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Tango Networks’ Abrazo Achieves Validated Interoperability with BroadSoft BroadWorks

RICHARDSON, TX, AUGUST 26, 2008 – Tango Networks™, the leader in seamless enterprise fixed-mobile convergence for unified communications, today announced the completion of interoperability testing with BroadSoft BroadWorks®.

BroadSoft’s service provider customer base can now offer a complete fixed-mobile convergence solution for enterprises that extends the BroadWorks suite of value-added services to any mobile device. Combining Tango Networks’ Abrazo™ with BroadWorks, operators can extend their mobile services into the enterprise, opening the door to enterprise-wide agreements, reducing customer support demands, decreasing churn, and growing market share. The Abrazo’s unique hybrid architecture integrates with existing enterprise voice network infrastructures while extending BroadWorks’ features and policies to any mobile phone with or without the use of a corresponding desk phone, to address the needs of the increasingly mobile workforce.

“BroadSoft is a key partner to many of our mobile operator customers, making interoperability with the BroadWorks product a key strategic initiative for us,” stated Andrew Silver, chief technology officer and co-founder of Tango Networks. “By offering Abrazo integrated with BroadWorks, operators can deliver a robust FMC option that mobilizes the powerful features of the BroadWorks hosted communications solution for any mobile phone.”

“Prior to Tango, fixed-mobile convergence was a niche product with both device and feature limitations,” said Ken Rokoff, Vice President of Business Development at BroadSoft. “However, the integration of Abrazo with BroadWorks provides a highly compelling solution, enabling mobile operators worldwide to offer the power of fixed-mobile convergence for enterprise.”

In addition, Tango Networks is a sponsor for BroadSoft Connections 2008, the BroadSoft executive user conference, to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona, October 5-8.

About the BroadWorks Platform

BroadSoft’s IMS-compliant BroadWorks® platform provides a comprehensive range of VoIP applications, including Hosted Unified Communications, Mobile PBX, Business Trunking and residential broadband services fully integrated into a single VoIP application platform. BroadWorks is capable of providing these applications with the reliability, redundancy, scalability and regulatory capabilities required to deliver carrier-class service.

About BroadSoft

BroadSoft® provides VoIP application software that enables the delivery of hosted telephony and multimedia services. Its award-winning flagship BroadWorks technology empowers wireless, wireline and cable carriers to deliver next-generation voice and multimedia applications and advanced features that enable them to increase revenue, enhance competitive differentiation and elevate customer satisfaction. BroadSoft’s family of carrier-class software products delivers the scale, open architecture and reliability that the world’s leading telecommunications companies demand to serve mission-critical enterprise and residential broadband customers. BroadSoft provides VoIP applications to seven of the Top 10 and 13 of the Top 25 largest carriers worldwide, as measured by recent annual revenue, including Korea Telecom, KPN, SingTel, Sprint, Telefonica de Espana, Telstra, T-systems and Verizon. For additional information, go to

About Tango Networks

Tango Networks integrates mobile phones into the corporate enterprise, enabling any mobile phone to become a true extension on the enterprise unified communications, centrex or PBX networks. With the award-winning Abrazo, enterprises benefit from cost savings and control over mobile service while enabling employees to be more responsive to business needs by providing advanced desk phone capabilities on any mobile device. Only Tango Networks’ Abrazo leverages the true power of fixed-mobile convergence, fixed-mobile substitution and unified communications to meet an enterprise’s continuously evolving business and technology needs. Two phones. One solution. That’s Tango. For more information, dance over to

Jeannette Hudler

Director, Marketing Communications

Tango Networks

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