Extek design and manufacture arduous & hazardous area telephones to individual customer specifications.

* January - Following customer requests, Extek introduces aluminium enclosure T2620, the first new variant in the Tuftel 2000 series for a number of years
* May - Extek - Arnesys introduces it's totally revised Website featuring more user friendly browsing and a new telephone selection guide
* May - Extek launches the LAN-Phone V3496 phone with WAN / internet based remote "Self-Test"

* October - Arnesys launches the V7370, a PLC monitored variant of the LAN-Phone 40 aimed at the tunnel construction and other markets
* June - Arnesys launches the V7179 stainless Steel, handsfree VoIP phone
* January - Extek launches its revised telephone Headset range with versions suitable for use with Hardhats

* September - Extek exhibits at the IUT Exhibition in Sargans, Switzerland
* August - Extek launches the T5750 analog phone in Stainless Steel enclosure with door

* May - Extek launches an Arnystel 201STC vaiant which enables continuous ringing after calling party goes on hook

* Jan - Extek launched the analog Tufel 3495 with "Self-Test" which was a total revision of the ultra successful Tuftel 2495

* July - The sale & marketing of the Arnystel 200/220 range of analog (POTS) has been transfrerred to Extek Ltd. For more information
* December - Arnesys enters Fibre Optic Phone markets

* Octobe - Extek launches the Tuftel 5340 handset telephone in an enclosure suitable for use in environments such Railways, Tunnels, Ships, Machinery Rooms, etc.
* July - Extek launches the Tuftel 3300 series of low cost arduous area telephones. The weather resistant telephone is available with either a 12 key keypad or as a hotline (CB) telephone.

* August - The revamped Extek & Arnesys websites now feature a search engine to assist site users in finding particular products or information they require from the site.
* May - Extek exhibited at Telecom cITy in Brussels. The exhibition was held from May 20th - 22nd. For more Details on the exhibition visit the Telecom cITy website.
* May - Extek exhibited at CeBIT Australia from 6th - 8th May. The exhibition was held at the Sydney convention and exhibition centre in Darling Harbour
* April - Extek & Arnesys moved to new premises located at Queensbridge Road, Nottingham, UK
* January - Extek business of Federal Signal sold to group including Arnesys Ltd

* June - To meet customer requests, Arnesys introduces the rugged Arnystel 200 analog telephone in the much acclaimed telephone body of the LAN-Phone 42.

* July - Arnesys introduces the LAN-Phone 42, the first ever arduous environment VoIP telephone

* March 1999 - Arnesys Ltd established to design & market arduous environment VoIP phones

* November - Extek sold to Federal Signal Corp

* Jun - Extek launches the Tuftel 5300 series of telephones in Glass Fibre Enclosure with door.

* March - Extec introduces the worlds first arduous environment phone with remote testing "Self-Test" (Tuftel 2495)

* June - Extek launches the Tuftel 2000 series of weatherproof telephones

* December - Extek launches its revolutionary Haztel 100 series of BASEEFA Certified, hazardous environment phones including the Haztel 195 with POTS and Iintrinsically Safe, interfaces

* August - Extek established

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