious deployment of digital phone services for business customers based on technology from MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch and applications solutions. The staged rollout will eventually cover three states and grow to include new features that leverage the power of MetaSphere, the MetaSwitch service delivery platform and applications suite.

  • COMPTEL PLUS. Dallas, TX: October 9, 2007. More than 100 Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) are now among the customers of MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch and applications solutions. CLECs have selected the company's softswitch architecture and associated products to deploy advanced services and maintain a competitive edge in the market.

  • Alameda, CA, September 25, 2007. MetaSwitch announced today that it has strengthened its ability to scale its business as service providers embrace its softswitch, service delivery platform and applications solutions. Following a merger with the previously separate Internet Applications Division (IAD) of parent company Data Connection, all the company's service provider products are now within a single business, under the MetaSwitch brand.

  • Alameda, CA: September 21, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch and applications solutions, today announced that its advanced IMS core infrastructure and MetaSphere application server were part of the first in a series of PacketCableTM 2.0 interoperability events hosted by CableLabs.

  • Alameda, CA: September 18, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading industry vendor of softswitch and applications solutions, announced today that it has become the core switching solution of choice for the nation's leading telephone cooperatives, providing the combination of award-winning, innovative technology and superior professional services. This combination enables carriers of all sizes and shapes to successfully leverage innovative technology to deliver competitive, highly-valued next generation services.

  • Alameda, CA: August 30, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor in next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, today announced that it recently achieved several significant telecommunications marketplace milestones.

  • Blue Bell, PA: August 2, 2007. Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that it has signed a five-year, multi-million dollar contract with Sprint to help the communications leader enhance its voicemail infrastructure. Unisys will develop a next-generation communications architecture that will allow Sprint the flexibility to more rapidly deploy new and innovative services for its customers.

  • NXTcomm, Chicago, IL: June 20, 2007. NexTone®, a leader in session border controllers and scalable session management solutions for VoIP, multi-media, and IMS network interconnects, announced that Nextera Communications, a Minnesota-based next-generation service provider, has deployed the NexTone Session Border Controller (SBC) and NexTone Real-time Session Manager (RSM) in its network.

  • Orlando, FL, SCTE Cable-Tec Expo: June 20, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading industry vendor of softswitch and applications solutions, today announced the completion of successful interoperability testing with broadband access equipment provider ARRIS (Nasdaq:ARRS), focused on the delivery of SIP-based business services and PacketCable 1.0 (NCS) signaling with dynamic quality of service (DQOS).

  • Chicago, IL: June 19, 2007 - NXTcomm. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch and applications solutions, today announced the introduction of a fundamentally new approach to service creation and application development. The MetaSphere service delivery platform (SDP) and suite of applications promises to step up the pace with which carriers can migrate toward next generation service-oriented networks, enabling streamlined service development, deployment and delivery across multiple media types and end user devices.

  • Chicago, IL: June 19, 2007 - NXTcomm. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch and application solutions, announced today that, in response to demand from its rapidly growing customer base, it has opened three new North American customer education centers in addition to its existing facility in Alameda, Calif.

  • Las Vegas, NV: May 8, 2007 - The CABLE Show '07. With Cable Voice over IP (VoIP) showing dramatic growth, especially in the lucrative business services market, MetaSwitch and Big River Telephone Company have joined to enable a significant source of new revenue for cable system operators.

  • Orlando, FL: April 20, 2007. MetaSwitch today wrapped up its fourth annual MetaSwitch Forum where a record number of attendees benefited from three days of informative conference sessions and a lively partner expo area. The event also included countless opportunities for networking with peers from companies that spread across three continents.

  • Alameda, CA: April 17, 2007. MetaSwitch announced today a new market development, messaging and outreach program for innovative service providers and cable operators. MarketVisions is designed to provide MetaSwitch's 230+ customers with the tools required to successfully identify market opportunities, position their offerings, and profitably target customers.

  • Alameda, CA: April 12, 2007. MetaSwitch announced today that EATEL has deployed its core switching solutions and innovative unified communications platforms to roll out a portfolio of advanced, converged services to business and residential customers. EATEL, one of the fastest-growing service providers in the Gulf South, is already bundling a digital suite of high-speed Internet access, high-definition television with TV On Demand, and phone services. EATEL is adding to this mix with a range of enhanced IP services, the first of which to have been launched is TV Caller ID.

  • Minneapolis, MN: April 11, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation switching and application solutions, and SOMA Networks, Inc., a leading provider of Mobile WiMAX technology, announced today at the IP Possibilities Conference & Expo a partnership that provides a proven solution for carriers looking to deploy next generation applications over wireless broadband services.

  • Blue Bell, PA: April 11, 2007. Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that it has successfully implemented a next-generation, value-added messaging platform for EMBARQ, a leading provider of communications services to consumers in 18 states.

  • Alameda, Calif., March 27, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, today announced product initiatives that further demonstrate its commitment to the Caribbean and the Latin American telecommunications market. To extend MetaSwitch's success in North America into additional markets, MetaSwitch has adapted its widely deployed VoIP technology to the ETSI standards used by service providers in the CALA region.

  • Birmingham, UK and London, UK, March 23, 2007. Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Ltd, the leading supplier of high performance telecommunications solutions, and MetaSwitch announced the demonstration earlier this week by BT of hosted business VoIP services from the platform supplied by Fujitsu and MetaSwitch. The demonstration took place at VoIP for Business 2007, Olympia, in London (March 21-22, 2007).

  • Alameda, CA: March 22, 2007. MetaSwitch announced today that Tricom has selected MetaSwitch's distributed softswitch solution - including the CA9020 call agent, UC9000 application server, and several MG3510 media gateways - to update its infrastructure across the Caribbean and the United States. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, will provide services for Tricom's triple-play offer - telephony, broadband and television.

