Cicero Networks Ltd., a leading provider of Voice over Wireless IP solutions, today announced that Talktelecom has deployed the Cicero VoWi-Fi solution to offer wireless VoIP services to its corporate customers
Talktelecom is a rapidly growing, alternative operator in the Irish market, which sells a range of fixed-line telephony services to the corporate market. From an early stage in its market development, it was clear that mobility costs were a significant pain point for its corporate customers. To that end, Talktelecom identified wireless VoIP as a service that would reduce customer’s costs without harming current voice revenue streams.
"Cicero Network’s integrated end-to end solution has given us fast time-to-market in delivering a truly innovative and cost-effective wireless voice service,” said Jonathan Mills, CEO Talktelecom. “Cicero enables us to grow our existing business and enter new markets while delivering a substantial return on investment in a short timeframe.”
"Talktelecom is pioneering the advancement of fixed-mobile convergence by offering its customers wireless voice services at fixed-line costs,” added Ross Brennan, CEO Cicero Networks. “In deploying Cicero, they have a highly scalable, next-generation wireless voice solution that integrates into their existing fixed-line infrastructure and provides them with a clear migration path for tomorrow’s next generation networks such as IMS.”
Talktelecom has deployed Cicero Network’s complete solution, including Cicero Controller and Cicero Connectors within the carrier network. In addition, Talktelecom is using Cicero’s softphone client on dual-mode GSM/Wi-Fi handsets to make and receive Wi-Fi based voice calls when there is Wi-Fi coverage, while continuing to make GSM calls elsewhere. Cicero is also being used to support standard SIP-based Wi-Fi phones as a low-cost alternative within the enterprise environment.