SOURCE: BroadSoft, Inc.

October 16, 2006 12:05 ET

BroadSoft Joins Industry Leaders in Forum Nokia PRO

VoIP Application Software Leader Gains Exclusive Access to Nokia Technical Resources and Business Development Support

PHOENIX, AZ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 16, 2006 -- BROADSOFT CONNECTIONS 2006 -- BroadSoft, Inc., a leading provider of VoIP application software, today announced at the BroadSoft Connections 2006 Executive Users Conference that it has become a member of Forum Nokia PRO, a program that provides advanced technical, business development and marketing support to selected mobile software companies. As a member of Forum Nokia PRO, BroadSoft has the opportunity to further strengthen its relationship with Nokia, gain early access to Nokia technology and take advantage of specialized service and support provided by Nokia to help BroadSoft stand out in the marketplace.

Forum Nokia PRO provides specialized support for advanced developer companies creating the next generation of software based on the Series 40, S60 and Series 80 Platforms from Nokia. A select number of companies worldwide who demonstrate industry leadership are chosen as Forum Nokia PRO members. By becoming a Forum Nokia PRO member, BroadSoft is better positioned to ensure the close integration of its software with Nokia's devices and benefit from Nokia's extensive worldwide software distribution channels.

Member companies are also invited to participate in valuable co-marketing activities with Nokia. These can include opportunities to demonstrate applications in Nokia's booth at industry events and inclusion in Nokia-published software catalogs, distributed to mobile network operators and content aggregators worldwide.

"Key industry relationships are an important part of our ongoing commitment to make service deployments easier for carriers and to deliver high-end VoIP functionality and advanced solutions to the marketplace," said Scott Wharton, vice president of marketing of BroadSoft. "Our membership in Forum Nokia will expand our reach into Nokia's global developer community and ensure that the BroadWorks® platform integrates seamlessly with Nokia's extensive line of devices."

BroadSoft targets the telecommunications service provider market with VoIP application software. BroadSoft's IMS-compliant BroadWorks platform provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications including hosted PBX, IP Centrex, mobile PBX, business trunking and residential broadband services fully integrated into a single VoIP application platform. BroadWorks provides these applications with the reliability, redundancy, scalability and regulatory capabilities required to deliver carrier-class service.

About Forum Nokia

Nokia's global developer community, Forum Nokia, connects developers to tools, technical information, support, and distribution channels they can use to build and market applications around the globe. From offices in the U.S., Europe, Japan, China, and Singapore, Forum Nokia provides technical and business development support to developers and operators to assist them in achieving their goal of successfully launching applications and services to consumers and enterprises.

About BroadSoft

BroadSoft's VoIP application software is revolutionizing the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its flagship BroadWorks® technology empowers wireless, wireline and cable carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and elevate customer satisfaction. BroadSoft's family of carrier-class software products delivers the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world's leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft provides VoIP applications to 6 of the top 10 and 12 of the top 25 largest carriers worldwide, including Korea Telecom, Singtel, Sprint, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-Systems, and Verizon. For additional information, go to

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