, the leading enabler of next generation converged voice and video solutions, announced the release of its Voice over Broadband Starter Kit (VSK) for the Americas market. The VSK is a cost effective entry level platform designed to meet the needs of new VoIP Service Providers.
Netcentrex' VSK is an affordable platform optimized to deliver the full suite of Netcentrex voice and multimedia applications for residential or business customers. It can deliver these services over DSL, Cable, Fiber or Broadband wireless. VSK comes with a complete administrative and provisioning environment for rapid service deployment and end-user customization. Operators will be able add a wide range of revenue generating video telephony and multimedia services.
As competition heats up in the Americas for converged voice and data service providers, ISPs, CLECs and IOCs need a fully-featured yet easy to deploy VoIP solution at a cost-effective price point. In response, Netcentrex has created the VSK.
The VSK platform enables service providers to roll out VoIP service, starting with as few as one thousand subscribers. At the same time, VSK enables them to grow Average Revenue Per User (ARPU) with Class 5 and Multimedia services. VSK scales with the service provider to tens of thousands, and even hundreds of thousands of subscribers.
"Netcentrex's experience in delivering over two and a half million lines of live VoIP service around the world allows us to reconfigure the same complete suite of services onto a small platform," said David Michaud, Netcentrex Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer. "We identified a need for this fully featured entry level platform to enable service providers to initiate Residential VoIP, SIP Trunking or Hosted Business Telephony services that would be profitable in under 12 months."
The VoBB Starter Kit can be configured as a chassis with 6, 10 or 14 1U servers or as an IBM BladeCenter(TM) configuration. Both hardware configurations deliver robust carrier class services on a small footprint at an attractive cost.