Global Crossing Adds CounterPath VoIP Softphone to its Voice and Collaboration Solutions Offering in South America
Vancouver, Canada and Buenos Aires, Argentina — November 4, 2008 —
CounterPath Corporation (TSX-V: CCV; OTCBB: CPAH), a leading provider of desktop and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, today announced that Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC), a leading global IP solutions provider, has selected CounterPath's eyeBeam softphone as part of its market offering in South America. The IP Telephony softphone enables enterprise workers to use their PC to access their full suite of corporate telephony services - including voice, video and Instant Messaging features - from any broadband connection in the world.
The softphone offering is customized for Global Crossing's worldwide IP network and integrates with Global Crossing Ready-Access® conferencing service. Ready-Access is a hosted, on-demand audio and Web conferencing solution that services the collaborative needs of today's distributed knowledge workers. While in a Ready-Access conference the moderator can mute participants, lock the conference, dial-out to additional participants and record the call, all from a visual panel within their softphone.
"It is a strategic objective of CounterPath to be the dominant provider of VoIP technology that allows people to connect, communicate and collaborate. Being selected by Global Crossing to be a part of their initiative to bring advanced IP Telephony services to South America brings us one step closer to achieving that objective," said Donovan Jones, President and CEO, CounterPath. "Through this collaboration, businesses and employees in South America can now enjoy carrier-grade, PC-based communications while gaining the cost-savings, productivity and mobility benefits associated with softphone technology."
"Global Crossing is committed to offering the most comprehensive suite of communication services available in the market today," said Guillermo Marmora, Vice President of Technology & Operations - Voice Services at Global Crossing Latin America. "CounterPath's open-standards softphone technology is a welcome addition to our Voice and Collaboration Solutions offering in South America. For many of our customers' employees who travel both within and outside of Latin America, a PC softphone is an intuitive, enjoyable, and cost-effective means of staying connected to their essential voice and conferencing services."
The Global Crossing softphone has currently been introduced in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. 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.
Visit www.counterpath.com. About Global Crossing
Global Crossing (NASDAQ: GLBC) is a leading global IP solutions provider with the world's first integrated global IP-based network. The company offers a full range of secure data, voice, and video products to approximately 40 percent of the Fortune 500, as well as to 700 carriers, mobile operators and ISPs. It delivers services to more than 690 cities in more than 60 countries and six continents around the globe.
In Latin America, Global Crossing's business has operations in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Mexico, Venezuela, the United States (Florida) and the Caribbean region. In addition to its IP-based, fiber-optic network, Global Crossing's regional infrastructure includes 15 metropolitan networks and 15 world-class data centers located in the main business centers of Latin America.
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