CounterPath Announces Distribution Agreement With Global Channel Partner Arrow Electronics

CounterPath Announces Distribution Agreement With Global Channel Partner Arrow 
Electronics 
Arrow to Distribute CounterPath's Industry-Leading Bria Softphones
Through Arrow S3 Business 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/15/13 --
CounterPath Corporation (TSX:CCV)(NASDAQ:CPAH), a leading developer
of award-winning desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products
and solutions, today announced a global distribution agreement with
Arrow Electronics, Inc., who has over 120,000 original equipment
manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers across
more than 390 locations in 53 countries. 
Through this agreement, the Arrow S3 business will provide its
extensive roster of customers access to CounterPath's
industry-leading Bria desktop and mobile softphones including its
Client Configuration Server (CCS) - an innovative licensing and
provisioning system that allows enterprises and operators to easily
deploy and manage complete communications solutions. Arrow S3 is also
offering CounterPath's branding, customization and support services
to provide enterprise customers with a complete hosted unified
communications platform.  
"Unified communications and BYOD (bring your own device) are leading
telecommunication issues facing business today. Offering quality
softphones and advanced CCS, CounterPath gives enterprise customers
compelling solutions to address their unified communications and BYOD
needs," David Lover, vice president of strategy and technology, Arrow
S3. "We have tested Bria software in our labs and are confident that
these SIP-based UC solutions will help simplify the deployment of
call center and mobility solutions."  
"With a broad customer base and a reputation for bringing technology
solutions to a breadth of markets and industries, Arrow S3 is a
valuable distributor for CounterPath and our Bria softphones," said
Todd Carothers, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Products at
CounterPath. "Arrow S3's understanding of the marketplace and
commitment to developing channel-ready unified communication
solutions will further position Bria as the leading BYOD and OTT
solution for all sizes of enterprises and service providers. We are a
perfect match to be the first standalone softphone to be sold through
the Arrow S3 chan
nel." 
CounterPath is a global leader in softphone technology, with tens of
millions of endpoints downloaded. 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 use mobile and
Wi-Fi networks gives businesses new options for "always on"
connectivity while realizing cost savings through free Wi-Fi
networks. 
About CounterPath 
CounterPath's SIP-based VoIP softphones are changing the face of
telecommunications. An industry and user favorite, Bria softphones
for desktop and mobile devices, together with the Company's server
applications and Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solutions, enable
service providers, OEMs and enterprises large and small 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 the voice and video calling, messaging, and presence offerings
of customers such as Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Verizon, BT, Mobilkom
Austria, Rogers, Avaya, BroadSoft, Cisco Systems, GENBAND, Metaswitch
Networks, Mitel and NEC.  
For more information about CounterPath's Bria softphone applications
and provisioning solutions, visit: www.counterpath.com/products.
Contacts:
CounterPath Corporation
Dana Sissons
(604) 628-9369
dsissons@counterpath.com
www.counterpath.com
 
 
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