VocalTec Communications Ltd., a global provider of
end-to-end VoIP and convergence solutions for fixed and wireless service
providers, today announced that Telecommunications Group Vega (OJSC
"Farlep-Invest"), a leading Ukrainian telecom operator, has deployed
VocalTec’s solutions for the provision of Class-5 VoIP services across 5
regions in the Ukraine. The project was concluded in partnership with
Priocom, a leading systems integrator in the Ukraine.
Vega will deploy VocalTec’s Essentra BAX, VoIP Application
Server, allowing Vega to provide its customers with advanced IP
telephony services, including an extensive set of subscriber calling
features. The initial deployment will consist of a centralized
installation from which Vega will provide an enhanced telephony service
nationwide. In addition, Vega will implement VocalTec’s Essentra EX,
VoIP Peering Manager, providing enhanced VoIP routing capabilities for
optimal routing-plan management, allowing Vega to benefit from an
efficient utilization of network resources.
"The decision to select VocalTec came following a thorough
evaluation of additional vendors within the industry," said Anatoly
Abroskin, Technical Director of Vega. "We were very impressed with
VocalTec’s solutions in comparison to the other solutions we reviewed.
VocalTec’s solution perfectly meets our service needs. We look forward
to working with VocalTec as we expand our VoIP business."
"We are happy to be partnering with VocalTec on the delivery
of their field-proven Class-5 VoIP solution," said Vladyslav Boboshko,
Chairman of the Board at Priocom. "As a leading Systems’ Integrator, we
are committed to working with top of the line suppliers. We have
completed several projects with Vega in the past, and it was of cardinal
importance for us to work in conjunction with a technology vendor who
can deliver on the promise of VoIP."
"It was essential for us to provide Vega with the highest
quality solution and to alleviate their concerns, which they encountered
prior to working with VocalTec," commented Ido Gur, President and CEO
of VocalTec. "We are happy to have been selected by Vega as their
provider for packet-based Class-5 services and we are committed to
meeting all their service and regulatory requirements. This transaction
reinforces the growing acceptance of our VoIP solutions in the Ukraine
and across the CIS region. We look forward to a long and fruitful
relationship between our companies."