Transtelecom launched cloud videoconferencing based on VideoMost software platform
MOSCOW, Russia, Oct 14, 2014 – SPIRIT DSP, the world’s No. 1 voice and video over IP engines provider serving more than one billion users in over 100 countries, announced today that Transtelecom, #2 wireline provider in Russia, started SaaS delivery of HD web videoconferencing based on VideoMost software platform.
With 2013 revenue of nearly $1B Transtelecom operates and maintains one of the largest fiber-optic infrastructures in Russia that spreads for about 76.000 km. Transtelecom EurasiaHighway connects Russia with networks of neighbor countries, including China, Japan, Mongolia, Korea, Finland, the Baltic States and the CIS and is considered the optimal internet route between Europe and Asia.
VideoMost software platform enables Transtelecom to deliver a co-branded cloud videoconferencing service to its private and corporate clients. The service combines HD videoconferencing with collaboration tools, such as document and desktop sharing, whiteboard, instant messaging, presence status, video sessions recording and the ability to connect SIP endpoints, including legacy video conferencing equipment, and WebRTC support.
Prior to signing the contract Transtelecom thoroughly tested VideoMost for more than a year to make sure the product meets tough telco requirements such as redundancy and high availability, scalability and multi-point HD voice and video quality, as well as Windows, iOS and Android platforms support. The superior quality of VideoMost is empowered by TeamSpirit Voice&Video Engine that provides HD voice quality better by 0.5 MOS than other VoIP products while delivering up to 4K HD video. Transtelecom has extended the list of dozens service providers in the US, Europe and Asia that are benefiting from SPIRIT’s mobile video software products.
‘The new Transtelecom cloud videoconferencing service is aimed primarily at corporate clients. It is included in the Transtelecom basic service offerings along with broadband internet access,’ said Oleg Leonov, head of sales and service at Transtelecom.
‘We are pleased to announce a partnership with Transtelecom, one of the largest Russian telecom providers. Our cooperation with Transtelecom will allow enterprises across the country to experience the highest quality of VideoMost HD web videoconferencing service’, says Andrew Sviridenko, Chairman of SPIRIT DSP.
VideoMost is an award-winning massively multipoint web-based videoconferencing software-only product, enabling telecom carriers, service/SaaS providers and enterprises to deliver a self-branded videoconferencing service from the cloud or with on-premise installation. The software supports up to 50 fully interactive video participants in a conference room plus video broadcast to 500 more people and is powered by SPIRIT’s TeamSpirit Conferencing (both server- and client-side), which embraces scalable H.264SVC and VP8 video codecs and SPIRIT’s HD-quality IP-MRTM wideband voice codec (IETF RFC 6262) that automatically adapts video quality to bandwidth and processor power available. VideoMost delivers up to 30 fps HD-video for each participant in a conference while requiring only 512 kbps of bandwidth.
The VideoMost software server supports an unprecedented 1000 concurrent video channels per $4000 PC hardware server, dramatically cutting down service providers’ costs for hardware server infrastructure. VideoMost is uniquely universal, and and includes admin controls with single authorization and contact lists; desktop/file sharing, recording and messaging capabilities; LDAP support, integration with emails and calendars, SIP support for legacy videoconferencing endpoints; presence and more functions.
About SPIRIT DSP
SPIRIT DSP is the world’s #1 voice and video over IP (VVoIP) engines provider. SPIRIT’s innovative carrier-grade voice and video software platform is used by carriers, OEMs and software developers, , serving more VoIP users than Skype. SPIRIT DSP software platforms serve more than 1 billion users in 100 countries. Over 250 global technology leaders have licensed and/or are delivering products based on SPIRIT DSP software products, including Apple, Adobe, ARM, AT&T, Avaya, Blizzard, BroadSoft, BT, China Mobile, Dialogic, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, Korea Telecom, Kyocera, LG U+, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Polycom, Reliance, Samsung, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba, Viber, ZTE. SPIRIT’s direct OEM customers jointly exceed 60 percent of the global smartphone market share.
SPIRIT DSP mainstream product today is multi-point web videoconferencing software VideoMost targeted at enterprise customers in partnership with telcos as SAAS service. SPIRIT DSP offers its multipoint videoconferencing software products to carriers around the world who are deploying high-demand cloud videoconferencing and mobile video calling services under their own brands. Videoconferencing services based on SPIRIT DSP software help operators to gain extra revenue and effectively compete against Microsoft Lync, Cisco Webex and Google Hangouts offerings for the enterprises.
For software developers SPIRIT DSP offers VideoMost SDK, a product designed to enable seamless integration of multi-point HD videoconferencing solutions with applications, web-based services, cloud platforms, business applications, intranet portals, e-learning, call center solutions, etc.
Transtelecom is #2 wireline Russian telecom providers with 2013 revenue close to $1B. The company operates and maintains one of the largest fiber-optic communication lines in Russia that spreads for about 76.000 km and has a capacity of more than 2.5 Tbit/s. 17 regional subsidiaries of Transtelecom created in the largest cities of Russia provide a wide range of services, including communication services and data transmission, as well as broadband Internet access and delivered to more than 1.6 million private and corporate subscribers throughout the country.
Transtelecom transcontinental fiber-optic line, called EurasiaHighway, connects with networks of nearly all neighbor countries, including China, Japan, Mongolia, Korea, Finland, the Baltic States and the CIS and is considered as the optimal route between Europe and Asia.