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8×8 offers single-seat Virtual Office option

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SMB business service provider 8×8 (www.8×8.com) – cuz if you’re offering more than phone, you’re more than an ITSP – has launched Virtual Office Solo service for $7.99 per month. 

The solution includes unlimited local and long distance calling, web conferencing with video, Internet fax *sigh*, call recording and “more.”  It’s a hosted [...]

VoIP – It’s only just begun? 8×8, Metaswitch say “Yes!”

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While Wall Street and the mainstream media have become, well, bored of Voice over IP (yes, VoIP), two of the most financially successful companies in the space say that IP voice’s greatest potential has yet to come.

Data point one comes from 8×8’s (www.8×8.com) annual shareholder meeting presentation on August 31, 2010.  Slide [...]

8×8 posts penny per share 1Q 2010 quarterly results

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8×8 announced that it’s back in black for its first quarter of fiscal year 2010.  The company reported net income for the quarter of $414,000; that’s $0.01 a share.  The previous quarter had logged a net loss of $3.9 million/$0.06 per share; 1Q 2009 the company had brought in net income of $1.2 million/$0.02 [...]

8×8 gets ready for HD communications

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Business VoIP provider 8×8 is getting ready for the introduction of high-quality voice services sometime in the near future. The company anticipates deploying the G.722 codec in a firmware push to its over 16,000 customers, with the exact timing and business model to be determined.

“[High quality voice] would just simply be a firmware [...]

Vonage spins up marketing – not HD – and business focus

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Over the blogosphere, there’s a lot of buzz about Vonage launching its newest ad campaign focusing on “sounds good” and maybe kinda-sorta-maybe bringing HD voice into the mix. But it appears to be more wishful speculation since the company didn’t touch upon HD voice quality in its annual conference call – the real deal [...]