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Corporate Overview


Actiontec Electronics develops broadband solutions that connect people to the Internet, applications, and content they care about. Our products, including Gigabit Ethernet fiber routers, whole-home wireless networking, high speed bonded VDSL2 gateways, DSL modems, and wireless display solutions, are deployed by some of the largest service providers in North America. Alongside our service provider partners, we're turning the promise of the digital lifestyle into reality, enabling consumers to enjoy any content on any device in any room in the house.

The connected home is evolving fast, with increasing demands for speed, applications, and content. More devices in the home and office require network connectivity than ever before. We’re committed to helping our carrier customers rise to the occasion and turn these needs into a reality. We’re developing products that not only push faster speeds to the home, but within the home as well. Our whole-home solutions give consumers countless wired and wireless options for connecting their home theater devices, gaming consoles, computers, tablets, mobile devices, and more. And with industry leading WiFi performance, we’re making sure consumers can watch HD video and more just about anywhere in the home.

Additionally, we keep a close eye on the service provider's bottom line, and ensure our products are easy to install, manage, use, and support. We’re pushing manageability (such as TR-069) further into the home, giving end users a more seamless digital experience and making it easier for service providers to manage the many devices used on today’s home networks. We also maintain a large customer support and design team in the United States that enables us to respond quickly to requests as they arise and help our service providers take advantage of each opportunity.

Our company is led by a seasoned management team with over 100 years of collective experience gained at companies such as Apple, Cisco, GenBand, General Motors, IBM, Micronics, Microsoft, Motorola, National Semiconductor, Tellabs and Westell Technologies.

Industry Leadership

Actiontec is a leader in the connected home, with more than 40 million connected home devices sold to date. Our products have been adopted by leading Tier 1 and Tier 2 Internet Service Providers in North America, including Verizon, CenturyLink, Frontier, Telus, Comcast, Bright House, Cox, Charter, Dish, TDS Telecom, MTS Allstream, Bell Aliant, Sasktel, and more.

We’re constantly pushing the envelope on what’s possible in the connected home and our innovation has been recognized throughout the industry time and time again. Independent lab tests confirm that our WxB6x000 wireless network extender outperforms the competition in multi-level homes. We also took home over 130 industry awards, including multiple prestigious CES Innovations awards in Design and Engineering.

Green and Diversity Initiatives

In 2011, we established a formal Sustainability Program that sets aggressive targets in multiple areas, including: water conservation, electronic waste and scrap product recycling, paper recycling, energy usage and more. We're an enthusiastic participant in PG&E's ClimateSmart program and offset 6% of all carbon dioxide produced at our Sunnyvale Headquarters in 2011.

The majority of our modems and routers are ENERGY EFFICIENT, helping families reduce their electrical bills and energy use. We hope our green efforts not only minimize our own impact, but also serve as a model for other high-tech companies.

And since minerals originating from conflict regions can end up in electronics and other products, we’re participating in the Conflict Minerals Pilot Program to bring more transparency to the product supply chain and help promote the responsible sourcing of mineral resources.

Product Portfolio

Best Performing Wi-Fi
Our products incorporate the most advanced home wireless technology deployable today. Dual band 4x4 802.11ac delivers wireless speeds up to 2 Gbps, while Multi-User MIMO enhances the user experience when simultaneously streaming and gaming on multiple devices. We’ve also optimized antenna placement on three dimensions instead of just two to deliver a robust signal across floors and to the far corners of the house.

IPTV/Video Products
With solutions for Fiber to the Home (FTTH), Fiber to the Curb (FTTC), VDSL2, ADSL2+, and any major video WLAN standard, we offer a comprehensive line of IPTV-capable CPE equipment for service providers of all sizes and infrastructures. All of the broadband routers and gateways can be customized to carrier needs and offer support for all of the major video networking standards for the WAN and LAN including VDSL2, ADSL2+, Fiber, Ethernet, MoCA, HomePlug AV, or HPNA 3.x.

Broadband Access Products
We offer a full range of DSL modems, DSL routers, and Wireless DSL Modem Routers, from compact, power-packed devices to energy efficient modems and an innovative modular platform that supports snap-in expansion modules. Our DSL modems and routers support Bonded VDSL2, VDSL2+, VDSL, ADSL, ADSL2+, and work with any DSL service provider in North America.

Home Networking Solutions
Bringing a broadband signal to the home is only half the picture. More and more devices in the home require an Internet connection and consumers expect to be able to use these devices anywhere and everywhere…without any glitches or quality issues. We offer a range of innovative home networking solutions based on the latest wireless, Wireless HD, Miracast, powerline/HomePlug, HPNA, and MoCA standards.

TV Everywhere Solutions
A family of innovative adapters give consumers the ability to watch TV (at up to 1080p full HD video), wherever they choose to put their television…on the wall in the living room, in the basement, or even out on the patio. And our standards-based ScreenBeam line puts any content from a smartphone, tablet, or computer on the big screen TV.

Wireless Display in Education and Business
Our ScreenBeam products are the preferred wireless display solutions in classrooms and offices across the U.S. and around the world. As a recommended solution for Intel, Microsoft, and NVIDIA, ScreenBeam brings content to life on the big screen and features the enhanced security and manageability that schools and businesses require.


Actiontec is a global company headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley (Sunnyvale, CA). The company maintains branch offices in Colorado Springs, CO; Shanghai, China; and Taipei, Taiwan.