  • San Jose, CA (Spring VON 2007): March 19, 2007. MetaSwitch announced today general availability of a new communications Web portal that enables service providers to deliver a streamlined, dynamic Web experience that offers outstanding usability for subscribers to purchase and use next generation voice communications services.

  • Beverly, Massachusetts - March 15, 2007. MetaSwitch today announced that it has been named to the 2007 "Pulver 100," the IP Communications industry's premier listing of privately-held growth companies that represent the future of the IP-voice and video communications ecosystem. MetaSwitch was named to the list because its scalable and distributed softswitch solution has seen tremendous success in a highly competitive market.

    MetaSwitch, winner of numerous other industry awards, has been named to the Pulver 100 list every year since its inception in 2002.

  • COMPTEL SPRING 2007, Las Vegas, NV: February 27, 2007. MetaSwitch and Calix announced today the successful completion of joint H.248 interoperability testing, providing carriers a compelling combined solution for advanced IP-based services on copper and fiber networks, and a smooth and cost effective migration to converged packet-based access networks based on IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standards. The integrated solution has been welcomed by joint Calix and MetaSwitch customers such as innovative service providers PCS1 and MNSi.

  • COMPTEL SPRING 2007, Las Vegas, NV: February 27, 2007. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced today the availability of a new component in its industry-leading UC9000 Unified Communications application suite. The UC9000 Conference Server combines standards-based SIP conferencing control with a reservation-less "meet-me" conference application and an easy-to-use web-based management interface.

  • Alameda, CA: February 21, 2007. MetaSwitch announced today that eight Georgia-based Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) and Independent Operating Companies (IOCs) are using the MetaSwitch VP3510 Integrated Softswitch to migrate their customers off existing Class 5 switches, and offer a range of voice services, including traditional Time Division Multiplexed (TDM) telephony and Voice over IP (VoIP), throughout Georgia and in Tennessee.

  • Bécancour, Québec: February 12, 2007. Télébec, Québec's leading regional telecommunications company, and MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation switching and applications solutions, today announced the initiation of a joint project to bring digital telephony (also known as "digital voice", "voice over IP" or "IP telephony"), to Télébec's customers. This strategic multi-year partnership centers around infrastructure deployment enabling the launch of new services based on Télébec's IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) architecture.

  • Honolulu, HI: January 15, 2007. MetaSwitch announced today at the Pacific Telecommunications Council conference, PTC '07, that a leading Pacific islands carrier has deployed its leading next-generation switching and application solutions to achieve a powerful competitive advantage in its market.

    IT&E, an innovative wireless and internet service provider serving Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands in the Pacific, is deploying advanced hosted PBX services to grow and sustain its customer base which includes serving a vibrant tourist industry.

  • Akron, OH: November 28, 2006. First Communications, one of the largest Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs) in the Midwest, has recently deployed advanced voice and data services delivered over existing power lines in multi-dwelling/multi-tenant (MDU/MTU) buildings to residential and business customers throughout the United States. These services - including broadband Internet, advanced telephony, video on-demand, smart home and an array of security monitoring offerings - leverage next-generation switching and application solutions provided by MetaSwitch.

  • London, UK: November 27, 2006. Data Connection, a leading vendor of telecommunications software and hardware to original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and service provider customers, is celebrating 25 years of profitable growth with impressive annual results. Data Connection Group revenues, which include that of its MetaSwitch division, increased 24% over the previous year to a record $87M - one of the highest annual growth rates since the company was founded in 1981. Maintaining its track record of consistent profitability, the group reported earnings of $13.7M.

  • Alameda, CA: November 20, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, is proud to play a central role in Fujitsu Services' recent success in the 2006 International Engineering Consortium's (IEC) InfoVision Awards, held at the Broadband World Forum Europe Conference in Paris.

  • Alameda, CA: October 30, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced today it has successfully participated in the Global MSF Interoperability 2006 (GMI 2006) event, a worldwide interoperability event focused on the technical interoperability issues surrounding IP Multimedia Sub-system (IMS) deployments. MetaSwitch's core switching solutions were tested within the joint BT and Vodafone test facility in the UK and used to support advanced IP services that spanned the four continent network test bed.

  • Alameda, CA: October 25, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced today that Bresnan Communications, one of the country's leading cable operators, is deploying its softswitch, media gateway and application server products for business telephone services.

  • Los Angeles, CA: October 16, 2006. IVR Technologies, a leading software developer for IP enhanced services and real-time billing, and MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and applications solutions have teamed to provide AmeriMex Communications Corp. with an advanced integrated enhanced services solution based on IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standards.

  • Orlando, FL: Wednesday, October 11, 2006. As the competitive telecom world gets together this week at the COMPTEL PLUS Fall Convention and Expo, MetaSwitch announced that more than 20 competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) have adopted the company's Secure IP Migration Platform for the Local Exchange (SIMPLE) solution, which integrates IP Next-Generation Networking (IP NGN) technologies from Cisco Systems®. Recent customer wins include BroadStar Communications and Norlight Telecommunications.

  • Boston, MA: September 12, 2006 (Fall VON Conference). MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced today that it is part of a select group of industry leaders forming a key new industry alliance to enhance the quality, performance and reliability of voice and video over IP (V2oIP) services. With a market expected to reach over $8 billion in revenue by 2008, addressing these issues early on is critical.

  • Boston, MA: September 11, 2006 (Fall VON Conference). MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, and Minerva Networks, the leading provider of carrier-class solutions for delivering video services over IP networks, will demonstrate this week how carriers can deliver an integrated video and voice service to subscribers over broadband networks, simultaneously delivering full-featured video and phone service over a single connection.

  • Alameda, CA: September 6, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced today it was selected for the Frost & Sullivan Product Differentiation Innovation Award 2006. Frost & Sullivan cited MetaSwitch for its competitive development of a complete line of products and services and excellence in meeting the needs of multiple levels of carrier and service provider customers.

