Asoka Accepts Two International CES Innovation Awards

Two of Asoka™ USA Corporation`s Powerline Communications (PLC) network solutions have won International CES Innovation Awards.

San Carlos, CA - December 16, 2004 - Asoka™ USA Corporation, the leading Powerline Communications (PLC) network solutions provider, today, announced that two of its products, the PlugLink™ Wireless Access Point (model PL9540 -WAP) and PlugLAN™ Network Jack™ (model PL8730 -EFP), have won the International CES Innovation Award. The PlugLink Wireless Access Point (PL9540 -WAP) is an Innovations 2004 Design and Engineering Showcase honoree in the Home Data Networking category and the PlugLAN Network Jack (PL8730 -EFP) took the Best of Innovation in the Integrated Home Systems product category.

"Asoka is honored to receive these two awards," says TK Chan, President and CEO of Asoka. "Our company is built on the foundation of addressing consumer needs for a simple, easy, robust, reliable, secure, and affordable network solution. The entire Asoka team is delighted to have received such an prestigious award. We will continue to strive to produce quality network solutions. "

The PlugLink Wireless AP (PL9540 -WAP) is the third generation of Asoka's PlugLink Powerline Wireless Access Points that integrates 802.11g with HomePlug. Combined with a universal power supply and foldable plugs, the PL9540 -WAP offers a convenient network solution for the world traveler.

The PlugLAN Network Jack is part of Asoka's new PlugLAN powerline product family that will be introduced and showcased at the 2004 Consumer Electronics Show next month. The PlugLAN Network Jack allows a consumer to replace a standard electrical outlet to instantly upgrade the facility or location with network connectivity.

Both products will be displayed in the Asoka booth #21133 in the South Hall Upper Level of the Las Vegas Convention Center at the 2004 International CES Show.

About Asoka USA Corporation: Dedicated to Making Connectivity a Reality™, Asoka specializes on an emerging de facto connectivity standard known as Powerline Communications (PLC). PLC employs existing electrical wiring of a home or building as the medium for data transmission. Asoka designs, develops, manufactures and provides no new wires™ network solutions to individuals and businesses looking for an easy -to -use, cost -effective and reliable way to share and integrate resources. For more information, please visit

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Asoka USA Corporation
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