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Actiontec is only DSL CPE Vendor to win Prestigious Supplier Award Multiple Times
Actiontec honored with Circuit City’s Supply Chain Excellence Award
[b]Sunnyvale, Calif., June 3, 2008[/b] – Actiontec Electronics today announced that it received Circuit City’s sixth annual Supply Chain Excellence Award, recognizing the company’s expertise and commitment in retail supply chain management. This is the second time in six years that Actiontec has been honored by Circuit City, making it the only DSL CPE vendor to take home the honors multiple times.  

According to Circuit City, the Supply Chain Excellence Award recognizes the top vendors who have maintained consistent delivery performance in a flexible consumer environment, as well as helped reduce costs in the supply chain, while ensuring products are delivered as scheduled. Actiontec has continually exceeded the retailer’s expectations of in-stock levels of its DSL modem and consumer broadband connectivity products.

“For retailers, on-shelf availability is critical for maximizing sales and ensuring happy and loyal customers. And with DSL CPE equipment, the impact of in-store inventory ripples out to service provider partners, where out-of-stock conditions can affect their sales and bottom line,” said Michael Ehlenberger, VP, Channel Sales at Actiontec. “Actiontec has a dedicated team of experts managing channel inventory at the store level on a daily basis, working closely with both retailers and service providers to support their diverse ground-level efforts and make sure we’re prepared for demand spikes based on local and regional promotions and events.”

Ehlenberger continued, “We’re honored by Circuit City’s recognition of our commitment to excellence. This award reflects our commitment to growing our partners’ businesses and helping them achieve their goals.”

[b]About Circuit City Stores, Inc.[/b]
Circuit City Stores, Inc. (NYSE: CC) is a leading specialty retailer of consumer electronics and related services. The domestic segment operates through 686 Superstores and 9 outlet locations in 158 U.S. markets. The international segment operates through approximately 800 retail stores and dealer outlets in Canada. Circuit City also operates Web sites at, and

[b]About Actiontec Electronics[/b]
Actiontec Electronics develops broadband connectivity and broadband-powered solutions that simplify and enrich the digital life – delivering a unified experience that encompasses communications, entertainment, home management, and more. Actiontec offerings range from the market's broadest selection of IPTV-capable broadband home gateways for bringing IP-based video services into the home, to DSL modems, wireless networking devices, routers and digital entertainment devices. The company’s carrier-class products are easy to install, manage, and use, and are sold through retail channels and broadband service providers. Founded in 1993, Actiontec is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, and maintains branch offices in Colorado Springs, CO; Shanghai, China; and Taipei, Taiwan. For more information, call 408-752-7700 or visit