Telenet chooses Sonus Networks to deliver new services

Sonus Networks, a provider of IP communications infrastructure solutions, has announced that Telenet, a provider of media and telecommunications services and the largest cable operator in Belgium, will use Sonus technology to offer businesses across the country secure and reliable access to next generation IP voice services.

Telenet will extend the services of its broadband network to provide Belgian enterprises with a new and cost effective option to receive their office telephone services.

Peter Michiels, SVP for networks and system engineering at Telenet, stated: “Telenet has established one of the most recognized brands and delivered premier services to homes across Flanders and to businesses across the whole of Belgium for many years. As we offer new services to our more demanding business customers, it is critical to our success to choose a solution that is scalable, reliable, manageable, secure and integrates into our existing infrastructure. The technology from Sonus was the only solution to satisfy our rigorous selection criteria across all measures.”

The Sonus Network Border Switch (NBS) is a key component of Telenet’s plans, assuring business customers the most secure communications. Sonus’ NBS will enable Telenet to intelligently route voice calls and provide enhanced transcoding services, ensuring interoperability.

Telenet’s business services offer will provide enterprises across Belgium a cost effective and secure alternative to legacy telephone services. The Sonus NBS will allow Telenet to expand its offer to include additional IP based business voice services and next generation application integration.

The Sonus Network Border Switch’s provides Telenet with an integrated approach to security, as well as a better way to manage and secure its network as it migrates telephony traffic from legacy TDM to voice over IP. Based on the Sonus GSX9000 platform, the Network Border Switch is a carrier class solution that provides IP-to-IP border control and PSTN media gateway capabilities, integrating security, session and media control.