Wednesday, July 18, 2007

8X8, Packet8 absorbs SunRocket Customers

8x8, Inc.(Nasdaq: EGHT), provider of Packet8 (
residential, business and video Voice over Internet Protocol
(VoIP) phone services, today announced it has signed an
agreement with an organization managing the wind down of
SunRocket, Inc. to present SunRocket subscribers with a
specially-priced offer to transition their Internet phone service to
Under terms of the agreement, Packet8 will waive all regular
start up costs associated with its residential service plans plus
offer one free month of service, a value of over $100. SunRocket
will communicate with its 200,000 + subscribers via an email
and voicemail campaign recommending they transition their
service to Packet8 immediately.
"8x8 is pleased to be able to quickly transition SunRocket
subscribers that opt into the Packet8 service," said 8x8
Chairman and CEO Bryan Martin. "In addition to special pricing,
Packet8 is making arrangements with its network service providers
to rapidly port SunRocket phone numbers to Packet8's network
in order to minimize the disruption that this transition may cause
to their communication services. SunRocket subscribers will be
able to choose from several plans, including the Packet8 $199
Freedom Annual Plan which they may already be familiar with."


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