I love it when one device can take the place of several others. I would love to be able to get the DSL modem off my desk and integrate it right into my wireless router. A new device from AudioCodes called the MediaPack 252 has debuted that integrates the ADSL modem with a WiFi router and several other things.
The MP252 supports HD VoIP and has an integrated handset for placing VoIP calls and has provisions to be used as a PBX device. If your web connection is critical to your business or home life, the 252 has a USB port for failover to a 3G mobile broadband modem for an uninterrupted connection. The device can also be used as a home media sharing hub to share storage, printers, and security cameras across the network.
In addition to the WiFi router, the device also has four LAN ports for local computers. Bluetooth integration means that any device supporting Bluetooth like smartphones and tablets can access the MP252 and use connected devices or the web connection. The gateway also has a robust array of security features and can be used as a media hub with optional features.
Last updated: Apr 15, 2014 at 07:16 am CDT
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