HOLMDEL, N.J., and HORSHAM, Pa., Sept 25, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Vonage America Inc., a subsidiary of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading Internet telephony provider in North America, and Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today announced the availability of the Motorola VT2142. The new device, a single port router and 2-line telephone adaptor, configured with Vonage's service is now available at Vonage direct, vonage.com, at no cost after a $49.99* instant rebate. This device is expected to be offered at retail. Retail pricing and/or rebates will be determined prior to retail launch.
"As Vonage always seeks to offer a variety of hardware choices, we are pleased to offer Motorola's new product for our less expensive, flat-rate, full-featured calling plans. Motorola is a proven partner and we are happy to add another one of its devices to our portfolio," stated Daniel Smires, senior vice president of Engineering of Vonage Network Inc. "Expanding our device offering with Motorola enables us to continue offering consumer-friendly, feature-rich voice terminal technologies -- a simple way for consumers to benefit from Vonage's attractively priced, tiered calling plans."
The combination of the Motorola VT2142, and Vonage's broadband phone service, enables individuals and small businesses in North America to easily set up a quality, feature-rich phone service through their broadband connections (cable or DSL) -- at a substantial savings over traditional offerings. The product incorporates Texas Instruments' TNETV1060 VoIP gateway chipset, further enhancing the quality and feature offerings of Vonage's broadband telephony service for subscribers.
This product represents the continuation of Vonage's relationship with Motorola. Motorola provides Vonage with a complete portfolio of broadband telephony devices including the award-winning Motorola VT1005 and the Motorola VT2442.
"The continued expansion of Vonage's product offerings is a testament to the growing popularity of broadband phone services and the company's market leadership," said Charles Dougherty, Motorola Corporate Vice President and General Manager, Connected Home Solutions. "We are pleased to extend our relationship with Vonage with new products that make it even easier for consumers to bring quality Internet telephony into their homes and businesses."