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Panasonic

August 30, 2010 09:30 ET

Panasonic Quick-Start Phone System Packages Bring Convenience and Savings to Small Businesses

Convenient, Feature-Packed KX-TDA50G "Starter Packages" Make It Easier Than Ever to Get Started With a New Business Phone System

SECAUCUS, NJ--(Marketwire - August 30, 2010) - Panasonic System Networks Company of America, a leader in business and home telephone systems, today announced the availability of four phone system "starter packages" designed to help small businesses migrate to a new phone system quickly and easily, while saving between 30% - 40% on hardware costs if purchased separately.

The packages are based on the popular KX-TDA50G communications platform, which supports voice mail and a variety of analog, IP and digital phones -- including DECT cordless models -- as well as SIP trunking,* which enables owners to save money on long-distance calling and reduce costs associated with their monthly telecommunications phone bill.

At the core of each package is a modular phone system that is ideal for law firms, real-estate companies, hotels/motels, medical offices and other businesses looking for an affordable and flexible phone system that can be easily expanded as the company grows. Key features include:

  • Support for up to 48 extensions
  • Support for four IP phones (eight with SIP expansion card) and DECT wireless
  • Built-in Caller ID**
  • VoIP (Voice over IP) Softphone support, enabling a PC to operate as a system telephone
  • Support for SIP trunking*

"Panasonic's new KX-TDA50 packages are perfect for small businesses that want to hit the ground running with a new phone system -- and save money," said Bill Savino, Product Marketing Manager. "Panasonic is the leader in small business phone systems*** and has long been a leader in DECT technology. This makes it possible for our customers to access market leading capabilities at special price points, ensuring a win-win situation for our business clients."

The following packages, each built around a TDA50G hybrid IP control unit with six free slots, are now available:

  • KX-TDA50D3 Digital Phones Package - Includes three KX-DT333-B desk phones, featuring a three-line LCD screen.
  • KX-TDA50D3V Digital Phones and Voice Mail Package - Includes three KX-DT343-B desk phones and central voice mail.
  • KX-TDAD1W Wireless DECT and Phones Package - Includes one KX-TD7685 cordless phone, one KX-DT333 desk phone and a two-channel cell station.
  • KX-TDA50D2VW Wireless DECT and Phones with Voice Mail Package - Includes one KX-TD7685 cordless phone, two KX-DT343-B desk phones, a two-channel cell station and central voice mail.

More information on Panasonic telephone systems is available at www.panasonic.com/bts.

About Panasonic System Networks Company of America 
Based in Secaucus, NJ, Panasonic System Networks Company of America is a unit of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation (NYSE: PC). A comprehensive business-to-business solutions provider, the company develops and delivers reliable, affordable, and flexible solutions for communication, collaboration, security and productivity. The complete suite of solutions addresses home and business communications, security and surveillance systems, retail information systems, office productivity solutions, and high definition visual conferencing, keeping Panasonic customers connected, informed, accessible and secure. Information is available at www.panasonic.com/psna. Additional company information for journalists is available at www.panasonic.com/pressroom.

* Panasonic currently supports Broadvox, CBeyond, and Verizon for SIP trunking. SIP trunking is a service offered by telephone service providers.
** Requires subscription to Caller ID service offered by telephone companies for a fee.
*** According to results for North America for calendar year 2009, published in April 2010 by T3i Group LLC, and covering the sum of key/hybrid, PBX, and converged business phone systems with 2-40 extensions.

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