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8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT) offers voice and video internet-based telephony services for business and residential customers. Marketed under the Packet8 brand name, these hosted communications solutions enhance the value and functionality of existing high speed Internet connections by delivering advanced communications features and digital quality phone service at a fraction of the cost of legacy, copper wire alternatives.

Originally introduced in November 2002 for residential subscribers, the Packet8 VoIP phone service incorporates internally developed communications technologies for which the company has received 73 U.S. patents. Soon after the Packet8 residential service was launched, 8x8 introduced the Packet8 videophone service followed by the Packet8 Virtual Office hosted business phone system for small to medium sized businesses, the Packet8 Complete Contact Center call center solution, the Packet8 MobileTalk mobile international calling service and, most recently, Packet8 Virtual Trunking and Hosted Key System business phone services.

The Packet8 Virtual Office solution, 8x8's flagship offering currently in use by over 12,000 U.S. businesses, eliminates the need for traditional business phone systems by delivering all telephony services over managed or unmanaged Internet connections. This affordable, easy-to-use alternative to traditional PBX systems or Centrex class services allows high-speed Internet users anywhere in the world to be part of a virtual PBX that includes automated attendants, conference bridges, extension-to-extension dialing and ring groups, in addition to a rich variety of other business class features normally found on dedicated PBX equipment. Packet8 Virtual Office extensions do not require dedicated communications infrastructure. The service is received through an office's existing Internet connection, thus eliminating the need for additional phone lines or digital subscriber lines for extensions, in contrast to traditional Centrex or PBX products.

Other Packet8 business phone services include the fully integrated Packet8 Complete Contact Center for businesses with call center operations consisting of less than 100 seats, Packet8 Virtual Trunking service for larger enterprises who wish to reap the cost benefits of VoIP phone service while retaining previously acquired on-premise equipment and Packet8 Hosted Key System service for companies whose size or structure dictate the sharing of multiple phone lines.

Introduced in late 2007, the Packet8 MobileTalk service seamlessly connects overseas calls from the mobile phone to the Packet8 digital VoIP network, enabling cell phone users to significantly reduce their international phone bills and maintain high digital voice quality while still enjoying the convenience and flexibility of mobile calling. Users can dial calls directly and natively from their mobile handset, contact list or speed dial directory without the additional keystrokes required by calling card and other reduced rate international calling services. Once the destination number is dialed or selected, the Packet8 MobileTalk software application identifies the international prefix being called and redirects the call to a local Packet8 network access number.

Packet8 residential Internet phone services enable consumers to add digital voice and video communications services to their high-speed Internet connections. Customers can choose a direct-dial phone number from any of the rate centers offered by the service, and then use an 8x8-supplied terminal adapter to connect any telephone to a broadband Internet connection. All Packet8 residential accounts come with voice mail, caller ID, call waiting, call waiting caller ID, call forwarding, hold, line-alternate, 3-way conferencing, web and voice-prompt access to account controls, and online billing. In addition to digital voice solutions, 8x8 offers videophones and video telephony software that connects to a customer's high-speed Internet connection to deliver all of the voice features above, as well as unlimited video calls to any other Packet8 videophone customer in the world.












