BAXL Technologies Partners With Getronics Portugal, Broadening Its European Footprint

BETHEL, Conn., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BAXL Technologies Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BXLH), the leading technology solutions provider that enables the transmission of voice, data and video over existing wiring, signed on their newest partner, Getronics Portugal . Getronics is the leading international provider of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services and solutions. They will be leveraging BAXL's line of wired/wireless broadband and infrastructure products for their current and future global customer base as a reliable and cost effective in-building broadband solution.

Gus Bottazzi, CEO of BAXL Technologies said, "Getronics Portugal will open many new doors in the European Telecommunications market and provide their customers with an in-building broadband solution that their current wiring topographies would not otherwise support. Getronics, with its extensive reach into the IT/CT markets coupled with our cost effective solutions, makes us strong allies."

BAXL's in-building solution simply replaces the facility's existing telephone wall jacks with LapJack(TM) wall mounted station devices, then uses the property's existing wiring to provide fixed continuous high bandwidth for both wired and 802.11 a/b/g wireless fidelity (WiFi) that is fully reliable, secure, and makes connecting to the Internet simple and instantaneous. The scalability of BAXL's solution enables properties of any size to deliver broadband services cost effectively and offers them the opportunity to provide wired and wireless high speed Internet access (HSIA) as well as additional broadband applications such as Voice over IP (VoIP), Video on Demand (VoD), IP-based Video Surveillance and SmartRoom technologies such as occupancy-sensing digital thermostat, lighting control, in-suite amenities and energy management.

Rui Alves, Director at Getronics said, "Partnering with BAXL Technologies will highly extend our networking and security services portfolio, leveraging the ability to create more complete and value-added solutions, mainly to the Portuguese hospitality sector which continues to be high-growth. We believe that both companies will benefit from Getronics' large European presence to target multinational clients."

About BAXL Technologies

BAXL Technologies Inc., is a solutions provider enabling the reliable delivery of wired and wireless broadband applications including voice, video and data, over any existing wiring. BAXL's Merlot Solution is easy to install and use; yet powerful enough to fully utilize all the benefits of present day and future broadband applications with continuous fixed bandwidth. The Merlot Solution allows the delivery of advanced applications including High Speed Internet Access (HSIA), Video on Demand (VOD), Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Video Security & Surveillance, without the added expense of wire upgrades, or the need for modems or local power. BAXL's customers include many of the world's leading hotels, as well as multiple tenant properties and is marketed and sold through Telecom, Cable, Satellite and Technology Providers. Founded in 1997, BAXL is headquartered in Bethel, Connecticut. For more information please visit

About Getronics

With some 24,000 employees in 25 countries and revenues of EUR 2.6 billion in 2006, Getronics is a leading international provider of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services and solutions.

Applying its expertise in workspace management, applications, and consulting and transformation services, Getronics helps organizations raise their performance and increase the productivity of their people, by providing them with the ability to share information and to work together efficiently, securely and effectively, wherever and whenever they need.

Getronics headquarters are in Amsterdam . Getronics is a subsidiary of KPN ICT Services. For further information about Getronics, visit

SOURCE BAXL Technologies Inc.