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Belgacom Selects Openwave Messaging’s Universal Messaging SuiteTM to Power Email and Messaging Services for Two Million Mailboxes

Openwave Messaging Inc., the leading global provider of innovative messaging software solutions, today announced that Belgacom, Belgium’s premier communications operator, has deployed Openwave Messaging’s Universal Messaging Suite™ to 2 million mailboxes in Belgium. Users will now have access to innovative email and messaging features, including 1 GB data storage.

Openwave Messaging’s Universal Messaging Suite™ is a powerful, open messaging environment optimized for today’s most complex messaging requirements including millions of mailboxes, security controls, identity management, flexible storage and ease of integration with internal systems and external partners.

Belgacom is Belgium’s largest telecommunications provider offering customizable service packages for landline, mobile, Internet, and TV to a wide customer base, including private individuals, professionals, businesses and institutions.

“Our highest priority at Belgacom is to provide the most reliable and easily accessible messaging experience along with robust features for our expanding customer base,” said Laurent Meertens, engineering manager, messaging services, at Belgacom. “We’re very confident that we are now providing our customers with a messaging solution that will serve them well into the future. We see this deployment as the first milestone in a broader collaboration between Belgacom and Openwave Messaging.”

Belgacom selected Openwave Messaging’s Universal Messaging SuiteTM for its proven reliability, scalability, robust email security and its ability to tightly integrate with Belgacom’s infrastructure. In addition, the Universal Messaging SuiteTM was selected because of its ability to handle increasing storage volumes as users increase their data in the cloud.

“Belgacom came to us in search of an integrated email and messaging solution that would deliver reliability and availability of service, provide a seamless way to support their growing data storage needs, and offer a clear path for bringing new, innovative features to their subscribers,” said Dave Ratner, president and CEO of Openwave Messaging. “They are a great partner for us in Europe, and we are very pleased to have been chosen by Belgacom to power their email and messaging service and provide their customers with a highly secure and reliable messaging platform.”

About Belgacom

Belgacom is the leading provider of telephony, Internet and television services in Belgium. It offers anywhere, anytime access to digital data and multimedia content through high quality interconnected fixed and mobile networks. As a socially-responsible company, Belgacom has made a strong commitment to the economic, social and environmental development of society, with a focus on developing solutions to reduce C02 emissions, offering support for the most vulnerable communities and promoting universal access to the digital world. Belgacom is part of The Belgacom Group, the largest telecommunications company in Belgium. For more information, visit

About Openwave Messaging

Openwave Messaging is the leading global provider of innovative messaging solutions for service providers and enterprise companies. The world-class product portfolio includes a complete messaging environment optimized for today’s most complex messaging requirements, including support for millions of mailboxes, unlimited storage, modern security controls, identity management, open APIs for internal and external integration, and a true five-nines messaging platform. The Company’s products are available as software or appliances, and can be deployed on premise, in a hosted datacenter or in the Cloud. Openwave Messaging is headquartered in Redwood City, California and has offices in Ireland, the UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, China and Japan. The Company is privately held by Marlin Equity Partners, a global investment firm. For more information, please visit or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @owMessaging.

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