OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 24, 2008--EMBARQ(TM) Business today introduced another innovative business communications product: EMBARQ(TM) Smart IP Enterprise(SM). EMBARQ(TM) Smart IP Enterprise(SM) offers businesses the convenience of an advanced communications system, including EMBARQ(TM) Dedicated Internet Access, local and long distance voice service, and IP-enabled call management features, without the large capital expense of purchasing and maintaining an on-site communications system.

Hosted in the reliable EMBARQ network, EMBARQ(TM) Smart IP Enterprise(SM) is designed with features to help increase employee productivity and improve customer service, and is customizable to meet individual business needs, maximizing the return on telecommunications spending.

EMBARQ(TM) Smart IP Enterprise(SM) offers businesses reliable EMBARQ(TM) Dedicated Internet Access, local and long distance voice service, and IP-enabled call management features, including incoming call routing, simultaneous ring to wireline and wireless phones and sequential ring to help reduce missed calls. The solution also offers click to dial with Microsoft(TM) Outlook(TM) integration, remote click to dial and voicemail to email features, all managed through an easy-to-use Web-based administration tool.

"EMBARQ continually invests in product offerings that provide customers with the simplified communications solutions they are seeking," said Tom McEvoy, president of EMBARQ(TM) Business. "EMBARQ(TM) Smart IP Enterprise(SM) is a complete, hosted solution with practical features to help increase productivity. It is ideal for businesses seeking a complete and reliable communications solution without the expense of on-premise equipment."

EMBARQ(TM) Smart IP Enterprise(SM) is ideal for businesses with mobile employees. The simultaneous ring and remote click to dial features allow employees to stay connected while away from their primary work station. The solution is also a great fit for businesses with multiple locations. Site to site calls are maintained within the EMBARQ network, allowing calls to be dialed by extension.

IP Phones used with EMBARQ(TM) Smart IP Enterprise(SM) feature multi-line IP speakerphones with large LCD displays and hands-free operation. Customers can easily configure their phone keys online and even view the latest headlines and weather on the phone's display.

Packages of complete high-capacity data, combined with complete hosted local and domestic long distance calling features and capabilities are available for business locations of all size. Base packages start as low as $499 per month, per location, with a five-year agreement and include free network installation and free license activation. For more information about the features and benefits of EMBARQ(TM) Smart IP Enterprise(SM), visit embarq.com/ipenterprise.


Embarq Corporation (NYSE: EQ), headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, offers a complete suite of communications services. The company has approximately 18,000 employees and operates in 18 states. EMBARQ is included in the S&P 500 and is in the Fortune 500(R) list of America's largest corporations.

For consumers, EMBARQ offers an innovative portfolio of services that includes reliable local and long distance home phone service, high-speed Internet, wireless, and satellite TV from DISH Network(R) -- all on one monthly bill.

For businesses, EMBARQ(TM) Business has a comprehensive range of flexible and integrated services designed to help businesses of all sizes be more productive and communicate with their customers. This service portfolio includes local voice and data services, long distance, Business Class High Speed Internet, wireless, satellite TV from DIRECTV(R), enhanced data network services, voice and data communication equipment and managed network services.

For more information, visit embarq.com.


SOURCE: Embarq Corporation