Grandstream Networks GXP2200 Recognized in Best VoIP CPE Category at 2013 ITSPA Awards

Brookline, MA (March 20, 2013)Grandstream Networks, the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions, today announced that the GXP2200 Enterprise Application Phone for Android™ received the “Highly Commended” award in the “Best VoIP CPE” category from the Internet Telephony Service Providers Association (ITSPA) awards ceremony, held last week at the House of Commons in London. The 2013 ITSPA Awards, now in its fifth year, celebrates excellence across the VoIP and Unified Communications industry in the UK and is open to providers of hardware and software service in both residential and business sectors.

An independent judging panel evaluated the GXP2200 against strict criteria including reliability, user friendliness, design, diversity and innovation.

“Congratulations to all the winners and to those companies highly commended,” said Eli Katz, Chairman of ITSPA. “The Awards are a welcome opportunity to celebrate the innovation and best practice in our industry as well as to highlight and discuss the key regulatory challenges facing the sector.”

“We’re thrilled to be recognized as a Best VoIP CPE finalist and given the “Highly Commended” award at this year’s ITSPA Awards,” said David Li, CEO of Grandstream. “Because the ITSPA serves to promote innovation within the VoIP industry, this award is very important to us and helps to validate the innovation and quality of the new GXP2200.” He added, “We share this award with our distribution, reseller, and service provider partners around the globe who have embraced the Grandstream brand and have helped us deliver VoIP endpoints with industry leading feature sets to businesses and consumers worldwide.”

Details of the 2013 ITSPA Awards can be found here.

About GXP2200 Enterprise Application Phone for Android

The GXP2200 Enterprise Application Phone for Android transfers the power and user familiarity of the Android operating system to the desktop IP phone. This smart HD desktop phone is Grandstream’s first SIP phone and one of only a handful of IP Phones in the world running on the Android platform. The GXP2200 allows any vertical industry (such as retail, hospitality, manufacturing, healthcare, etc.) to easily create and deploy advanced custom business applications on their desktop phone to meet business or customer needs. The GXP2200 features a 480×272 capacitive touch screen TFT LCD, dual Gigabit network ports, integrated PoE and Bluetooth, superior HD audio quality, leading edge telephony features, automated provisioning, advanced security protection, and broad interoperability with most 3rd party SIP based devices, IP PBX and major IMS platforms.

About ITSPA

ITSPA was formed in March 2004 as a trade association to represent UK-based network operators, service providers and other businesses involved with the supply of VoIP services to business and residential consumers within the United Kingdom and across the European Union. ITSPA aims to promote competition and self-regulation in order to encourage the development of a flourishing and innovative VoIP industry. Visit www.itspa.org.uk for more information.

About Grandstream Networks

Founded in 2002, Grandstream Networks is the leading manufacturer of IP voice/video telephony and video surveillance solutions. Grandstream serves the SMB and consumer markets with innovative products that lower communication costs, increase security protection, and enhance productivity. Our open standard SIP-based products offer broad interoperability in the industry, unrivaled features, flexibility, and price-performance competitiveness. Visit www.grandstream.com for more information or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.