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VoIP Provider 8x8, Inc. Will Offer Packet8 Subscribers Digital Courier Service from YouSendIt

Jun 28, 2007
SANTA CLARA, Calif. and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq: EGHT), provider of Packet8 (http://www.packet8.net) residential, business and video voice-over-Internet-protocol (VoIP) phone services, joined with YouSendIt, Inc., the trusted global leader in digital content delivery, today in announcing a new digital courier service for Packet8 subscribers.

Packet8 Dispatch, powered by YouSendIt, allows users to easily upload multiple files as large as 2GB each to multiple recipients, on-demand. Recipients receive an e-mail notification with a link to securely download the files.

"We are pleased to offer Packet8 subscribers, particularly our Virtual Office business customers, this valuable add on service that eliminates the frustration of current e-mail attachment limitations," said 8x8 Vice President of Marketing and Sales Huw Rees. "With Packet8 Dispatch, our customers have an efficient alternative to e-mail attachments that bounce back when they are too large for recipient systems, and a replacement for expensive overnight shipments of data on CDs."

"Tens of thousands of businesses across the globe use the YouSendIt service every day to deliver graphic designs, video, photos, engineering designs and other data to customers and partners in just minutes," said Ivan Koon, CEO of YouSendIt. "We are delighted to offer this assured and secure digital content delivery service to Packet8 VoIP customers."

8x8 and YouSendIt are offering two levels of online delivery service. The first, a free Lite version, offers free transfers of files as large as 100MB with a download bandwidth limit of 1GB each month. The second option, available free for a 45 day trial, allows file transfers as large as 2GB per file and can be downloaded by as many as 200 recipients, with a 200GB download bandwidth limit per month. After the 45 day trial period, Packet8 subscribers may continue the service paid either monthly, upfront on an annual basis or revert to the free Lite package. Additional information on Packet8 Dispatch powered by YouSendIt can be found at http://packet8.yousendit.com.

About 8x8, Inc.
VoIP (voice over internet protocol) service provider 8x8, Inc. offers internet-based telephony solutions (http://www.packet8.net) for individual residential and business users as well as small to medium sized business organizations. In addition to regular Packet8 VoIP service plans priced as low as $24.99 per month for unlimited anytime calling to the U.S. and Canada, 8x8 offers the Packet8 Tango Video Terminal Adapter and DV 326 VideoPhone along with accompanying monthly service plans also priced at $24.99 per month. Packet8 Virtual Office, 8x8's VoIP phone system for small to medium sized businesses, is a hosted PBX solution comprised of powerful business class features. Companies subscribing to Virtual Office pay just $49.99 per month per extension for enterprise class PBX functionality along with unlimited local and long distance calling in the U.S. and Canada. Packet8 Softalk, 8x8's PC-based soft phone client, offers high quality voice and video in- network calling as well as outbound calling to the PSTN. For additional company information, visit 8x8's web site at http://www.8x8.com

About YouSendIt
Based in Mountain View, CA, YouSendIt is the trusted global leader in digital content delivery, empowering business professionals to send, receive and track files on-demand. YouSendIt's reliable service provides a convenient e-mail attachment solution, an easy-to-use FTP replacement, and eliminates the need to send files on disk with an overnight courier service. Its flexible range of services and partnership programs make YouSendIt the number one choice of business professionals. With more than four million registered users from 220 countries, YouSendIt transfers over 30,000 GB per day and over 500 million files to date. For more information and to send digital content the smart way, visit http://www.yousendit.com.

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