Monday, March 7, 2005

Linksys Ships Over One Million Consumer VoIP Ports in Under 6 Months

Linksys, a division of Cisco Systems, Inc., reported that it has shipped over one million VoIP ports in the six months since it entered this product category. Linksys products for VoIP include a phone adapter and wired and wireless routers with phone ports. These products, bundled with a VoIP service, enable customers to make phone calls using their broadband connection.

Since August, Linksys has announced relationships with leading broadband VoIP service providers including AT&T CallVantage, PeopleCall in Spain, in France, Verizon VoiceWing, and Vonage in both North America and the UK.

For comparison, here is the time it took Linksys to reach its first million units for the following product categories.

  • VoIP 6 Months

  • Wireless LAN 13 Months

  • Ethernet Routers 16 Months

  • Ethernet Switches 27 Months


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