Sandvine Incorporated

Sandvine Incorporated

September 01, 2009 07:00 ET

Sandvine Wins Four New Service Provider Customers in EMEA Region

WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 1, 2009) -

Attention: Technology Editors

Sandvine, (TSX:SVC)(AIM:SAND) a leading provider of intelligent broadband network solutions for cable, DSL, FTTx, fixed wireless and mobile operators, today announced four new service providers customers, all from the company's Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) sales region.

Sandvine has won initial deployments at:

  • a Tier-1 European DSL and wireless service provider, with over one million broadband subscribers;
  • a major cable provider in Europe offering triple-play services, with over one million broadband subscribers;
  • two wireless operators in the Middle East, one of which represents Sandvine's second win through its reseller relationship with a global wireless network equipment vendor.

"Competition amongst service providers in EMEA, particularly in Europe, is extremely intense. As service providers look for an edge, they are increasingly turning to policy control solutions like Sandvine's to improve network operations and enhance the subscriber experience," said Tom Donnelly, Sandvine co-founder, EVP marketing and sales.

Sandvine's Policy Traffic Switch (PTS) hardware and related software allow service providers to create intelligent broadband networks through network policy control. Sandvine's solutions help service understand network traffic, plan future network capacity and deploy network policies to manage congestion, create new personalized services, mitigate malicious traffic and enhance customer service.

For more information on Sandvine's platform, products and applications, visit us at Broadband World Forum in Paris, France, booth #433.


Sandvine is focused on protecting and improving the quality of experience on the Internet. Our award-winning network equipment and solutions help cable, DSL, FTTx, fixed wireless and mobile operators better serve their subscribers and understand network trends; offer new services; mitigate malicious traffic; manage network congestion; and deliver QoS-prioritized multimedia services. With customers in 70 countries serving over one hundred million broadband and wireless subscribers, Sandvine is enhancing the Internet experience worldwide.

Certain statements in this release which are not historical facts constitute forward-looking statements or forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws ("forward-looking statements") and are made pursuant to the "safe harbour" provisions of such laws. Statements related to the scope of deployment of Sandvine's products by a specific customer, the potential revenue opportunity with any particular customer or in any market segment, the benefit's of Sandvine's products and services to be realized by customers, Sandvine's market position, future opportunities, product development plans and demand for Sandvine's products and services are forward looking statements, as are any statements relating to future events, conditions or circumstances. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve both known and unknown risks and uncertainties that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of Sandvine to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, changes in internal deployment strategies or plans by specific customers; the growth of broadband internet usage and levels of capital spending on broadband network management systems; the timing of orders and manufacturing lead times; changes in customer order patterns or customer mix; insufficient, excess or obsolete inventory; increased competition in the broadband network equipment industry; dependence on the timely development and market acceptance of new product offerings and standards; rapid technological and market change; manufacturing and sourcing risks including dependence on key suppliers and key technologies; dependence upon indirect channel sales and resellers; factors such as business and economic conditions and growth trends in the broadband network equipment industry and in various geographic regions; global economic conditions and uncertainties in the geopolitical environment including the impact of regulation related to the internet and the delivery of internet services. Forward-looking statements are based on management's current plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions, and Sandvine does not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements should assumptions related to these plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions change.

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