Press Releases

Mar 01, 2006

AudioCodes Announces a Residential/SOHO Gateway for Voice over Broadband Telephony Services

Supporting residential calling services alongside data routing capabilities and wide-band vocoders promises an appealing gateway for home subscribers

Lod, Israel, March 1, 2006 - AudioCodes (NASDAQ:AUDC), a leading provider of Voice over Packet (VoP) technologies and Voice Network products, today announced the introduction of the MediaPack™ MP-202 Telephone Adapter. A member of the MediaPack gateway series, the MP-202 is based on AudioCodes’ VoIPerfect core technology, benefiting from advanced voice technologies for an enhanced voice quality and user experience.

The MP-202 is a 2-line SIP gateway allowing residential and SOHO subscribers to connect ordinary POTS telephones or fax machines, and is interoperable with leading Softswitches and SIP Application Servers for enabling legacy phone services such as caller ID, call waiting, and call forwarding.  In addition, the MP-202 includes an internal router with DHCP, NAT and PPPoE capabilities enabling subscribers to connect their home PC or LAN hub/switch to it.

“Voice over Broadband services continue to gain popularity around the world, with over 90 million subscriber lines expected by 2008,” commented Lior Aldema, Vice President of Marketing at AudioCodes. “With the introduction of the MP-202 and through our strong market presence, technology partners, and distribution channels, we are well positioned to penetrate segments of this growing market.”

Standards-based and capability rich, the MP-202 allows simple plug-and-play installation, as well as powerful web-based management tools for subscribers and for remote management by operators. Using automatic software and configuration upgrade through periodic network updates, the MP-202 is designed for mass deployment while allowing operators to control operational expenses.

Additional information is available at www.audiocodes.com.