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Telappliant Forms Strategic Relationship with CounterPath to Deliver Own-Brand VoIP Softphones
Service providers to benefit from combination of award-winning eyeBeam™ technology and own-brand interface
Vancouver, BC, Canada — November 27, 2006 – Telappliant, the leading UK-based Internet telephony solutions provider, has formed a strategic relationship with CounterPath to bring the popular eyeBeam softphone to its UK and European customer base. As an established player in delivering own-brand VoIP services, Telappliant now makes it possible for customers to have an own-brand product and service offering. In addition to providing high-quality audio, the CounterPath eyeBeam softphone features video, instant messaging and presence capabilities, complete with QOS, Security and SIP. Telappliant has a feature-rich VoIP network and has a range of solutions for both consumer and enterprise markets.
"The eyeBeam softphone is undoubtedly the best softphone on the market," said Tan Aksoy, CEO of Telappliant Ltd. "Voice over IP is all about mobility and CounterPath's softphone solution makes it possible to make and receive voice calls, have a video conference and send messages all through one application. By leveraging this feature set with our established white label offerings, we are able to offer our service provider customers their own-brand application on Windows, Mac and Linux platforms. The auto-provisioning capabilities of eyeBeam are extensive which means that our service provider customers can have their own unique looking softphone, with a licensing mechanism suited for their business model."
"As consumers in European markets are becoming increasingly attuned to the many benefits of VoIP communication, especially via easy-to-use and versatile applications, it is important to increase the opportunities for service providers in the UK and Europe to sustain this growing trend," said Donovan Jones, President and COO of CounterPath. "Our relationship with Telappliant enables them to provide clients with a comprehensive softphone solution option which, with its feature-rich platform and fully customisable interface, can be easily integrated with existing product portfolios. We look forward to working together to meet the needs of consumers in this exciting market."
Established in January 2003, Telappliant is a leading UK-based Internet telephony solution provider, specialising in end-to-end solution delivery for the enterprise and service provider markets. Telappliant owns and operates the VoIPtalk™ voice over IP network, enabling thousands of customers to make and receive calls over the Internet. White label customers also take advantage of the network for delivering own brand services to their customers. Further information can be found by visiting www.telappliant.com.
About CounterPath Solutions
CounterPath Solutions is a developer of award-winning, high-quality, carrier-grade VoIP (Voice over IP) and Video over IP SIP softphones for service providers, cable operators, Internet telephony service providers, IP PBX manufacturers and OEMs. CounterPath's SIP softphones are available either pre-configured or as a software development kit (SDK), and provide VoIP (Voice over IP), Video over IP, IM (Instant Messaging), and Presence functionality. eyeBeam -- CounterPath's feature-rich SIP Video over IP softphone with IM and Presence -- recently received both Communications Solutions® Magazine's and INTERNET TELEPHONY® Magazine's "Product of the Year" Award for 2004. CounterPath's Pocket PC SIP Softphone was recently named a 2005 Innovation Award winner from INTERNET TELEPHONY® magazine. With over 120 customers in more than 30 countries, CounterPath technology is deployed in more than 5,400,000 IP endpoints worldwide.