CommonPoint Recognized for Exceptional Innovation

Inteliquent (Nasdaq: IQNT), announces that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has named CommonPoint® as a recipient of a 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.

CommonPoint, part of Inteliquent’s comprehensive suite of innovative voice services, is an integrated Voice over IPX (VoIPX) solution designed to help international wireline and mobile carriers simplify and optimize their U.S. voice traffic stream.  CommonPoint takes the complexity out of call termination by enabling the originating carrier to simply route their US traffic on a terminating service provider basis. This enables carriers to optimize their routing and leverage the industry-leading Inteliquent network with direct end office access to more than 550 million subscribers in the U.S., including the support of HD Voice

In addition, CommonPoint supports direct connectivity between service provider networks for the exchange of voice traffic globally. With CommonPoint, carriers can interconnect to Inteliquent via SIP or TDM in over 120 Points of Presence (PoPs) across the globe.  Inteliquent’s mobile and wireline CommonPoint customers have enjoyed a number of benefits including, reduced costs, improved quality of service, higher revenues, as well as support of end-to-end services like HD voice.

“CommonPoint is focused on improving voice termination for our International customers, and is more than just a wholesale termination option: it is a comprehensive solution that successfully simplifies the complex U.S. numbering system and better manages voice traffic to the U.S.,” comments Surendra Saboo, President & COO of Inteliquent. “We are excited to receive the esteemed TMC ‘Product of the Year’ award for CommonPoint.”

“Inteliquent was chosen to receive a 2011 Product of the Year Award for creating outstanding advancements in communications,” states Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. “CommonPoint has tangible benefits for its customers and provides a strong ROI for the companies that use it. We congratulate Inteliquent on the award and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

The Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes the vision, leadership and thoroughness, which are characteristics of the prestigious award. The most innovative products and services brought to the market from March 2011 through March 2012 were chosen as winners of the Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.

The 2011 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award winners are published on the INTERNET TELEPHONY and Customer Interaction Solutions Websites.