Locaweb Selects Global IP Solutions’ VoiceEngine to Power Softphone

Leading Brazilian carrier now provides a virtual PBX offering to Businesses and consumers

SÃO PAULO, Brazil. — Oct. 28, 2008 — Global IP Solutions (Oslo Børs: GIPS), the leading provider of IP multimedia processing solutions, announced today that Locaweb will deploy GIPS VoiceEngine technology to power Locaweb’s softphone, which is part of a larger virtual PBX offering for small-to-medium businesses, consumers and call centers throughout Brazil and Latin America.

“We were certain that Global IP Solutions media processing technology would provide our customers with the quality they have come to expect from Locaweb, and we are thrilled to be utilizing the best VoIP software available,” said Locaweb Telecom Product Manager, Dov Bigio. “Consumers and businesses alike need to rely on flawless technology to help keep them in-touch. With GIPS software, Locaweb will be able to offer high-quality through our virtual PBX offering.”

Locaweb is the leading hosted IT services company in the Brazilian market. By utilizing GIPS technology, Locaweb can ensure its customers can benefit from a virtual PBX offering, which can replace legacy PBX systems to reduce the cost of long distance communication by 80 percent.

“Locaweb has clearly established itself as a leading carrier in Latin America,” said Emerick Woods, GIPS Chief Executive Officer. “Their virtual PBX solution offers end-users a unique and easy way to stay connected. By embedding GIPS technology, Locaweb will be providing their customers with true high-quality, resulting in a seamless communication experience.”

GIPS VoiceEngine is a comprehensive solution designed to handle all necessary voice processing for VoIP. GIPS’ VoiceEngine provides superior voice quality even under the most adverse network conditions resulting in the highest quality user experience possible.

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Global IP Solutions is the world’s most widely deployed technology for processing real-time voice and video over IP networks. As the inventors of iLBC – an IETF industry standard for narrowband speech codec and iSAC – the defacto industry standard for wideband speech codec, Global IP Solutions’ software delivers robust functionality with enough flexibility to be easily integrated in virtually any application. By leveraging this cutting-edge technology, service providers, applications developers and hardware manufacturers can bring to market highly differentiated products to reduce churn and increase customer satisfaction. Our software is deployed in over 800 million end-points and resolves the full range of network impairments — like delay, jitter, packet loss, and echo. In addition, Global IP Solutions’ technology offers the highest quality voice and video processing available in the marketplace as well as industry leading bandwidth optimization to ensure the most efficient use of IP networks. These solutions can be delivered at virtually any level of integration- from components such as codecs, to more complete media processing engines and SDKs. Our products also comply with industry standards, which allows for wider adoption, faster time to market, and the best user experience possible. Unifying CommunicationsNo other company delivers the quality, scale and flexibility of media processing technology that today’s unified communications require. With over 20 patents pending and approved, GIPS has pioneered the application of innovations in IP communications, which helps our customers achieve extreme performance. Customers are GIPS top priority, which is why our mission is to enable you with technology that’s validated by proven industry leaders. GIPS by any measure — deployments, platform and by solving network impairments — is the company that provides world-class technology to power your products. See the difference and hear the difference with GIPS.

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