Dilithium Networks

Dilithium Networks

July 25, 2005 17:00 ET

MTN Selects Dilithium's Multimedia Gateway Solution to Launch 3G Video Telephony Services

PETALUMA, Calif.--(CCNMatthews - Jul 25, 2005) -

Dilithium Networks announced today that MTN, a leading South African mobile network operator, has selected the Dilithium DTG 2000 multimedia gateway for the delivery of multimedia and enhanced video services across their newly launched 3G network.

The DTG 2000 multimedia gateway incorporates several patent pending technologies including Dilithium Networks' Unicoding™ technology for fast efficient transcoding, resulting in better lip synchronization. Additional key benefits include Video Refresh™ for eliminating video corruption in messaging and streaming platforms, and AnswerFast™ Plus that reduces call setup times to under 1 second.

"MTN is the leading mobile operator in one of the fastest growing mobile markets in the world. Dilithium is pleased to be selected by MTN to deliver this innovative solution and assist in the successful deployment of 3G services," said Lee Ellison, Senior VP of Global Sales and Support, Dilithium Networks. "The DTG 2000 will be a key enabling platform for MTN's converged mobile-fixed network video services."

About Dilithium Networks

Dilithium Networks is the leader in 3G video telephony solutions for the world's mobile and broadband industries. The company's products include multimedia gateways, 3G-324M protocol analysis test tools, protocol stacks and video telephony client solutions. Our products facilitate interconnectivity between mobile and broadband networks to enable "Communications for a Borderless World." For more information, visit www.dilithiumnetworks.com.

About MTN

The MTN Group (formerly M-Cell) is an Africa-focused holding company that invests in the telecommunications industry, providing cellular, satellite and Internet access services to 14 African countries. MTN supports sustainable development with its rollout of telecommunications services and its investment in community projects focusing on education, science and technology, and arts and culture.

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