Phonex Announces Licensing Program for Voiceband Patent Portfolio

Program to allow licensing of 43 U.S. and international patents

October 25, 2006 - Salt Lake City, UT - Phonex™ (www.phonex.com), a leading volume provider of voice and data communications over powerline, announced a licensing program for its intellectual property and patent portfolio. With 43 U.S. and international patents as well as substantial intellectual property in communications technology, the Phonex licensing program represents a significant opportunity for those implementing broadband powerline and voiceband designs for residential and commercial use.


"Phonex possesses patents and intellectual property covering a vast number of products and applications in the voiceband and broadband powerline space." said John Knab, CEO. "Our IP has proven its worth in defending our own products; we are excited to enable this coverage for other voiceband products and broadband applications in the market."

Phonex holds 43 patents, including 21 in the United States. They cover products and applications ranging from baseline technology for powerline communications to voiceband applications. Applications and products available under the licensing program include VoIP, set -top box links, broadband wireless, CallerID over powerline, wireless phone jacks employing cordless phone technology, and many other consumer applications.

Details of the licensing program can be obtained from Phonex by calling 801 -566 -0100 or emailing licensing@phonex.com.
About Phonex
Founded in 1988, Phonex Corporation, based in Midvale, Utah, is a privately held company recognized as the world's largest supplier of powerline -based voice and data products with an install base of approximately 12 million such devices. Phonex's proprietary technologies enable telephone and data devices to communicate reliably using standard electrical wiring. The technology is protected by multiple patents. More information can be found at www.phonex.com. Phonex is a trademark of Phonex Corporation.

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