VoLGA Forum Participating Companies

Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) is the trusted partner of service providers, enterprises and governments worldwide, providing solutions to deliver voice, data and video communication services to end-users. A leader in fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, IP technologies, applications and services, Alcatel-Lucent has operations in more than 130 countries and the most experienced global services organization in the industry.

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Deutsche Telekom is one of the leading integrated telecommunications companies worldwide. In around 50 countries the Group sets standards in terms of its vision of "connected life and work". The company offers its customers the full range of telecommunications and IT products and services from a single source – be it mobile communications, fixed-network telephony, broadband Internet or complex information and communications technology solutions (ICT). Further information is available at www.telekom.com.

Ditech Networks is a leader in delivering voice solutions to the world. For over 10 years we’ve been experts in voice processing technology. Our solutions are deployed in wireline, mobile and VoIP carrier networks around the world, processing literally hundreds of millions of calls a day. Ditech solutions deliver tangible business benefits with the reliability, robustness and scalability service providers demand. Voice - It's how you connect.

GENBAND is a global leader and innovator of next generation IP media, session border and fixed mobile convergence security solutions deployed in over half of the world's 100 largest service providers. These high-performance gateway solutions are at the core of fixed and mobile networks around the world - evolving, securing and enhancing communications networks. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, GENBAND has Centers of Excellence in Brazil, China, Maryland, Massachusetts and Texas, and serves customers and partners in more than 80 countries. Additional information is available at www.genband.com.

HTC

Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (HTC) designs, manufactures and markets innovative, feature rich smartphone and PDA Phone devices. Since its establishment, HTC has developed strong R&D capabilities, pioneered many new designs and product innovations and launched state-of-the-art PDA Phones and smartphones for mobile operators and distributors in Europe, the US, and Asia. These machines are available as HTC devices and as products individually customized for operator and device partners. HTC is one of the fastest growing companies in the mobile device market. The company is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under ticker 2498. For more information, please visit www.htc.com.

Huawei is a leader in providing next generation telecommunications networks, and now serves 36 of the world's top 50 operators, along with over one billion users worldwide. The company is committed to providing innovative and customized products, services and solutions to create long-term value and growth potential for its customers.

Kineto Wireless is the key innovator and leading supplier of standards-based solutions that enable mobile operators to embrace the cost and performance advantages of fixed and mobile broadband access networks. Kineto provides software and services to major wireless infrastructure and device vendors to enable the development products compliant with the leading 3GPP FMC and Voice over LTE standards. Kineto customers and partners include NEC, Motorola, Samsung, LG Electronics, HTC, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments, Infineon, ST-NXP, Cisco/Linksys, Ubiquisys, Netgear and Westell. For more information about Kineto, please visit http://www.kineto.com.

LG Electronics, Inc. (KSE: 066570.KS) is a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics, mobile communications and home appliances, employing more than 84,000 people working in 115 operations including 84 subsidiaries around the world. With 2008 global sales of USD 44.7 billion, LG is comprised of five business units - Home Entertainment, Mobile Communications, Home Appliance, Air Conditioning and Business Solutions. LG is the world's leading producer of flat panel TVs, audio and video products, mobile handsets, air conditioners and washing machines. LG has signed a long-term agreement to become both a Global Partner and a Technology Partner of Formula One&trade. As part of this top-level association, LG acquires exclusive designations and marketing rights as the official consumer electronics, mobile phone and data processor of this global sporting event.

LG Electronics Mobile Communications Company is a leading global mobile communication and information company. LG creates handsets that provide an optimized mobile experience to customers around the world with its cutting-edge technology and innovative handset design capabilities. Increasingly, LG is perusing convergence technology and mobile computing products. LG will continue to take leadership in the mobile communication environment with stylish designs and smart technology. For more information, please visit www.lge.com.

Mavenir's innovative mobile convergence solutions enable mobile operators to offer subscribers new and enhanced services and applications. The company delivers next-generation Mobile Voice, Messaging and Presence services from a single converged core, saving CAPEX and OPEX for the mobile operators. Its innovations deliver any service to any device, bridging core network and broadband access generations. For more information, please visit www.mavenir.com.

Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $30.1 billion in 2008.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2007 consolidated sales of US$105 billion. Employing approximately 150,000 people in 134 offices in 62 countries, the company consists of two main business units: Digital Media & Communications and Device Solutions. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs.

Sonus

Sonus Networks Inc., providing network transformation through IP communications technology, is leading the evolution of communications networks to support the multi-media, multi-device demands of today's digital lifestyle. Sonus solutions and services enable fixed, mobile and cable operators to gain network awareness and new multi-media capabilities essential to retaining and expanding their subscriber base. Through standards based interoperable solutions and services, Sonus extends the investments made in traditional networks by enabling operators to seamlessly migrate to next generation technology and deliver the secure, reliable, scalable and cost-effective network needed to grow their business. For more information visit www.sonusnet.com.

Software Performance Assurance (SPA) is a specialist provider of software testing services with extensive experience in the Telecom industry at all the points in the value stream, from components manufacturers to network equipment vendors to service provider. We provide testing solutions for fixed, mobile and converged broadband networking, and IP technologies including legacy, GSM, GPRS, 3G, IMS, and 4G (LTE) technologies. With our trained onshore and offshore testing resources and pre-built test environments, we save our customers significant CAPEX and OPEX. As specialists in our field, we integrate measurable and repeatable processes, patented technology, and highly capable specialists in the field of software performance assurance to offer our client an efficient solution. 

Starent Networks, Corp. is a leading provider of infrastructure solutions that enable mobile operators to deliver multimedia services to their subscribers. The company has created solutions that provide mobile operators with the functions and services needed for access, mobility management and call control in their networks. Through integrated intelligence and high performance capabilities, its solutions also enhance subscriber management, billing and session policy enforcement. The company's products are capable of supporting a wide range of mobile wireless networks, such as UMTS/HSPA, CDMA2000, WiFi, and WiMAX.

tecore

Tecore Networks is a global supplier of multi-technology 2G, 3G and 4G mobile network infrastructure. Built with the same standards-based voice and data technologies available to global carriers on an IP-based architecture, we have dramatically enhanced functionality while minimizing space requirements, installation time and cost of ownership. We also offer integrated value-added features to enable our customers to increase ARPU and retention. Our solutions include core as well as radio access network infrastructure, supported by state-of-the-art professional services. Founded in 1991, Tecore is ISO 9001:2000 certified, and is a three-time winner of the Global Mobile (3GSM) Award. For more information, visit www.tecore.com.

Ulticom

Through innovative customer collaboration, Ulticom builds service-essential signaling solutions that provide our customers with clear and measurable value. Ulticom's products are used by leading telecommunication equipment and service providers worldwide to deploy innovative wireless, wireline, and Internet communications services. For more information, visit www.ulticom.com

Vitendo Systems, Inc. delivers products and technology with the goal of accelerating the deployment of Fixed-Mobile Convergence based services. Its flag ship products vFone and Mobile Connect have been deployed by operators and OEM’s worldwide.  Vitendo is a privately-held company with headquarters in Newport Beach, California. For more information, visit www.vitendo.com.

Wichorus

WiChorus is a leading provider of highly intelligent and scalable Mobile Packet Core solutions. It's SmartCore platforms enable operators to deploy Smart LTE, HSPA and WiMAX Mobile Packet Core with advanced service and subscriber management, content  management, and network optimizations, and to monetize the Internet for  increased ARPU and profitability.  Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., WiChorus is backed  by leading Silicon Valley investors Accel Partners, Mayfield Fund, Pinnacle  Ventures and Redpoint Ventures. For more information, please visit www.wichorus.com.

ZTE is a leading global provider of telecommunications equipment and network solutions. The product range of ZTE is the most complete in the world - covering virtually every sector of the wireline, service and terminals markets. The company delivers innovative, customized solutions including products and services to over 500 operators in more than 140 countries, helping them to achieve continued revenue growth and to shape the future of the world's communications. ZTE commits around 10% of annual turnover to research and development and takes a leading role in a wide range of international bodies developing emerging telecoms standards. It is China's biggest listed telecoms manufacturer, with shares publicly traded on both Hong Kong and Shenzhen Stock Exchanges.