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Actiontec Opens Tech Support Facility in Colorado Springs; Facility Expected to Employ 80.

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SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 10, 2001

Actiontec Electronics, Inc., a leading manufacturer of broadband-based application and Internet access products, announced today it had opened a technical support facility in Colorado Springs, CO. The facility, which opened in April, is expected to employ approximately eighty personnel when fully operational.

"The business, technical, and cultural infrastructure of Colorado Springs makes it an excellent location that can continue to support our needs as Actiontec increases its leadership role in the broadband marketplace," stated Dean Chang, president and CEO of Actiontec Electronics. "With five schools training technical support personnel, and the home to a highly educated workforce, Colorado Springs provides an exceptionally strong base from which Actiontec can draw a skilled technical support staff."

Highly successful product introductions by Actiontec, including its Home DSL Modem, Internet Phone Wizard, Home Networking products, and award-winning V.92 Call Waiting Modems, have necessitated the expansion of the company's technical support staff.

About Actiontec

Initially known for its analog modems, Actiontec Electronics, Inc. is making significant strides in the broadband marketplace. The company's product line now includes a complete line of DSL, Router, Wireless LAN, Internet Telephony, and Analog devices. Actiontec products have been recognized with a Best of Show award at Retail Xchange, Editors Choice awards from CNET's computers.com, homePCnetwork.com, and Computer Retail Week, and Top 100 Products of the Year from Home Office Computing and Computer Shopper. Actiontec products are available through national distribution, retail outlets, and Actiontec's online store as well as through private label and Tier 1 OEM relationships. The company is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, and maintains branch offices in Arlington, VA; Austin, TX; Colorado Springs, CO; Irvine, CA; and Taiwan. For more information, phone 408-752-7700, fax 408-541-9003, or visit http://www.actiontec.com.

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