  • Alameda, CA: August 28, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced today that its VP2510 Class 4/5 softswitch has received technical acceptance from the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) division of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). The MetaSwitch VP2510 joins its larger stable mate, the VP3510, on the RUS Technical Standards Committee "A" (Telecommunications) "List of Materials".

  • Alameda, CA: July 31, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor in next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, today unveiled a new Internet Protocol Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)-based telephony solution aimed at the cable market called COMPETE! or Cable Operator Multiservice Platform for Enhanced Telephony Evolution.

  • Alameda, CA: July 25, 2006. Today MetaSwitch, a leading vendor in next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced that wholesale transport providers MAIN and IRIS Networks are deploying MetaSwitch's softswitches in their state-of-the-art, fiber-optic networks. The two regional network operators manage a total of more than 4,400 fiber miles over which they each offer IP-based carrier services with TDM and IP hand-off to local exchange carriers, as well as regional and national inter-exchange carriers.

  • Alameda, CA: July 24, 2006. Today MetaSwitch, a leading vendor in next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced that it has partnered with PodTech, the first media company dedicated to the emerging podcast phenomenon, to launch an informative new series of podcasts, called “Zen and the Art of Network Transformation”.

  • Chicago (GLOBALCOMM): June 5, 2006. Today MetaSwitch, a leading vendor in next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced it has achieved a significant deployment milestone: passing the six million subscriber license and two million gateway port deployment marks for its award-winning platforms. In addition, the company has been ranked as one of the top two leading vendors in the North American Class 5 softswitch market, according to a recent report issued by Infonetics Research.

  • Chicago (GLOBALCOMM): June 5, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, today announced that it has signed up to participate in the MultiService Forum's (MSF) GMI 2006 test event. MetaSwitch's participation will demonstrate the full strength of the Multimedia-Enhanced Telephony Architecture (META) strategy, targeted at carriers migrating to converged multi-service networks.

  • Chicago (GLOBALCOMM): June 5, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, today announced a range of new technologies as part of its Multimedia-Enhanced Telephony Architecture (META) strategy, targeted at carriers migrating to converged multi-service networks. The addition of Home Subscriber Server (HSS) support delivers a key component in IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) networks, to create an efficient service creation and delivery program for different services and different types of access networks.

  • Chicago (GLOBALCOMM): June 5, 2006. Today MetaSwitch, a leading vendor in next-generation carrier switching and application solutions, announced it was expanding its established, highly successful Partner Program in order to meet the demands of all types and sizes of carriers, from large global service providers to smaller regional carriers. In addition to signing 14 new partners, MetaSwitch is building a range of complete end-to-end deployment scenarios in its Alameda, California testing and demonstration facility.

  • San Diego, CA: June 5, 2006. Nuera Communications, an industry leading provider of carrier-class VoIP infrastructure solutions, today announced that its BTX-8 media gateway has received interoperability certification with MetaSwitch's Class 4/5 Softswitch. The joint solution builds on open IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standards and is primarily targeted at competitive service providers, cable operators and incumbent local exchange carriers.

     

  • Mount Laurel, NJ: May 26,2006. TeleSciences, a pioneer in Mediation systems and MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and applications solutions, today announced a partnership designed to ease the transition to multiservice converged networks based on the emerging IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) standard.

  • London, UK: April 21, 2006. UK-based technology company Data Connection Limited, which includes its MetaSwitch Division, announced today that it has been granted its third Queen's Award for Enterprise, based on its outstanding export achievement. Since the company's last award in 1999, exports have doubled from £18 million to £36 million, representing 95% of total revenues.

  • Nashville, TN: April 11, 2006. MetaSwitch, the leading vendor of Voice over IP (VoIP) Class 5 switching and applications solutions to North American independent and competitive service providers, announced at the National Telecommunications Carrier Association (NTCA) VoIPossibilities conference that it has partnered with Dash911 to simplify the implementation of 9-1-1 emergency calling by VoIP providers. The joint solution is already being deployed by several service providers including Public Interest Network Services, Inc. (PINS).

  • Alameda, CA: April 11, 2006. The continued demand for greater bandwidth and next-generation IP-based services has pushed many carriers to deploy fiber-based communications infrastructures. ComSpanUSA, a facilities-based CLEC (competitive local exchange carrier), and its development partner Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) are deploying a fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) network in Bandon, Oregon with technology and support from MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier switching and applications solutions.

  • Alameda, CA: April 5, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation carrier switching and applications solutions, today announced that its Canadian customers will be the guests of honor at an interactive executive conference, MetaSwitch Forum 2006, scheduled for April 5 and 6 at the Doubletree International Plaza Hotel in Toronto, Ontario. More than 40 attendees from telecommunications firms across Canada are scheduled to attend to hear the latest news from MetaSwitch senior managers and share their success stories deploying new services with MetaSwitch.

  • TORONTO, Ontario - VON Canada Conference & Expo: April 4, 2006. While many service providers look exclusively to external suppliers for new applications, Edmonton, Alberta-based ThinkTel Communications took a different approach. Realizing that true innovation would come from leveraging the latest trends in technology with its small-but-fast in-house development team, ThinkTel searched for a solution that combined flexible, open interfaces with a carrier-class platform for call control and signaling/media processing.

  • Choctaw, Mississippi: April 4, 2006. Forward-thinking Alabama carriers are offering their subscribers big-city communications services thanks to MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier switching and applications solutions.

  • San Diego, CA. - CompTel PLUS Convention & Expo - March 20, 2006. Remi Communications, a Pennsylvania-based "smart communications" provider, has selected MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of carrier switching and applications solutions, for its IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) implementation. While IMS, which merges the capabilities of the Internet with wireline and wireless telephony, has been widely embraced by large incumbent carriers, Remi may be one of the first major competitive providers to adopt the technology.

  • San Jose, CA. - Spring Voice On the Net - March 17, 2006. Rodopi Software Inc., an industry leader in new generation operations systems and software (NGOSS) and back office automation software for IP service providers, today announced automated provisioning for the MetaSwitch Class 4/5 Softswitch to complement the billing integration announced last year.

