Comverse And Deutsche Telekom Start Pilot Project With Wydeband's Content-On-Demand Platform Friday 23 March 2001 PDF Print Comverse, the world's leading supplier of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services, announced today at CeBIT 2001 a showcase for a content-on-demand service that enables distribution, hosting and management of applications such as, video-on-demand, games-on-demand, e-learning, business broadband applications, and other bandwidth demanding applications over Deutsche Telekom's ADSL broadband network infrastructure. Wydeband, a joint venture between Comverse and Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR) a leading provider of Internet traffic management solutions, is dedicated to providing broadband access networks with carrier-grade solutions for the management and the deployment of broadband value-added services. Using Deutsche Telekom's broadband infrastructure, the Wydeband Services Platform (WySP™) for this showcase offers an intelligent content selection portal, allowing content that is interactive and up-to-date with real-time additions and edits. The portal may include: movies, games, live TV channels, interactive media, video conferencing, shopping, e-learning and more. WySP is a carrier-grade platform that enables multiple content providers to efficiently manage the upload and distribution process of their content to Telekom's broadband subscribers. WySP allows service providers and content providers to generate additional revenue by offering interactive content, according to their subscribers' profile. WySP is an open solution that includes advanced load balancing and security hardware from Radware. "We are excited to evaluate Wydeband's Service Platform which will demonstrate the cutting-edge for broadband delivery of multimedia content that we are able to offer our subscribers," said Michael Rinschen, Director Business Development, Deutsche Telekom. "CeBIT will give us the opportunity to introduce our open broadband platform to a key audience," said Dov Levanon, President of Wydeband. "We believe, through this relationship with Deutsche Telekom, Wydeband's platform will prove to be a robust, scalable and high throughput infrastructure in a live environment." About Deutsche Telekom Deutsche Telekom - Europe`s largest telecommunications company offers comprehensive integrated telecommunications solutions worldwide. Deutsche Telekom is one of the driving forces in its industry. Deutsche Telekom's products and services set standards not only in Germany, but around the world as well. Deutsche Telekom ensures access to state-of-the-art solutions in all areas - including fixed network telephony, mobile telephony, Internet or system solutions. With about 226,000 employees worldwide, Deutsche Telekom generated Group revenues of around EUR 41 billion according to preliminary figures. With its four core business areas, Deutsche Telekom covers the entire spectrum of modern telecommunications: -Online / Internet (T-Online) -Mobile communications (T-Mobile) -IP data communications / system solutions (T-Systems) -Broadband fixed network access (T-Com) About Wydeband Wydeband is a joint venture of Comverse (NASDAQ: CMVT) and Radware (NASDAQ: RDWR), which provides the Wydeband Services Platform (WySP) to broadband access providers. WySP is a flexible, scalable, secure, carrier-grade platform that eliminates the need for multiple vertical integrations and includes all of the necessary tools to efficiently manage broadband value-added services. Wydeband is establishing itself as a leader in addressing the needs of access providers (DSL, CATV, LMDS, FTTH) and broadband services by offering a portfolio of applications and services that allow providers to differentiate themselves from competitors and maximize profits. About Comverse Comverse, a unit of Comverse Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:CMVT) is the world's leading provider of software and systems enabling network-based multimedia enhanced communications services with over 360 customers, in more than 100 countries. Comverse provides a wide range of solutions enabling multimedia messaging, multi-protocol mobile Internet platforms, wireless data and short messaging services, speech-controlled portal, wireless prepaid services, interactive voice response and other personal communications services. Other Comverse Technology business units include: Comverse Infosys which provides multiple channel, multimedia digital recording, logging, and quality monitoring systems marketed to contact centers, and law enforcement agencies; and Ulticom, a leading provider of network signaling software for wireless, wireline, and Internet communications services. Comverse Technology is an S&P 500 and NASDAQ-100 Index company. For additional information, visit the Comverse web site at http://www.comverse.com All product and company names mentioned herein may be registered trademarks or trademarks of Comverse or the respective referenced company(s). This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Pleon in the following categories: Consumer Technology, Personal Finance, Business & Finance, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.