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Sweden, Umeå, 2009-06-15
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Konftel 300IP Recognized for Outstanding Innovation
Konftel , Europe’s leading manufacturer of conference phones, announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) has named Konftel 300IP as a recipient of a 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award.
The Konftel 300IP, launched in December 2008, is based on SIP (RFC 3261) and is compatible with most of the market’s SIP platforms. It supports Power over Ethernet, have a built-in call recording function on SD memory card and it is the first IP conference phone on the market to offer the possibility of making local five-way calls. The conference guide makes it possible to call pre-programmed groups with just a few simple pushes of a button. The Konftel 300IP has a web-based configuration of contacts and settings which means that the telephone is easy to operate, and the ability to export and import settings and contacts to the phone book streamlines the installation. The Konftel 300IP can be adapted for really large situations since it can be connected to PA systems.

“Konftel has been recognized with a 2008 Product of the Year Award for their excellence in the advancement of voice, data and/or video communications,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief, “Konftel has proven they are committed to quality and excellence in solutions that benefit the customer experience as well as ROI for the companies that use them.  I am pleased to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

“We are pleased that TMC likes the features we have developed for the Konftel 300IP as much as we do. The prize confirms this and strengthens our brand and sharpens our competitive edge,” comments Peter Renkel, CEO at Konftel.

The Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes the vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of the prestigious award. The most innovative products and services brought to market in 2008 were selected as recipients of this year’s Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for their groundbreaking achievement.

The 2008 Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award winners can be found on the INTERNET TELEPHONY and Customer Interaction Solutions Web site.

About Konftel
Konftel AB is Europe’s leading manufacturer of conference telephones. Since 1988, Konftel have been developing conference phones with the patented audio technology, OmniSound®, that provides crystal-clear sound. The products are marketed worldwide under the Konftel brand. The head office is located in Umeå, Sweden, with subsidiaries in the USA, Germany, France and the UK. Find out more about the company and the products at www.konftel.com.

Konftel Company Contact:
Peter Renkel, CEO, +46 (0)90 70 64 70.

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online.  TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine.  TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by two to three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends.  TMCnet is ranked as 2,921 in Quantcast's Top U.S. Sites placing TMCnet in the top .03% most visited Web sites in the US. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO, 4GWE Conference, Digium|Asterisk World and Communications Developer Conference.
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Company Contact:
TMC Contact:
Jan Pierret
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800, ext. 228
jpierret@tmcnet.com