Sonus Networks (News - Alert), Inc., a provider of voice over IP (VoIP
) infrastructure solutions for wireline and wireless service providers, has been selected as a supplier for France Telecom (News - Alert) International Wholesale's voice over IP
network in a bid to expand its international voice wholesale services.
“Sonus offers an exceptional value proposition for wholesale providers looking to grow their footprint. For France Telecom's International Wholesale division, in particular, Sonus' robust support for international signaling standards and our global presence and support capabilities are especially compelling," said Hassan Ahmed, chairman and CEO, Sonus Networks.
"France Telecom is extending its global network to leverage the benefits of IP, which include the ability to scale our network and streamline the operations of our North American presence," said Jean-Marc Escalettes, Vice President of France Telecom Wholesale Solutions for the Americas region. "We chose Sonus as our partner because of their established leadership and their ability to build and support proven IP-based voice networks."
France Telecom International Wholesale network will encompass the GSX9000 Open Services Switch, PSX Call Routing
Server, SGX Signaling Gateway (News - Alert), and the Sonus Insight Management System. The Sonus Network Border Switch will also be a part of the network, ensuring improved security and advanced peering capabilities.
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