Quicknet Technologies Releases First Linux Open Source Drivers for Low Density Internet Telephony Hardware

Quicknet Technologies, Inc., a leader in low-density Internet Telephony products, has released the open source version of their Linux device drivers for the company's award-winning Internet PhoneJACK, Internet LineJACK, and Internet PhoneCARD Telephone Cards. The device driver code is released under the GNU Public License (GPL) and has been accepted for inclusion in the latest Linux kernel distribution. The Quicknet Linux drivers include multi-card support, permitting developers to create multi-line Internet Gateways and private inter-office Internet telephony phone systems.

The comprehensive drivers include license-free access to G.711, G.723.1, and TrueSpeech[tm] 4.1-8.5, enabling developers to create high quality Internet Telephony applications without licensing costs or royalties. The source code for Quicknet's Linux drivers will be released as part of all new Linux kernels, and is available on the company's web site at http://www.quicknet.net. Being part of the standard Linux kernel means that Quicknet's drivers will become included in all the Linux distributions, including Red Hat, SuSE, TurboLinux, Debian, Caldera, and Corel. The open source release of Quicknet's device drivers demonstrates their commitment to the Linux community and creates new opportunities for innovation.