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Vonage, Cisco Unveil Bundling Deal

Cisco Systems Inc. and Vonage Holdings Corp. on Monday introduced a wireless router that will be bundled with the latter company's Internet telephony services.

The Wireless-G Broadband Router from Cisco's Linksys division will be available at more than 7,000 retail locations across the nation and through Internet retailers. Retailers that will carry the router include Best Buy, Radio Shack, Office Depot and Staples.

The router is four devices in one, including a wireless-G access point, a four-port switch to connect wired-Ethernet devices, a router function for sharing cable or DSL Internet connections among devices, and two standard telephone jacks.

Vonage is based in Edison, N.J., and Linksys is headquartered in Irvine, Calif.