Phoenix Broadband



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This is Fred Ball for Zions Bank, speaking on business

For you home computer users, what happens when your cable modem or DSL isn't in the same room where you'd like to use your PC? Or what if you have more than one home PC?

Now there's an easy answer. Utah's own Phonex Broadband, in Midvale, has just developed a new device—the NeverWire 14—that will let you create your own instant home network just by plugging the NeverWire into the wall. It's true! Through a concept called "powerline," the NeverWire lets you tap into the unused bandwidth in your existing home electrical wires. There's no software to configure. No cables to install. You just plug your PC or Macintosh computer into the NeverWire, and plug the NeverWire into the wall. That's all it takes to create an instant home network.

Through the network, home and business users can share high-speed Internet access and share printers and scanners. You can also use the network to play interactive network and Internet games. In addition, the NeverWire offers built-in diagnostics and security functions that users can implement by simply pressing the buttons on the top of the box.

If you haven't seen the NeverWire yet, you'll be seeing it soon. Phonex is currently in the middle of an aggressive nationwide launch. Early market response has been tremendously positive, and consumers will be seeing the product shortly in publications such as The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and even CBS News.

Best of all, the NeverWire 14 product costs just $129 per node and is available now from Phonex and from selected retail dealers in the U.S. and worldwide. For ordering information, you can visit the company's web site at www.phonex.com.

If you’d like a transcript of this program or any of the others we’ve featured in the past year, log on to zionsbank.com. Type “Speaking on Business” in the search feature and follow the links. And if you know of any interesting business news, send me a message. My address is fred.ball@zionsbank.com.

For Zions Bank, I'm Fred Ball. I'm speaking on business.

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