Surry Deploys Siemens NGN Kit

Surry Telecommunications has chosen the Siemens Next Generation Exchange (NGE)

June 9, 2006

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BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Siemens Communications today announced that Surry Telecommunications, a subsidiary of Surry Telephone Membership Corporation, has chosen the Siemens® Next Generation Exchange (NGE) solution for continued expansion of the telephone company’s next generation of unified data, video and voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services.

“The Siemens NGE portfolio allows Surry Telecommunications to continue to expand into new revenue opportunities while leveraging current access plant investments,” said Curtis Taylor, engineering executive at Surry Telecommunications, a Dobson, N.C.-based operator with about 16,000 subscribers on its EWSD network. “Siemens provided us with a proven and cost-effective migration path to the next-generation of IP-centric solutions.”

With the deployment of the IP-centric Siemens NGE solution, operators can potentially benefit from operational savings, network consolidation and revenue expansion. Surry Telecommunications’ plans include:

  • Providing new voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) services in its service area.

  • Expanding college and university services, using Siemens Business Connect.

  • Providing new IP government agency services.

As a carrier-grade, open and standards-based architecture solution, the Siemens NGE PLUS family consists of the Siemens SURPASS softswitch platform, ranked first in global market share by Dell’Oro, Line Gateways and a comprehensive slate of integration services from Siemens. Scalable to more than 100,000 lines, the Siemens NGE PLUS portfolio provides a migration path to the complete suite of Siemens SURPASS IP solutions for homes and businesses. The offering complements Siemens’ family of SURPASS NGN solutions including Voice over Broadband (VoBB), Hosted Office™ (BC) and Voice over Cable (VoC).

Siemens Communications Group

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