Alteva Partners With Polycom To Offer HD Voice Technology to Small and Medium -Sized Businesses

Polycom HD Voice Phones Available with Alteva's Hosted VoIP Solutions

Alteva Partners With Polycom To Offer HD Voice Technology to Small and Medium -Sized Businesses


Polycom HD Voice Phones Available with Alteva's Hosted VoIP Solutions

Philadelphia, PA - December 18, 2008 - Alteva, North America's largest provider of enterprise hosted VoIP, today announced that it is a certified Polycom® Reseller, offering premium voice service with Polycom's HD Voice™ SoundPoint® IP 550 and 650 models to its customers. With a network designed and built specifically for superior voice quality, Alteva is one of the only service providers that enhances voice quality with Alteva's HD voice, delivering the clarity, consistency and reliability that is critical to business. By partnering with Polycom, the global leader in telepresence, video and voice communications solutions, Alteva is able to offer the best value in VoIP service for small businesses.

"We have experienced a leap in voice quality using Polycom's high definition SoundPoint IP 550 phone with the Alteva solution," said Joel Pina, CFO, Keystone Risk Partners. "In addition to crystal clear voice, we have significantly improved integration with Microsoft Outlook, improved communications with remote offices and gained long -term cost savings."

"Our SoundPoint IP phones improve productivity by offering unprecedented, lifelike, HD voice and are interoperable with Alteva's hosted VoIP solution," said Chalan Aras, Vice President of Marketing for Polycom's Voice Communications Solutions Division. "Alteva's VoIP solution provides a good example of how Polycom can work with hosted system providers to deliver a comprehensive, reliable, business -grade communications solution to businesses of any size."

The Alteva IP phone service provides affordable, easy -to -use, high quality hosted IP PBX, and calling functionality to small and medium -sized businesses over a single IP network interface. With a powerful yet easy -to -use interface, businesses are free to maintain, update and expand their telephony system in their own time and at no extra cost. Users can enjoy state -of -the -art telephony and powerful options such as HD voice, call recording, call log reporting, conference calling, call forwarding, mobile access and other phone and network features.

"While other IP phone service providers simply fall short on quality and reliability, our network was built specifically for business VoIP phone service, using live, real -time digital voice that is offered at an affordable rate," said William Bumbernick, CEO, Alteva. "Teamed with Polycom's portfolio of HD Voice enabled phones, we are now able to offer a hosted solution that surpasses reliability standards and is able to deliver more innovation to businesses than premise -based systems, offering superior voice quality and enhanced productivity."

About Alteva, LLC
Alteva, North America's largest provider of Enterprise Hosted VoIP, has become the poster child for showcasing the high quality and reliability of Hosted VoIP solutions. Alteva provides businesses with a telephone system that requires minimal installation and configuration while eliminating monthly phone system maintenance charges and reducing overall telephony costs. With a sophisticated open standards infrastructure, Alteva enables businesses to easily integrate existing business applications and add a steady stream of exciting new Alteva or third -party "mashup" applications. Rather than building their processes around their phone system, Alteva's customers build their phone systems around their ideal processes. Alteva provides its "Communication as a Service" solution to growth -oriented companies in 48 states and 9 countries. For additional information about Alteva and its solutions, please visit www.altevatel.com or call 1 -877 -258 -3821.

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