Ericsson Joins Pathfinder

Service based on GSMA's Carrier ENUM technology builds momentum

April 1, 2009

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LONDON -- The GSMA today announced that Ericsson, the global market leader in next-generation IP communications infrastructure, has achieved certification for its wireless and fixed carrier solutions as part of the GSMA's PathFinder Service initiative. PathFinder, operated by NeuStar, Inc., is a managed service providing an interoperable, industry-wide solution that enables the routing of global IP service interconnect traffic. Ericsson joins the GSMA PathFinder Industry Partner Programme, which is cultivating a rapidly growing number of certified equipment vendors including Acme Packet, GENBAND, NetNumber, NeuStar, Inc., NGM, Sonus Networks and Telarix and will be at the forefront of the drive to accelerate the adoption of current and future IP services.

"We are delighted that Ericsson has joined the GSMA PathFinder Service initiative and has achieved certification," said Alex Sinclair, Chief Technology Officer at the GSMA. "By demonstrating interoperability with PathFinder, Ericsson will be able to provide future-proofed and extensible products, enabling its customers to seamlessly exchange traffic using the next generation in global routing technology, which will allow them to offer richer and richer communications products."

GSM Association (GSMA)

Ericsson AB (Nasdaq: ERIC)

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