  • Burlington, MA: March 16, 2006. Integra5 Communications, the pioneer in personalized IP content and converged communications and MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching and applications solutions, today announced that the i5 Service Delivery Platform (SDP) has been certified as interoperable with MetaSwitch's multimedia-enhanced telephony solutions following joint interoperability testing. Both vendors' solutions support a migration towards the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) architecture across cable and telecom environments.

  • Alameda, CA: March 15, 2006. MetaSwitch today further strengthened its position as a thought leader in the rapidly-evolving field of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) communications, labeled by industry experts as the network of the future, with the release of a technology strategy white paper detailing the vendor's innovative Multimedia-Enhanced Telephony Architecture (META).

  • Alameda, CA: March 14, 2006. MetaSwitch underscored its tremendous growth over the last twelve months with the third annual MetaSwitch Forum, held in Dallas, Texas, March 6-9, 2006. More than 160 telecommunications industry leaders from the United States, Canada and the Caribbean participated in three days of technical and business track sessions reflecting the conference theme of "Beyond Technology: Building the Next-Generation Business."

  • Alameda, CA: March 13, 2006. Steep rate hikes will be a reality for many American businesses and consumers following a controversial Federal Communications Commission ruling that took effect on March 11. The FCC decision, first announced in 2004, alters the rules under which competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) order and pay for services leased from incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs).

  • Des Moines, IA: March 8, 2006. Butler-Bremer Communications, an independent telecommunications services provider serving customers throughout northeast Iowa, today announced at the Rural Iowa Independent Telephone Association annual conference that it is deploying four softswitches from MetaSwitch to replace its legacy Nortel DMS-10 TDM switches and migrate its network to a pure IP packet-switched environment.

  • Chepstow, UK: March 08, 2006. Newport Networks' 1460 Session Border Controller has been certified as interoperable with MetaSwitch's next-generation Class 4/5 Softswitch and applications solutions following jointly conducted interoperability testing. Both vendors' platforms support the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) architecture for future-proof wireline and wireless network solutions.

  • Alameda, CA: February 28, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading provider of carrier-class switching and applications solutions, today announced that it has passed a significant milestone in its emergence as a major industry player with the delivery of its 200th Class 4/5 switching system to Atlanta-based competitive local exchange carrier (CLEC), BroadRiver Communication Corporation.

  • San Diego, CA: February 7, 2006. Triple play, or the delivery of voice, data and video over a single broadband connection, is set to play an integral role in building the digital home. For this reason it is being tracked closely by everyone from consumers to service providers. And the foremost question on the mind of the incumbent telephone operators: How can we offer more than just a bundle of television, phone and Internet access to effectively compete and increase revenue streams?

  • Alameda, CA, and London, UK: January 23, 2006. In our current "technology heavy" society, with its iPods and hand-held devices, does technology help or hinder the disabled? Starting this evening, Chris Mairs, Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation carrier switching solutions, tackles the paradoxical relationship between technology improvements and accessibility in the 2006 Turing Lecture Series, "Lifestyle Access for the Disabled - Adding Positive Drift to the Random Walk with Technology."

  • Alameda, CA: January 18, 2006. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation carrier switching and applications solutions, announced today that INTERNET TELEPHONY® magazine (Internet Telephony) has named MetaSwitch's IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) applications suite, the UC9000 Unified Communications System, a 2005 Product of the Year Award winner. Published by Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC), INTERNET TELEPHONY has been "the VoIP Authority Since 1998TM."

  • Honolulu, Hawaii: January 17, 2006. Bridging the "Digital Divide" and offering advanced services and next-generation communications choices to customers are key objectives for Pacific LightNet, Inc. (PLNI).

  • Arlington, VA: January 9, 2006. Industry leaders will experience the newest telecom innovations at the leading trade show for rural telecom providers, the National Telecommunications Cooperative Association's (NTCA) EXPO '06 in San Diego, February 7-8. NTCA's EXPO will feature over 100 industry leaders demonstrating leading technologies and services to the rural telecommunications sector.

  • Hoboken, NJ: December 16, 2005. Vapps, a leading global provider of audio conferencing systems, today announced that TotallyFreeConferenceCalls, a large conference call service provider, has chosen the Conference Bridge 1000 (CB1000) platform as the foundation for delivering next-generation conferencing services.

  • San Jose, CA: December 12, 2005. Allied Telesyn, a global provider of secure Ethernet/IP access solutions, today announced that its iMAP 9000 series Release 7.0 has achieved interoperability certification by MetaSwitch. The joint solution is already being deployed in service provider networks in the United States.

  • London, UK: November 28, 2005. Data Connection (DCL), a leading independent vendor of communications and telecom software and equipment to OEM and service provider customers, today released financial results for the 12 months to August 31, 2005. Driven by strong demand for its broad portfolio of IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) protocol, switching and applications solutions, including its Session Border Controller (DC-SBC) and MetaSwitch division's softswitch and unified communications products, the company's revenues increased 30% year-on-year to $68M.

  • Alameda, CA: November 21, 2005. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation carrier switching solutions, today announced that its director of marketing, Carol Daniels, has been recognized with a Circle of Excellence award from the MultiService Forum (MSF), a global association committed to developing and promoting open-architecture, multiservice switching systems.

  • Willcox, AZ: November 8, 2005. Valley TeleCom Group, comprising four companies serving subscribers across southeastern Arizona and southwestern New Mexico, today announced that it is deploying 15 softswitches from MetaSwitch with the aim of migrating its entire network to packet-based switching over the next 12 months. According to independent industry experts, the multi-million dollar initiative is one of the most significant wholesale next generation Class 5 switch replacements to date of any North American incumbent operator's network.

