HOLMDEL, N.J., Aug 23, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Vonage America Inc. a subsidiary of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading broadband phone company and D-Link, an end-to-end networking solutions provider, today announced, the availability of the VWR, a Wireless-B/G Broadband Router with 2 phone ports bundled with Vonage's service. This new device will be available at vonage.com for $59.99, after a $40 instant rebate.*
This D-Link VWR is four devices in one box. It includes a Wireless-B/G Access Point; a built-in 4-port switch to connect wired Ethernet devices; a router function so the entire network can securely share a single cable or DSL Internet connection, and two standard telephone jacks, allowing for multiple phone lines. Bundled with Vonage's Internet telephony service, customers get a complete solution in one box -- the hardware and service they need to start talking. The VWR is a perfect choice for consumers who want the added benefit of easily setting up a Wireless B/G network along with their Vonage phone service.
The product incorporates Texas Instruments' TNETV1060 VoIP gateway chipset, delivering high-performance voice processing and data routing functions, and further enhancing the quality and feature offerings of Vonage's Internet telephony service for subscribers.
"Recognizing the need for individuals and small businesses to have a myriad of options when setting up their networks, Vonage is excited to continue its relationship with D-Link, as together the two companies will work to continue to be leaders in redefining how people communicate," stated Daniel Smires, senior vice president of Engineering of Vonage Network Inc. "With the rapid demand for wireless networking devices, this partnership enables us to offer D-Link's consumer-friendly, feature-rich voice terminal and wireless networking technologies -- a simple way for consumers to benefit from Vonage's attractively priced, tiered calling plans."
"The opportunity to collaborate with Vonage continues to be a rewarding experience," said Brian Larsen, associate vice president of product development for D-Link Systems, Inc. "By combining Vonage's award-winning service with D-Link's design, development and manufacturing capabilities, we are able to provide consumers with a superior all-in-one VoIP and wireless solution."