In a move that creates the world’s first fully integrated fixed-mobile connectivity platform, NexTone Communications and Reef Point Systems, today announced they have completed their merger to form NextPoint Networks. NexTone is a software-centric session border controller (SBC) and session management provider, and Reef Point is a mobile-access universal convergence gateway provider.
Building on the strength of NexTone’s established global footprint of SBC and session management technologies, and incorporating Reef Point’s unparalleled mobile-access capabilities, NextPoint will continue to serve fixed, mobile and fixed-mobile convergence (FMC) operators around the world through its established and growing partner base. The company currently supports an expanding footprint of over 550 wholesale carriers and service providers, as well as a number of large, global enterprises and an increasing number of mobile service operators worldwide through its strategic partners.
“NextPoint unlocks enormous value for operators, service providers and large enterprises around the world with solutions that simplify network-element deployment and management. These solutions provide unmatched security on the access and core network edges, and scale to support the exploding number of IP sessions and interconnects in both the fixed and mobile worlds,” said Woody Ritchey, CEO of NextPoint. “With an outstanding team in place and proven technologies, we’ll continue to innovate, and we look forward to working closely with our customers and partners to create even greater revenue and growth opportunities in an exciting new year.”