CounterPath's eyeBeam SIP Softphone Singled Out For Delivering Solutions That Improve VoIP/IP TelephonyVancouver, BC, Canada — November 7, 2005 —
CounterPath Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: CTPS), a provider of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol), Video over IP, Instant Messaging (IM), and Presence SIP softphones, today announced that TMC®'s INTERNET TELEPHONY® magazine (www.itmag.com) has named CounterPath's eyeBeam SIP Softphone as a recipient of an INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award for 2005.
"We are excited to be recognized with this award, it is a testament to the strength of our Development team," said Mark Bruk, CounterPath CEO. "Our suite of SIP softphone products and software development kits continue to be recognized as "best-of-breed" solutions for telecom carriers, cable providers, ITSPs, and infrastructure providers as "the" solution they want to put in front of their customers. We will continue to focus our efforts on making voice over IP a reality for our customers."
"The editorial staff of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine is proud to announce the winners of the first- ever INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards. These companies are as varied as there are products that fit under the IP telephony umbrella. But the one thing that binds them all together is that they all excel at delivering solutions that solve customers' needs," noted Rich Tehrani, editor-in-chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.
"The VoIP space is hot these days, and it's easy to get caught up in the hype associated with such a buzzing marketplace. However, the winners of the first-ever INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award are not merely "me-too" players. CounterPath has proven to the editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY that the eyeBeam SIP Softphone has excelled in the VoIP/IP Telephony industry, and most importantly, its customers are willing to speak up and offer themselves as references," said Greg Galitzine, Editorial Director of INTERNET TELEPHONY.
The INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award winners for 2005 appear in the October issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine and can be found on the web at http://www.tmcnet.com/awards/it- excellence-05-winners.htm.
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes two print magazines: Customer Interaction Solutions, and Internet Telephony; five digital publications, SIP Magazine, Speech-World, WiFi Telephony Magazine, VoIP Developer, WiMAX Magazine; and the online publications TMCnet.com, Planet PDA Magazine, WiFi Revolution, Alternative Power and BiometriTech. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO, The VoIP Developer Conference, Speech-World Conference, IP Contact Center Summit and The Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit. TMCnet.com publishes more than 25 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit its Web site at www.tmcnet.com.
CounterPath 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. For more information please visit www.counterpath.com.