Investment in next generation technology builds on IBBS commitment to Tier 2 and 3 broadband providers to support best-in-class offerings for their residential and commercial voice subscribers
ATLANTA – February 28, 2011 – IBBS, the leading provider of voice and data services for Tier 2 and 3 broadband providers, today announced that it will enhance its voice network with the deployment of Metaswitch universal gateways and a MetaSphere call feature server to replace legacy network equipment. The advanced voice platform will enable IBBS to create geographical diversity, improve scalability and enhance quality of service for broadband providers who rely on the IBBS voice platform to serve their residential and commercial voice subscribers.
“Our investments directly and positively impact our customers’ growth, market opportunity and competitive position,” said Paul Freeman, chief operating officer at IBBS. “The deployment of Metaswitch technology underscores our ongoing investment and commitment to supporting our customers with leading technology so they, in turn, may offer the highest quality of services to their subscribers.”
IBBS chose Metaswitch Networks’ Tandem and IP Trunking technology to boost its voice platform as the company delivers best-of-breed converged services using standards-based, IP infrastructure. The hallmark of Metaswitch’s technology is its ability to deliver feature-rich communications while being a cost-effective solution to improve operations, administration and provisioning. IBBS and its broadband provider customers will benefit from a simplified network architecture that delivers measurable benefits including reduced mean time to repair, shorter voice paths and more efficient voice traffic hand offs. In all, the platform will improve quality of service and support broadband providers in their pursuit of market share in residential and commercial sectors.
“The most innovative service providers advance their businesses by working with the most innovative vendors,” said David Ashby, vice president of sales at Metaswitch Networks. “IBBS continues to deliver value to its broadband provider customers by taking advantage of technology that is built for reliability, scalability and value.”