Extending subscribers home phone service to mobile devices
Dublin, Ireland – 12th February, 2013
Cicero Networks www.ciceronetworks.com, a leading provider of mobile VoIP and fixed mobile convergence solutions, today announced that Com Hem, Sweden’s leading cable operator, has launched a new mobile VoIP service “Hemtelefon i mobilen” using Cicero OTT VoIP client software.
The new service enables Com Hem’s fixed-line telephony customers to use their landline service on mobile devices. Designed to connect up to five mobile phones to the same home phone number, it enables subscribers to make and receive calls using their home phone service on their mobile phones and tablets at any Wi-Fi location. Importantly the benefit of the service is not just limited to calling within Sweden. When users are travelling abroad they can benefit from low cost calls using the Hemtelefon i mobilen service. The smartphone app runs on both Android and iOS devices.
“We are delighted to launch Hemtelefon i mobilen to extend the reach of our fixed-line telephony to mobile devices” said Carl Wickbom, Technology Manager Telephony at Com Hem. “We selected Cicero’s software to enable the service as it met all of our technical requirements and specifically we liked their focus on ease of use, high quality of service and support across Android and iOS platforms.”
“We are very pleased that Com Hem has chosen Cicero’s mobile VoIP software to deliver this compelling value- added mobile service to their telephony subscribers,” said Elaine Treacy, VP Sales & Marketing at Cicero Networks. “Our software is designed to deliver mobility, cost and revenue generating benefits to operators by leveraging multiple networks including Wi-Fi, 3G and LTE, while making it seamless for users to use and adopt.”
CiceroSupra is an Over the Top (OTT) VoIP application which runs on a range of Android and iOS devices. The client is highly customizable and can be configured and branded according to an operator’s own requirements including options to use the native dialer or its own user interface (UI). It is designed to intelligently route calls over multiple IP network types and to revert back to circuit-switched networks if IP is not available. CiceroSupra is a SIP/IMS open standards-based client that interoperates with all of the leading IP and softswitch platforms globally.
About Cicero Networks
Cicero Networks is a leading provider of mobile VoIP and fixed mobile convergence solutions which enable operators to deliver converged services to their residential and enterprise customers. Cicero’s solutions optimise person-to-person communications (voice, messaging and video) over multiple wireless networks including Wi-Fi, 3G, and LTE. Founded in 2002, the company is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, visit www.ciceronetworks.com
About Com Hem
Com Hem is the leading provider of pay television, high-speed broadband and fixed telephony in Sweden. Approximately 40%, 1.74 million, of Sweden’s households are connected to Com Hem’s network, with access to the market’s broadest range of television services. Com Hem offers attractively priced, high-quality and comprehensive services for television, broadband and fixed telephony. The company was founded in 1983, is owned by BC partners and has approximately 950 employees and head offices in Stockholm. For more information, visit www.comhem.se
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