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[December 05, 2012]

Novus offers free 30-Day Trial of Konftel Conference Phones

New “try & buy” promotion allows resellers to demo Konftel’s high-definition conference models in-house or at client sites FAIRFIELD, Conn. (December 5, 2012) Novus, a boutique telecommunications and IP distributor, has introduced a new Konftel “try & buy” promotion, offering all models of the Swedish manufacturer’s conference phones to its value-added resellers throughout North America. The free 30-day trial is available via the company’s blog,, from December 5, 2012, through April 30, 2013. Resellers can also extend trials to their end clients, providing a hands-on experience with Konftel’s high-definition IP conference phones.

“Konftel allows VARs to significantly improve margins, while offering an attractive IP conference phone with flexible feature options and outstanding sound quality,” said Chris Meehan, Managing Partner, Novus, LLC. “This promotion will enable VARs to offer their clients real experience with the phones before making purchasing decisions. We know our resellers and their clients will appreciate Konftel’s offerings, which are competitively priced and provide an ideal alternative to competitor’s conference phones.” A wide array of conference phones, all leveraging Konftel’s signature OmniSound HD, are available for trial use, including two of the company’s most popular models: the Konftel 300IP and the Konftel 300W.

The Konftel 300IP is a flexible SIP-based high-definition conference phone, perfect for companies using IP voice services. Packed with intelligent features, it offers meeting recording and storage, pre-programmable buttons for group calls, and a web interface for managing configuration and local directory remotely. It can also accommodate expansion microphones, an external wireless headset and a PA system for larger conferences. The Konftel 300W is a DECT 6.0 wireless conference phone that allows users to hold conference calls on-the-go, free of phone jacks and power outlets.

In addition, the following models are also available through the trial offer: the Konftel 300M, Konftel 300, Konftel 250, Konftel 100, Konftel 60W, Konftel 50 and any other models Konftel may introduce in early 2013.

“We’ve worked closely with Novus over the past three years to grow the Konftel brand in the North American Channel,” said Fredrik Hornkvist, Channel Development Director Audio Conferencing, Konftel. “We hope resellers will take advantage of this easy try & buy promotion. It’s a prime opportunity to actually plug in our user-friendly conference phones at client sites, and personally experience our superior sound quality and hassle-free installation. We’re confident our affordable, feature-rich conference phones can meet every client’s needs.” Resellers can register for the free 30-day trial between December 5, 2012, and April 30, 2013, at or by calling Novus directly at (866) 331-1112. Once registration is complete, Novus will contact resellers to arrange the trials.

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About Novus Novus is a leading distributor of legacy and IP voice and data communications technology and products with nearly three decades of experience in the channel, advising and supporting telecom value added resellers (VARs) throughout North America. This boutique and well-established firm continues to work hand-in-hand with equipment manufacturers and their distribution networks to provide affordable, timely solutions. Novus sells and supports Aastra, Allworx, Epygi, ESTOS, Ferrari electronic, Primus Cable, Smartvue, Phybridge, VXi, Konftel, NEC, and snom technology products. Novus also supports legacy products of Nortel, Avaya, and Vodavi. Not limited to simple product distribution, Novus acts as a liaison for manufacturer-supported programs for remanufactured, new, manufacturer discontinued, and end-of-life products. Novus provides an array of services including but not limited to call center management, consultation, and asset management services. For more information, visit or call (866) 331-1112.

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About Konftel Konftel is an industry leader and has the world's fastest growing brand within audio conferencing equipment. Since 1988, our mission has been to help people around the world to conduct meetings despite distances. Based on our success, we know that audio conferencing is a great way to save time, money and at the same time contribute to a better environment. High audio quality is essential for efficient meetings, and this is why our patented OmniSound® audio technology is built into all Konftel conference phones. The company’s products are sold globally under the Konftel name and our headquarters are in Sweden. Read more about our company and products at

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