US company launches IP solutions
Digium, a leading manufacturer of Internet Protocol products based on the open-source Asterisk platform, yesterday launched its IP telephony solutions for Bangladesh market targeting such service providers, small and medium enterprises, corporate and financial sectors.
The US-based Digium has an array of IP products and solutions tailored to meet the needs of different segment of customers.
EMEM System Limited, one of the country's fastest growing information and communications technology companies, has been appointed as the sole distributor of Digium in Bangladesh.
Rupert Utteridge, Director, Sales and Marketing, Digital Technique (Asia Ltd), which distributed the Digium products in Asia region gave a presentation on various features of the solutions at the launching programme held at Hotel Sarina in the city.
The Digium products include Switchvox, Asterisk Appliance 50, Digium Analog and Digital board and B410P. All are feature riches, cost effective and easy to upgrade.
Addressing the launching ceremony, Abdul Mutaleb, chief executive officer of EMEM Systems Limited, said the Digium products are very cost-effective with the ability of easily upgrade when business expands.
He said the IP telephony service providers will be benefited a lot from adopting the Digium solutions as the nascent industry has to upgrade their infrastructure gradually in a cost-effective manner when their business will grow over time.
Syed Samiul Huq, director of EMEM Systems Ltd, said EMEM is working persistently to introduce innovative technologies to Bangladesh and investing immensely to build a pool of trained engineers in the field of IP technology.
He said Bangladesh is yet to exploit the wide range of benefits from IP based technology where Digium Asterisk pledges to play a pivotal role in the years to come.
The Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission recently awarded over 30 IP telephony licences enabling the ISPs to introduce IP based Voice services for the first time which promises to bring in more features and benefits to the telephone users.