Two Zoom Cable Modems Certified by CableLabs®
MA, July 20th, 2000 -- Zoom Telephonics Inc., (NASDAQ:
a leading supplier of Internet access products, today announced
that two of the Company's cable modems, the Zoom CableModem
PCI internal and the Zoom CableModem 10BaseT external, have
received CableLabs® certification.
cable modem is one of only two internal cable modems certified
by CableLabs®, who, in today's press release called the
PCI certifications "a major breakthrough".
"This is a real milestone for consumers who want their
cable modems pre-configured inside their PCs and ready to
use right out of the box," said Dr. Richard R. Green,
president and CEO of CableLabs. "Through the hard work
of companies such as Zoom Telephonics making these kinds of
technical innovations, the momentum of the cable Internet
business should increase."
"We are very
pleased to have both of our cable modem designs certified,"
said Frank Manning, President and CEO of Zoom Telephonics,
" We believe our ability to provide customers with both
internal and external products will provide us with a distinct
competitive advantage. Zoom is making a major commitment to
broadband. We plan to continue to introduce cable modem products,
including a USB external model, along with DSL products, broadband
gateways, and wireless and home phoneline networking products.
Our mission is to be a one-stop source for products that provide
broadband access and extend the broadband connection throughout
the home and office."
About Zoom Telephonics
Zoom Telephonics, a communications leader since 1977, designs,
produces and markets dial-up and broadband modems, wireless
LAN products, home phoneline networking devices, and other
data communication products under the Zoom and Hayes brand
names. Zoom products are available in over 3000 of the highest
volume computer retailers in the USA and over 5000 retail
outlets worldwide. Zoom Telephonics is publicly traded on
NASDAQ (NASDAQ: ZOOM).
For more information, visit Zoom at www.zoomtel.com/products/cable_overview.html.