Gamma Selects Metaswitch for VoWiFi Services

Via Metaswitch News Room

Mar 11, 2019

Gamma Selects Metaswitch for VoWiFi Services

By Metaswitch on Feb 21, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Network transformation accelerates new mobile services and rapid customer growth throughout the UK

LOS ALTOS, Calif. – February 21, 2019 – Cloud native communications software leader Metaswitch today announced that Gamma has selected Metaswitch to deploy its VoWiFi solution, expanding its offerings with a portfolio of advanced and innovative new services to business users in the UK.

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The Metaswitch VoWiFi solution is based upon easily scalable, cost-efficient cloud native core infrastructure components, and includes a highly intuitive and easily branded VoWiFi client that allows us to extend the service beyond IR.51-compliant devices.

Gamma provides a broad range of communications services to small, medium and large-sized businesses, the public sector and not-for-profit organizations. These services include SIP trunks, hosted voice and unified communications, broadband and data connectivity, and mobile voice and data.

“Metaswitch was able to offer Gamma a robust, scalable, cloud agnostic solution that promotes innovation and decreases time to market. Metaswitch’s solution allowed us to create and integrate new services in an agile fashion. This provides the ability to react to market demands quickly and cost-effectively, creating and deploying new capabilities in exceptional timescales”, said Phillip Stubbs, Gamma’s chief technical officer.

Metaswitch offers service providers a truly cloud native communications software solution. Its mobile portfolio couples clear and compelling economic advantages with the reliability, performance, agility and open interfaces that are required to quickly launch VoLTE/VoWiFi, and easily introduce other advanced voice services.

The solution includes the following cloud native key components:

  • Clearwater vIMS Core – a virtual IMS core built on a microservices architecture and open source framework that runs on any cloud infrastructure.
  • Rhino Telecom Application Server (TAS) – an extensible carrier-grade TAS designed for cost-effective, agile delivery of consumer and enterprise MMTel services for LTE and 5G.
  • Perimeta Session Border Controller (vSBC) – a virtual SBC that distributes signaling and media functionality across commodity hardware in the cloud.

“Innovative providers like Gamma are constantly looking to bring more services to their target customers,” said Metaswitch Chief Marketing Officer, Ian Maclean, “and there is clear synergy with Metaswitch’s own approach of rapid innovation, customer focus and business agility. Working with Gamma is further evidence of our mobile credentials and the ability to empower leading service providers with our portfolio of innovative technology and services.”

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