Insteon Targets UK Retailers with Philex Distribution Deal

This deal brings Insteon products to the shelves of Screwfix, UK's largest direct and online supplier of trade tools, accessories and hardware products.

IRVINE, Calif.--Insteon, creators of the world's premier home automation and control technology, today announced its products are now available at retail in the UK through a new distribution deal with Philex. This deal brings Insteon products to the shelves of Screwfix, UK's largest direct and online supplier of trade tools, accessories and hardware products.

"Insteon is an optimal solution for communication challenges commonly associated with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and other RF-only solutions being offered in the UK," said Joe Dada, CEO of Insteon. "Insteon's dual-band RF and powerline architecture handily solves the dead-zone problem - bringing simple, affordable and reliable connected home solutions to more people around the world. Now, UK consumers can take advantage of home automation where all their devices work together in perfect harmony."

"We are always looking for new high-quality, next-generation offerings that we can bring to our customers and Insteon is a perfect partnership to do just that," said Karl Thomas, Managing Director of Philex, one of the UK's leading electronics manufacturers and distributors. "Insteon's home automation offerings will provide a brand new and affordable way for UK families to reliably manage and control their home lighting and other plug-in electronics."

Through this agreement, Insteon will bring a number of products to the UK market for the first time including the Insteon Hub, UK plug-in dimmers and relays, EU LED light bulbs, HD indoor/outdoor cameras and EU module dimmers and relays.

Insteon is the world's best-selling wireless home-control networking technology and has been in business for more than 20 years. Dual-band Insteon signals communicate simultaneously via radio waves and a home's electrical wiring, making Insteon 100 times more reliable than competing connected home solutions.

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About Insteon
Insteon transforms the "connected home" from a buzzword into reality. We make life simple by connecting you to the things that matter. Control your lights, alarms, thermostats - all your things - from wherever you are in the world. Insteon's patented technology is simple and reliable, powering the most fail-safe connected home on the market. With more than 200 Insteon products available today and thousands of developers, we bring all of the things in your home into elegant command. It's your house, turn it on.

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