Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone Kenya


Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone Kenya

The Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone Kenya is a flexible SIP-based conference phone that is perfect for companies using IP telephony. It is prepared with Konftels patented audio technology OmniSound® 2.0 with wideband to confirm a clear and natural sound. The Avaya B179 Kenya SIP Phone is also perfect for superior conferences as it is possible to connect expansion microphones, an external wireless headset and a PA system to the phone.


Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone Nairobi

The Avaya B179 Conference Phone is a sophisticated but user friendly communication solution for both medium and large organizations. It delivers dynamic sound quality courtesy of the award winning Omnisound® audio  technology. For a pocket friendly price, you can effectively enjoy several low bandwidth options and plug-and-play installation to address individual needs of your institution, however diverse.

 With a sleek design and smart suite of intuitive features, the B179 Conference Phone is the go-to choice for both institutions that wish to add endpoints to an already existing network, and those setting up a new one from ground up. This device can be used as a complimentary addition for scheduled meetings, training sessions, or urgent calls between the office and workers in remote locations.

The primary display on the Avaya B179 SIP Phone provides over intuitive 90 buttons for scrolling and paging on the Navigation Cluster. Optionally, it supports 3 button modules, with each button supporting a display of 24 of the over 90 buttons. In instances where only one button module is attached to the phone, that module supports paging three pages of 24 buttons.

Avaya B179 Conferencephonephone Mombasa NairobiThe Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone in Nairobi was designed with the board room and the big conference room in mind, supporting groups of 10 or more. With lots of good features such as LDAP connectivity and 1000 entry Phone book, the Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone Kenya is sure to please.

With the private user profile function you can create your own phone book. The Avaya B179 Kenya SIP Phone is also perfect for superior conferences as it is possible to connect expansion microphones, an external wireless headset and a PA system to the phone.

With the Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone in Nairobi combines all the advantages of IP telephony with advanced new functions. The Avaya B179 Kenya can be connected either to your IP PBX system or direct to a VoIP service provider. The phone by Avaya is based on SIP and is compatible with most of the SIP platforms available on the market. In order to simplify connection, the Avaya B179 Kenya Phone also supports Power over Ethernet.

Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone Features:

  • Omnisound audio technology provides clear conversations with no clipping, background noise suppression, and an equalizer to adjust sound pitch.
  • SIP-based for integration with IP Office and Avaya Aura
  • Web-based configuration to import/export contacts and settings
  • Conference guide helps you set up group calls with the touch of a button
  • Wideband audio – Supports G.722 HD voice on IPO 8.0 or higher
  • Optional expansion microphones increase coverage and number of participants (sold separately; see drop down option above)
  • Optional PA interface box connects amplifiers and mixers to AUX port for larger group requirements (not included)
  • Record your meetings and conference calls to an SD memory card for archiving and future reference
  • Phone book provides quick access to 50 contacts and 20 call groups
  • Powered by 802.3af Power over Ethernet (PoE) or by optional PoE injector (sold separately; see drop down option above)

OmniSound Technology

The OmniSound® audio technology offers users unrivalled clarity in sound transmission during meetings, ensuring that no team member misses parts of the conversation. The Full Duplex module transmits and receives audio simultaneously, minimizing sound clipping. The 360° surround sound delivered through powerful speakers offer optimum audio pick-up and broadcasting. It is infused with Noise Suppression filters to cut out static background noise, feedback, and distractions, as well as an inbuilt equalizer that allows users to adjust sound pitch to their preferred levels for a comfortable conference experience. Avaya has also done further enhancements to the Full Duplex and Echo Cancellation technologies for improved performance.

Plug and Play Connectivity

Users can either connect the Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone to an Ethernet line, or to a power outlet for those without Power over Ethernet PoE, and the device is ready for use. To make it even easier, a a conference guide is included in the packaging to help in setting up multi-party calls, as well as a phonebook for storing key contacts.

