A decade of innovation in telecoms

2016

2016

  • Commercial rural voice & data service begins using Vivada
  • WTL invited to join Facebook-sponsored Telecom Infra Project (TIP)
  • Monthly voice traffic on WTL breaks ½ Billion minute threshold
  • First Virtualised Multi-Service SBC deployed in Brazil
  • WTL wins further awards:
    • Capacity Africa - ‘Best Technology Deployment’
    • West AfricaCom Awards – ‘Connecting West Africa’
    • Nigerian Telecom Awards – ‘Telecom Innovation Company of the Year’

2015

2015

  • Over 4 billion minutes switched during the year by 5 largest WTL Multi-Service SBC customers
  • Interconnect Clearinghouse Nigeria expands with two multiple STM-1 Switches in new locations
  • Vivada, WTL’s advanced Rural Connectivity Solution is selected by MVNO in Tanzania
  • First deployments of virtualised versions of WTL products
  • WTL shortlisted 3rd year running at AfricaCom (Best Network Improvement), Capacity Magazine’s Global Carrier Awards (Best Voice Service innovation in emerging market) and finalists in Total Telecom’s Africa Awards

2014

2014

  • WTL wins “Telecom Innovation Product of the year” in Nigerian Telecom Awards
  • WTL shortlisted at AfricaCom (Best Network Improvement), Capacity Magazine’s Global Carrier Awards (Best Wholesale Solution) and Global Telecoms Business (Innovation Award)
  • First Legal Intercept solution deployed in Brazil
  • WTL switches handle more than 1.5 BILLION minutes in Nigeria during the year
  • Installed base in Africa reaches 32 countries

2013

2013

  • WTL wins award at AfricaCom in category of “Best Cost Efficiency Solution for Africa” for 2nd Generation VoIP products
  • 5 out of 6 Nigerian licensed Interconnect Exchange carriers deploy WTL STM-1 Switches
  • WTL SMS-Easy Hub product launched and deployed
  • National MNP [Mobile Number Portability] project launched in Nigeria on WTL platform
  • London operator announces WTL SoftSwitch hit 20 million minutes a day during peak period

2012

2012

  • 10,000 call SoftSwitch successfully installed
  • First SS7 to IP SMS solution deployed
  • WTL IVR & televoting platform used for Eurovision Song Contest
  • Large scale STM-1 Signalling & Media Gateways take off in Nigeria

2011

2011

  • First multi-STM-1 VoIP gateway installed
  • WTL deploy SS7 to SIP for Brazilian market
  • Multi-protocol VXML interpreter launched

2010

2010

  • First satellite, IP-based Universal Access Network deployed in Morocco
  • All India SS7 network installed with WTL’s SOIP Controller managing Audiocodes Mediant Gateways

2009

2009

  • “Rain-proof” VoIP released
  • First BT UK SIP-I interconnect achieved

2008

2008

  • 100th different SS7 interconnect achieved
  • First Pre-Paid service for combined GSM callback and data launched

2007

2007

  • 50th SoIP gateway deployed (cost-effective SS7 to VoIP)
  • Independent lab test proves NOP better quality than SIP over satellite
  • WTL equipment named as leader in Tunisian Call Centre market (more than 70 installations)

2006

2006

  • First SoIP gateway installed (cost-effective SS7 to VoIP)
  • WTL invited to present at VON (Voice On the Net)
  • 50th different SS7 interconnect achieved

2005

2005

  • WTL awarded development grant by European Space Agency for VoIP via satellite
  • First hosted VoIP VPN service for corporates launched by WTL UK customer