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Thursday, February 15 2018 - 01:00
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Digium Introduces Budget-Friendly IP Phones for Asterisk
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

-- New A-Series Phones Offer Best Value for Asterisk-based Systems 

Digium (http://www.digium.com/ ), Inc., the Asterisk Company, today announced 
the A-Series IP phones, a line of affordable desk phones for Asterisk-based 
systems. The new IP phones offer budget-minded Asterisk users the best value on 
the market with high quality components and a streamlined feature set. Starting 
as low as US$59, each model includes a full-color display, HD Voice, and 
multi-line functionality. The new A-Series phones for Asterisk offer the 
highest quality IP phones for the price and are backed by Digium, the creator, 
sponsor, and maintainer of the Asterisk project.

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"Asterisk, the world's most popular open source communications platform, is 
used by developers to create sophisticated, custom communications solutions, 
and low- or no-cost alternatives to proprietary phone systems. These systems 
often require budget-friendly IP phones, and the new A-Series phones for 
Asterisk fulfill that need," said Charlie Wilson, director of developer 
products at Digium. "Users can now have dependable, Asterisk-branded phones to 
complement their Asterisk-based systems, and peace of mind they're backed and 
supported by Digium. Additionally, purchases of the A-Series phones help fund 
the Asterisk open source project and support the greater Asterisk community."

The new A-Series phones are easy-to-use and work with Asterisk-based phone 
systems including those that are freely distributed like AsteriskNOW, Issabel, 
Wazo, and others. The phones provide a straightforward deployment process and 
can be easily managed through an extensive web interface. Additionally, most 
models offer gigabit pass-through ports to support the advanced network needs 
of Asterisk users.

The new Digium A-Series IP phones for Asterisk include the following models:

    - A30 - An executive-level gigabit phone with a 4.3-inch full-color 
      display, 6 line registrations, 10 Rapid Dial/Busy Lamp Field (BLF) keys 
      with up to 45 contacts, Power over Ethernet (PoE), and 10/100/1000BASE-T 
      network ports. 
    - A25 - A mid-level gigabit phone with two full-color displays, 4 line 
      registrations, 6 Rapid Dial/Busy Lamp Field (BLF) keys with up to 30 
      contacts, Power over Ethernet (PoE), and 10/100/1000BASE-T network 
      ports. 
    - A22 - An entry-level gigabit phone with a 2.8-inch full-color display, 2 
      line registrations, Power over Ethernet (PoE), and 10/100/1000BASE-T 
      network ports. 
    - A20 - An entry-level value phone with a 2.8-inch full-color display, 2 
      line registrations, Power over Ethernet (PoE), and 10/100BASE-T network 
      ports.

The introduction of the A-Series phones launches Digium into a new segment of 
the IP phone market by offering customers a lower cost option. They complement 
Digium's premium, award-winning D-Series business phones, which offer 
plug-and-play deployment, advanced applications, and the functionality to 
develop custom integrations with Asterisk phone systems. The D80 IP phone is 
Digium's flagship offering, a completely touch-driven IP business phone for 
users who want an exceptional user experience.

The new Digium A-Series IP phones for Asterisk will be available beginning in 
March 2018 at the following suggested retail prices in USD: A20 - $59, A22 - 
$89, A25 - $119, and the A30 - $169. For more information about the new Digium 
A-Series IP phones for Asterisk, please visit www.digium.com/phonesforasterisk. 
To find a reseller or distributor near you, visit www.digium.com/where-to-buy. 
If you are interested in becoming a Digium partner, please visit 
www.digium.com/partner.

About Digium
Digium(R), Inc. provides Asterisk(R) software, telephony hardware, and 
on-premise and hosted Switchvox business phone systems that deliver 
enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) 
solutions at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and 
sponsor of the Asterisk project; the world's most widely used open source 
communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a 
feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers 
and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in 
more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create 
innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source 
software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium's 
business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of 
reseller partners. More information is available at www.digium.com and 
www.asterisk.org.

The Digium logo, Digium, Asterisk, Switchvox, AsteriskNOW, and the Asterisk 
logo are trademarks of Digium, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their 
respective owners.  

Julie Webb           Avi Dines
Digium, Inc.         MSL
+1 (256) 428-6203    +1 (781) 684-0770
jwebb@digium.com     digium@mslgroup.com
 
SOURCE: Digium, Inc.