Press Release

Plano, Texas — February 15, 2017 — GENBAND™, a leading provider of real time communications software solutions, today announced that Crown Point Telephone Company has deployed its industry-leading Network Transformation solution, which includes the C15 Call Controller, to transform its legacy telecommunications networks to state-of-the-art technology. The GENBAND solution provides IP-based technology that delivers the latest in communications capabilities such as HD Voice, voicemail-to-email transcription and video calling. In addition to achieving 50 percent in power savings GENBAND’s Network Transformation solution allows Crown Point to replace costly legacy communications switching gear that was more than 25 years old with compact, software-based technology.

“Not only were we able to transfer more than 700 lines in five minutes with no disruption to our customers, but we also consolidated a room full of equipment down to a few racks, potentially freeing up approximately 90 percent of floor space, in addition to the 50 percent power reduction we received with GENBAND’s Network Transformation solution,” said Shana Macey, President of Crown Point. “With GENBAND’s solution we can now deliver the latest in next-generation communications technology, while also having the ability to instantly notify our customers of any emergency situations such as school closings or weather-related issues, including evacuations.”

“Crown Point has been delivering quality telecommunications services to its customers for more than a century, so we are delighted that they have entrusted GENBAND to upgrade their network and provide them with the ability to offer the latest in digital communications technology,” said John Ryan, Senior Vice President of the Americas Sales for GENBAND. “Reduced power consumption, the ability to offer new revenue-generating services, along with enhanced emergency notification capabilities and world-class professional services support are just a few of the many benefits that GENBAND’s Network Transformation solution offers.”

Key Takeaways:

  • Crown Point Telephone Company deploys GENBAND’s market-leading Network Transformation solution to achieve dramatic floor space and power savings, while gaining the ability to offer its customers new state of the art communications capabilities such as multi-port conference and video calling, voice, text and email messaging, number portability, line diagnostics and Enhanced-911 services.
  • GENBAND transferred more than 700 lines in 5 minutes, while allowing Crown Point to free up 90 percent in floor space and realize 50 percent in power savings.
  • GENBAND’s Network Transformation solution significantly consolidates and modernizes infrastructure and eliminates inefficiencies, providing IP services that help service providers improve business and residential communications services and accelerate time-to-market, while dramatically reducing recurring power, HVAC and staffing costs.
  • GENBAND’s Global Services organization assisted in the delivery of the project.

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