NetComm rallies on NEC SIP Telephone deal
Shares in NetComm soared 15% on news it had established a partnership with NEC Business Solutions. The broadband technology specialist said it is set to develop and manufacture the first fully approved third -party SIP-compatible digital telephone to operate with NEC’s UNIVERGE SV7000 IP Telephony solutions.
MD David Stewart said that NEC Corporation, a world market leader in telephony, were looking for a business-grade telephone that could support the many functions of its UNIVERGE IP-PBX range. “TheNetComm Product Customisation Division was commissioned to build the V95 for NEC to deliver a standardised product on the SIP platform and to capitalise on the powerful feat ures in the UNIVERGE SV7000 IP telephony solution,” he explained.
The NetComm V95 IP Telephone uses the popular Voice over IP standard Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and will be now be used by NEC. Evaluation samples of the V95 have also been sent to several other countries where NEC operates, to review the phone’s compatibility for overseas use, the company advised. NetComm said that they are extremely optimistic of broad adoption worldwide.