Belkin’s callEverywhere Broadband Phone Service launched several months ago and it now available with a Softphone [created by using Xten’s SDK].
If you want to see the Softphone in action you can try it out at the CES show in LasVegas, at booths #30847, #36166 and #26359.
The callEverywhere SoftPhone plans free email and voice mail, 3-way conference calling, call holding. The plans start at US$9.95 (including 500 minutes of calls in the US and Canada) or US$19.95 for unlimited calls in the IS and Canada. Both plans offer the user a US based phone number. The callEverywhere service is presently available in 34 metro areas in the United States.
Since the inception of the company in 1983, Belkin has enjoyed 19 consecutive years of dramatic growth with gross sales exceeding $460 million worldwide FYE/2002.
The company headquarters are located in Compton, California. Belkin has a dedicated research and development facility located in Rochester, New York. The headquarters occupy more than 400,000 square feet where more than 20,000 products are sold. Belkin also has a wholly-owned subsidiary in West Gosford Australia, Belkin Corporation limited. In addition, Belkin has a 800,000 sq. ft. distribution center in Indianapolis; to ensure that our orders are filled expeditiously. Belkin Corporation is a privately held company with more than 1000 employees.
This could be a strong competitor for other Brandband Phone Providers.