GRANDSTREAM RELEASES A NEW IP TELEPHONE FOR BETA TESTING

New Beta test features a new IP desk phone ideal for small-to-medium businesses and home offices

Boston, MA (February 4, 2015) – Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, is releasing its next IP phone for beta testing by the Grandstream Beta Club. Grandstream will be opening applications for the beta test of a new SMB IP phone from February 4th to February 12th, 2015.  To apply go to betaclub.grandstream.com.

To start off the New Year, the Grandstream Beta Club is releasing its largest beta test to date, offering 200 units of our soon-to-be-released IP phone for testing. Having launched the Beta Club in April of 2014, we have thus far tested two AndroidTM video phones, an innovative new IP PBX appliance, a network video recorder, a softphone application, and an IP surveillance camera. All the feedback from our valued testers has been vital in preparing our products for the official public release and we are very excited to begin the next beta test for our upcoming IP desktop phone.   

For the next beta test, the Grandstream Beta Club is looking for IP telephony enthusiasts; those who like to experiment with and test new products, and those whose innovative ideas can transform the way in which IP telephony is applied in today’s market. Ideal applicants are those who have prior experience with IP phones and IP phone networks. Those who display a dedicated interest in exploring IP technology are also invited to apply.

The newest product being released to the Grandstream Beta Club is a competitive new IP phone for small-to-medium businesses (SMBs) and home offices. This Linux-based model features a single SIP account, up to 2 call appearances, 3-way conference, full duplex speakerphone, a 132x48 LCD screen and 3 XML programmable soft keys. Additional features include dual switched 10/100 Mbps ports, multi-language support, Electronic Hook Switch support for Plantronics headsets, intercom/paging, etc. 200 units of this phone will be available for shipping to selected Beta Club members on February 4, 2015. 

Program Availability & Pricing

Each product beta test released through the Grandstream Beta Club will have a limited amount of beta test units available. Application to the Grandstream Beta Club is open to anyone and is FREE. Selection of participants will be determined by Grandstream based on applicant qualification. The cost to participate in a beta test will be $1 to cover handling, however the product model and shipping will be free of charge for each active beta tester. There is no charge to applicants who are not selected for a Beta test.

About Grandstream Networks

Founded in 2002, Grandstream Networks is the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions. Grandstream serves the small-to-medium business and consumer markets with innovative products that lower communication costs, increase security protection, and enhance productivity.