New Motorola VT2542 integrates phone service, wireless networking
and increased network security in one device
MISSISSAUGA, ON and TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - Vonage Canada, an innovative
provider of home phone service that leverages the power of the Internet, and
Motorola Canada, today announced the availability of the Motorola VT2542
Internet phone adapter and wireless router. The Motorola VT2542 enables
consumers to expand the use of their Internet connection to include Vonage(R)
phone service and easily set up a secure wireless network. This new wireless
router will help consumers optimize network performance, so they can rely on
their home network to perform tasks, such as faxing documents and browsing the
Internet, without comprising the voice quality of their phone service.
"The addition of the Motorola VT2542 reinforces our commitment to
continually provide cost-effective, easy-to-use devices that meet a variety of
networking and phone service needs," said Bruce Robertson, director, product
and market development, Vonage Canada. "With the ability to wirelessly connect
as many personal computers as needed, the Motorola VT2542 is perfect for the
consumer or small business owner looking for the best in phone service,
wireless networking, and network security."
The Motorola VT2542 provides consumers with many features not available
with other Vonage phone adapters and routers; including, voice-over-data
prioritization, which allows users to talk on the phone while downloading
files from the Internet without reducing the voice quality of their phone
service. The Motorola VT2542 can connect up to two Vonage lines, including
telephone and fax, and contains four Ethernet Local Area Network (LAN) ports,
and an 802.11b/g wireless access point to wirelessly connect additional
computers or other network devices.
"At Motorola we strive to bring our customers broadband technology that
offers a feature-rich, easy-to-use experience, so consumers can confidently
transition their connected home to take full advantage of available broadband
services," said Alan Lefkof, corporate vice president and general manager,
Motorola Broadband Solutions Group. "With the Motorola VT2542 Internet phone
adapter and wireless router, Vonage customers can incorporate high-quality
Internet phone service with wireless home networking capabilities and advanced
Easy to Get-Started
To get started making phone calls using Vonage(R), all that is needed is
a high-speed Broadband Internet connection and the Motorola VT2452 Internet
phone adapter and wireless router. Customers simply connect the Motorola
device to their high-speed Internet connection and any touchtone telephone.
Once activated, they simply pick up their phone and start making and receiving
calls. With phone quality and reliability that helps provide a similar
experience to traditional phone service, the only real difference, will be the
substantial savings every month.
Pricing and Availability
The Motorola VT2542 is available on-line at www.vonage.ca for $74.99
after a $65.00 instant rebate.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in
wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of seamless
mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you connect simply
and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and
need. We do this by designing and delivering "must have" products, "must do"
experiences and powerful networks -- along with a full complement of support
services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had
sales of US $42.9 billion in 2006. For more information about our company, our
people and our innovations, please visit http://www.Motorola.com.
Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of broadband telephone services
with 2.4 million subscriber lines. Vonage Canada is a subsidiary of Vonage
Holdings Corp. traded on the NYSE under the symbol VG. Vonage Canada is an
early pioneer of the Canadian Internet phone industry, setting the standard
for pricing, features, call quality and reliability for the entire VoIP
category. Vonage's award winning service is sold on the web at www.vonage.ca
and through national retailers like Best Buy, Future Shop, Wal-Mart, London
Drugs, The Source by Circuit City, Staples Business Depot/ BUREAU EN GROS,
Office Depot, CompuSmart, Visions Electronics, Telephone Booth, WirelessWave
and Wal-Mart. Vonage Canada is headquartered in Mississauga, ON. For more
information about Vonage's products and services, please visit
http://www.vonage.ca or call 1-877-272-0528. Vonage(R) is a registered
trademark of Vonage Marketing. VoIP 9-1-1 service has certain limitations
versus traditional 9-1-1. See vonage.ca for details.
MOTOROLA and the Stylized M Logo are registered in the US Patent &
Trademark Office. All other product or service names are the property of their
respective owners. (C) Motorola, Inc. 2007. All rights reserved.
For further information:
For further information: Martha Linton, For Vonage Canada, (416)
924-5700 ext. 4048, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kalia Farrell, Motorola,
(215) 323-1059, Kalia.Farrell@motorola.com