  • Des Moines, IA: November 7, 2005. Iowa Network Services, Inc. (INS) today announced at the 109th Annual Iowa Telecommunications Association (ITA) Convention that it has deployed industry-leading vendors MetaSwitch and Sylantro Systems Corporation to power its Voice over IP (VoIP)-based services network, allowing Iowa's Independent Telephone Companies to deliver advanced hosted communications services to customers throughout the state.

  • Alameda, CA: November 2, 2005. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next-generation carrier switching solutions, today announced that Wall Street research firm Robert W. Baird & Co. (Baird) has identified it as the preferred softswitch vendor in the U.S. tier 2/3 provider markets in a report distributed recently to its clients. The survey, titled "IOC/CLEC Equipment Upgrade Cycle," also showed that by the end of 2007, 63 percent of respondents expect to have upgraded to a next generation network.

  • Las Vegas, NV: October 27, 2005. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation carrier switching solutions, and Pannaway Technologies, Inc., designers and developers of RUS-listed, converged broadband voice, video and data platforms, today announced a partnership designed to accelerate adoption of telco-grade VoIP networks.

  • Las Vegas, NV: October 25, 2005. Today at Telecom '05, MetaSwitch, an industry-leading vendor of Class 4/5 switching and enhanced applications solutions, announced that CTC Communications has adopted its industry-leading softswitch platform. CTC, one of the largest converged communications services providers in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, will leverage MetaSwitch technology to deliver a broad range of hosted business services over CTC's packet-based PowerPath® Network.

  • Las Vegas, NV: October 25, 2005. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation carrier switching solutions, today announced the introduction of three new products designed to ease the migration to IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) networks. Based on a common small form-factor chassis, the MetaSwitch VP2510 integrated softswitch, MG2510 media gateway and SG2510 signaling gateway deliver the same carrier class reliability and scalable performance as the widely-deployed MetaSwitch VP3510, MG3510 and SG3510.

  • Orlando, FL: October 12, 2005. Today at CompTel/ASCENT Fall 2005, Covista Communications (OTCBB:CVST), one of the nation's leading telecommunications carriers, announced that it will integrate a next generation network based on industry-leading switching and applications technology from MetaSwitch into its local and long distance network infrastructure.

  • Milpitas, CA: September 27, 2005. InnoMedia, Inc. and MetaSwitch today announced completion of interoperability testing and deployment of InnoMedia's products by Mescalero Apache Telecom, Inc. (MATI), a tribally owned and operated enterprise serving New Mexico. The deployment of Innomedia's MTA phone adaptors builds on MATI's existing MetaSwitch Class 5 Softswitch installation to add IP-based local and long distance calling services over both wireline and wireless broadband access networks.

  • Boston, MA - VON Fall Conference and Expo: September 20, 2005. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation carrier switching solutions, has once again raised the bar for the softswitch industry with the introduction of the MetaSwitch Desktop Assistant, a new productivity-enhancing application that offers advanced features previously only seen on high-end IP PBXs. MetaSwitch is the first vendor to integrate this rich functionality into a Class 4/5 Softswitch product line, as part of its UC9000 Unified Communications platform for enhanced services.

  • Boston, MA - VON Fall Conference and Expo: September 20, 2005. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of next generation carrier switching solutions, today announced two extensions to its widely-deployed IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) application server, the UC9000 Unified Communications System.

  • Alameda, CA: September 7, 2005. MetaSwitch, the leading provider of Class 4 / 5 softswitch solutions, today announced that it has been named to the 2005 "pulver 100" - which is the VoIP industry's premiere listing of privately held growth companies that represent the future of the communications ecosystem. MetaSwitch has been named to the list for the fourth year in row, joining a select group of fewer than 30 alumni from the original pulver 100 who have appeared on the list every year since 2002.

  • Perham, MN: August 29, 2005. MetaSwitch, the industry leading supplier of softswitch solutions for TDM and packet networks, announced today that Arvig Communication Systems (ACS), one of the Midwest's leading service providers, has deployed its award-winning VP3510 Class 4/5 softswitch and UC9000 unified communications system. The deployment is designed to address a broad range of applications including legacy switch replacement, capacity offload for ACS's rapidly growing customer base, and competitive voice services for the company's Cable TV subscribers.

  • Houston, TX: August 10, 2005. i3 Networks, an emerging total solutions provider for competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs), announced today that it has successfully completed the first phase in building its unique business model, known as UNE-3® Fractional Switch Ownership®. As a result, CLECs across the nation have, for the first time, a truly superior alternative to reselling Regional Bell Operating Company (RBOC) lines.

    The UNE-3® solution comprises four key elements:

  • Alameda, CA: August 9, 2005. In response to a ruling released today by the Federal Communications Commission concerning Voice over IP (VoIP) providers, MetaSwitch has confirmed that customers of its Class 4/5 Softswitch are able to fully comply with all regulatory requirements. Specifically, more than 135 MetaSwitch systems deployed in the field already support CALEA and E911 emergency call routing features for both traditional wireline and VoIP subscribers, with no requirement for additional adjunct equipment.

  • Macon, GA: August 4, 2005. Access Integrated Networks (AIN), one of the Southeast's leading Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), today announced a new network strategy, involving MetaSwitch and Occam Networks, Inc. (OTCBB: OCCM), designed to provide its more than 30,000 customers with advanced digital network service offerings.

  • Alameda, CA, and Cochrane, WI: August 2, 2005. Almost a hundred years to the day from its founding, Cochrane Cooperative Telephone Company has proven that it is keeping up with the times by deploying the latest central office switching and messaging technology - a MetaSwitch VP3510 Integrated Softswitch and UC9000 Unified Communications System.

  • Santa Barbara, CA: July 20, 2005. Occam ® Networks Inc. (OTCBB: OCCM), a supplier of innovative Ethernet- and IP-based loop carrier equipment to telecommunications companies worldwide, today announced it has added three new independent operating companies (IOCs) to its growing list of customers. The Iowa-based IOCs include Long Lines, Partner Communications Cooperative and Western Iowa Telephone.

