SOURCE: Intertex Data AB

January 15, 2007 11:48 ET

Intertex Data AB Receives INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine's 2006 Product of the Year Award

Intertex SurfinBird IX68 Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 15, 2007 -- Intertex Data AB announced today that Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC)'s INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine ( has named Intertex SurfinBird IX68 as a recipient of the 2006 Product of the Year Award. INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the VoIP Authority in the US since 1998.

The IX68 is an ADSL2+ modem supporting ADSL speeds up to 24 Mbps downstream and 3 Mbps upstream using the new Annex M standard. It also includes a powerful firewall and NAT router with unique SIP support and is intended for offices up to 50 persons as well as home usage in advanced triple play solutions. Several options are available: high speed 802.11 b/g wireless access point, 2 ports for analog telephones or faxes (FXS), SIP gateway to the traditional telephone network (FXO) and Intertex unique SIP Switch with advanced VoIP routing and PBX-like functionality.

Like all Intertex products, the IX68 has a unique and extensive SIP support allowing global live person-to-person IP communication from the protected LAN. SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) is the Internet standard for live IP communication that is expected to create the next significant expansion of Internet usage after email and web surfing. IP telephony or VoIP is one usage of SIP, but SIP is the Internet standard for all kinds of live IP communication such as Instant Messaging, Presence, Video and Application Sharing.

"We are very happy to receive this INTERNET TELEPHONY award and that our products are recognized as one of the leading in the market. INTERNET TELEPHONY is the leading magazine in the VoIP space and to receive a Product of the Year award by this magazine is a great honor," said Martin Feuk, VP of Intertex.

"INTERNET TELEPHONY is proud to bestow Intertex with a 2006 Product of the Year Award. Each year INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine recognizes companies that have demonstrated excellence in technological advancement and application refinements," said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. "Intertex has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace. We're proud to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

A full list of Product of the Year winners will be published in the February 2007 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. (

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About Intertex Data AB

Intertex Data AB was founded in 1982 by current CEO Karl Erik Stahl. The company develops and markets communication and security products. Currently, the focus is on next generation broadband access products following the SIP standard and live person-to-person IP communication. The products include feature rich ADSL modems and firewalls prepared for SIP based IP Telephony, Presence, Instant Messaging and Video Conferencing. Intertex has won several International awards for creative product design as well as business excellence.

Intertex' media contact: Howard Kendall at phone 508/385-6335 and


Since the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY is the only magazine that focuses on providing information in IP communications technologies. INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine provides readers with the best information necessary to learn about and purchase the equipment, software, and services. INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs and Miercom. The only BPA-audited publication that's 100% dedicated to providing the highest quality content for the IP communications market, INTERNET TELEPHONY has 55,000 dedicated readers.

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