D2 Technologies and NewStep Networks Debut Joint Fixed Mobile Convergence Solution at Fall VON 2007

D2 and NewStep Showcase Interoperability for Accelerated Fixed Mobile Convergence Deployments in WiFi, WiMAX, GSM and other Multi-mode Mobile Environments

Fall VON 2007, Boston (Suite 105) — October 29, 2007 — D2 Technologies, the market leader in embedded software platforms that power IP communications and NewStep Networks, Inc., the leader in convergence solutions for carriers and enterprises, today unveiled a joint Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) solution at Fall VON 2007 (Suite 105).  This collaboration blends the strengths of D2’s newly enhanced vPort embedded software with Voice Call Continuity (VCC) and NewStep Networks’ award-winning mobility applications to deliver a completely integrated approach for accelerated FMC deployments in today’s most popular multi-mode mobile environments, including WiFi, WiMAX and GSM.

“NewStep partners with companies such as D2 Technologies to help OEMs, ODMs and service providers achieve the more rapid delivery of simplified and seamless FMC products to the market,” said Craig Gosselin, NewStep’s chief marketing officer. “By integrating D2’s industry-leading vPort with our service solutions, we address a key element in the fixed mobile convergence puzzle by creating a complete client server technology.  It’s a tested solution that will quickly help customers take advantage of converged networks to create new revenue opportunities, and deliver the seamless communication strategies demanded by today’s increasingly mobile consumers.”

“The industry is clamoring for proven solutions that respond to the demand for transparent telephony services that enable users to move effortlessly between today’s most popular wireless platforms,” said Doug Makishima, vice president of marketing and sales at D2 Technologies.  “D2 is already a leader in embedded VoIP.  By joining forces with companies such as NewStep, our newly enhanced vPort MP with IMS-SIP VCC software now enables multi-mode handset device manufacturers and designers, along with service providers looking for a competitive differentiation, to deliver this in-demand user experience more quickly and economically.”

D2's vPort embedded VoIP software offers the industry’s broadest support for integrated circuit and system on a chip (IC/SoC) designs, including ARM- and MIPS-based architectures. It enables manufacturers to rapidly deliver the latest IP communications devices by ensuring networking, signaling and voice processing functions execute as an integrated solution on a single processor.  D2’s VoIP software solutions are field proven, processing more than 45 billion minutes of VoIP traffic in customer-deployed products per month.

Fall VON 2007 attendees can get a first look at the joint D2-NewStep FMC approach in Suite #105, Level 1, of the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.

About NewStep Networks

NewStep Networks is an award winning provider of fixed-mobile convergence solutions based on its patented CSN platform. NewStep solutions enable enterprises and consumers to have an “any device, any place, any content” communications experience by facilitating the movement of information across access technologies. Currently deployed and handling millions of calls per day, NewStep Networks’ platform offers a rich set of features that works with today’s technology and devices, as well as those being developed for tomorrow. For more information, visit www.newstep.com.

About D2 Technologies

D2 is the market leader in software platforms that power IP communications equipment.  The company’s embedded VoIP software enables manufacturers to use leading communications hardware platforms and ICs to quickly and affordably deliver a broad range of communications devices, from terminals and network equipment to wireless IP phones.  D2’s software, which processes billions of minutes per month across a wide variety of different types of devices, is setting the stage for the next generation of converged multimode IP handsets and terminal equipment.  To learn more about how D2 is transforming the world of IP communications go to www.D2tech.com.

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