  • Oakland, CA: July 19, 2005. Zhone Technologies, Inc., the first company dedicated to building total-delivery solutions for voice, data and content services worldwide, and MetaSwitch, a leading provider of next generation switching solutions, announced today that Newroads Telecom has selected and deployed Zhone's Multi-Access Line Concentrator (MALC™) and MetaSwitch's Class 5 Softswitch technology for its new service deployments.

     

  • Troy, NY: June 15, 2005. CornerStone Telephone Company today announced it is now the only locally owned and operated Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) in the Capital Region to install a fully functional next generation Class 5 softswitch to transmit integrated voice and data services. The VP3510 softswitch, purchased from MetaSwitch, will allow CornerStone to offer its customers new services that utilize Internet Protocol (IP) to route voice and data more efficiently.

  • Chicago, IL: June 7, 2005. Calix and MetaSwitch announced today that, under the auspices of the CalixCompatible and MetaSwitch Interoperability Partner programs, the two companies are working closely to speed the transformation of carrier networks to voice over IP (VOIP). As traditional wireline carriers of all sizes face intensified competition from cable operators, migrating traditional circuit-based voice services to an open packet-based softswitch architecture can substantially reduce operating expenses and enhance flexibility.

  • Chicago, IL: June 6, 2005. MetaSwitch, the industry-leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch solutions, today announced that it is extending service providers' options to deploy multi-vendor solutions based on open softswitch protocol standards. A technology showcase at this week's SUPERCOMM® trade show in Chicago will demonstrate the breadth of MetaSwitch's partnerships with media and signaling gateway vendors including ADTRAN, Audiocodes, Calix, Cisco, Nuera, Occam, Paradyne and Zhone.

  • Alameda, CA: June 2, 2005. MetaSwitch, the industry-leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch solutions, today became the first vendor to offer a truly open "packet host-remote" architecture for telephone companies seeking to migrate from legacy switching platforms. It has also released a white paper, "From Host-Remote to Next-Generation," that explains the technology background to this announcement. The MetaSwitch solution is deployable today and has already been adopted by many independent operating companies (IOCs) including Southern Kansas Telephone.

  • Santa Barbara, CA: May 9, 2005. Occam Networks Inc. (OTCBB: OCCM), a supplier of innovative Ethernet- and IP-based loop carrier equipment to telecommunications companies worldwide, today announced that it has expanded its service offerings into Canada. Ontario-based Wightman Telecom Ltd. has selected the Occam BLC 6000 System together with MetaSwitch's VP3510 Class 5 Softswitch to transition from its TDM equipment to IP- and Gigabit Ethernet.

  • Toronto, Ontario: April 20, 2005. MetaSwitch, the industry-leading vendor of carrier-class softswitch solutions, today announced at VON Canada that it has expanded its business focus into Canada, building on its market leadership position in the United States. Since the start of the year, MetaSwitch has already signed up 6 independent telephone companies - 15% of the 40 registered by the Canadian telecommunications regulator (CRTC) - with more expected over the coming months.

  • Alameda, CA, and Cleburne, TX: March 31, 2005. MetaSwitch, the leading vendor of Class 5 VoIP solutions, today announced that Texas-based Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) 1stel has adopted the MetaSwitch distributed network architecture for carrier-class voice over IP (VoIP). Following the deployment of an initial system in February of last year, 1stel now has three MetaSwitches serving subscribers across the state.

  • Alameda, CA: March 16, 2005. MetaSwitch today announced that it has relocated its West Coast offices in order to accommodate the rapid growth experienced by the next generation telecom equipment vendor over the last 12 months. More than double the size of the company's previous location, the new premises in Alameda, California include a custom-built Demo Lab and Training Center.

     

  • San Jose, CA: March 7, 2005. Paradyne (NASDAQ:PDYN), a leading provider of triple play Broadband Loop Carriers (BLCs), and MetaSwitch, a leading Class 5 softswitch provider, announced today the availability of a joint solution that uses Voice over IP (VoIP) technology to connect traditional phone lines to new IP networks for service providers.

  • San Jose, CA - Spring 2005 VON Conference & Expo: March 7, 2005. MetaSwitch, the leading independent vendor of Class 5 VoIP solutions, today further strengthened its product portfolio with the introduction of the UC9000 Unified Communications System. Adding a range of compelling SIP-based features to MetaSwitch's existing softswitch product line, the UC9000 is an extensible, standards-based platform targeted at service providers seeking to increase revenues from next generation services.

  • Alameda, CA: February 14, 2005. MetaSwitch, the leading independent vendor of Class 5 VoIP softswitch solutions, today announced an extension to its portfolio of softswitch products with the introduction of a new high-capacity call agent server, the CA9020. In addition, it announced that the widely-deployed VP3510 chassis is now available as a standalone media gateway and/or signaling gateway, enhancing the vendor's distributed softswitch solution set.

  • Santa Barbara, CA: Feb 3, 2005. Occam Networks Inc. (OTCBB: OCCM), a supplier of innovative Ethernet- and IP-based loop carrier equipment to telecommunications companies worldwide, today announced that Wabash Mutual Telephone Company, an independent operating company (IOC) in Celina, Ohio, has chosen the Occam BLC 6000 System to deliver Triple Play services, voice, high-speed data and video, in a multi-year access network upgrade project.

  • Rochester, NY: January 10, 2005. Performance Technologies (Nasdaq NM: PTIX), a leading developer of integrated platforms, components and software solutions, and MetaSwitch, the industry's leading independent broadband Class 5 softswitch vendor, today announced a collaborative development partnership for packet-based softswitch technology.

  • Alameda, CA: December 21, 2004. Does a ruling last week by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) sound the death-knoll for competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs) across the country? While some claim that the commission’s decision means an end to competition, a number of forward-thinking CLECs have already put contingency plans in place - using equipment from VoIP Softswitch vendor MetaSwitch. Today, MetaSwitch announced as customers two national service providers, Utility Telephone and PCS1, who are both taking this route.

