Vonage gets some big deals

Vonage is really going strong with deals with Staples, Linksys and Netgear
Staples
Vonage, the leading broadband phone company, today announced Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) as the first national office supply chain to offer Vonage services in all of its approximately 1,200 stores throughout the United States and online at http://www.staples.com/.
High-speed Internet customers, who have a standard telephone, can sign up for Vonage service by purchasing one of two Vonage starters kit at Staples, both featuring Linksys devices. Either device will allow customers to make unlimited calls in the U.S. and Canada for one low, flat monthly rate starting at $14.99.
“Staples’ national roll-out of Vonage’s service is evidence of the transformation of the telecommunications industry and the need to make broadband telephony more readily available to the general consumer market,” stated Daniel Elwell, director of New Business Development for Vonage. “We are looking forward to a successful sales relationship with the world’s largest office supply chain.”

Netgear
Vonage, the leading broadband phone company, today announced it is teaming with NETGEAR(R), Inc. (NASDAQ:NTGR) , a worldwide provider of technologically advanced, branded networking products, to develop a suite of broadband telephony devices. These devices will incorporate the latest version of Texas Instruments’ Voice over IP (VoIP) and Wireless LAN (WLAN) chipsets, enabling consumers to benefit from integrated broadband voice and data applications compatible with the Vonage service. First available will be a voice-enabled 802.11g wireless router followed by a wired two-port telephone adapter/router. These products are expected to be available to customers of Vonage’s innovative digital telephone service as early as October of this year in time for the Holiday season.
Linksys
Vonage, the leading broadband phone company and Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems, Inc. today announced a relationship that will redefine the way consumers and small businesses communicate. Vonage will now be offering its broadband telephony service for use with two different Linksys Voice over IP (VoIP) devices to meet the ever-growing broadband communications marketplace.
Customers can now choose products for their home or small business broadband telephony needs with a number of Linksys options that fit their requirements. Vonage subscribers will be offered a choice of the Linksys (PAP2) Phone Adapter with 2 Phone Ports or the (RT31P2) Broadband Router with 2 Phone Ports. In a few weeks, Linksys will also make available a Wireless-G Router with 2 phone ports (WRT54GP2).

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