AudioCodes Provides a Voice Network Solution for a Next Generation Project at StarHub
Singapore’s second largest info-communication company deploys AudioCodes’ media gateways for its Digital Voice Travel telephony service
Lod, Israel, May 21, 2007 – AudioCodes (NASDAQ: AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over Packet (VoP) technologies and Voice Network products, today announced that StarHub, Singapore’s second largest info-communication company, is using AudioCodes as their system integrator and complete solution provider for its residential telephony service known as Digital Voice Travel.
AudioCodes’ GX-21 media gateway was deployed between StarHub’s public switched telephone network (PSTN) and its managed IP network to enable high quality and secure packet voice communications. The media gateways were part of the overall solution that included products from other partners such as Xener Systems, a developer of NGN softswitch solutions, and Sylantro, a leading SIP applications software provider.
The GX-21 is a high-density VoIP media gateway that provides interworking between the PSTN and a managed IP network. The gateway enables subscribers to communicate with landline and mobile telephone subscribers worldwide. Because of its carrier-class performance, scalability and reliability, the GX-21 has been deployed in Tier 1 carrier networks throughout the world.
“AudioCodes’ commitment to provide excellent support and their extensive experience in the carrier market were both important components in our decision to use them for the deployment of our popular Digital Voice Travel residential telephony service,” said David Storrie, Head of Network and Wholesale Services, StarHub.
“We are proud to have been selected as the system integrator for StarHub,” said David Perez, Vice President, Sales, Asia Pacific at AudioCodes. “By partnering with Sylantro and Xener Systems, we were able to offer a complete solution to our customer. With the GX-21, we were able to provide StarHub with a media gateway that meets the voice quality, system reliability, and call processing performance every Tier 1 carrier demands.”
StarHub is Singapore's second largest info-communication company and the sole operator delivering a full range of information, communications and entertainment services over fixed, cable, mobile and Internet platforms. StarHub operates a 3G mobile network in addition to its GSM network and is the exclusive provider of i-mode mobile Internet service over its 2.5G and 3G networks. StarHub also operates its own nation-wide HFC network that delivers multi-channel cable TV services (including Digital Cable), voice and Internet access for both consumer and corporate markets. StarHub is listed on the SGX-ST.