Gaithersburg, Md.-based VoIP application software provider BroadSoft, Inc. has announced that its BroadWorks platform has been selected by SITA for its hosted communications services for its air transport industry customers.
Boasting a membership that represents over 90 percent of the total worldwide airline business, SITA also provides services to 3,200 customers in more than 200 countries and territories. It includes airlines and all major computer reservation systems, as well as airports, aerospace companies, air-freight organizations and governments. SITA members and customers are set to benefit from a range of web-based, enhanced communications features, including the ability to access these features from any type of handset or phone they choose.
"SITA has migrated its Voice Exchange service to the BroadSoft (News - Alert) BroadWorks platform," said Rene Fourel, SITA vice president, Communications and Infrastructure. "Voice Exchange offers air transport industry customers a secure, simple and flexible telephone service connecting both legacy and new IP-enabled voice infrastructures, as well as providing a business-grade, end-to-end IP telephony service, together with the scalability, reliability and value-added features that the BroadWorks platform is known for."
The BroadWorks platform is ideal for an array of VoIP applications, including Hosted Unified Communications (News - Alert), Mobile Unified Communications, SIP Trunking and broadband services - all fully integrated into a single platform.
"By deploying BroadWorks as its core IP communications platform, SITA is taking advantage of the cost effective, high-quality VoIP services that more than 425 service providers around the world already rely upon," said Leslie Ferry, BroadSoft's vice president of marketing. "We are proud to have been selected by SITA for the important role of helping them provide the most technologically advanced communications services to the global air transport industry."
In another article, TMCnet reported that BroadSoft has unveiled its new BroadWorks Mobility Suite, designed to deliver VoIP to 4G for mobile operators and help them capitalize on revenue as they build out their LTE (News - Alert)/WiMAX networks.
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Edited by Patrick Barnard