SOURCE: ThinkFree

November 06, 2007 11:00 ET

ThinkFree Powers BigPond Office

SAN JOSE, CA and MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - November 6, 2007) - ThinkFree, a leading provider of Internet-enabled productivity software, has announced that it is working with BigPond, Australia's largest Internet service provider, to power a set of Web-based productivity tools. The tools will be offered to the public as BigPond Office, now available at

BigPond Office allows users to create, edit, collaborate on, store, publish and share word processing, spreadsheet and presentation documents. It is compatible with document formats used by popular productivity suites such as Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat. It will be available for use wherever BigPond access customers have Internet access worldwide, and it is offered free of charge to BigPond Broadband Members.

BigPond has exclusive rights to ThinkFree's office productivity suite in Australia and New Zealand as part of a multi-year technology licensing agreement.

"ThinkFree is proud to be supplying technology to BigPond," said TJ Kang, founder and CEO of ThinkFree. "While other telecommunications companies are struggling to overcome the increasingly commoditized world of data access and data storage, Telstra (BigPond's parent company) is building new revenue streams while providing users with the services they need."

About ThinkFree

ThinkFree, Inc., headquartered in San Jose, Calif., is a leading developer of platform-independent office productivity solutions. ThinkFree built its award-winning office suite in a flexible architecture for deployment either hosted on a local server or company intranet, available over the Internet, or installed on a desktop or portable device. Majority owned by Haansoft Inc., a publicly held company on the Korean KOSDAQ stock market, ThinkFree's mission is to offer market-leading software solutions that leverage the power of the Internet and provide users with a consistent, unified and productive experience regardless of computing platform. For more information, please contact ThinkFree at +1 (408) 432-5074, or go to

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