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VoIP Software Provider Speedflow Highlights Capacity Africa Participation

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October 12, 2010

VoIP Software Provider Speedflow Highlights Capacity Africa Participation

By David Sims, TMCnet Contributing Editor

Officials with VoIP software provider Speedflow say the company’s team recentlyattended Capacity Africa, “bringing their impressions about new market tendencies and Africa itself.”

The 4th annual pan-African wholesale telecommunications conference took place in Nairobi during the third week of September. Capacity Africa “has become a significant event for the African telecommunication market, combining a conference, exhibition and forum,” company officials say.

During the two-day event carriers, service providers, mobile operators and ISPs from Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the U.S. discussed the future of the African market and the substantial growth opportunities in the region.Speedflow officials say that among the hottest topics were, “market regulation, the ongoing development of terrestrial and subsea capacity, the challenges of improving connectivity links to landlocked markets, and the general tendencies of the constantly growing African market.”

For Speedflow Communications, entering the constantly growing Africa market with their services and products is considered by company officials to be “an important strategic step.”

“We believe that with our innovative approach and experience, we will be able to contribute a lot to the developing of telecommunication market in Africa,” officials said.

The peripatetic Speedflow team didn’t take a long break before packing up their passports again, attending another huge event in the telecommunication world – Capacity Russia, held in Moscow the first week of October.

Earlier this year, TMCnet reportedthat VoIP software provider Speedflow was also awarded for its Mediacore softswitchby TMC’s (News - Alert) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine.

The softswitch took home a 2010 TMC Labs Innovation award given to products noted for their, “raw innovation, unique features and significant contributions toward improving communications technology.”

MediaCore is a Linux-based class 4 softswitch with native protocol and codec conversion, designed to handle high peaks of traffic.

David Sims is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of David’s articles, please visit his columnist page. He also blogs for TMCnet here.

Edited by Stefania Viscusi

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