MetaSphere Multiservice Telephony Application Server

Fully virtualized Class 4 and Class 5 switching plus unified messaging and unified communications

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    High availability in cloud infrastructures

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    Pre-IMS and IMS PSTN Emulation (PES)

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    Complete consumer local calling features

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    Comprehensive hosted business telephony

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    Unified communications and mobility offerings

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    Tandem and long distance core switching


From local calling services to advanced business unified communications, the MetaSphere range of fully-virtualized multiservice telephony application servers (MTAS) is designed to support a broad array of voice and video applications.

With virtualized options for NFV implementations, the MetaSphere Call Feature Server and Enhanced Application Server (CFS / EAS) enable a complete suite of powerful residential and enterprise communications tools that network operators can deploy on-demand as they grow.

  • Enables an IMS network to deliver an exact implementation of local telephony over POTS
  • Supports all local calling features on any kind of phone
  • Local, access and long distance tandem switching
  • CommPortal web interface for subscriber self-care
  • Voicemail with speech-to-text
  • Unified messaging integrates voice and fax messaging
  • Live message screening
  • Privacy Defender allows subscribers to screen and reject unwanted calls
  • Premium Attendant and Easy Attendant options for businesses
  • Incoming Call Manager and Easy Call Manager
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  • Firebar emergency conferencing
  • Mass Announcement Service for automated calls to many contacts
  • HD conferencing
  • Integrated gateway control function (AGCF/MGCF) for networks that require TDM connectivity

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Why use Metaswitch’s MetaSphere MTAS?

Now that every home, business and hangout is connected to high-quality broadband, the stage is set for the next big step in the evolution of telephony: the widespread adoption of consumer unified communications.

With competition heating-up for a share of the monthly household and enterprise telecom spend, the UC marketplace is the next big battleground, and mobility, HD voice, video and chat are the ammunition that network operators must have in their armory.

  • Carrier-class availability with geographical redundancy
  • Network operators can quickly deploy classic telephony services or innovative new multimedia applications
  • Subscribers enjoy the same set of calling features on any phone on any network connection
  • Subscribers can use Metaswitch’s CommPortal Web interface for even easier access to their calling features, service settings and messages
  • Subscribers can move calls-in-progress between devices on different network connections
  • Supports the transition to all-IP ETSI/TISPAN networks or PacketCable 2.0 IMS cores
  • Supports Hosted PBX and SIP Trunking
  • With the Universal Media Gateway, provides a complete high-capacity softswitch
Metaswitch demonstrated its ability to easily flex and scale our services to our business and residential customers’ demands and capitalize on cost savings by using standard hardware, at any location.”

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Ryan Delgrosso
CTO, Broadvoice
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