ACTIONTEC NAMED FINALIST IN 2011 CTIA E-TECH AWARDS
Actiontec Recognized for Innovation in Infrastructure: In-Building Wireless/Wi-Fi/LAN
Sunnyvale, CA March 14, 2011 - Actiontec Electronics and its 4G LTE Integrated Router was named a finalist in the Infrastructure: In-Building Wireless/Wi-Fi/LAN category of CTIA's annual Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awards competition. The CTIA E-Tech Awards honor the most innovative new products in 14 categories spanning the areas of mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise and infrastructure. Winners will be announced at International CTIA WIRELESS 2011, taking place March 22-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
Actiontec's 4G home router lets consumers enjoy blazing fast broadband speeds anywhere over a wireless 4G connection, to power a wide range of demanding applications like HD video on demand and online gaming.
The device is built with carrier needs in mind and includes an integrated 4G radio that lets service providers deploy 4G service as an integrated part of their service portfolio, as well as provide support and management of the device and service. The 4G LTE router supports Gigabit Ethernet, Wireless 802.11b/g/n, robust wireless security, Voice over IP, and coax interface for satellite TV home networks.
"With 4G LTE networks here today and increased demand for wireless communications, our new line of 4G LTE routers enable new applications and opportunities for service providers and end-users," said Brian Henrichs, chief business development officer at Actiontec Electronics. "We are honored to be recognized by CTIA. "More than 300 entries were judged by a panel of media and industry analysts and scored on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor.
E-Tech winners, including Best of Show and Best Online Pick will be announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday, March 23 at 2:00 p.m. ET from CTIA's Exhibit Innovations Stage on the tradeshow floor.
Media and industry analysts judged CTIA E-Tech Awards entries based on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor.
Between now and March 23, website visitors may vote for the "Best Online Pick" at www.ctiashow.com/awards. International CTIA WIRELESS show attendees will vote onsite via text message for entries in the E-Tech Awards display to win "Best in Show."
About CTIA Shows
CTIA shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. International CTIA WIRELESS 2011 takes place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, March 22-24. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS 2011 takes place in San Diego, October 11-13. Visit www.ctiashow.com. CTIA The Wireless Association is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Visit www.ctia.org.
About Actiontec Electronics
Actiontec Electronics develops broadband-powered solutions that connect people to the Internet, applications, and content they care about. Our products - including gigabit Ethernet fiber routers, high speed VDSL gateways, DSL modems, and home networking solutions - are deployed by some of the largest telecom carriers in North America. We listen to our customers, delivering future-proof solutions that help them stay competitive today and tomorrow, with faster access rates, advanced performance, and exciting applications. Our innovation has been recognized throughout the industry, with numerous awards. As a minority owned company, we're committed to the world we live in by promoting diversity among our employees and partners, and actively pushing a variety of green programs designed to reduce the carbon footprint of our company, and customers. 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 http://www.actiontec.com