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Multimedia Polska Launches Converged VoIP/GSM Service using Cicero technology

MobilFON supports seamless roaming between Wi-Fi and cellular networks

Cicero Networks, a leading provider of fixed mobile convergence and rich communications solutions, today announced that Multimedia Polska a leading multi-service operator in Poland, has launched its MobilFON converged voice and messaging service using Cicero technology.

MobilFON offers users a converged VoIP and GSM service which supports seamless roaming between Wi-Fi and cellular networks without any disruption to calls. In addition, Multimedia also offers Chat/Instant Messaging services to users on both Wi-Fi and 3G networks using Cicero’s IP messaging client software on their phones.

“MobilFon offers significant benefits to our subscribers as it enables them to benefit from low cost calls and messaging services using their mobiles in any Wi-Fi location” said Przemys?aw Sypniewski, Key Project Department Director in Multimedia Polska. “Using Cicero technology, we offer a mobile service making it very attractive for subscribers as installing the application they don’t need to change their current mobile number and provider to benefit from our converged services”

“We are delighted that Multimedia has implemented Cicero’s fixed mobile convergence technology to deliver value added mobile services to their subscribers,” said Ross Brennan, CEO Cicero Networks. “Using networks such as Wi-Fi to enhance mobile services delivers significant cost and revenue generating benefits to service providers who don’t own their own cellular footprint”

CiceroPhone is a VCC-enabled, multimode softphone which intelligently routes calls between IP (Wi-Fi) and cellular networks. In addition, it supports messaging over IP, allowing users to manage presence and chat online even as they move between Wi-Fi, 2G and 3G networks. Cicero’s technology is used in all the live carrier VCC services in the world today. It is fully SIP/IMS compliant and interoperability has been certified by the world’s leading network equipment providers

About Cicero Networks
Cicero Networks is a leading provider of fixed mobile convergence and rich communication solutions including voice, messaging, presence and video which enable operators to deliver converged services to their enterprise and residential customers.   Cicero’s SIP-based solutions optimise person-to-person communications over multiple wireless networks including Wi-Fi, 3G, 2G, WiMAX and LTE. Founded in 2002, the company is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland. For more information, visit www.ciceronetworks.com

About Multimedia Polska
Multimedia is a leading nationwide cable operator, provider of digital television with video on demand, broadband and mobile data, and fixed-line and mobile voice (mobilFON). The company offers the full triple play combo: video, voice and data. It operates across Poland in over 2,000 locations. As of 31 December 2009, Multimedia provided its services to a total of some 673,000 customers. Multimedia is among the most innovative Polish operators always introducing new products and innovative solutions. The company has rolled out digital television for cable subscribers, high-definition television (HDTV) and video on demand (VoD). Multimedia has also launched mobile internet (mobilNET) and mobile voice services (mobilFON) to its customers. From January 2010, Multimedia Polska subscribers have access to the first interactive TV channel in Poland called aMazing. For more information, visit www.multimedia.pl

For further information, please contact:
Cicero Networks
Elaine Treacy
Tel: +353 1 6636510
Email: press@ciceronetworks.com

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