United Online, Inc.


November 15, 2005 07:31 ET

United Online Deploys Ubiquity Software to Power NetZero Voice Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) Internet Phone Service

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. & CARDIFF, United Kingdom--(CCNMatthews - Nov 15, 2005) -

United Online, Inc. (NASDAQ: UNTD) today announced it has deployed Ubiquity Software's (LSE: UBQ.L) SIP Application Server as the softswitch platform for its new PC-based VoIP phone service, NetZero Voice.

Ubiquity's Professional Services Organization worked with United Online, utilizing Ubiquity's SIP Application Server, to implement a host of calling features for NetZero Voice, including pre-paid calling, interactive voice response (IVR) and voicemail.

"Developing a robust calling feature set and accelerating our time to market was critical to the launch of our new VoIP services," said Jerry Popek, chief technology officer of United Online. "Ubiquity's seasoned SIP Application Server and capable professional services team helped make it happen."

"We are thrilled to help build and power United Online's new NetZero Voice service," said Ian McLaren, President and CEO of Ubiquity. "By working with Ubiquity, United Online will enable customers to enjoy a reliable, feature-rich IP-based service."

About United Online

United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD) is a leading provider of consumer Internet subscription services through a number of brands, including NetZero, NetZero Voice, Juno, and Classmates. The company's services include Internet access, accelerated dial-up services, Voice-over-Internet Protocol (VoIP), premium email, personal web hosting and domain services, photo-sharing services and social networking. United Online is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA, with offices in New York City, NY, Renton, WA, San Francisco, CA, Orem, UT, Munich, Germany, Jarfalla, Sweden, and Hyderabad, India. For more information about United Online and its Internet services, please visit http://www.untd.com.

About Ubiquity

Ubiquity Software Corporation PLC, listed on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange, develops and markets SIP-based communications software to service providers, ISVs and OEMs around the world. Its award-winning SIP Application Server (SIP A/S) is both a carrier-class deployment platform and a programmable, standards-based application creation environment (ACE) that allows customers to develop and deploy next-generation converged communications services. Ubiquity assists customers to accelerate the creation of customized SIP applications through its Professional Services Organization. The company is headquartered in Cardiff and has corporate offices in the US and Canada and representation in Japan and China. For more information, please visit www.ubiquitysoftware.com or email info@ubiquitysoftware.com.

Contact Information

  • For Ubiquity
    Abelson Group, Inc.
    Jennifer Abelson, 631-462-0003
    Investor Relations:
    Financial Dynamics
    James Melville-Ross or Cass Helstrip, +44 (0)20 7831 3113
    United Online
    Scott Matulis, 818 287-3388