Highly Flexible Device

The B179 SIP Conference Phone pushes versatility to a new high, thanks to its ability to complement already existing fixtures for enhanced web and audio conferencing, as well as other communication needs. This makes it easy to integrate seamlessly into any office setup without disorienting earlier structures and work ethic. Furthermore, the device is easy to redeploy as the business grows and needs to transform.

Multiple Language Interface

The B179 SIP Conference Phone is configured to support the use of many different languages including Danish, English, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, German, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Portuguese.

Why the Avaya B179 SIP Conference Phone?

This device has been built to work in boardrooms and conference halls hosting more than 10 participants. It thus helps enhance staff productivity and collaboration between stakeholders, partners, clients and suppliers as a result of the features outlined below:

  • OmniSound® powerful clear audio for seamless productivity
  • SIP based for powerful integration with the Avaya Aura® platform, third-party networks, and PoE
  • Web-based configuration for easy importing and exporting contacts as well as preferred settings
  • A supplied conference guide to help you set up group calls at the touch of a button
  • Optional expansion microphones slots for increased range and number of participants up to an impressive 750 sq ft.
  • SD memory card for recording meetings and conference calls that may need to be played back later or archived for future use
  • A phone book to ease access to key contacts
  • User profiles to store personal details and settings
  • Optional wireless headset connection and PA system to serve the interest of larger meetings.
  • Ability to hold up to five-way conference calls

Avaya B179 Specifications

Audio Features

  • OmniSound® wideband
  • Omnidirectional microphone
  • Pick-Up Range: Up to 320 sq ft > 10 people
  • Speakers: frequency range: 200–7000 Hz
  • Volume: Max 90 db SPL 0.5 m
  • Equalizer: soft, neutral and bright Connectivity
  • Ethernet: RJ45, AUX headset / PA
  • Expansion microphones


  • Power over Ethernet IEEE 802.3af

(PoE Class 3)

  • Transformer:

100–240 V AC / 13.5 V DC


  • Support SD memory card (SDHC)


  • Electrical safety: EN 60950-

1:2006, ANSI / UL 60950-1-2002

  • CAN / CSA-C22.2, no. 60950-1-03

EMC / Radio: EN 301 489-3 V1.4.1

(2002-08), EN 301 489-1 V1.6.1

(2005-09), FCC Part 15 subpart

B class A, FCC Part 15 subpart C,

EN 300220-1:2000, EN 300220-

2:2000 RoHS


  • Phone book: < 1,000 (one thousand) entries per profile
  • Export and Import of contacts, Call list
  • Support for LDAP external directory
  • User profile: 4 profiles that are password protected
  • Call groups: 20 groups


  • Size: Diameter 240 mm, Height 77 mm
  • Weight: 2.2 lb


  • Licorice black

Software Compatibility

  • Avaya Aura®
  • Avaya IP OfficeTM
  • Avaya Approved Third

Party Platforms Interoperability

  • SIP 2.0, RFC3261 and companion RFCS

Network and Communication

  • Network addressing: DHCP and static IP
  • Connection protocol: SIP 2.0 (RFC 3261 and companion RFCs)
  • Transport: UDP, TCP, TLS and SIPS
  • Security: 802.1x Authentification, SRTP and TLS
  • Quality of Service: DiffServ, VLAN 802.1p / Q
  • Audio Codecs: G722, G711 A-law, G711 μ-law, G729ab
  • DTMF tone generation: RFC, SIP INFO, In-band
  • Time servers: NTP and SNTP Daylight saving: Configurable for automatic adjustments

Configuration and Provisioning

  • Configuration: Via integrated web server, HTTP or HTTPS
  • Separate user and administrator login for secure configuration
  • Support for device management to easily configure and update multiple conference phones

Language Versions

  • User Interface: Danish, English, Finnish, French, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, German, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Portuguese.

Package Contents

  • B179 and Ethernet network cable

Optional Accessories

  • Expansion microphone extends the voice pickup range from 320 to up to 750 sq ft (30-70 m2)
  • PA Interface box
  • AC adapter and power cable
  • SD memory card
  • Wall Mounting Bracket


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