Media5 Corporation, a leading developer of advanced Communications over IP products and solutions, today announced that it has entered into a Software Application License Agreement with Telecom New Zealand USA for licenses of its award-winning mobile VoIP SIP HD softclient, Media5-fone. This strategic collaboration will enable Telecom New Zealand USA to launch a new mobile VoIP service to their customers, MVNO, MSO and other service providers. End-users will be able to make VoIP calls by using their smartphones over Wi-Fi and 3G.
As part of this agreement, Media5 becomes Telecom New Zealand USA’s preferred SIP mobile VoIP softclient provider for their new hosted mobile VoIP service. Media5 will produce a customized edition of the Media5-fone softclient based on Telecom New Zealand USA requirements and private labelling for those Service Providers that are Telecom New Zealand USA’s customers. Media5 will also integrate the different softclient editions produced with Telecom New Zealand USA auto-provisioning and prepaid platforms for ease of configuration, deployment and operation within TNZ’s mobile SIP network.
“There is a clear benefit for Telecom New Zealand USA in adding mobile VoIP to their end-to-end information services portfolio. Service Providers that are customers of Telecom New Zealand USA will now be able to offer a mobile VoIP application to their subscribers. This provides them with a comprehensive retail solution that can be taken to market in an extremely time and cost efficient manner. Additionally,this will also help service providers to smoothly transition to pure IP communications, increase customer retention and reduce churn rate," explained Pascal Doré, Mobile VoIP Product Manager at Media5. " We are pleased to partner with Telecom New Zealand USA, who are leaders in innovation, and in harnessing the potential of the fast-growing mobile VoIP market.”
“We searched for a solution that supported a premium customer experience. Our intent was to find a market-hardened solution that could be further customized to meet our requirements. Our goal is to continue to deliver excellence in Retail Calling solutions that are current and relevant to today’s global market. Enhancing our product suite, we wanted to provide Retail Service providers with a leading edge VoIP calling application that would seamlessly integrate with our customized calling plans and International call termination services,” said Mike Greig, VP Sales and Business Development, TNZUSA. “The more we analyzed the development options the more it became obvious that Media5 was the right partner to work with. Apart from the quality and feature richness of their mobile VoIP softclient, it was Media5’s responsiveness, professionalism and their deep knowledge of product development and related processes that finally convinced us to move forward with them. They were able to quickly understand our needs and they were extremely responsive to our needs. Their product roadmap is fully aligned with our view of the market allowing us to achieve the business objectives we set for this new mobile VoIP service.”
About the Media5-fone
The Media5-fone is the only SIP softphone for the iPhone that provides more than just basic call functionalities, bringing business class telephony features such as Call Waiting, Second Call and Voice Mail notification (SIP MWI), thus making it the perfect iPhone SIP softphone application for Service Providers targeting businesses and enterprises customer.
Media5-fone can be downloaded from the AppStore:
• Free Edition at app2.it/m5fonefree.
• Full Edition at app2.it/m5fonefull.
About Media5 Corporation
Media5 Corporation (media5corp.com) has built upon the leading technologies of Mediatrix Telecom and M5T to develop advanced, secure, and survivable VoIP products, technologies and services for Service Providers and Enterprise Networks. Media5 products and solutions are widely interoperable and have received commercial endorsement from the world’s leading manufacturers of telecommunications equipment as well as from large telecommunication carriers.
Media5 has its corporate offices in the Sherbrooke area, in Canada, and regional offices in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Latin America.
About the Telecom New Zealand USA
As a division of Telecom New Zealand International, Telecom New Zealand USA (tnzi.co.nz) provides leading edge voice, data and mobile services across the Americas.
Telecom New Zealand USA has its corporate offices in Pasadena, Los Angeles.
Mike Greig, VP Sales and Business Development
Telecom New Zealand USA Limited
P +1 626 278 0567 / E: mike.greig[.]tnzi.com.