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Friday, December 02, 2005

Release: Sangoma Technologies New "A104d" Card Provides Major Solution For Bicom Systems

New card with hardware- based echo cancellation and voice enhancement configured automatically "right out of the gate".

TORONTO - December 2, 2005 - Sangoma Technologies Corporation (TSXV: STC) (, a leading provider of connectivity hardware and software products for VoIP, TDM voice, WANs and Internet infrastructure, has provided a significant technical interoperability need for Bicom Systems' SWITCHware solution.

"For a recent client, we needed to deploy an entire broadband telephone solution," says Stephen Wingfield, CEO of Bicom Systems, a London, UK- based VoIP solutions provider. "Sangoma's newly released A104d Series gateway of cards were a key component to our SWITCHware solution and worked "right out of the gate" with little configuration."

"We had confidence that our A104d had the technical capability to provide Bicom System's with immediate ease of installation, quality of service and reliability," adds Sangoma Technologies President and CEO David Mandelstam. "We are pleased now to be placed on their preferred Hardware Providers List for future projects needing our horsepower."

The A104d includes a miniature voice enhancement sandwich board. The voice enhancement capabilities added to Sangoma's standard AFT-based A104 card include: G.168-2002 echo cancellation with 1024 tap/128ms tail per channel on all channel densities, DMF encoding/decoding and tone recognition, voice quality enhancement and adaptive noise reduction.

"Designed at Sangoma's research and development labs, the A104d PCI card is engineered for today's demanding soft PBX, IVR and VoIP applications, such as Asterisk, Yate, and OPAL, offering a new price/performance standard unparalleled in our industry," says Mandelstam.