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PortaOne Announces PortaSwitch Support For GotVoice, Enabling VoIP Providers To Offer Voicemail-To-Text

February 4, 2009

MIAMI, IT EXPO EAST, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Global communications
infrastructure company PortaOne, Inc. today announced the successful
integration between its PortaSwitch IP multimedia subsystem and the GotVoice
G2 voicemail transcription platform. With GotVoice, VoIP providers using
PortaSwitch can now reliably offer their subscribers the ability to read their
voicemails and process the information instantly.

GotVoice, available to carriers on a pay-as-you-go basis, is a
revolutionary technology designed specifically to convert voicemail into text.
Having already processed millions of messages, the GotVoice service provides
the highest voicemail-to-text quality in the industry.

“The addition of GotVoice gives PortaSwitch users a highly flexible and
strategic service option,” said Roman Khalenkov, sales and marketing director
for PortaOne, Inc. “GotVoice can create a new revenue stream as a value-add
for subscribers, or it can be offered at no cost as a way to attract or retain
customers. In whichever form, this service is a unique differentiator-one
with proven and lasting appeal for both business and non-business users in
today’s competitive VoIP marketplace.”

The integrated GotVoice offering with the PortaSwitch platform requires no
infrastructure upgrades or capital outlays, making it an affordable complement
that’s easily enabled. PortaSwitch, a software-based communication services
and subscriber management solution, lets IP telephony service providers unify
their voice, data and fax traffic within a single network. The comprehensive,
Class 5 product consists of a softswitch and application servers, delivering
SIP call control, unified messaging, IP Centrex and IP PBX, voice VPN,
callback management, conferencing, billing and provisioning and much more.

“One of the highest marketing priorities for any VoIP provider is to set
itself apart from its competitors by offering valuable services that people
want. The combination of PortaSwitch and GotVoice clearly satisfies this
need,” said Colin Lamont, vice president of marketing for GotVoice.
“PortaSwitch users will also appreciate the rapid time-to-market assured by
the integration between both of our platforms.”

Carriers who employ GotVoice as a revenue-generating service are free to
create billing plans with any number of options. Voicemail-to-text services
can be charged on a per-use, monthly or unlimited basis; in addition,
PortaSwitch will support additional options including discounts and packages
based on bundled services. PortaSwitch is able to display charges in real-
time via the Web on the subscriber’s account page, as well as in a monthly
bill.

PortaOne will be exhibiting at Internet Telephony Expo (IT EXPO) East on
February 2-4, 2009, Booth 826 in the Miami Beach Convention Center. To learn
more about PortaSwitch, visit the display or
http://www.portaone.com/products/portaswitch/overview. Additional information
about GotVoice can be found at http://www.gotvoice.com; to initiate the unique
GotVoice offering within PortaSwitch, contact either company.

About PortaOne:

Based in Canada, PortaOne is a leading global vendor of carrier grade
software for Internet Telephony Service Providers. The company enables ITSPs
to run a broad line of telecommunication services with a single software
package, and offers a complete product for ITSP consisting of converged VoIP
billing and provisioning platform, class 4 and 5 SIP softswitch, unified
messaging and conferencing applications, IPPBX software and more. The
company’s products are a fundamental part of the business infrastructure at
over 300 service provider locations worldwide. To learn more, visit
http://www.portaone.com.

About GotVoice, Inc.:

A pioneer in the integration of voice messaging services, GotVoice
(http://www.gotvoice.com) enables the convergence of everyday voice into the
digital world. Its patented white label communications platform empowers
consumers, businesses and service providers to receive, consume and unify
voice communications utilizing email clients, through their mobile phone
interface or via the GotVoice Website. With popular features such as
Voicemail-to-Text, Visual Voicemail, the ability to share voice messages as
digital audio files and the unification of wireless, landline, PBX and VoIP
voicemail, GotVoice makes seamless communication possible, anywhere. Founded
in 2003 by industry veterans with backgrounds from RealNetworks, Microsoft,
Starwave, AT&T and Corbis, GotVoice works with all major business and
residential carriers.

SOURCE PortaOne, Inc.


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