  • Alameda, CA: November 23, 2004. MetaSwitch, the leading independent vendor of Class 5 VoIP solutions, announced today that it has appointed industry veteran Martin Taylor as Vice President of Technology Strategy. Mr. Taylor, who was formerly CTO and VP Engineering at CopperCom, Inc., is widely known within the next generation telephony community for his pioneering work in the fields of packet-based converged voice and data switching and access networks.

  • Alameda, CA and West Des Moines, IA: October 18, 2004. MetaSwitch, the leading independent vendor of Class 5 VoIP solutions, announced today that Iowa Network Services (INS) has completed testing of the VP3500 series Class 5 softswitch for VoIP and SS7 interconnection. As a result, Iowa's 150 independent telephone companies have, for the first time, a VoIP softswitch solution that they can deploy in their shared fiber-optic network - opening up the prospect of packet-based voice services to over 560,000 Iowans in 330 communities.

  • London, UK and Alameda, CA: October 14, 2004. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of Class 5 softswitch solutions, has successfully demonstrated H.248, SIP, MGCP and SS7 interoperability at the Global Multiservice Switching Forum (MSF) Interoperability event, GMI 2004. A MetaSwitch VP3500 Series Softswitch, comprised of a MetaSwitch Media/Signaling Gateway and separate MetaSwitch Call Agent, was located at British Telecom's GMI facilities in Ipswich and successfully interoperated with call agent, media gateway, access gateway and customer premise equipment from multiple vendors.

  • Alameda, CA, Mescalero, NM and Ft Lauderdale, FL: October 11, 2004. MetaSwitch, the market leader in Class 5 packet switch solutions, today announced that Mescalero Apache Telecom, Inc. (MATI) has selected its VP3500 Series Class 5 Softswitch platform to avoid the costs associated with upgrading their legacy Siemens Class 5 switch for local number portability (LNP). In addition, MATI plans to leverage the MetaSwitch's VoIP capabilities to expand beyond their existing service region with VoIP over fixed wireless and other broadband deployments.

  • Los Angeles, CA: October 5, 2004. Kagoor Networks, a leading session border control provider, and MetaSwitch, a leading Class 5 softswitch vendor, today announced a joint solution that facilitates deployments of VoIP services between carriers and their broadband customers. The new integrated solution allows carriers to deliver VoIP signaling and media seamlessly and securely across network borders and firewalls with superior communication and control functionality between these two key network elements.

  • Linthicum, MD, Alameda, CA and Amarillo, TX: October 4, 2004. CIENA® Corporation (Nasdaq: CIEN), a leading global provider of intelligent service creation and delivery solutions, and MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of Class 5 softswitch solutions, today announced that they have partnered to provide Texas service provider AMA•TechTel Communications with a complete solution for delivering next-generation Voice over IP (VoIP) services.

  • Melville, NY, and Alameda, CA: October 1, 2004. MetaSwitch, the leading provider of Class 5 softswitch solutions, has again been selected for the pulver100 list. The list is the VoIP industry's premiere listing of privately held growth companies that represent the future of the communications ecosystem. MetaSwitch's consistent track record is reflected in the fact that it has now been included in the pulver100 every year since its inception in 2002.

  • Alameda, California and Clovis, New Mexico: September 8, 2004. MetaSwitch, the market leader in Class 5 packet switch solutions, today announced that ENMR Plateau, the largest rural telephone cooperative in New Mexico, has deployed its VP3500 Series Class 5 Softswitch for new applications including Fiber to the Home (FTTH) and Voice over IP (VoIP) over a fixed wireless network.

  • Alameda, CA: August 26, 2004. MetaSwitch has had its position as the leading vendor of Class 5 softswitch solutions confirmed by Infonetics Research's latest quarterly report, Next Gen Voice Products, which ranks it the market-share leader with 58% of total revenue in the Class 5 Packet Switch category.

    The detailed and comprehensive market analysis for Q2 2004, with forecasts out to 2007, tracks shipments and revenue from a wide variety of vendors for softswitch-based switching systems, call agents and media gateways.

  • MetaSwitch, the leader in Class 5 VoIP for independent and competitive telephone companies, today announced that Wyoming's TCT West, a division of Tri County Telephone, will introduce Voice over IP (VoIP) services based on its VP3500 Series Class 5 Softswitch platform. The move follows the company's decision to deploy MetaSwitch to serve its existing 8,000 subscribers, and is designed to position the rural operator for the increasingly competitive environment opened up by VoIP technology.

  • Alameda, CA: August 5, 2004. Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Ltd, the leading supplier of high-performance telecommunications solutions, has announced today that it has reached agreement with MetaSwitch, a division of Data Connection Ltd, to integrate MetaSwitch's leading edge softswitch into Fujitsu's next generation voice products for the UK market. This move is part of a long-standing 4-year relationship with MetaSwitch, which has produced a number of key strategic product initiatives, including the integration of a Voice over IP platform for the BT Broadband Voice service.

  • Alameda, CA, and Cape Girardeau, MO: August 3, 2004. In what could be a record for the softswitch industry, Big River Telephone has completed the hot cut-over of 1,000 trunks - a "heart transplant" of its network - just 20 days after making the decision to purchase a MetaSwitch Class 5 softswitch. Big River, a locally owned telecommunications provider in the Missouri-Illinois-Kentucky region, is now carrying 30 million minutes of VoIP traffic per month through its MetaSwitch VP3500 Class 5 Softswitch.

  • Boston, MA: July 15, 2004. Frost & Sullivan presented Data Connection, one of the leading providers of web conferencing technology, with the 2004 Customer Value Enhancement Award at last night's Excellence in Customer Value Enhancement Awards Banquet, for the company's outstanding contribution to the conferencing and collaboration market.

