Metaswitch Gives Voice to Inmarsat's Global Xpress

Metaswitch Gives Voice to Inmarsat's Global Xpress 
Adds VoIP Services to Superfast Global Mobile Satellite Broadband
Network 
SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/23/13 --  Metaswitch Networks
today announced that Inmarsat (LSE: ISAT.L), the world leader in
global mobile satellite communications services, has selected
Metaswitch to provide advanced VoIP products to enhance its
revolutionary new worldwide communication service called Global
Xpress. 
Ruy Pinto, chief technology officer at Inmarsat, shares the history
and advances in broadband satellite communications in a conversation
with Steve Gleave, senior vice president at Metaswitch. 
Inmarsat Global Xpress will be the first global superfast broadband
network. Based on Ka-band technology, it will offer the unique
combination of global coverage from a single operator, consistent
higher performance (up to 50MB) and the network reliability for which
Inmarsat is renowned. Services will be delivered over a new
generation of satellites: the Inmarsat-5s.  
The first satellite for Global Xpress is scheduled for launch in 2013
and will cover the Indian Ocean region. Global service is planned for
the end of 2014. 
Underpinning the Global Xpress voice services will be Metaswitch
Universal Media Gateways, the MetaSphere Multimedia Telephony
Application Server, the MetaView Network Management System and
Perimeta Session Border Controllers to enable, scale and protect
communications.  
About Metaswitch Networks 
Metaswitch Networks is a leading provider of the software that powers
a whole new generation of communications services, and the solutions
that fuel the rapid migration to all-IP architectures. Hundreds of
network operators worldwide defend, extend and brand their business
by building on Metaswitch to deliver a reliable, scalable, and
immersive communications experience. For more information, please
visit www.metaswitch.com. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and
LinkedIn. 
Copyright Copyright 2013 Metaswitch Networks. "Metaswitch" is a
registered trademark. Brands and products referenced herein are the
trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. 
Contacts:  
Metaswitch Networks:
Carol Daniels
+1 (510) 589-5074
chd@metaswitch.com 
Global PR Agency: 
David Evans
Cohesive Communications
+44 (0) 1291 626200
metaswitch@cohesive.uk.com 
 
 
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