BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwired - Jun 26, 2013) - Voip-Pal.Com, Inc. ("Voip-Pal", "Company") (OTC Pink: VPLM) is pleased to announce that Professor Ed Candy, former Technology Director of Hutchison 3G, has been appointed to the Company's Board of Directors.
Professor Candy served as 3 Group Technology Director for Hutchison 3G from 2000 to 2009, where he was primarily responsible for the technology for the world's most advanced 3G Networks operating across nine countries. He successfully introduced enterprise and IP systems and architectures into the cellular networks to create the most powerful broadband content and services delivery platform amongst 3G operators.
As Group Development Director for Simoco from 1996 to 2000, a buy out of Philips Radio Systems, Ed Candy orchestrated the development of TETRA Handsets and Digital radio networks now used by Public Safety forces across the world. From 1993 to 1996 Ed Candy served as Technology Director for Orange where he contributed significantly to the creation and success of the personal communication network. From 1988 to 1990 he was Technical Director of Rabbit, a public cordless telephone system which pioneered the introduction of mass Mobile telephony with many of the techniques introduced to Orange by Hutchison after acquisition and was Chairman of the Telepoint Operators Association.
"With ever increasing stakes attributable from our patent portfolio, Ed is the ideal person to guide our patent development," states Dennis Chang, President of Voip-Pal, "Ed Candy brings specific hands on experience and innovation related to our current patent portfolio. Along with recent Board additions of Dr. Thomas Sawyer and Dr. Colin Tucker, our company has the necessary technical expertise and leadership required to maximize the potential of our patent development for the benefit of our shareholders."
As well as his Non Exec Director roles, Ed Candy now acts as a Strategic Technology advisor for the 3 Group and also provides innovation guidance, strategic advice and consultancy services through his own company Strategitel Limited.
Professor Candy is a Fellow of the IET, a Senior Life Member of the IEEE, a Companion of the IREE Australia, and was a visiting Professor at Strathclyde University and Member of the University Court from 1995 until 2005.
About Voip-Pal.Com, Inc.
Voip-Pal.Com, Inc. ("Voip-Pal", "Company") is a publicly traded corporation (OTC Pink: VPLM) incorporated in December of 1997 in the State of Nevada and headquartered in Bellevue, Washington. Voip-Pal is a technical leader in the broadband Voice-over-Internet Protocol ("VoIP") market with the ownership and development of a portfolio of leading edge VoIP Patent Applications. Through its retail website, www.PlatinumPhone.com, Voip-Pal is also a provider of local and long-distance VoIP telephone services for next generation devices including smartphones, tablets and cell phones.
Voip-Pal's primary products are VoIP patent application technology acquired through the Company's Share Purchase Agreement to acquire 100% of the outstanding shares of Digifonica (International) Limited, a privately held company registered in Gibraltar ("Digifonica"). The Company is currently developing, testing, and administrating the patent process to ultimately license or sell the patents once they have been issued.
The addition of Digifonica has immediately advanced Voip-Pal as a technical leader in the VoIP services market which had revenues of $58 billion in 2011 and is experiencing double digit year-over-year growth. The patent application portfolio has greatly enhanced shareholder value and is expected to contribute to significant future revenue growth for Voip-Pal.Com as the number of mobile VoIP subscribers is projected to reach 410 million by 2015.
All statements contained in this news release, other than those identifying historical facts, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Safe Harbor provisions as contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relating to the Company's future expectations, including but not limited to revenues and earnings, technology efficacy, strategies and plans, are subject to safe harbors protection. Actual Company results and performance may be materially different from any future results, performance, strategies, plans, or achievements that may be expressed or implied by any such forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.