Zoom Begins Shipping Cable Modems
To Best Buy
Boston, MA, January
21, 2003, - Zoom Telephonics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZOOM)
announced today that it has just begun shipping the Zoom CableModem
Model 5041 to Best Buy stores. The Zoom cable modem will be
carried throughout Best Buy's nationwide chain of over 500
stores, as well as through BestBuy.com, the retailer's on-line
"We are pleased and proud
to have been chosen by Best Buy as a cable modem supplier,"
said Frank Manning, Zoom's President. " We respect Best Buy's
focus on the customer and consider this order to be an endorsement
of Zoom's ability to build and support broadband modems of
a very high quality. It is also satisfying to have our relationship
with a prestigious retailer like Best Buy reaffirmed." Zoom
has been a supplier of Best Buy since 1990.
Zoom Model 5041 is CableLabsÆ approved and approved by leading
cable service operators, including Adelphia, AOL Time Warner,
AT&T, Charter, Comcast, Cox, and Mediacom. The Model 5041
provides both a USB and an Ethernet interface; and can be
used on Windows, Macintosh and Linux computers.
Best Buy stores, owned and operated by Minneapolis-based Best
Buy, is one of the nation's leading retailers of technology
and entertainment products and services. Best Buy was founded
in St. Paul, Minn. in 1966. Best Buy stores reach an estimated
300 million consumers per year through more than 500 retail
stores in 48 states and online at BestBuy.com. For more information
about Best Buy, visit the virtual pressroom at www.onlinepressroom.net/bestbuy.
Zoom Telephonics, a communications leader since 1977, designs,
produces and markets dial-up modems, cable and ADSL modems,
wireless LAN products, home and small office networking devices,
and other data communication products under the Zoom, Hayes
and Global Village brands. Zoom products are available in
thousands of the highest volume computer retailers worldwide.
For more information visit Zoom at www.zoomtel.com.