March 21, 2007 07:33 ET and 8x8, Inc. Present an Exclusive Free Live Webcast on March 29

What Are the Real Benefits of Hosted VoIP Services?

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 21, 2007 --, a leading news and information source for business buyers in the VoIP and internet telephony markets, is presenting a free live webinar entitled, "Comparison and Benefits of Hosted VoIP Services for the Small Business."

This webcast will cover the benefits of switching to an Internet phone service and compare the differences between traditional telecommunication solutions and Packet8's Virtual Office. Among the topics covered are:

--  What's the true total cost of ownership for hosted vs. traditional
--  Strategies for managing multiple locations with VoIP
--  How today's VoIP solutions scale with your business
--  Portability options for the small- and medium-size business
Hosted by 8x8's Senior Director, Dave Immethun, the webinar will be moderated by Senior Editorial Director of, Owen Linderholm. There will also be a live Q&A session at the end to answer your questions about the benefits of hosted VoIP services for small- and medium-sized businesses.

Register now for this free webinar -- spots are limited!

WHAT:    Live Webinar: Benefits of Hosted VoIP Services for Small Business
WHEN:    Thursday, March 29, 2007
         4:00 PM ET / 1:00 PM PT


Sponsored by: 8x8, Inc. / Packet8 Internet Phone Service
About is a leading news and information source for business buyers in the VoIP and internet telephony markets. The site provides in-depth product reviews, buyer's guides, product comparisons, news, market analysis, whitepapers, and other information readers need to choose and buy the latest and best VoIP hardware, software and services for their business. The site is produced by some of the most experienced internet telephony editors and analysts in the community and it attracts a unique, high-quality community of VoIP buyers and vendors. In addition to news and product information, editors and analysts also produce webinars, newsletters and other targeted content. By acting as an independent third-party adviser, has become a trusted source for millions of VoIP buyers. Learn more at

About 8X8, Inc.

VoIP (voice over internet protocol) service provider 8x8, Inc. offers Internet-based telephony solutions ( 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 $19.99 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 $19.99 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 $39.99 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

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