VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 21, 2013) - CounterPath (TSX:CCV)(NASDAQ:CPAH), a leading developer of award-winning desktop, tablet and mobile VoIP software products and solutions, today announced it is building a comprehensive communications community for journalists, analysts and select attendees to use during the 2013 Mobile World Congress taking place from February 25-28 in Barcelona, Spain.
Bria play | Mobile World Congress Edition is a special version of CounterPath's industry-leading Bria mobile softphone which enables users to stay connected for free* while attending the event. Additionally, Bria play will ensure users are part of an exclusive Mobile World Congress community with presence functionality that allows them to easily interact with other users to discuss the latest news and announcements for the first time in the show's history.
Bria play features include:
- A integrated in-app sign up process to easily onboard users
- High-definition voice and video calling
- Instant messaging and SMS
- Seamless switching between mobile and Wi-Fi networks
- Integration with existing contact lists on device
- Enhanced security, firewall traversal and interoperability
- Multitasking support for background operation while utilizing other applications
"CounterPath developed Bria play to showcase how our products are powering the next generation of Telco OTT based services that will provide a superior answer to Internet OTT providers such as Skype, Viber, Rebtel and others," said Todd Carothers, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Products, CounterPath. "Bria play is also providing a first look at our new cloud offerings that can be white-labeled for service provider offerings and will launch later this year."
The Bria play | Mobile World Congress Edition is available on for Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, as well as Google Android via iTunes or Google Play. To receive an activation code, accredited press and analysts can contact email@example.com.
CounterPath is a global leader in softphone technology with millions of endpoints sold. With the largest list of interoperability with IP PBXs and SIP-based network infrastructure softswitches, Bria is built toward industry standards with proven multimedia technology that provides a high-quality, unified communications experience and voice and video calls over fixed, mobile and Wi-Fi broadband networks. Bria's ability to switch seamlessly between mobile and Wi-Fi networks gives businesses new options for "always on" connectivity while realizing cost savings through free Wi-Fi networks.
* Based on a Wi-Fi connection. If using 3G/4G network, Bria will also help reduce costly voice roaming charges.
CounterPath's standards based VoIP softphones are changing the face of telecommunications. The BYOD VoIP favorite, Bria softphone for mobile devices and desktop, together with the company's easy-to-use client management, provisioning and configuration server enables enterprises, service providers, and OEMs around the globe to offer a seamless and unified communications experience across both fixed and mobile networks. Standards-based, cost-effective and reliable, CounterPath's award-winning solutions power voice, video, messaging, and presence that empower customers such as Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Verizon, BT, Mobilkom Austria, NTT, Rogers, Avaya, BroadSoft, Cisco Systems, GENBAND, Metaswitch Networks, Mitel and NEC.
For more information about CounterPath's Bria softphone applications and provisioning solutions, visit: www.counterpath.com/products.