8×8 Awarded Call Quality Patent

8×8 has been awarded a new patent related to its Global Reach technologies.

Global Reach enables 8×8’s unified communications and contact center solutions to unite global teams with quality-of-service (QoS)-enabled communication links.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued United States Patent number 9,148,519 t the company, entitled “Intelligent Media Relay Selection.” The ‘519 patent relates to how 8×8 optimizes its call paths while maintaining call state during the routing of media to its ultimate destination. This technology enables 8×8’s customers to place or receive calls anywhere around the globe on any device with the same call quality as a local call.

Since its establishment, 8×8 has been awarded 112 United States patents covering a variety of voice and video communications, signaling, processing and storage technologies.