|By Marketwired .||
|January 15, 2013 08:55 AM EST||
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/15/13 -- CounterPath (TSX:CCV)(NASDAQ:CPAH), a leading developer of award-winning desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, today announced its Bria mobile softphone application is the core technology behind Tornado, Optima Telekom's new OTT VoIP service. Optima Telekom is Croatia's second largest telecommunications provider serving the needs of consumer and business customers, including IBM, Proctor & Gamble and McDonald's.
Tornado enables Optima Telekom subscribers to stay connected with friends, family or colleagues whether they are in Croatia or abroad. Users are able to call any fixed or mobile number device at a fixed rate thus reducing costly roaming charges and unnecessary billing surprises. Tornado is currently available for Android and iOS smartphones via 3G/4G or Wi-Fi networks. In addition to voice calls, Tornado also supports video calls, instant messaging and presence.
"CounterPath is recognized as a quality brand renowned for producing quality and reliable VoIP software solutions," said Goran Jovicic, CTO at Optima Telekom. "The Bria softphone exceeded our requirements regarding security, stability and flexibility. We are very pleased to have chosen CounterPath as our solutions provider."
"This partnership highlights CounterPath's ability to develop unique solutions for all sizes of operators," said Todd Carothers, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Products at CounterPath. "The Tornado service demonstrates the versatility of Bria as we developed a completely customized and tailored softphone solution that met the specific needs of Optima Telekom and their customers."
CounterPath is a global leader in softphone technology with millions of endpoints sold. With the largest list of interoperability with IP PBXs and SIP-based network infrastructure softswitches, Bria is built toward industry standards with proven multimedia technology that provides a high-quality, unified communications experience and voice and video calls over fixed, mobile and Wi-Fi broadband networks. Bria's ability to switch seamlessly between mobile and Wi-Fi networks gives businesses new options for "always on" connectivity while realizing cost savings through free Wi-Fi networks.
CounterPath's standards based VoIP softphones are changing the face of telecommunications. The BYOD VoIP favorite, Bria softphone for mobile devices and desktop, together with the company's easy-to-use client management, provisioning and configuration server enables enterprises, service providers, and OEMs around the globe to offer a seamless and unified communications experience across both fixed and mobile networks. Standards-based, cost-effective and reliable, CounterPath's award-winning solutions power voice, video, messaging, and presence that empower customers such as Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Verizon, BT, Mobilkom Austria, NTT, Rogers, Avaya, BroadSoft, Cisco Systems, GENBAND, Metaswitch Networks, Mitel and NEC.
For more information about CounterPath's Bria softphone applications and CCS solutions, visit: www.counterpath.com/products.
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