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Vonage Earns Gold at Merit Awards for Telecom in Recognition of 5G Innovation

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Vonage, a prominent player in cloud communications and a subsidiary of Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC), has clinched the prestigious Gold Award for its 5G advancements at the Merit Awards for Telecom. The accolade highlights Vonage’s commitment to fostering digital transformation through its global network platform.

By leveraging the Vonage Communications Platform (VCP) in tandem with Ericsson’s robust 5G infrastructure, Vonage has pioneered the development of a comprehensive network platform, fostering open innovation. This initiative has yielded tangible revenue benefits across the ecosystem, benefiting Communications Service Providers (CSPs), enterprises, and developers alike. The platform has facilitated the implementation of cutting-edge use cases spanning optimized logistics, cloud gaming, connected vehicles, remote patient monitoring, and more.

Collaborating with major operators in Europe and North America such as Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Telefonica, Vodafone, AT&T, Verizon, and Telkomsel, Vonage has been instrumental in unlocking programmable network capabilities for developers. Moreover, partnerships with entities like KDDI Web Communications in Japan and AWS further underscore Vonage’s commitment to fostering innovation on a global scale.

In a bid to streamline developer access to network APIs, Vonage has introduced the Vonage Network Registry, a pioneering developer registration service aimed at expediting and simplifying access to network APIs. This service not only accelerates the consumption of network APIs but also facilitates CSPs in scaling their offerings effectively.

Colin Brown, Vice President of Product, Global Network Platform at Vonage, expressed delight at the recognition, emphasizing the pivotal role of Ericsson and Vonage in driving global network platform development. He underscored the significance of empowering developers through a robust API platform, enabling enterprises to capitalize on bespoke innovations while offering lucrative growth opportunities for communication service providers.

Established in 2022, the Merit Awards acknowledge companies contributing to market growth, with a judging panel comprising esteemed professionals from various sectors. Vonage’s Gold win underscores its unwavering dedication to pushing the boundaries of innovation in the telecommunications landscape.

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