Lod, Israel, March 5, 2008 – AudioCodes (NasdaqGS: AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over Packet (VoP) technologies and Voice Network products, and 012 Smile.Communications (NASDAQ:SMLC), a leading Service Provider in its field in Israel that provides customers with a wide range of international communication services for telephony and the Internet, today announced that AudioCodes MediaPack™-202 (MP-202) residential gateway has been added to the 012 product line for the recently launched nationwide Telephony service.
The MP-202 residential gateway enables calls to be made over the internet infrastructure instead of using a legacy telephone line. This gateway offers a quick time-to-market, cost-effective, solution for leveraging 012 Smile.Communications existing customer base. In addition to traditional services such as follow-me, caller ID, and call waiting, 012 provides its subscribers with advanced, value-added IP-based services such as voicemail and voicemail to email. In addition, 012 uses AudioCodes business gateways to connect business customers to their VoIP network.
“AudioCodes is one of our preferred suppliers of voice and data IP-based solutions for residential and SOHO customers, as we searched for a gateway that complies with various access infrastructures (cable and DSL),” stated Yaackov Nadborny, Vice President Marketing, 012 Smile. “Our alliance is a result of AudioCodes’ high level of customer support and overall top product quality and high performance data routing capacity of the MP-202 residential gateway, required by data savvy residential customers.”
“We are pleased that a leading and innovative ITSP in Israel has chosen our MP-202 residential gateway for deployment in a large customer base,” said Lior Aldema, Vice President of Marketing and Product Management for AudioCodes. “Our best-of-breed, field-proven VoIP residential gateway has given us the ability to meet 012’s demanding criteria and to offer large scale deployments in the marketplace.”
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Part of the MediaPack series of analog VoIP gateways, the MP-20x series of residential gateways are cost-effective, cutting edge products, which allow connecting ordinary analog telephones or fax machines to a Voice over Broadband (VoB) service. The MP-20x series is designed for the rapidly growing residential and Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) VoIP market. The MP-20x Series is designed for full interoperability with leading Softswitches and SIP Servers for deployment in various network environments.