SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Covad Wholesale, a leading national provider of IP broadband services, and Broadvox, a recognized leader in the VoIP industry for almost a decade, announced today that the companies are extending their partnership. Broadvox will now leverage Covad's IP Backhaul Aggregation Service and Ethernet access services to deliver, prioritize and segment voice traffic to meet the demanding needs of their business customer base, which includes professional services and healthcare-related business customers.
"We've partnered with Covad Wholesale since 2007, which has enabled us to offer our customers quality products that help them attain their business goals," said David Byrd, Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Broadvox. "By interconnecting through Covad's IP Backhaul Aggregation service, we can now offer our customers the highest class of service that results in increased voice clarity at a competitive price point, which is a defining factor in any voice solution's success."
Covad Wholesale's IP Backhaul Aggregation Service provides its wholesale partners a high-speed connection to Covad's nationwide private IP network. By bypassing the public Internet, Broadvox is better able to manage their customers' experience by providing them with the control to deliver the highest quality network in support of real-time voice applications along with the added benefit of security. Ideal for growing businesses, the service is also scalable to allow for network expansion as demands increase with upgrade options from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps in 100-Mbps increments. In addition to the aggregation service, Broadvox is integrating Covad's Ethernet services for nationwide reach of their voice and data solutions in a cost-effective manner. Broadvox is leveraging Covad Wholesale's QoS/ CoS capabilities to ensure advanced management of voice and data traffic through prioritization.
"At Covad Wholesale, we're focused on providing our partners with cost-effective, high-quality products and services to enable market-leading solutions," said David Williams, Vice President, Marketing, Covad Wholesale. "By tightening our relationship through an interconnection and fast growing Ethernet access services, Broadvox can continue to evolve their solutions by providing their customers with a way to improve operational efficiencies and remain competitive without sacrificing on performance and quality end-to-end."
Founded in 2001, Broadvox is a worldwide leader in providing integrated managed VoIP services to SMBs, enterprises and carriers. It has deployed one of the largest, full-featured global VoIP networks and is trusted by more than 300 telecommunications carriers, CLECs, ISPs and several thousand enterprises to terminate and originate over twelve billion minutes annually. The Broadvox network operations center provides the reliability, security and quality of service required by the world's most discriminating customers. Broadvox offers SIP Trunking, SIP origination and termination services and a hosted virtual IP PBX solution. Broadvox is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Please visit www.Broadvox.com for additional information.
About Covad Wholesale and MegaPath Inc.
Covad Wholesale is a business unit within the MegaPath brand dedicated to providing solutions to the carrier and service provider markets through one of the largest end-to-end networks in the country. In 2010 Covad combined with Speakeasy and MegaPath to form a single company providing a full range of nationwide IP voice, security, and VPN and Internet services. Covad Wholesale manages a robust, next-generation IP/MPLS network that efficiently delivers integrated voice, video, and data solutions. With an expanded footprint supported in part by more than 4,400 COs, Covad Wholesale broadband services are available in 240 markets across 45 states addressing over 60 percent of all U.S. businesses. To learn more about Covad Wholesale, please call us at 408-856-6712, or visit www.covadwholesale.com. To learn more about MegaPath, please visit www.megapath.com or call 1-877-MegaPath (634-2728).
SOURCE Covad Wholesale