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Partnership between Swisscom and OnRelay for convergence

United Kingdom, 7 November 2006

Swisscom and UK-based software vendor OnRelay have agreed on a collaboration for convergence in Switzerland. The collaboration between the two companies allows Swisscom to resell OnRelay’s MBX in Switzerland.

As uptake of advanced mobile handsets are growing rapidly and third generation mobile networks have scaled and matured, OnRelay is increasingly targeting its leading Fixed Mobile Integration offering towards mobile-only (IP)PBX implementations. This fits well with business models and strategies for advanced mobile operators such as Swisscom.

“We are excited to be working with OnRelay, which is a clear leader in this space,” says Christian Raas, Senior Product Manager Corporate Voice, Swisscom. “We expect this close partnership in this emerging market for Fixed Mobile solutions to be long and profitable for both parties”, continues Raas.

“Switzerland is currently third in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s rating of countries with the most advanced level of IT adoption, and Swisscom is undoubtedly one of the most, if not the most, innovative mobile operator globally. We are very excited to be working with Swisscom to ensure they continue to lead the way also in Convergence.” commented Ivar Plahte, CEO of OnRelay. “What I find truly remarkable about this project is that all Swisscom business units, including fixed, mobile, and solutions, are all cooperating around our technology to tie together their voice products, bringing to their customers a state of the art integrated enterprise voice offering.”

OnRelay’s MBX (Mobile Branch eXchange) seamlessly integrates mobile phones with corporate voice systems from a wide range of vendors. The patented solution operates over any 3G / GSM network anywhere in the world. MBX is to date certified with Siemens, Cisco, Nortel and Avaya enterprise voice systems.

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About Swisscom

With revenue of CHF 4.8 billion for the first half of 2006 and a workforce of 16,739 full-time employees, the Swisscom Group is Switzerland's leading telecoms company. Swisscom is present nationwide, delivering all services and products for mobile, fixed and IP-based voice and data communications.

About OnRelay

Founded in 2000, UK based OnRelay is a pioneer in Fixed Mobile Integration, having launched its leading OnRelay MBX product in a number of European countries. The overall system architecture of MBX and all its basic call flow methods are patented*, including its underlying Telephony Internetworking Protocol (TINP). This protocol introduced a revolutionary end-point centric and parallel connection approach to solving complex mobile telephony integration issues, thereby for the first time enabling a truly seamless Fixed Mobile Integration offering to mobile enterprise users.

*US patent number 6.993.360

For additional information, please contact:

Iris Heinonen, Director of Marketing, OnRelay
+44 (0)1372 380 066 /

Publisher Contact Information:

OnRelay, Ltd.
+44 (0) 1372 380 066

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