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Verizon expands VoIP services in the Asia-Pacific region

A global leader in enterprise and government agencies communications solution, Verizon has expanded its VoIP service within the Asia-Pacific region, allowing multinational companies in key commercial hubs across the region to take advantage of a wide range of the latest unified communications and collaboration applications to help increase productivity and efficiency.

According to Verizon, their expansive global IP network and feature-rich architecture enables customers in Australia, Hong Kong, India and Singapore access to applications including social networking, video chats, mobile-device support, instant messaging and presence through their VoIP solutions.

Verizon also added intercompany high-definition voice and video capabilities for select VoIP customers that use the service's popular VIPER feature. This is a cloud-based IP-to-IP routing option that eliminates additional per minute domestic and international phone charges on calls between VIPER-enabled locations customers. 

"Video is quickly rivaling voice in driving enterprise collaboration, and our latest offering enables Verizon VoIP customers to employ face-to-face collaboration less expensive," said Mike Palmer, vice president of enterprise strategy and chief marketing officer.   "We are building on a proven track record of developing and delivering enterprise-class IP-based solutions and creating a high-IQ network effect for our VoIP customers in Asia-Pacific and across the globe."

Verizon’s VoIP services include the Burstable Enterprise Shared Trunks (BEST) capability, which shifts idle trunk capacity at one location to accommodate increased traffic requirements at another; a robust suite of business continuity services; centralized multi-site, multi-country design architecture for additional network and cost efficiencies; T.38 faxing capabilities; and online self-service reporting capabilities.

Verizon delivers integrated IT and communications solutions through its high-IQ global IP and mobility networks to enable businesses to securely access information, share content and communicate.  Verizon is rapidly transforming to a cloud-based "everything-as-a-service" delivery model that will put the power of enterprise-class solutions within the reach of small and big businesses.

Verizon Communications Inc., headquartered in New York, delivers broadband and other wireless and wireline communications services to consumer, business, government and wholesale customers.  Verizon Wireless operates the United States’ most extensive wireless network, with more than 107 million total connections nationwide.  Verizon also provides converged communications, information and entertainment services over the US’ most advanced fiber-optic network, and delivers integrated business solutions to customers in more than 150 countries, including all of the Fortune 500 companies.  A Dow 30 company with US$106.6 billion in 2010 revenues, Verizon employs a diverse workforce of more than 195,000.