Du Pont Telecom to Play Key Role in TELES Expansion Into Africa

Berlin, Germany, November 21, 2008 --(PR.com)-- TELES, the Berlin based NGN and Access Gateways vendor, is expanding its operation into Africa with the support of voice communications distribution partner Du Pont Telecom.

Du Pont Telecom has signed a distribution partnership agreement for the supply of TELES Access Gateways throughout sub-Saharan Africa. ‘TELES AGW product range makes an excellent addition to our existing product portfolio,’ commented Graeme Victor, Du Pont’s CEO, ‘and will make a major contribution in helping us to supply exactly what our customers in Africa require.’

Avi Ben Shlush, TELES Product Marketing, is enthusiastic about the new partnership: ‘Du Pont Telecom is very well positioned to support our strategy in Africa for AGW distribution. They have the experience, know-how, and drive to meet regional requirements. I am delighted that we will be working together with them to focus on this growing market.’

The TELES Access Gateways product family enables PBX connection to VoIP networks, TDM, and mobile networks (GSM/UMTS). The TELES VoIPBOX provides customers with a VoIP gateway which includes several TDM interfaces, transcoding, SIP to H.323 protocol conversion, remote survivability, and emergency break-out support. In addition, the TELES iGATE mobile gateway enables VoIP/TDM calls to be terminated in GSM/CDMA and UMTS networks, allows email-to-SMS and SMS-to-email conversion, as well as enabling least cost routing to different mobile networks.

Sandra Vodene