Vodafone Spain is using Acme Packet’s Net-Net session border controllers to deliver its 3G video telephony services

February 27, 2006

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BURLINGTON, Mass. -- Acme Packet, the leader in session border control solutions, today announced that Vodafone Spain, part of the Vodafone Group—the world’s leading mobile telephony company, is using Acme Packet’s Net-Net® session border controllers to deliver its 3G video telephony services. Vodafone offers 3G services digital mobile and telephony services to nearly 13 million customers in Spain under the brand name of “Vodafone live! with 3G.”

Acme Packet session border controllers extend the capabilities of Vodafone Spain’s 3G mobile network and enable seamless real-time conversational video telephony calling over both wireless and wireline connections. In delivering this service, Acme Packet’s Net-Net session border controllers support subscriber access with a comprehensive set of security functions including DoS protection against both signaling and media attacks and overloads, access control and network topology hiding. To maximize the numbers of subscribers reachable by the service, the adaptive NAT traversal feature enables the video calls to cross existing data firewalls at the customer premise over a broadband connection from a secure network element managed by Vodafone.

“Vodafone recognizes that 3G video telephony services are an important differentiator and are critical to generating higher revenue from their subscriber base,” stated Andy Ory, president and CEO, Acme Packet. “Vodafone also recognizes that session border control is critical to secure, high-quality service delivery and that Acme Packet is the leader in this product category.”

Acme Packet Inc. (Nasdaq: APKT)

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