to Put Video Conferencing Users in Control and Drive Mass Adoption of HD Video Conferencing

Next Generation MCU to Redefine the User Experience

October 30, 2012, – OSLO, NORWAY: Media Network Services (MNS) today announced the public beta release of, the next generation Multipoint Control Unit (MCU) designed to put users in control of their collaboration environments and drive mass adoption of HD Video Conferencing and Virtual Meeting Rooms (VMR).

"We believe technological complexity and limitations in user control and lack of ownership of their collaboration environment are the key factors to why HD video communication still has a way to go before becoming the preferred tool for business communication,” says Hans Fredrik Johansen, CEO of MNS. “With the launch of, we have replaced complexity with simplicity, and are putting the user back in control to drive mass-adoption of HD video conferencing. "

Built on industry standards and delivered as Software as a Service (SaaS) integrated on MNS’ Worldwide Quality of Service (QoS) Cloud with Internet access points across the globe, ensures optimal media routing regardless of calling origin.

Video Conferencing Service Providers, Resellers and others can with provide clients with powerful, scalable and easy-to-use HD VMRs without investing or managing complex infrastructures or networks.

"The business model is very favorable to service providers and we welcome anyone interested in making HD video conferencing less complex for end users to become a reseller”, says Kjell Oksendal, CMO and SVP Global Alliances at MNS.

As all services provided by MNS, is only available through resellers.

Contact Kjell Oksendal: kjell (at) or +47 91845414

About Media Network Services (MNS)
MNS provides global network services that enable video conferencing service providers to offer any-to-any video calling services to their clients. The service is network, equipment, vendor, reseller and service partner agnostic, connecting all the various islands in the video conferencing industry. The result is that the industry as a whole can enable clients to reach arbitrary destinations worldwide (internally, externally and B2B) in HD quality previously only delivered on closed dedicated MPLS networks.

MNS also provides cutting-edge MCU Software as a Service (SaaS),, and a directory service integrated with LinkedIn for Video Conferencing,

MNS provides its services through resellers on all continents. Contact your video conferencing service partner or network provider to get your video conferencing equipment and infrastructure connected to MNS.

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