Thomson Multimedia and Alcatel have had a relationship dating back to 1999. They originally partnered together to develop and deliver home networking products.
Thomson Multimedia and Alcatel came to an agreement in June 2001 to transfer Alcatel's DSL modem business to Thomson, including support for previous Alcatel Speedtouch models. View press release here.
Thomson Multimedia was previously known as Thomson Consumer Electronics and made small portable electronic devices for RCA.
The Speedtouch modems use an AC adapter that delivers 9 volts DC at 1000mA (or 1 amp).
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