Hutchison 3G Austria chooses Sonus to improve network quality
Nov 12, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) --
Sonus Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SONS)said that Hutchison 3G Austria, the first mobile multimedia operator in Austria, has selected the Sonus SBC 5000 series of session border controllers as the SIP interconnect platform from their mobile core network.
As the enabling technology of SIP, Sonus SBCs will help H3G to deliver an improved quality of service to its growing base of 1.4 million subscribers by enhancing network reliability and security while providing a foundation to deploy future SIP-based applications and services.
H3G selected the Sonus Session Border Controller 5200 and Sonus Session Border Controller 5100 following a rigorous competitive proof of concept. H3G's selection of Sonus marks the beginning of a new relationship between the two companies.
The Sonus SBC 5000 series combines security, media switching and transcoding services in a single scalable device, and is designed to provide an intelligent interconnection between H3G and their partner networks. The Sonus SBC 5100 delivers 250 to 10,000 sessions and the Sonus SBC 5200 supports up to 64,000 sessions on a single server. H3G selected Sonus to secure the network border, enforce quality of service policies, traverse intermediate network address translation and firewalls, ensure regulatory compliance, deliver the essential transcoding of media and provide codec, dual-tone multi-frequency and fax interworking. The Sonus SBC portfolio is the fastest growing on the market and the Sonus SBC 5200 has more than twice the capacity of the leading competitor.
Sonus helps the world's leading communications service providers and enterprises embrace the next generation of SIP-based solutions including VoIP, video and Unified Communications through secure, reliable and scalable IP networks.
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