TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 22, 2009) - Sangoma(R) Technologies Corporation (TSX VENTURE:STC) today announced it has completed the Japan Approvals Institute for Telecommunications Equipment Certification process for the Sangoma A104 digital telephony cards.
JATE sets forth strict regulations on telephony equipment in Japan, so that they can prevent any problems on the NTT telephony networks and ensure voice quality.
Sangoma has successfully completed the certification process and its connectivity hardware and software products have been type tested and certified JATE, meeting all requirements. This certification ensures that all Sangoma products made available to the region's distributors, resellers and consumers fall within national quality and control guidelines.
"This will help our Japanese business considerably," said Doug Vilim, VP Sales and Marketing for Sangoma.
Hiroshi Shibayama, President of Communication Business Avenue, Inc., an Empowered by Sangoma Partner based in Yokosuka City, Japan worked hard to attain this certification on Sangoma's behalf, and believes it will serve his business well.
"This is excellent news. A lot of people in Japan have been waiting to use Sangoma hardware, specifically in their trixbox Pro(TM) applications, and with this certification, now they can." Shibayama said.
He added, "People trust JATE certification and the mark on Sangoma sound cards shows them to be trustworthy and reliable equipment."
"As we continue our global expansion, it is important that our products are evaluated against applicable standards," said David Mandelstam, CEO of Sangoma. "We will continue to bring innovation, scalability and higher density solutions to the telecom market and this certification will certainly help to extend our global presence, especially in Asia."
The Sangoma A104 series with JATE Certification is available now from authorized Empowered by Sangoma channel partners.
About Sangoma Technologies Corporation
Sangoma is the premium provider of software-centric media and signal processing hardware. The company develops and manufactures the most scalable and reliable voice and Wide Area Network data cards in the industry, including the award-winning Advanced Flexible Telecommunications (AFT) product line. By offering the building blocks for all processing in any architecture, Sangoma gateways are tightly integrated and easily scalable. The result is a comprehensive toolset for creating cost-effective, powerful, and flexible solutions.
Founded in 1984, Sangoma Technologies Corporation is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX VENTURE:STC). Additional information on Sangoma can be found at: www.sangoma.com.