Yealink business VoIP phone handset scoops two awards

Business VoIP (voice over internet protocol) phone manufacturer, Yealink, has won two prestigious awards for its SIP-T38G handset.

The handset was given the accolade of ‘Product of the Year 2011’ by Internet Telephony Magazine; and Best VoIP CPE (customer-premises equipment) by VoIP trade body, the Internet Telephony Services Providers’ association (ITSPA).

It is now two years in a row Yealink has won the Internet Telephony Magazine Product of the Year award; last year the company was given the same accolade for its VP2009 videophone.

Commenting on Yealink’s success in winning the Internet Telephony Magazine award, Rich Tehrani, the chief executive officer of the magazine’s publisher, TMC, said:

‘The editors of Internet Telephony have verified that the Gigabit colour IP phone T38G displays quality and innovation. I would like to congratulate the entire team at Yealink for their commitment to advancing IP telecommunications technologies.’

Meanwhile, the ITSPA award, which was presented on 21st March in the Members Dining Room at the House of Commons, also recognised
‘innovation and best practice in the VoIP industry’.

The ITSPA ceremony was hosted by the vice chair of the Parliamentary Internet Communications and Technology Forum, Dr Julian Huppert, MP.

Launched in the UK back in July, the T38G has been promoted by Yealink as the ideal upgrade for enterprises needing to accommodate increased voice and data traffic via internet protocol (IP) telephony.

The handset is claimed to boast a Gigabit speed which exceeds those of standard Ethernet and FastEthernet by 100-fold and 10-fold respectively. It also incorporates a GigE switch which, Yealink claims, can effectively boost broadband capacity by 100%.

The judges for the Internet Telephony magazine award are also believed to have been impressed by the T38G’s use of an Aries chipset and voice engine provided by Texas Instruments as well as the high quality of the colour display screen.