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INTERNET PHONEWIZARD OFFERS INDUSTRY-LEADING ITSP SUPPORT Broad Range of Service Providers Gives Users the Best Service Choice While Eliminating Long Distance Charges SUNNYVALE, CA (June 5, 2000) -- Internet callers can now take advantage of the highest quality service -- and eliminate long distance and international calling charges -- with the revolutionary InternetPhoneWizard from Actiontec Electronics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of data communication products. Offering the industry's broadest support for ITSPs (Internet Telephony Service Providers), the InternetPhoneWizard will work with five of the world's leading ITSP's:,,,, and With the InternetPhoneWizard, Actiontec's customers can choose the best ITSP for their needs and enjoy the best features, highest quality service, clearest sound and the lowest telecommunication rates possible. "With the broad range of ITSP's supported by the InternetPhoneWizard, Actiontec's customers now have access to free long distance telephone services not only throughout the United States and Canada, but for calls placed to Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, and much of Europe," stated Dean Chang, president and CEO for Actiontec Electronics. "In addition to being able to take advantage of extraordinary convenience of the InternetPhoneWizard, users have the flexibility to instantly select the ITSP offering the best quality and service at any particular moment." The InternetPhoneWizard offers an unprecedented combination of features that make Internet calling easier and better than ever. InternetPhoneWizard lets callers continue to use their favorite wired or portable telephones. To use the InternetPhoneWizard callers simply pick up the phone and dial just as they always have to place a long distance call for the price of a local call! With the InternetPhoneWizard, callers can use the same phone to place either conventional analog calls or Internet phone calls. Actiontec's patent-pending I-Phone Switch technology allows users to easily switch back and forth between conventional and Internet calls. Internet Telephony software for the InternetPhoneWizard is bundled with the product at no additional cost. Existing users can download the latest software from the Actiontec Web site at The InternetPhoneWizard supports dial-up, DSL, Cable, and ISDN connections. The PCI InternetPhoneWizard is compatible with Windows 95, Windows 98, and Windows 98 SE. The USB InternetPhoneWizard is compatible with Windows 98 and Windows 98 SE. Windows 2000 drivers will be made available for the product via the Actiontec web site at a later date. The InternetPhoneWizard requires a Pentium or higher computer with 16 MB RAM and a CD-ROM drive, an analog telephone, and a LAN or modem-based Internet connection. The InternetPhoneWizard comes with communications software and bonus software. The USB InternetPhoneWizard is available for purchase from the Actiontec store ( for $99.95. The PCI InternetPhoneWizard will be available on the site June 30, 2000 for $79.95. Both products will be available in retail outlets later this summer. About Actiontec Actiontec Electronics, Inc. is a significant global player in the data communications marketplace. The company's product line includes a complete line of Internet Telephony, DSL and Analog Modems, Home Networking products, and Ethernet cards. Actiontec products have been recognized with a Best of Show award at Retail Xchange, Editors Choice awards from CNET's,, and Computer Retail Week and Top 100 Products of the Year from Home Office Computing and Computer Shopper. Actiontec products are available through national distribution, retail outlets, and Actiontec's online store as well as through private label and OEM relationships. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, and maintains branch offices in Arlington, VA; Irvine, CA; The Netherlands and Taiwan. For more information, phone 408-752-7700, fax 408-541-9003, or visit
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