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#1405 $22.20 early trading hour. Nice. TechKim 05/10/2018 09:34:20 AM
#1404 Another 52 week high. $21.80 TechKim 05/07/2018 07:47:18 PM
#1403 New 52 high. EGHT working $21.50. Oppenheimer $25. TechKim 05/04/2018 01:18:42 PM
#1402 Gettel owns 17 automotive dealerships throughout Florida, including TechKim 04/30/2018 08:58:13 AM
#1401 8x8, Inc. to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full-Year TechKim 04/23/2018 05:16:54 PM
#1400 8X8 Price Target Announced at $25.00/Share by Oppenheimer TechKim 04/19/2018 10:00:16 AM
#1399 "8x8, Inc. initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer. TechKim 04/18/2018 10:35:10 PM
#1398 Must be very reputable to influence a new TechKim 04/18/2018 09:13:55 PM
#1397 Upgrade on Flyonthewall to $25.00 redwagon 04/18/2018 07:20:15 PM
#1396 EGHT: $20.90 up 7.18% in after hours. Volume TechKim 04/18/2018 07:07:40 PM
#1395 EGHT: Very unusual after hour bump up to TechKim 04/18/2018 04:55:15 PM
#1394 8x8 Awards speak for themselves. TechKim 04/17/2018 08:57:18 AM
#1393 One of the World’s Largest Cigar Companies, Swisher TechKim 04/09/2018 04:08:27 PM
#1392 $18.60 TechKim 04/03/2018 07:09:57 PM
#1391 The NEW 8x8 Virtual Office Meetings An Overview TechKim 03/12/2018 09:05:21 AM
#1390 Itancia TechKim 03/12/2018 08:56:20 AM
#1389 $20.05 is the new 52 week high. TechKim 03/08/2018 03:18:00 PM
#1388 I like your $35 or better figure. I TechKim 03/08/2018 09:34:44 AM
#1387 TechKim, you've been here for years! And so frontloading 03/07/2018 11:01:47 PM
#1386 Very strong against the down wave. Impressive. $20 TechKim 03/07/2018 06:06:59 PM
#1385 EGHT will close at new high today above $20. mckinley1 03/07/2018 10:44:42 AM
#1384 $20 new high on light volume. Nice! TechKim 03/06/2018 03:01:40 PM
#1383 One million companies 8x8 may very well now TechKim 03/06/2018 01:33:03 PM
#1382 Average 25 day volume is 1.1m, reflecting today's TechKim 03/05/2018 04:06:44 PM
#1381 Very interesting bio and background for Christopher Peters. TechKim 02/22/2018 02:05:45 PM
#1380 New 52-week highs next week for sure. EGHT mckinley1 02/17/2018 06:18:21 PM
#1379 Feb 27, 2018, Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & TechKim 02/16/2018 04:10:37 PM
#1378 BofAML 12 Month Objective: $22.00 TechKim 02/16/2018 03:44:27 PM
#1377 Swisher International is a very huge enterprise customer. TechKim 02/13/2018 06:39:20 PM
#1376 One of the World’s Largest Cigar Companies, Swisher TechKim 02/12/2018 09:30:21 AM
#1375 EGHT heading for a new 52-week high. Looking mckinley1 02/06/2018 08:41:07 PM
#1374 frontloading 01/28/2018 12:43:50 PM
#1373 EGHT hitting $18.35! Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! TechKim 01/26/2018 10:16:47 AM
#1372 BofAML announced it had changed its price objective TechKim 01/26/2018 09:36:26 AM
#1371 Personally, I think EGHT is long overdue for TechKim 01/26/2018 08:57:21 AM
#1370 Afterhours was a great trade. Sold at $17.50 cjstocksup 01/25/2018 05:43:03 PM
#1369 As of September 30, 2017, there were approximately TechKim 01/25/2018 08:48:17 AM
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#1367 Video of 8x8 new home area (COLEMAN HIGHLINE, TechKim 01/24/2018 09:16:27 AM
#1366 $17.40 new 52 week high. TechKim 01/22/2018 07:17:56 PM
#1365 "eleventh consecutive quarter for subscriber seats" TechKim 01/22/2018 07:15:44 PM
#1364 Now that 8x8 has reached Enterprise services. You TechKim 01/22/2018 09:33:18 AM
#1363 Bought EGHT 5 years ago for $3.50..tucked it frontloading 01/21/2018 05:05:40 PM
#1362 BlackRock Fund Advisors, 10,251,358 shares held. TechKim 01/19/2018 11:38:34 AM
#1361 $16! Little gem in the pile has been TechKim 01/18/2018 07:19:53 AM
#1360 8X8 Raised to Overweight From Equal-Weight by Morgan Stanley TechKim 01/17/2018 09:09:12 PM
#1359 Toot Toot! The bull horns are getting warmed TechKim 01/12/2018 09:39:58 AM
#1358 Touching $15, but $25 is well deserving. But TechKim 01/11/2018 03:25:01 PM
#1357 0n 01/11/2017 share price $14.80. Today 01/11/2018 $14.92 TechKim 01/11/2018 02:58:56 PM
#1356 EGHT showing some relative strength today. Nice. TechKim 01/11/2018 02:43:20 PM
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