TollBridge Technologies Establishes Sales and Marketing Operations in the Asia-Pacific Region.Business Editors
HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2000
Expanded Presence Supports Growing Base
of Asia-Pacific Customers, Delivers First V5.2 Voice
Gateway Solutions to Service Providers in Region
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You can assist by [ editing it] now. , announced today that it has established regional Asia-Pacific headquarters in Hong Kong Hong Kong (hŏng kŏng), Mandarin Xianggang, special administrative region of China, formerly a British crown colony (2005 est. pop. 6,899,000), land area 422 sq mi (1,092 sq km), adjacent to Guangdong prov. . Operations out of this facility will handle burgeoning sales and marketing activity in this region. "The markets of Asia represent the best growth opportunity for voice-over-broadband networks," said James Grady This article is about the Scottish footballer. For the American author, see James Grady (author).
James Grady (born March 14, 1971 in Paisley) is a Scottish footballer who currently plays striker for Gretna in the Scottish First Division. , vice president, international, for TollBridge Technologies. "Broadband networks based on DSL DSL
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Broadband digital communications connection that operates over standard copper telephone wires. It requires a DSL modem, which splits transmissions into two frequency bands: the lower frequencies for voice (ordinary and cable TV technology are being rapidly deployed in this region. The future of communications lies in packet-based bundled services over broadband infrastructures, and TollBridge is in a unique position to enable carriers to address the needs of consumers and businesses alike."
TollBridge Technologies is the leading developer of high-quality voice-over-broadband solutions for a new generation of broadband networks. According to according to
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3. the most recent Synergy Research report, TollBridge has successfully deployed carrier-class solutions to maintain its market-share leadership in this industry, despite the recent entry of several competitors into this market.
As part of its Asia-Pacific launch, TollBridge is partnering with key network operators in Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, and Singapore to deliver the first-ever carrier-class voice gateway in the region, using the V5.2 protocol for interfacing with Class 5 switches. TollBridge's industry-leading platform, the TB200, delivers telephony services over different broadband technologies, including cable TV, DSL, and wireless access networks. Until now, leading vendors have offered voice gateway platforms based on the GR-303 standard, which is used mainly in North America North America, third largest continent (1990 est. pop. 365,000,000), c.9,400,000 sq mi (24,346,000 sq km), the northern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. . The rest of the world relies primarily on the V5.2 specification for the subscriber line The line from the customer site to the local telephone company. See subscriber network. interface on a Class 5 voice switch. TollBridge is the first vendor in the industry to demonstrate a carrier-class solution in Asia.
To further support the needs of its customers in the Asia-Pacific region, TollBridge has established regional sales and marketing operations with the appointment of Sherriff Choi, who will lead initiatives with carriers such as I-Cable, Hong Kong Telecom, SingTel, Korea Telecom KT (formerly, Korea Telecom, Korean: 한국통신, NYSE: KT) is South Korea's top integrated wired/wireless telecommunication service provider. KT has been Korea's leader in the development of the information & communications business for the last 25 years , Hanaro Telecom Hanaro Telecom, Inc. is a Seoul-based Korean telecommunications company, one of the largest providers of high-speed broadband internet access in South Korea. The company also is one of the largest telephone companies in South Korea, one of only two companies licensed to provide , and others. "The appointment of Mr. Choi is our first major step towards establishing our presence in the Asia-Pacific region," said Grady. "Mr. Choi has had extensive industry experience with Ascend Communications and Lucent Technologies, where he was director of technical operations, overseeing the Greater China region. In addition to this, he has worked with the major carriers in Asia through his previous activities in the deployment of carrier-class technology in China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong." The market for voice services over broadband infrastructures has expanded rapidly in North America since the passing of the Telecommunications Act There are several laws named the Telecommunications Act
In Europe and Asia, the relations between the incumbents and emerging carriers are changing to allow similar business arrangements. Moreover, Market forecasts project more than 60 percent of all households in the major Asia-Pacific markets will subscribe to Verb 1. subscribe to - receive or obtain regularly; "We take the Times every day"
buy, purchase - obtain by purchase; acquire by means of a financial transaction; "The family purchased a new car"; "The conglomerate acquired a new company"; cable TV by 2001. With TollBridge technology, carriers will have the opportunity to offer consumers a bundled package of value-added services. Layering packetized voice The transmission of real time voice in a packet switching network. over the physical networking medium will enable the migration of existing services to all broadband networks and will accelerate the evolution of enhanced services, realizing the vision of the new public network.
"The TB200 solution enables service providers to offer voice communications over any broadband medium. TollBridge has the largest installed base in North America-over 40,000 voice lines. The experience and know-how gained in this market helped us develop a viable V5.2 version for global markets, and it will allow our customers to deploy faster and offer a wider variety of voice and data services," said Grady.
About TollBridge Gateway Solutions
TollBridge's TB200 carrier-grade Local Exchange Gateway allows carriers to integrate packet-based voice traffic from cable, xDSL, or wireless systems into the public switched telephone network via Class 5 switches. The TB200 uses the industry standard GR-303 and V5.2 protocols to ensure compatibility with Class 5 switches and also supports emerging protocols such as the Segment Interface Protocol (SIP) and the Media Gateway Control Protocol (MGCP See MGCP/MEGACO.
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The TollView(TM) Management Suite is an element management system that includes a graphical interface See GUI. for simple end-to-end configuration, troubleshooting, and performance management of up to 100 TB200 systems via HP OpenView(TM) on Sun Solaris(TM) platforms.
About TollBridge Technologies
Founded in March 1998 and located in Santa Clara, Calif., TollBridge Technologies-selected as one of UPSIDE magazine's Top 100 Private Companies (May 2000)-is the leading provider of high-quality voice-over-broadband solutions to the new generation of carriers. TollBridge's solutions change the economics of delivering voice services to small businesses and consumers by allowing carriers that own Class 5 switches to use broadband access technologies (such as DSL, cable, and wireless), to use alternative technologies in the local loop, and to deliver toll-quality voice and integrated data services.