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Three Actiontec Products Named as Finalists in 2012 American Business Awards(SM)

10th annual Stevie℠ Awards will be presented on June 18 in New York City and September 17 in San Francisco

Sunnyvale, Calif. – May 15, 2012 – Actiontec Electronics announced today that three of its products have been named Finalists in the 2012 American Business Awards (“The Stevies”). The honored products are: SG400 Service Gateway, Multi-LAN Network Adapter, and Broadband Home Router (Rev I).

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small.

More than 3,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide range of categories.

“We’re honored that three Actiontec products were chosen for this prestigious list that recognizes outstanding performance in business. It’s a great testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team and further confirms Actiontec’s leadership role in the digital home and next generation digital services,” said Brian Henrichs, chief business development officer at Actiontec Electronics.

Actiontec products were honored in three categories:

SG400 Service Gateway: New Product or Service of the Year, Hardware, Other
The SG400 Service Gateway is engineered to be a lifeline to the connected home. With the SG400, you can arm your security alarm panel from a beach in Tahiti, check in on the live video feed from your home’s wireless security camera while at the office, and flip on the pool heater and lights while watching TV.

Broadband Home Router Rev I: New Product or Service of the Year, Hardware, Networking
Actiontec’s latest router, the BHR Rev I, is an ultra-fast, ultra-powerful GigE router built for FTTH deployments. The device combines a powerful 1.2 GHz ARM CPU with Gigabit Ethernet WAN and LAN interfaces, 802.11b/g/n 2×2 WiFi, and MoCA, to support home networking at speeds up to 1 Gbps wired and 300 Mbps wireless.

Multi-LAN Network Adapter: New Product or Service of the Year, Telecommunications, Product The Multi-LAN Network Adapter is the Swiss army knife in home networking. Equipped with one coax F-connector, four 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet ports, and 802.11n 2×2 2.4 GHz wireless, the versatile network adapter can be used in a multitude of ways. It can be a standalone wireless access point, a wireless adapter or simply a wireless extender to the existing wireless network.

Finalists were chosen by more than 140 business professionals nationwide during preliminary judging in April and May. More than 150 members of 10 specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place May 14 – 25.

Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at

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

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