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Xplorium Deploys Cantata Technologys VoIP Gateway


									       Xplorium Deploys Cantata Technology’s VoIP Media Gateway
                         in its Global Network

      IMG 1010 Enables New Revenue-Generating Services on Xplorium’s Next
                             Generation Network

NEEDHAM, Mass., June 20, 2007—Cantata Technology, Inc., one of the world‘s leading
providers of enabling communications technology, today announced that Xplorium, an international
VoIP carrier and member of the Comium Group, has deployed Cantata‘s IMG 1010™ Integrated
Media and Signaling VoIP Gateway to expand its global network and provide additional wholesale
and retail groundbreaking telephony solutions. With the IMG 1010, Xplorium is delivering high
quality wholesale interconnections, up-to-date retail services such as prepaid calling cards, call
back service, and VoIP enabling call centers, internet cafes and multifunctional triple play
corporate solutions.

Xplorium is committed to providing advanced telecommunication solutions by supplying state-of-
the-art services to its clients. Xplorium worked with Verscom, a Cantata value-added partner and
IP Voice services enabler, to select and to deploy the IMG 1010 for its rich PSTN support (PRI,
CAS, and SS7), IP transcoding, and any-to-any signaling features, which enable rapid and cost-
effective deployment of innovative, revenue-generating VoIP services to customers. Verscom
installed and integrated Cantata‘s IMG 1010 at Xplorium‘s main switching center in Paris, which
provides direct routes to countries worldwide. Xplorium continues to deploy IMG 1010 to several
locations in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Brazil, United States and other MENA
―At Xplorium, we are dedicated to implementing enhanced VoIP solutions, making it possible for us
to communicate with other carriers regardless of the type of networks they use,‖ said Karim Charif,
Head of Technology and Operations of Xplorium. ―As we designed our next generation network
and began the rollout of new enhanced services, Cantata‘s IMG 1010 was the perfect solution,
providing ‗any-to-any‘ network connectivity enabling the delivery of IP-based, IMS-ready services
into legacy SS7, PRI and CAS networks worldwide. We were also impressed by the investment
protection offered by the IMG that will allow our customers to use the IMG 1010‘s gateway
capabilities today and then accommodate them as needed as needed to support all IP services
such as media transcoding and ENUM registry access.‖

The award-winning IMG 1010 is an integrated media and signaling VoIP gateway that provides
any-to-any network connectivity, enabling delivery of SIP services into legacy SS7, PRI and CAS
networks, as well as IP-to-IP transcoding to connect IP networks using different protocols. The IMG
1010 offers the widest range of network interfaces in a compact, high density 1U package, allowing
service providers to deploy applications across fixed and mobile networks worldwide. The IMG
1010 has already been deployed by more than 55 carriers in 20 countries, spanning five

―By selecting Cantata‘s IMG 1010, Xplorium is demonstrating its dedication to building international
any-to-any connectivity strength with a strong and flexible network.‖ said Gurkan Ozturk, Director
Sales and Marketing for Verscom. ―We‘ve always positioned Cantata IMG 1010 as one of the
building blocks for our NGN solution deployments. Being selected by one of the region‘s biggest
carriers is another proof of IMG 1010‘s success to fit into any type of advanced network

For additional information about VoIP Gateways, download Cantata‘s whitepaper ―Paving the Way
With Next Generation Media and Signaling VoIP Gateways‖ at

About Xplorium/Comium Group
Xplorium is an international VoIP carrier based in Lebanon and with a global presence in Europe,
the United States, the Middle East, and Africa. The company is a strategic affiliate of the Comium
Group, a group of companies bringing together mobile, data, and Internet business solutions that
provide a one-stop shop of telecommunications expertise and know-how. Member companies are
leading providers of telecommunications services to both the government and private sectors.
Comium plans, designs, installs, and operates large telecommunications projects on a turnkey
basis and also provides related products and services. For more information visit and

About Verscom
Verscom LLC is emerging as one of the world‘s most innovative and effective next-generation
―Infrastructure Solutions‖ and ―Services‖ provider. Its advanced carrier architecture solutions,
innovative next-generation services and revenue-ready managed IP voice solutions are driving
aggressive growth, and turning market opportunity into service profitability for network operators
and VoIP service providers across the emerging markets in EMEA. When combined with
Verscom‘s value-added partnership with global next-generation infrastructure solutions/systems
providers, the result is an advanced, economical IMS-ready all-IP, fixed-mobile and multimedia
networks with state-of-the-art VoIP services, localization and compliance in the Middle East, the
Americas, Europe or anywhere in the world. The company is registered in USA with
Sales/Operations HQ in Istanbul - Turkey and sales offices in Bahrain, Dubai - UAE and London –
UK. For more information visit

About Cantata Technology
Cantata Technology, established in 2006 through the combination of Brooktrout Technology® and
Excel Switching Corporation, provides enabling communications hardware and software that
empowers the creation and delivery of anytime, anywhere IP-based communications applications.
Leveraging more than 20 years of experience, Cantata offers the broadest range of products,
along with a worldwide network of partners that allows service provider and enterprise customers
to develop new products, introduce new services and cost-effectively transition networks to IP.
Headquartered in Needham, Mass., Cantata maintains multiple locations worldwide in North
America, Asia and Europe. For more information, visit

Cantata, Cantata Technology, Brooktrout, Brooktrout Technology, IMG 1010, and the stylized logo with and
without the term Cantata Technology are trademarks or registered trademarks of EAS Group, Inc., the parent
company of Cantata Technology, Inc., or its subsidiaries, in the United States and certain other countries. All
other trademarks mentioned in the above text are the property of their respective owners.

Media Contacts:

Geoff Spillane                                   Gurkan Ozturk
Cantata Technology                               Verscom
+1 508 862 3091                                  +90 533 6961859                  

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