CAT-iq (Cordless Advanced Technology – internet quality) unites broadband internet and fixed-line phoning by enabling the DECT (Digital Enhanced Cordless Telecommunications) telephony standard to be used with VoIP and other internet-based services. This offers better sound quality – plus a whole array of new functions for end-user devices within the telecommunications market.
CAT-iq benefits overview
- Superior sound quality
CAT-iq makes possible wideband audio – which lets you talk in twice the clarity of a normal phone call.
- Innovative new features
By connecting cordless telephony with the internet, CAT-iq enables access to advanced features such as public phonebooks, RSS feeds and audio streaming – all directly from your handset.
- Interoperability amongst products
A certification program helps ensure that manufacturers using the new technology deliver standards-based, interoperable products – so you can enjoy seamless compatibility between all of your CAT-iq devices.
- Based on the DECT standard
Because it’s based on the proven DECT standard, CAT-iq delivers guaranteed Quality of Service – using an exclusive frequency band that provides sound quality free from interference.
What do I need to enjoy a product with CAT-iq?
You’ll need a broadband internet connection to enjoy Next Generation communication features such as public phonebooks, RSS feeds and audio streaming. To experience wideband audio quality conversations, both you and the person you’re talking to must also have a CAT-iq-enabled phone.
Which Gigaset phones are available with CAT-iq?
The Gigaset A510 IP, C590/595 IP, C610/610A IP, N300/300A IP and DX800A featuring wideband audio quality High Definition Sound Performance (HDSP™), are equipped with CAT-iq technology.
What are the advantages of choosing a Gigaset cordless phone with CAT-iq?
Gigaset is a pioneer in the development of CAT-iq technology. In fact, in 2008, the Gigaset S675 IP was the world’s first CAT-iq-certified cordless phone. We’re also leading the way in the development of advanced CAT-iq services, such as weather forecasts, online phonebooks, RSS feeds and wideband audio technology such as High Definition Sound Performace (HDSP™). As a technology leader, we’re committed to offering our customers the best possible CAT-iq products and services as the technology develops.