Severn Trent to offer VoIP services to their customer base of 3.2 million customers in the United Kingdom launching initially to 450,000 of their consented customer base.
July 20, 2006 ? London, England and Shenzhen, China ? Koncept International, Inc. and its Joint Venture Partner, Koncept GB, Ltd. today announced that Severn Trent Retail and Utility Services Ltd which is part of Severn Trent Water Services Ltd, a leading utility group offering water, waste and utility services, has signed a 5 year exclusive marketing agreement with Koncept GB to deliver VoIP services to their existing customer base in excess of 3.0 million homes, and small businesses throughout the UK.
Koncept is a leading designer and developer of patented VoIP technologies including VoIP telephone sets, gateways, Softphones with a fully integrated Softswitch, billing, and Operations Support Systems (OSS) platforms with worldwide call termination. Koncept is a U.S. Corporation with research and development in Shenzhen, China and network operations in Los Angeles, Calif. and Chengdu, China. Koncept GB is a Joint Venture between Koncept International, Inc. and Choreograph, Ltd with operations in London.
This gives Severn Trent customers, with broadband capability and who subscribe to the product, a simple way to use the internet to talk to their friends and family from home, in the office or on the go.? said David Hall, General Manager Affinity Products, Severn Trent . ?Quality and security were the two most important factors in choosing a VoIP partner, and Koncept GB offer a system that guarantees both of those?
Severn Trent is clearly a significant win to validate our strategy that VoIP as an application can be delivered and serviced by those companies with powerful brands and strong customer relationships.? said Jeff Holtmeier, CEO of Koncept International, Inc. According to Koncept GB Director Richard Bainbridge ?Our partnership with Severn Trent is the first of many important relationships that Koncept GB, Ltd. will leverage to deliver our high quality, low cost Voice Services from our UK Platform to help our customers extend their brand, protect core products and increase market share.
About Koncept International, Inc.
Koncept International, Inc. is a Designer and Developer of VoIP Products and Softswitch Platform. The Company, a US Corporation with R&D in Shenzhen, China and Network Operations in Los Angeles, CA and Chengdu, China is an industry leader of patented VoIP technologies including VoIP Telephones, Gateways, Softphone and a fully integrated Softswitch, Billing, and OSS Platform. Koncept completes VoIP calls 'On-Net' through its own VoIP worldwide network via its unique distributed architecture of server farms located in every major country. Landline and Mobile calls (Off-Net) to more than 1900 destinations inmore than 190 countries are completed through Koncept managed NOC. Koncept VoIP Solutions Enable the Content and Service Provider to deliver VoIP to their customers with a complete end-to-end VoIP Platform that currently serve the consumer, SOHO and SMB markets worldwide. www.konceptusa.com