iSkoot's Mobile VoIP Solution Achieves Carrier-Class Interoperability with Cisco IP Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) Architecture


iSkoot mobile software to be demonstrated with Cisco at Mobile World Congress

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 6 / / -- iSkoot, the leading provider of carrier-friendly mobile VoIP solutions, today announced the successful completion of iSkoot's integration and interoperability testing with the Cisco AS5000 Series Universal Gateway and the Cisco PGW 2200 Softswitch -- a carrier-class softswitch that performs signaling and call-control tasks to interconnect next-generation IP networks to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN).

The iSkoot mobile software will be showcased in the Cisco booth at the 2008 Mobile World Congress. This demonstration recognizes the iSkoot and Cisco's combined solution has been already been successfully deployed by mobile operators in Australia, Denmark, Sweden, Austria, Italy, Hong Kong, and the UK, and provides for unique mobile-to-VoIP calling capabilities over the voice channel. The iSkoot mobile software will be available for hands-on demonstration at Cisco's Mobile World Congress exhibit booth #8A5, in Hall 8, from February 11-14th in Barcelona, Spain.

"We're excited to be working with Cisco and their state-of-the-art, carrier-class technology to enable seamless integration with carrier networks worldwide," said Jacob Guedalia, Chief Operations Officer at iSkoot. "As a result of our successful interoperability testing, iSkoot's mobile solution is now commercially deployed by mobile operators around the globe. We're honored that Cisco is recognizing this achievement by featuring our software at the Mobile World Congress."

"As the Internet increasingly becomes the foundation for all mobile communications, the Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network architecture provides the scalability, openness, and reliability that service providers need to deploy innovative applications such as iSkoot and deliver new profitable services to their subscribers," said Jon Hindle, director of mobility marketing at Cisco.

About iSkoot

With offices in Cambridge, Mass., San Francisco and Israel, iSkoot is dedicated to enabling mobile Internet voice and chat services. iSkoot software allows users to view their buddy lists, make and receive Internet calls, and enjoy instant messaging using nearly any mobile handset. Supported on native platforms (Symbian S60, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile, UIQ, and Palm) as well as J2ME and BREW platforms, iSkoot uses proprietary technology and has many patents pending for its unique client server protocol and interfaces, Mobile-to-Skype gateway and integrated presence system. For more information, visit http://www.iskoot.com/

iSkoot is a trademark of iSkoot Inc. All other trademarks, service marks and company names are the property of their respective owners.

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