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Sipwise and ALE Holding Combine International Unified Communications Projects in Africa and Worldwide

One year ago, the telecom group Alcatel Lucent Enterprise (ALE Holding) acquired a majority stake in the Austrian tech expert company Sipwise. Since then, the two tech companies have been working together to implement innovative Unified Communications projects in Africa and worldwide – including but not limited to the Cloud Edition phones based on the Sipwise CPBX. To reinforce their position in Africa, Sipwise offers custom-made solutions for the evolving connectivity.

08th November 2019, Brunn am Gebirge/Kornwestheim – Through the takeover by ALE Holding, Sipwise has a strong partner and can act with increased flexibility. In recent years, Sipwise has strengthened its leading position in the fixed-line telephony sector. The telephony solutions from Sipwise, which are in ever-increasing demand, help Telcos, Internet and city network operators as well as MNOs and MVNOs to offer competitive telephony products. Through ALE Holding presence, Sipwise is able to further international projects. ALE Holding also relies on the extensive expertise of the Austrian company: In the cloud and VoIP telephony sector, Sipwise is setting new standards based on hardware and software. In 2018 Sipwise entered the African market with their solutions. By offering an attractive array of products in the field of Unified Communications, connectivity, voice and communication solutions, Sipwise is supporting the well-established service providers in South Africa.

Strong partnership for international projects

Together, Sipwise and ALE Holding have created increased cooperation, to supply the telephony market with innovative solutions for the Africa market and worldwide.

Daniel Tiefnig, CEO of Sipwise stated: “With ALE Holding as our partner, we can realize innovative projects. In the future, we will cooperate even more closely with Alcatel Lucent Enterprises. This will enable us to maintain our dynamism, develop further solutions and at the same time having the stability provided by the ALE Holding”. Through this synergy, the companies support each other with new impulses. The tech corporations take this pool of ideas as an incentive and work on numerous concepts. One of the outputs of this cooperation is the “Cloud Edition Telephony” which enhances the Unified Communications portfolio in Africa – and worldwide.

Sipwise CPBX for Cloud Edition phones

Cloud telephony marks the starting signal for the joint cooperation: Sipwise’s CPBX solution is integrated into the heart of the Alcatel Lucent Enterprises Cloud Edition phone: Through this mobile-based option of a telephone system, the CPBX (Cloud Private Branch Exchange) offers a Next Generation Network (NGN) technology. The cloud telephony enables an easy exchange through the turnkey solution. The intuitive telephony with impeccable audio quality supports the everyday business with crystal-clear voice connections – even via Bluetooth headsets. Add-ons for the Cloud Edition phones form the individual design of the telephone screens in the company’s own corporate design and the connection with other service products in the cloud. The phones are available in five variations and can be seamlessly integrated into existing systems using the CPBX technology.

Cloud solution for business telephony

The CPBX is a mobile-based variation of a telephone system. Sipwise’s telecommunications solution enables simple integration into corporate infrastructures. With extensive features, the CPBX enables smooth telephony in everyday life: waiting loops, conference telephony and call forwarding. Virtual telephone switching offers small and medium-sized companies a flexible and cost-effective telecommunications system. The technology is tailored to the needs of today’s communication, offering a smooth user experience and setting itself as a reliable product through its high available technology.

About Sipwise GmbH

Sipwise GmbH is Europe’s leading provider of innovative next-generation telecommunications solutions. The company offers Voice-over-IP telephony based on hardware and software. Sipwise solutions now handle more than 100 million call minutes per month worldwide. In addition to well-known telecom providers such as Liberty Globals UPC, Sipwise is gaining more and more large, medium-sized and smaller network operators as customers. Recently, several very renowned companies have been added as new customers on the German market alone, such as T-Mobile, Kabel Plus and Tele2.

Sipwise was founded in 2008 by telecommunications professionals Daniel Tiefnig, Andreas Granig and Atilla Ceylan. Through the majority stake acquisition, Sipwise has continued to operate as a profitable business with a strong partner and has recorded increasing growth. More information can be found at