|Vonage and Viseon to develop videophone service|
Posted: 11-Dec-2004 [Source: Vonage]
[Vonage and Viseon set to deliver VoIP videophone service.]
Edison, NJ -- Vonage Holdings Corp., the leading provider of broadband telephony in North America and Viseon announced a relationship teaming two industry innovators that will combine Vonage's award-winning service with Viseon's next generation broadband video telephone.
This unique collaboration will target both consumers and small businesses, enabling them to make videophone calls and to visually communicate with anyone, anywhere in the world. In addition to video, the development deal will allow Vonage to provide a set of features never before available to consumers. The phones are expected to be offered at www.vonage.com and at over 7,000 retail/e-tail locations nationwide.
"Vonage is pleased to partner with Viseon to develop this first-of-a-kind videophone service. Our ability to offer both consumers and small businesses the opportunity to make video calls is another enhancement to the way people make phone calls," stated Jeffrey A. Citron, chairman and CEO of Vonage Holdings Corp. "More importantly, this service will allow Vonage Small Business customers to benefit from corporate quality videoconferencing and will make calls more meaningful when friends, family and relatives can communicate in real time, whether they are across town or across the country."
John Harris, president and CEO of Viseon, Inc. commented: "This relationship will finally provide consumers with a next generation telephone that can take full advantage of the features available from broadband phone service. The phone we will be offering in partnership with Vonage is different from anything else available today."
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