Press Release

Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real time communications software and IP optical transport solutions to service providers, enterprises, and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced that Emily Cooperative Telephone Company (Emily Tel), a regional provider of premium communications services to customers in Central Minnesota, has deployed Ribbon’s market-leading Session Border Controller Software Edition (SBC SWe). The Ribbon SBC SWe delivers Emily Tel numerous benefits including providing enhanced security/encryption services to protect its communications network and customers from potential bad actors; certified support for Microsoft Teams Direct Routing; and the ability to simplify SIP trunk routing for business customers.

“Ribbon’s C15 Call Control technology has served us extremely well for many years, so when it came to enhancing our network security, expanding our offerings and SIP trunk routing capabilities, upgrading to Ribbon’s SBC SWe was a very easy decision,” said Josh Netland, CEO of Emily Tel. “Their SBC SWe provides us with state-of-the-art virtualized technology that allows us to cost-effectively enhance our communications offerings while protecting our network and our customers.”

“Emily Tel is always at the leading edge when it comes to providing its customers with the latest in communications services,” said Elizabeth Page, U.S. Rural Market Director for Ribbon. “We are delighted to extend our longstanding partnership with them by helping them protect their network and their customers as well as improve their offerings to both residential and business customers.”

Ribbon’s SBC SWe offers service providers of all sizes industry-leading media and audio transcoding capabilities while also delivering robust interworking for multiple signaling protocols and call admission control to manage network traffic levels. The SBC SWe can be deployed in any virtual or cloud environment without compromising scale or performance.

Key Takeaways:
• Emily Cooperative Telephone Company has deployed Ribbon’s SBC SWe to deliver advanced protection to its communications network and customers.
• In addition to enhancing the security of Emily Tel’s network, the Ribbon SBC SWe also delivers certified support for Microsoft Teams Direct Routing and the ability to simplify SIP trunk routing for its business customers.
• Emily Tel is already leveraging Ribbon’s market-leading call control technology and selected Ribbon’s virtualized SBC because of the two organizations’ longstanding relationship and Ribbon’s reputation for delivering carrier-grade, market-tested solutions.
• Ribbon’s SBC SWe offers service providers of all sizes industry-leading media and audio transcoding capabilities and the ability to efficiently manage network traffic levels.
• The SBC SWe can be deployed in any virtual or cloud environment.

 

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