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[January 23, 2013]

BroadSoft Licenses SPIRIT DSP Mobile Video Engine

MOSCOW --(Business Wire)--

SPIRIT DSP, the world's #1 voice and video over IP engines provider serving more than 1 billion users in 100+ countries, announced today that BroadSoft, Inc. (NASDAQ: BSFT), the leading global provider of software and services that enables mobile, fixed-line and cable service providers to deliver unified communications and other voice and multimedia services over their IP- based networks, has licensed TeamSpirit® Voice&Video Engine Mobile and PC to provide HD-quality voice and video calls in its BroadTouch™ user application.

BroadTouch Business Communicator brings together voice, video, instant messaging and presence, on a single interface that spans mobile and desktop platforms, including Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. BroadTouch harnesses the power of the BroadWorks® application platform and BroadCloud™, the firm's cloud-based service delivery platform, and extends these innovative communication services directly to the end-user. Before the agreement with SPIRIT DSP, BroadSoft used Google's voice engine.

BroadSoft has over 500 telecommunications service provider customers in moe than 65 countries, including 20 of the top 25 service providers globally, as measured by revenue.

"We are dedicated to ensuring our global telecommunications service provider customers provide a superior communication experience to their users," said Scott Hoffpauir, chief technology officer, BroadSoft. "We believe SPIRIT's capabilities will help us power HD voice and video calling that will radically change the communication experience."

"BroadSoft is the global leader in the IP communications space for carriers. We believe SPIRIT's global agreement with BroadSoft underscores the growing demand from telecommunications providers around the world to offer HD voice and video communications as part of their service package in an effort to retain and gain new subscribers and reduce churn to OTT players," said Andrew Sviridenko, chairman of SPIRIT. "With the help of our global partners, SPIRIT engines are the only real alternative to OTT VoIP-products of Google, Skype (News - Alert) and Microsoft. SPIRIT engines give carriers a reliable way to rapidly roll-out their own-branded high quality VVoIP communications products."

About TeamSpirit Voice and Video Engine

TeamSpirit Voice&Video Engines support both RCS-e and VoLTE. The engines include resource-efficient HD voice and video codecs, echo and noise cancelling (AEC), automatic voice and video rate selection (ARS), packets delays mitigation, speech enhancement, network adaptation, voice and video synchronization, a dozen of standard digital telephony functions and more. In addition to a dozen of ITU-T standard G.7xx and H.26x codecs included in the engine, SPIRIT also offers its own industry leading patented IP-MR™ (IETF RFC 6262) adaptive and error-resilient HD voice codec that has been selected by Tier1 telecom operators to deliver HD voice to dozens of millions of their subscribers. TeamSpirit uses H.264SVC and VP8 video codecs. TeamSpirit Voice&Video Conferencing Engine is an additional server-side module bringing all the power of TeamSpirit's robust high-quality calling to centralized multi-point communication scenarios.

TeamSpirit Conferencing powers SPIRIT's VideoMostTM software for massively multipoint videoconferencing. SPIRIT video engines are available on Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and allow users of smartphones, tablets and notebooks across different OSs to make video calls from iPhone (News - Alert) to Android smartphones to PC, as well as participate in HD videoconferencing with automatic quality adaptation to specific network conditions, screen size and processing power.

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, web services and social networks, serving more VoIP users than Skype. SPIRIT DSP software platforms serve more than 1 billion users in 100 countries. SPIRIT DSP software powers popular products from global technology leaders including Apple, Adobe, ARM, AT&T (News - Alert), Avaya, Blizzard, BroadSoft, BT, China Mobile, Dialogic, Ericsson, HP, HTC, Huawei, KT, Kyocera, LG U+, Microsoft, NEC, Oracle, Polycom, Reliance, Samsung, Skype, Texas Instruments, Toshiba (News - Alert), Viber, ZTE, among more than 250 other hardware and software manufacturers. 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 offers its multipoint videoconferencing software products to carriers and system integrators around the world who are deploying high-demand cloud videoconferencing and mobile video calling services under their own brands. Videoconferencing services based on SPIRIT software help operators to gain extra revenue and effectively compete against Microsoft Lync and Cisco (News - Alert) Webex offerings for the enterprise.

TeamSpirit is a registered trademark and IP-MR is a trademark of SPIRIT DSP. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.

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