SOURCE: Cedar Point Communications

July 07, 2008 09:00 ET

Cobian and Cedar Point Partner to Bring Intergrated Voice and Multimedia Services to Caribbean Network Operators

DERRY, NH--(Marketwire - July 7, 2008) - Cedar Point Communications, a worldwide leader in integrated Voice over IP (VoIP) switching technologies for communications providers, announced today that Cobian Engineering & Technical Consultants, a network design an installation company, has been selected to support deployments of Cedar Point's SAFARI C3 Media Switching System, to Incumbent Local Exchange Carriers (ILEC) in the Caribbean.

Under the agreement, Cobian will assist Cedar Point in the identification of customer prospects, sales and other professional services, including installation and remote and on-site technical support capabilities, for ILEC's in the Caribbean.

"A critical part of accelerating our deployments outside of our core customer base is creating the right network of sales and support partners," said Chris Zanyk, vice president, North America sales for Cedar Point Communications. "We anticipate that we will be able to leverage Cobian's established relationships with incumbent telephone companies to help us to broaden our footprint beyond our cable customers in the Caribbean."

"In a competitive environment, time to market is crucial for incumbent telephone companies looking to deploy next generation Voice over IP (VoIP) telephone services," said Bob Moody, CMO for Cobian. "We feel that the simplicity, cost-effectiveness and scalability of the SAFARI C3 Media Switching System make it an ideal choice for our existing and prospective customers."

Cedar Point has shipped more than four million SAFARI C3 lines to customers in the Americas, the Caribbean and Europe. SAFARI C3 supports up to 250,000 lines of capacity in less than a cubic yard of space, incorporating all of the components that make up the voice switching infrastructure. It is being deployed for residential and business services by a diverse customer base that includes Cable System Operators, Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs), Wireless Operators and Universities.

About Cobian Engineering & Technical Consultants, Inc.

Cobian ETC is a professional consulting, engineering and sales corporation, specializing in the design, engineering and installation of telecom and datacom networks across all technologies. We provide our clients with future proof solutions & personalized service. Established in 2005 and headquartered in Orlando FL our engineering and technical personnel provide our services solutions worldwide. Our offices are strategically located in Orlando, FL, Ottawa, Canada, Puerto Rico, Dallas, Texas, New Hampshire, and soon Dubai. For more information, please visit www.Cobianetc.com.

About Cedar Point Communications

Cedar Point Communications' integrated switching platform enables the scalable, simplified and cost-effective delivery of VoIP and multimedia services for communication providers and network operators. Designed to provide carrier-class performance and reliability, while increasing network integrity, security and privacy, Cedar Point's SAFARI C³ Multimedia Switching System supports legacy circuit, NCS and SIP-based voice services, as well as a migration path to IMS. The company is based in Derry, NH, with offices in Meersburg, Germany, and Sophia Antipolis, France. For more information, please visit www.cedarpointcom.com.

Contact Information

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    Jim Gayton
    603.216.3124 (office)
    978.609.7726 (mobile)
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    or

    Robert Moody
    Chief Marketing Officer
    407-447-1140 (office)
    407-718-5271 (cell)
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