Turkcell Selects Ribbon and Odine to Virtualize Voice Interconnect Services

The solution leverages Ribbon’s virtualized, container-ready solution, provided by Odine, for increased interconnect capacity, flexibility, and automation

PLANO, TX, March 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ribbon Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: RBBN), a global provider of real-time communications software and optical IP networking solutions for service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors, today announced its partnership with Odine, the a leading integrator of virtualized and containerized infrastructure and solutions, to enable next-generation voice interconnect services for Turkish telecom services and convergent technology provider Turkcell.

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“Virtualization and cloudification of existing services is a fundamental step in our digitization journey and also helps us reduce costs and simplify operations through centralized management while enabling real-time resource allocation,” said Dr. Gediz Sezgin, Chief Technology Officer of Turkcell. “We selected Ribbon and Odine because of their domain expertise, innovation and disruptive solutions.”

The complete solution, deployed in Turkcell’s core network, includes Ribbon’s SBC SWe, which offers the features and capabilities of device-based SBCs in a virtual software footprint, PSX SWe, a virtualized version of our centralized policy and solution routing and a best-in-class, virtualized Element Management System (EMS).

“Our goal is to provide the best solutions with our expertise to operators as they move towards a software environment, which is driven by agile vendors. We are extremely excited to be part of Turkcell’s digital transformation journey,” said Alper Tunga. Burak, CEO, Odine.

“We are proud to partner with Odine and Turkcell to enable the virtualization of interconnect services for mobile and fixed networks, helping to increase agility and reduce CAPEX and OPEX across the lifecycle. solution lifecycle,” said Steve McCaffery, EVP of Ribbon, Sales EMEA and APAC. “Our SBC SWe delivers key benefits including elasticity and high availability without compromising scale or performance on Turkell’s global IP network infrastructure. We look forward to continuing to support Turkcell on its digitalization journey. “

About Turkcell
Turkcell is a digital operator headquartered in Turkey, serving its customers with its unique portfolio of digital services as well as voice, messaging, data and IPTV services on its mobile and fixed networks. Turkcell Group companies operate in 4 countries – Turkey, Ukraine, Belarusand Northern Cyprus. Turkcell launched LTE services in its home country on April 1, 2016, using LTE-Advanced and 3 carrier aggregation technologies in 81 cities. Turkcell offers internet speed up to 10 Gbps with its FTTH services. Turkcell Group recorded revenue of TRY 35.9 billion in FY21 with total assets of TRY 70.7 billion in December 31, 2021. It has been listed on the NYSE and BIST since July 2000and is the only NYSE listed company in Turkey. https://www.turkcell.com.tr/

About Odine Solutions
Odine Solutions is a leading systems integrator focused on Tier 1 mobile network functions virtualization with unparalleled expertise in production deployments of private and hybrid telco clouds. Odine Solutions also owns and manages a private cloud infrastructure based on Odine Nebula® and Odine Orion® enabling a powerful suite of intelligent wholesale voice business management applications as PaaS/SaaS offerings for CSPs, wholesale voice/data aggregators and MNOs in 36 countries via regional networks. POPs located in the United States and the United Kingdom, and regional offices in Istanbul, London, prague, dubaiand Lahore.

About the ribbon
Ribbon Communications (Nasdaq: RBBN) provides communications software, IP and optical networking solutions to service providers, enterprises and critical infrastructure sectors globally. We are deeply committed to our customers, helping them modernize their networks to improve their competitive positioning and business results in today’s intelligent, always-on, data-hungry world. Our portfolio of innovative, end-to-end solutions deliver unparalleled scalability, performance, and agility, including core-to-edge software solutions, cloud-native offerings, industry-leading security and analytics tools, and IP and optical network solutions for 5G. . To learn more about the ribbon, visit rbbn.com.

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