D-Link Ready to Meet VoIP Demand; Full Product Lineup at Spring '06 VON Show


Flip-Style WiFi Phones, TelTel PsipTN Services Join D-Link IP Telephony Solutions at San Jose Convention Center March 14-17

SAN JOSE, Calif., San Jose Convention Center, March 15 -- D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers and business, will have a full inventory of innovative Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) product solutions targeting mass market consumers and small business owners on display at the annual Spring VON Conference and Exhibition March 15-17 at the San Jose Convention Center, booth 1319.

To meet the needs of the emerging growth market, D-Link will be showing and demonstrating its new VoIP technology, including the debut of its new SIP-based Wi-Fi mobile phone. The D-Link Wi-Fi phone is a compact flip-style phone that offers TelTel users the ability to call other TelTel users for free by connecting to the Internet via a Wi-Fi connection. Users also can call non-TelTel users for a nominal fee. Calls to and from the D-Link phone are made over the Public SIP Telephone Network (PsipTN) telephony backbone.

The D-Link xStack IP Telephony for Small Business series of SIP-based IP-PBX conference servers, gateways and IP phones specifically designed for small businesses with less than 25 seats will also be on display. D-Link xStack IP Telephony products allow small business owners to realize the cost benefits and increased productivity of a VoIP telephone system without the heavy investment in capital equipment, training and dedicated personnel.

The D-Link booth will have 14 live demonstrations where visitors are encouraged to interact with the VoIP solutions to experience and quality and features first-hand.

D-Link Flip-Style Wi-Fi Mobile Phone

D-Link's first Wi-Fi handset is a palm-sized flip-style phone that allows users to make free VoIP calls without being tethered to their computers. Pre-loaded with a softphone by TelTel, which includes services such as presence and buddy list, TelTel is a provider of SIP-based global Internet telephone services. The phone's features include a clear color backlit display, keypad with backlight, speed dial, redial, conference calling, call forwarding, caller ID, multiple ringtones, volume control and email access. TelTel's services are provided on a managed SIP-based PsipTN network. The expected retail price is $249 with shipments planned for Q2 2006.

D-Link xStack DVX-1000 SIP IP-PBX

The D-Link xStack DVX-1000 SIP IP-PBX with conferencing server offers all of the essential telephony features required for small business, like call forwarding, call hold, find me-follow me, and voicemail. The small form factor dual processor can be located anywhere Internet access is available. Conferencing, normally an expensive add-on to traditional phone systems, is included at no additional charge. User-initiated conference scheduling and invitation can be performed through an easy-to-follow web-based configuration interface.

D-Link xStack DVG-3004S SIP Analog Trunk Gateway

The D-Link xStack IP Telephony DVG-3004S SIP Analog Trunk Gateway allows IP telephony systems to work with existing PSTN phone services. It features four RJ-11 analog FXO ports for connecting to local PSTN phone lines and one 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN port. The product also can be used to interconnect traditional PBX phone systems between remote locations over an IP network and bypassing the toll charges on the PSTN.

D-Link xStack DPH-140 SIP Business IP Phones

The D-Link xStack IP Telephony DPH-140S SIP-based business IP phones connect directly to an IP network and act like a traditional advanced desktop telephone. With its many QoS functions that assign high-priority to voice packets, the product delivers clear, high-quality voice communication in a variety of network conditions. Those features include echo cancellation, voice activity detection/comfort noise generation and adaptive jitter buffer.

The D-Link xStack products are now available through authorized reseller and distribution partners with one-year warranty and free technical support and firmware updates. Suggested retail prices: DVX-1000 IP-PBX ($1,599), DVG-3004S ($699) and DPH-140S ($149). Other VoIP products on display include:

D-Link i2eye DVC-2000 Broadband Videophone

Among D-Link's PsipTN-ready solutions is the i2eye DVC-2000 Broadband Videophone, a full-featured desktop videoconferencing device with built-in five-inch color LCD screen and intuitive user interface and keypad. Videophone calls can be made over the Internet without a PC while delivering smooth real-time audio and video at up to 30 frames per second. A unique Auto IP Mapping feature makes initiating a videoconference call over the Internet as simple as dialing a phone number. Suggest retail price: $399.99.

D-Link i2eye DVC-1100 Wireless Broadband Videophone

D-Link's i2eye DVC-1100 Wireless Broadband Video Phone is designed to provide videoconferencing capabilities to wireless home networks and small businesses. A standalone device, the DVC-1100 with enhanced 802.11b sits next to a television set and does not need a personal computer. An easy-to-follow setup wizard wirelessly connects the existing broadband Internet to the DVC-1100. An optional telephone handset can be added for enhanced voice quality. The product comes with caller-ID, privacy protection and remote control. Suggested retail price: $249.99.

DVG-G1402S Wireless Broadband VoIP Router

The D-Link DVG-1402S Broadband Phone Service VoIP Router enables standard phones to be used for voice calls over the Internet, and allows businesses or homes to take advantage of Internet connectivity and VoIP with just a single gateway. Features include caller ID, voicemail, call waiting and three-way calling. It also connects to a cable or DSL modem, works with up to two regular phones and an appropriate Internet phone service plan. Up to four PCs can share the Internet connection. Suggested retail price: $119.99.

D-Link Skype USB Phone Adapter (DPH-50U)

The D-Link Skype USB phone adapter (DPH-50U) lets users accept both regular telephone and Skype calls from the same phone for added flexibility. When consumers are talking on a traditional telephone line and receive an incoming Skype call, they can easily switch lines to take the Skype call or vice versa, just like a typical call-waiting feature. Conference calls can also be connected between ordinary telephone lines and Skype. For added convenience, the D-Link Skype USB phone adapter includes a lighted display to indicate whether an incoming call is from a traditional telephone or from a Skype user. Suggested retail price: $69.99

D-Link Vonage VTA-VR

Based on a recent alliance between D-Link and Vonage Marketing, the two companies are offering the Vonage VTA-VR broadband telephone adapter configured with Vonage's phone service. The small, fully portable standalone VoIP gateway device supports two broadband lines and allows consumers to benefit from high-quality voice applications that are compatible with Vonage's services.

About D-Link

D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for small, medium and large enterprise business networking. The company is an award winning designer, developer, and manufacturer of networking, broadband, digital electronics, voice and data communications solutions for the digital home, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO), Small to Medium Business (SMB), and Workgroup to Enterprise environments. With millions of networking and connectivity products manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. D-Link U.S.A., Canada, and Mexico headquarters are located at 17595 Mt. Herrmann Street, Fountain Valley, CA, 92708. Phone (800) 326-1688 or (714) 885-6000; FAX (866) 743-4905; Internet www.dlink.com .

Source: D-Link

CONTACT: Darek Connole, Media Relations Mgr., Ext. 6223, or cell,
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