US Cellular and Glenayre Partner on Messaging Solution Platform
ATLANTA, GA and CHICAGO, IL - Glenayre Technologies Inc. (Nasdaq: GEMS), a provider of next- generation communication solutions, sold its 1500th MVP(R) (Modular Voice Processor) messaging platform to U.S. Cellular (Amex: USM), the nation's eighth largest wireless service provider. Glenayre's MVP has evolved as the foundation for Glenayre's Versera(TM) Messaging Solutions Portfolio, which offers service providers the support to deploy a variety of enhanced voice and data services. "U.S. Cellular is pleased to partner with Glenayre on this milestone," said Mike Irizarry, executive vice president of engineering and chief technical officer for U.S. Cellular. "The IP-based platform will provide U.S. Cellular customers with enhanced, voice-based solutions and create a more efficient network architecture to support the company's future speech-based technologies." "Installing Glenayre's 1500th messaging platform is an exciting achievement that represents success for both Glenayre and the service providers we support," said Eric Doggett, president and chief executive officer for Glenayre. "We pride ourselves on working closely with our customers to develop the right solutions at the right time for the right price. Installing our 1500th MVP messaging platform is a testament to the value of Glenayre's solutions and our commitment to product evolution."