OXX Digital, an international leader in wireless (WiFi) Internet radios, today announced its partnership with D&H Distributing.
As one of the nation's leading technology distributors specializing in emerging trends across IT, electronics, entertainment and gaming, D&H will distribute OXX Digital’s high-end WiFi Internet radio devices into the North America consumer electronics market. OXX Digital products were first showcased to North American retailers during the D&H 2008 Fall Mid-Atlantic Dealer Show in the Emerging Technology Pavilion of the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, October 7, 2008.
OXX Digital brings an array of WiFi Internet radios to the market featuring Scandinavian design and incorporating the world's leading Internet radio chipset. OXX Digital WiFi Internet radios and media players connect to the Internet wirelessly to enjoy listening to Internet radio stations or streaming audio files anywhere with a broadband connection and without being tied to your computer.
The Classic and Tube WiFi Internet radios, both winners of the Europe Retail Vision award for "Best Hardware/Peripheral", will be available and distributed by D&H throughout North America by November 2008.
"D&H is adding the OXX Digital line of WiFi Internet radios to its mix because it recognizes the growth potential of the category and sees OXX Digital as a strong vendor for this category,” said Rob Eby, vice president of purchasing at D&H Distributing. "We are proud to be working with this innovative company which develops and manufactures exciting Internet radio solutions that serve consumers in the North America market.”
Internet radio streaming is already the source of preference among young Americans for supplemental audio entertainment and is continuing its growth as broadband technology penetration rapidly improves through the U.S., according to Bridge Ratings’ Digital Media Growth Projections from August 2006. More than 116 million people are using Internet Radio on a weekly basis. It’s expected to increase to 147.50 million by 2009 and up to 226 million by 2020.
OXX Digital’s WiFi Internet radios are tailored for people who want high-quality design
with high-quality audio. Some of the features and benefits include:
• More than 10,000 preset Global Radio Stations from 269 countries and 64 genres – subscription free.
• Access to an extremely diverse range of Internet radio stations from around the world, with broadcasts from virtually every country on the planet.
• Provides both live, worldwide podcasts and on-demand “listen again” services such as those operated by BBC.
• Search by genre or by location – and most importantly without ANY subscription charges and NO international boundaries.
• Stream your favorite music files from your PC or Apple Mac to anywhere in your home, office or wherever you can access a Broadband connection.
• The OXX Wireless range supports all main music formats including RealAudio®, Microsoft Windows® Media™ Audio, MP3, AAC (unprotected), AU, WAV, AIFF and Ogg Vorbis formats.
"We are very excited to be introducing this Fall our premiere WiFi Internet radios to the North American market and being represented by D&H Distributing,” said Steve Bernstein, OXX Digital’s director of sales. "D&H has a large footprint in both the United States and Canada, and its background in computer and consumer electronics products makes the company a perfect fit for OXX Digital."
About OXX Digital
OXX Digital (oxxdigital.com) is part of Smart IT Group, a Danish business established in 1999 with offices located in Denmark, China, UK, Germany, Australia and USA. OXX Digital is gaining popularity worldwide not only for its Scandinavian quality and design, but for its technical developments in the digital audio and video equipments, pioneering the Internet Radio and Internet TV categories. By partnering with HI TECH System developers and major entertainment broadcast groups, OXX Digital is setting the bases of a new era in communication making available worldwide news, music and TV programs through the net. OXX Digital sustains its objective to position it self as market leader by investing considerably in the communication area and in the partnership support and service.
About D&H Distributing
D&H Distributing (dandh.com) is one of North America's oldest and largest wholesale distributors of computer and consumer electronics products, with an impressive 90-year history serving as a trusted advisor to the reseller channel. D&H distributed the first-ever home computer, the first color television, and even the first gaming system. No other distributor has a greater depth of experience as a one-stop resource for IT and consumer electronics solutions than D&H.
The company's multi-market expertise, dedicated account reps, sterling service and ongoing educational programs reflect its continuing commitment to its customer base. This level of all-around support enables D&H resellers and dealers to become pioneers of the newly converged technological landscape, encompassing opportunities in the IT, SMB and digital home arenas.
D&H ships out of six separate locations in North America, including its US headquarters in Harrisburg and its Canadian headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario. Additional US warehouses are located in Jacksonville, FL; Chicago, IL; Dallas, TX; and Fresno, CA. Call D&H toll-free at (800) 340-1001 or visit the website.