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GENBAND and Verscom Team to Provide Millenicom Turkey with Market-Leading Global IP Interconnect Solution

May 20, 2014

With latest deployment, 8 of the top 10 service providers in Turkey leverage GENBAND solutions for advanced communications services

FRISCO, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- GENBAND, a leading developer of multimedia and cloud communications solutions, today announced that Millenicom Turkey has selected GENBAND’s global IP Interconnect solution to localize regional Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) traffic and optimize bandwidth usage for regional carriers. Millenicom Turkey provides telecommunications services to more than 80 operators worldwide. Verscom Solutions partnered with GENBAND to deliver the solution, which includes the industry-leading QUANTiX™Session Border Controller (SBC).

“GENBAND is well recognized in the EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa) region as the market leader for IP Interconnect and VoIP peering, and together with Verscom, they were the clear choice for our growing network,” said Ugur Ozgiray, Voice Network Operations Director for Millenicom. “GENBAND’s enhanced technology simplifies IP peering and provides us with carrier-class metrics and operational visibility for our network, allowing us to deliver superior service quality as well as unsurpassed security, scalability and call capacity.”

Deployed globally in some of the world’s largest networks, GENBAND’s QUANTiX SBC’s have smart session management technology that reduces operational complexity and simplifies the network edge by securely managing, routing and controlling real-time voice and multimedia sessions. Verscom supplies and deploys GENBAND’s QUANTiX SBCs to service providers throughout the region.

“We have a longstanding history with Verscom in EMEA and we are thrilled to support the deployment of our IP Interconnect solution for Millenicom as they build out their wholesale services,” said David Hiscock, GENBAND’s Senior Vice President of Sales for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “Millenicom’s deployment of our Interconnect solution means that now 8 of the top 10 largest service providers in Turkey are leveraging GENBAND for world-class IP-based communications solutions.”

“This deployment is the first step in a long-term strategy to transform Millenicom’s network to a large-scale next-generation infrastructure for international and local fixed/mobile retail and wholesale services,” said Alper Burak, Vice President of Sales for Middle East & Africa at Verscom. “GENBAND’s advanced IP Interconnect solution serves as a critical border element to securely manage, route and control real-time voice and multimedia sessions at network-to-network interfaces. This deployment ensures that Millenicom will have a clear competitive advantage in the growing international wholesale VoIP marketplace.”

TAGS:GENBAND; Verscom Solutions; Millenicom; IP Interconnect; Session Border Controllers; SBC; Voice over Internet Protocol; VoIP Peering; IP Peering.

About Millenicom

Millenicom Turkey provides economical, high quality telecommunication services with extensive know-how and expertise that comes from its mother company European Telecommunication Holding (E.T.H. AG) which has been operating in European telecom market since 1998. Millenicom provides fixed telephony services to more than 30,000 corporate customers and with Doping Internet service (www.doping.com.tr), launched in May 2009, the company has already reached more than 100.000 customers. Millenicom Turkey was the first to introduce the Call by Call service in Turkey with its 1045 brand. 1045, which scored a unique success with over 2.000.000 users in a short time keeps its leadership in the market. Millenicom Turkey presents uninterrupted, high quality and economical telecommunication solutions across our country with its investments. Millenicom Turkey, having interconnections with over 80 telecom operators worldwide, provides its unchallenged sound quality to all its customers and to many international and domestic operators that work Millenicom. For more information please visit: www.milleni.com.tr

About Verscom Solutions

Verscom Solutions is a leading next-generation solutions provider and IP services enabler that takes a pioneering approach to act as a strategic partner for Tier-n wireline and wireless carriers, network operators and service providers to build solid and cost-effective infrastructures and operations. Its advanced carrier architecture solutions, comprehensive consulting, strategic outsourcing and knowledge services, and revenue-ready managed IP voice services are driving aggressive growth and turning market opportunity into service profitability for its clients across the emerging markets in EMEA. Using its first-hand knowledge of the regions in its operation base, Verscom Solutions has successfully deployed and managed various IMS-ready all-IP, fixed-mobile and multimedia networks with state-of-the-art VoIP/Pre-IMS services, localization and compliance. Verscom Solutions operates with its HQ in Istanbul, Turkey and regional offices in Dubai, UAE and London, UK. For more information please visit: www.verscomsolutions.com

About GENBAND

FROM THE CORE TO THE EDGE TO THE EXPERIENCETM, GENBAND is a global leader in smart networking solutions for service providers and enterprises in over 80 countries. The company’s technology improves IP networks by making them more scalable, secure, profitable and efficient. GENBAND’s market-leading technology supports multimedia voice, data and video sessions and fixed-mobile unified communications applications that scale on public and private networks. With a flexible, cloud-ready platform, GENBAND’s IMS, edge and application solutions help its customers compete effectively by increasing revenues, improving profitability, and attracting and retaining their end-user customers. To learn more, visit us on the web at www.GENBAND.com.

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GENBAND

Dennis Watson, +1-972-521-5921

Dennis.Watson@genband.com

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Verscom Solutions

Sevgi SeÇmez

sevgi.secmez@verscom.com

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