Announced Wednesday, the 5.8 Ghz phone is manufactured by Vtech and is configured with Texas Instruments TNETV1060 VoIP chipset. The telephone, the IP-8100-2, is scheduled to be available at more than 8,000 retailers this weekend. It is priced at $149.99 with a $50 mail-in rebate offer available after 60 days of service.
The IP-8100-2 comes with two handsets and is expandable to four handsets. Additional handsets are priced at $49.99.