Thomson's VoIP softswitches have been selected by the telecommunications group artelis for deployment of IP telephony by its subsidiaries in Luxembourg and Germany with more than 250,000 subscribers.
The owner of two telecommunication companies - Cegecom in Luxembourg and VSE NET in Germany, artelis also provides wholesale communications services to other operators. artelis has chosen Thomson's Cirpack VoIP platform in order to launch a double play offer packaged with primary line telephony to its residential customers as well as "IP centrex" services with advanced business features to enterprise customers.
As more German operators accelerate their migration to next-generation networks, they are seeking more network optimization as well as operating cost reduction opportunities. Many are turning to Thomson; already, Thomson's Cirpack softswitches have been involved in 14 operator deployments in Germany.