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Wholesale Carrier ETN Singapore Selects sentitO ONX System 3 to Deliver Voice Over Broadband Services
sentitO ONX System 3 Key Element of ETN‚Äôs IP Migration Strategy and Service Expansion for its Asian and African Carrier Customers
ORLANDO, FLA., October 10, 2005¬ - sentitO Networks, a leading provider of open and distributed VoIP switching equipment and service delivery solutions for global telecommunications service providers, announced today that wholesale carrier ETN Singapore has selected sentitO to deliver wholesale network and subscriber based voice-over-broadband services (VoB).¬ ETN will deploy sentitO‚Äôs new ONX System 3, its intelligent IP switching and service delivery solution, to provide seamless and secure delivery of VoIP services in Singapore before rolling out sentitO systems into its key telecom markets in the Philippines, Vietnam, Pakistan and South Africa.
ETN Singapore is one of Asia‚Äôs fastest growing wholesale telecommunications carriers deploying advanced VoIP and TDM technologies to its carrier customers in Singapore, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Thailand, Vietnam, USA, South Africa, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Philippines.¬ ETN chose sentitO‚Äôs ONX System 3 in September after a rigorous 9-month test and evaluation process featuring several industry leading vendors.¬
‚ÄúsentitO ONX System 3 blends high capacity, purpose-built hardware with an open, SIP-based architecture that provides ETN with mission critical flexibility and reliability to rapidly integrate and scale a broad array of innovative, VoB services across diverse network topologies,‚ÄĚ said Richard Tang, CEO of ETN Singapore¬ ‚ÄúThis integrated signaling and media gateway solution ensures seamless inter-working between new SIP based networks and the legacy PSTN switches within our various Asian and African markets that use diverse SS7 variants and media codecs in their networks.¬ sentitO‚Äôs solution will provide us with a significant competitive advantage to grow and evolve our VoB services mix to adapt to the ever changing demands within these telecom markets.‚ÄĚ
Each ONX System 3 system features sentitO‚Äôs Intelligent Voice Gateway, Proxy 7 signaling gateway, and PreVision Network Manager, providing ETN Singapore with the critical TDM-IP conversion, secure SS7-SIP inter-working and call control functions required for the scalable and secure delivery of advanced IP services.¬ The sentitO solution blends a uniquely open and distributed standard-based architecture with custom, carrier-grade hardware to deliver unmatched reliability, voice quality and application innovation with assured performance at scale. ONX System 3‚Äôs distributed processing architecture enables service providers to scale cost-effectively and support both low-and high-density deployments, while delivering carrier-class features such as 1:N line card protection and a full suite of voice compression options.