NEC Launches App Store for Apivio’s Android Desktop Phones

Apivio Systems Inc. (“Apivio” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:APV) today announced that its channel partner NEC Corporation of America (“NEC”) has launched an online application store (“App Store”) for Apivio’s Monet Series of Android-based VoIP enterprise video phones.

“This is an important milestone in the evolution of the UT880,” said Rob Bakshi, Apivio’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “NEC’s App Store will facilitate the delivery of on demand and push software allowing the UT880 to be alive, evolving and always current with technology and users’ needs.”

Apivio and NEC have partnered since 2014 to sell the UT880 Android enterprise VoIP phone into the North American market. NEC has committed to selling 20,000 UT880 phones and to date Apivio has shipped 10,000 units to NEC.

“The launch of the App Store is part of our strategy to develop this premium segment of the enterprise phone market,” said Ram Menghani, VP of Product Management, NEC Corporation of America. “The App Store will have a variety of free and paid apps designed to enhance enterprise productivity”.

About the UT880

With advanced video and applications capabilities, Apivio’s UT880 is premium Android-based VoIP phone designed to drive team work, performance, and overall return on investment. The UT880 offers cross-platform compatibility, enterprise connectivity, and on-going upgrades through proprietary and third-party applications. The launch of the App Store is expected to drive customer demand for these phones. Apivio is working closely with NEC to launch several customized apps that their customers are requesting.

About Apivio Systems Inc.

Apivio Systems Inc. (“Apivio” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:APV) is a Canadian technology company principally engaged in the design, development, marketing, and sale of communications equipment and software. It has a wholly-owned Korean subsidiary with a history of supplying VoIP telephone equipment and other products to major Korean and international telecommunications carriers. For more information regarding Apivio, please refer to its respective public filings available at