CounterPath Technology Powers Videotelephony Solution for Belgacom
Vancouver, BC, Canada — November 3, 2008 —
CounterPath Corporation (TSX-V: CCV; OTCBB: CPAH), a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, today announced that the company's VoIP and Video over IP telephony technology has been integrated into the product offering of European service provider Belgacom and is now available to Belgacom subscribers as Videotalk.
Belgacom is the leading telecommunications provider in Belgium. Launched November 1st, its Videotalk solution allows users to make voice and video calls directly from their computer using a webcam, a Belgacom Internet line and the company's I-Talk service. The solution was built using CounterPath's softphone technology, which enables VoIP voice and video calling, IM (Instant Messaging) and presence management in an easy to use and versatile desktop communications application.
"Videotelephony is a key component of CounterPath's unified communications offerings for both desktop and mobile environments, and this product launch is another example of European market acceptance for VoIP and video over IP technologies," said Donovan Jones, President and CEO of CounterPath. "We have been working closely with Belgacom to develop the Videotalk solution, which allows users to enhance their communications by adding visual context to their voice conversations, and we are excited to help bring such a powerful videotelephony solution to Belgacom customers."
Koen Tackx, Vice-President Marketing for Belgacom stated, "We are very happy with our collaboration with CounterPath to develop the PC-based videotelephony solution Videotalk as it enables Belgacom to offer a perfect communication tool for the deaf and the elderly and for applications in the health sector. Videotalk fits the bill in the search for new technological solutions that can simplify and improve the daily lives of these target groups." About The Belgacom Group
The Belgacom Group is the leading telecommunications provider in Belgium. The company offers a complete quadruple-play solution to residential and commercial customers that integrates fixed and mobile telephony, Internet and television. It also provides wholesale services to other telecom service providers and operators in Belgium.
For more information visit www.belgacom.com. About CounterPath
CounterPath Corporation is a leading provider of innovative desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions. The company's product suite includes SIP-based softphones, server applications and Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions that enable service providers, enterprises and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) to cost-effectively integrate voice, video, presence and Instant Messaging (IM) applications into their VoIP offerings and extend functionality across both fixed and mobile networks.
CounterPath's customers include some of the world's largest telecommunications service providers and network equipment providers including AT&T, Verizon, BT (British Telecommunications PLC), Deutsche Telekom, Cisco Systems, Mitel and Nortel.
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