CounterPath Bolsters Product Line with Bria BlackBerry Edition

CounterPath Bolsters Product Line with Bria BlackBerry Edition 
Bria softphone now available to 95 per cent of smart phone market
share based on number of devices shipped in first quarter of 2013 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/08/13 --
CounterPath Corporation (NASDAQ:CPAH)(TSX:CCV), a leading developer
of award-winning desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products
and solutions, today announced the launch of Bria BlackBerry(R)
Edition, the SIP-based softphone app customized for the BlackBerry(R)
10 platform. With the release of Bria BlackBerry Edition, CounterPath
is perfectly positioned to meet the telecommunication needs of
enterprises with its softphones now available on 95 per cent of all
smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2013.  
Highlights of Bria BlackBerry Edition include a highly secure,
SIP-based softphone with exceptional voice quality. The app allows
customers to access a pre-defined VoIP provider list when adding new
accounts. It also supports multi-tasking in background operations
enabling customers to field incoming calls while using other
applications. Bria BlackBerry Edition will support customers on
BlackBerry(R) Z10 smartphones and can be downloaded on the
BlackBerry(R) World(TM) storefront.  
"Bria from CounterPath provides a secure cross-platform VoIP solution
that suits Enterprise and SMB customers and we're pleased it is
launched for BlackBerry 10," said Alec Saunders, Vice President of
Developer Relations and Ecosystems at BlackBerry.  
"CounterPath's leadership in softphones is built upon having a broad
and deep feature set across multiple devices and operating systems,"
said Todd Carothers, Executive Vice President of Marketing and
Products at CounterPath. "With the introduction of Bria BlackBerry
Edition, we are furthering our commitment to giving organizations and
their employees maximum flexibility in the selection of their devices
especially as BYOD continues to proliferate. BlackBerry 10 rounds out
our coverage for the most demanded devices and operating systems
within the Enterprise and SMB channels." 
CounterPath is a global leader in softphone technology, with millions
of endpoints downloaded and/or deployed. With the largest list of
interoperability with IP PBXs and SIP-based network infrastruct
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(R) 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
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, NTT and NEC.  
For more information about CounterPath's Bria softphone applications
and provisioning solutions, visit:  
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third-party products or services.
Hill + Knowlton Strategies
Dana Sissons
(604) 692-4236
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