Power Lines to Increase Competition;
|Telkonet Comments on FCC's Milestone Decision to Affirm Widespread
Deployment of Broadband over Powerlines Decision Expected to Accelerate
Adoption of Broadband over Powerline Technology
Germantown, MD – November 1, 2004 - Telkonet, Inc. (Amex: TKO), the leader in providing in-building broadband access over existing electrical wiring, commented today on the recent groundbreaking decision by the Federal Communications Commission to affirm the widespread deployment of Broadband over Powerline (BPL) services and technology.
“The FCC’s milestone decision validates Telkonet’s business model and
underscores the potentially enormous value of our patented technology for
providing in-building broadband access over existing electrical wiring.
We expect the decision to accelerate the adoption of BPL as the broadband
solution of choice in a wide variety of applications,” said Ron Pickett,
president and CEO of Telkonet. “By confirming existing technical rules
and implementing important new rules for BPL deployment, the FCC's decision
strengthens Telkonet's competitive position and enhances the value proposition
we offer to customers in our target hospitality, multiple dwelling, and
Telkonet's PlugPlus™ system is an innovative solution that uses patented powerline communications technology to deliver broadband Internet and data access over a building’s existing electrical wiring. The system uses a building's existing infrastructure, which means that no new construction is required and installation is inexpensive.
“Telkonet’s technology can be installed within days in virtually any commercial, industrial, government or military building that requires high speed Internet access. In addition, our PlugPlus system is designed to accept the Internet signal from a DSL line, T1 line, cable or satellite connection, and is encrypted to provide the highest-level of security for its users,” Ron Pickett explained.
Statements included in this release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties such as competitive factors, technological development, market demand and the Company's ability to obtain new contracts and accurately estimate net revenues due to variability in size, scope and duration of projects, and internal issues in the sponsoring client. Further information on potential factors that could affect the Company's financial results, can be found in the Company's Registration Statement and in its Reports on Forms 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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