CounterPath Softphones Deliver Enhanced Revenue Streams to Cloud-Based Operators
VirtualPBX.com meets the mobile needs of the modern workplace with
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 05/16/13 --
CounterPath Corporation (TSX:CCV)(NASDAQ:CPAH), a leading developer
of award-winning desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products
and solutions, today announced that VirtualPBX.com is using private
branded Bria Mobile softphones to allow clients of its VirtualPBX
service to turn their mobile phones into VoIP handsets that integrate
fully with the company's business VoIP systems.
According to Infonetics, the global VoIP services market totaled $63
billion in 2012, up 9% from 2011, with cloud-based services, hosted
VoIP and unified communications services revenue growing 12% in 2012.
VirtualPBX.com is the latest operator to deploy Bria Mobile as their
preferred softphone. They provide small and medium-sized businesses
with a cloud-based hosted VoIP service. The free softphone apps are
available now from Google's app store for the Android platform and
from the iTunes store for the Apple iPhone version.
"Our customers have the highest standards. They are demanding VoIP
solutions that are customizable, reliable and secure and, without a
doubt, Bria is the industry's leading softphone," said Lon Baker, COO
of Virtual PBX. "We've been recommending the Bria Desktop version for
the past two years and are excited to now have a Virtual PBX branded
version of Bria Mobile to provide to our customers."
"We built Bria to meet the needs of all sizes and types of
organizations. When deployed as a hosted service from operators like
VirtualPBX.com, companies using our softphone will immediately notice
improved productivity and reduced costs," said Todd Carothers,
Executive Vice President of Marketing and Products at CounterPath.
"VirtualPBX.com is an excellent example of what we are seeing as a
growth opportunity for our products in the cloud-based telephony
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
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, NTT and NEC.
For more information about CounterPath's Bria softphone applications
and provisioning solutions, visit: www.counterpath.com/products.
VirtualPBX.com believes that all businesses, large and small, deserve
the benefits of a world-class phone system that saves money and is
easy to install and use. Our cloud-based phone service gives
businesses a professional, fully automated call answering and routing
solution that can be up and running in a matter of minutes. Forget
the hassles and costs of buying and maintaining your own PBX
hardware. With Virtual PBX, your employees, whether in one location
or far-flung, can focus on serving your customers while we provide
the advanced features and responsiveness that give you a competitive
edge. Whether you are looking for a business VoIP system or a hosted
PBX that works with your cell phones and land-lines, you can benefit
from our innovation and passionate commitment to great customer
service. Visit us on the Web at http://www.virtualpbx.com.
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