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8x8 Video Communications Patent Reissued by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Feb 10, 2010

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb 10, 2010 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) -- 8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT), provider of innovative communications solutions to small businesses, today announced that it has been granted United States Patent number RE41,103, which is a reissue of United States Patent number 6,208,372 entitled, "Remote Electromechanical Control of a Video Communications System."

The new patent, issued from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on February 9, 2010, relates to a video communications system with a user-friendly, intuitive-like control for altering the video camera view at a remote terminal and contains five new claims.

Since its establishment in 1987, 8x8 has been awarded seventy-five (75) United States patents covering a variety of voice and video communications, processing and storage technologies.

About 8x8, Inc.

8x8, Inc. (Nasdaq:EGHT) offers integrated voice, video and mobile unified communications solutions for small to medium-sized business and distributed enterprise customers. These solutions leverage existing broadband Internet connections and cellular networks to deliver advanced features and high definition (HD) voice service at a fraction of the cost of legacy alternatives. Businesses of any size, configuration or geographic location can benefit from the cost, performance and operational advantages of 8x8 hosted communications solutions, all of which carry little or no upfront investment, no maintenance or upgrade fees and no change in user behavior. For additional information, visit www.8x8.com

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SOURCE: 8x8 Inc.

CONTACT:  8x8, Inc.
Media Contact:
Joan Citelli
(408) 654-0970
jcitelli@8x8.com

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