  • Alameda, CA: June 21, 2004. Following the recent introduction of key enhancements to its Class 5 softswitch, MetaSwitch today revealed that it will be the centerpiece of a multi-vendor Voice over IP demonstration at SuperComm 2004. The hub of VoIP connections across the show floor, MetaSwitch's VP3510 Class 5 Softswitch will provide subscriber services and SS7-to-VoIP gateway functions to partners in 7 booths. This marks the first public display of the VP3510 chassis, the latest addition to the widely-deployed VP3500 product line.

  • Alameda, CA: June 15, 2004. Building on three years of field success, MetaSwitch today announced a suite of significant product enhancements to its VP3500 Series Class 5 Softswitch, designed to deliver the scalability and flexibility demanded by the world's most demanding service providers. With both a major software release and a revolutionary media gateway hardware design, MetaSwitch breaks new ground with a true VoIP Class 5 platform that cost-effectively scales from small to large networks.

  • Alameda, CA: June 15, 2004. MetaSwitch, the industry's leading independent vendor of broadband Class 5 softswitch solutions, today announced that it has delivered its 50th switch. The MetaSwitch VP3510 Class 5 Softswitch was installed last week at Progressive Rural Telephone Co-Op, a 6,000-line independent telephone company in Rentz, Georgia.

  • Alameda, CA: April 15, 2004. MetaSwitch, the leading provider of broadband Class 5 switching solutions, today announced that Western Iowa Telephone Ass'n has selected the MetaSwitch VP3500 to augment and eventually replace its existing legacy switches in eight exchanges serving residential and business customers in western Iowa. MetaSwitch was selected after a thorough evaluation that included all of the leading next generation switch vendors.

  • San Francisco, CA: April 7, 2004. Responding to the growing success of its next generation Class 5 switch platform, MetaSwitch today announced the successful conclusion of "MetaSwitch Forum 2004," a 2-day inaugural conference for MetaSwitch customers held in San Francisco. Attended by over 50 delegates from more than 25 companies, the Forum was the first time that so many MetaSwitch users had gathered in one place to discuss the company's strategy and also put in place the structure for an ongoing users' group.

  • Jackson, TN: March 30, 2004. Building on its success deploying the nation's largest fully-funded Fiber to the Premise (FTTP) network, the Jackson Energy Authority is partnering with Aeneas Internet & Telephone, the largest ISP in western Tennessee, to offer voice services to 31,000 homes and businesses. Aeneas has selected MetaSwitch as its VoIP technology partner for the venture based on the company's proven ability working with the JEA's chosen FTTP network vendor, Wave7 Optics (www.wave7optics.com).

  • Santa Clara, CA: March 29, 2004. MetaSwitch, a leading vendor of Class 5 VoIP solutions, announced today at the Spring 2004 VON Conference & Expo that the latest software release for its VP3500 Next Generation Class 5 Switch includes support for IP Centrex and Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) v2.0. Support for SIP extends the MetaSwitch VP3500's interoperability to a wider range of devices including SIP phones and SIP-based feature servers.

  • Alameda, CA: March 29, 2004. MetaSwitch, the leading provider of broadband Class 5 switching solutions, today announced that Arrival Communications is deploying the MetaSwitch VP3500 Next Generation Class 5 Switch to deliver broadband voice service to business customers. The MetaSwitch solution will complement Arrival's legacy Lucent VCDX Class 5 switching system in its existing markets, and also enable more flexible expansion into new markets. Arrival has over 12,000 subscriber lines serving small and medium-sized businesses in Tier 2 and 3 markets in California.

  • Alameda, CA: March 11, 2004. MetaSwitch, the leading provider of next generation broadband voice switch solutions, announced today that its MetaSwitch VP3500 Next Generation Class 5 Switch has been accepted for listing by the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service (RUS). The move follows completion of a successful field trial with Yukon Telephone in Whittier, Alaska - the first such trial to include Voice over IP (VoIP) served natively by a Class 5 switch.

  • Denver, CO: February 24, 2004.

    foreThought.net, one of Denver's "Top-10 ISPs", today announced the launch of an integrated broadband voice and data service for small and medium-sized business customers. By leveraging Voice over IP technology from MetaSwitch, foreThought.net is able to offer greater flexibility and lower costs than the TDM-based solutions available from other carriers in the region.

  • Alameda, CA: February 17, 2004. MetaSwitch today announced that Missouri Telecom has installed the MetaSwitch VP3500 Next Generation Class 5 Switch for this week's launch of its new residential and business services in Southwest Missouri. Missouri Telecom is offering a full range of residential and business voice services, including IP Centrex, to complement its highly successful broadband and dial-up Internet service offerings.

  • Alameda, CA: February 10, 2004. MetaSwitch today underscored its leadership position in the next generation Class 5 switch market with the news that two independent telephone companies are deploying MetaSwitch technology to upgrade and replace their existing central office digital switches. Idaho's Project Mutual Telephone and Tri-County Telephone in Wyoming have selected the MetaSwitch VP3500 as their strategic platform for their existing customer base and regional expansion.

  • Alameda, CA: January 21, 2004. MetaSwitch, the leading provider of next generation broadband voice switch solutions, today announced that Michael Ward has joined its executive team as Senior Vice President of Sales. In this role, Michael will be responsible for driving MetaSwitch's business success, building on the company's existing strong position with more than 40 deployments of its VP3500 Next Generation Class 5 Switch.

  • Birmingham and Enfield, UK, 19 January 2004. Fujitsu Telecommunications Europe Ltd, the leading supplier of high performance telecommunications solutions, announces the supply of an Integrated Voice over IP Platform for the BT Broadband Voice Service, which was launched to the public on 9th December 2003.

  • Alameda, CA: January 9, 2007. As the telecom industry looks forward to key trends for the coming year, one consistent message from analysts is that carriers are migrating to Voice over IP faster than ever, with the focus shifting from long distance (Class 4) applications to local exchange (Class 5) services.