Wednesday, February 9, 2005

8x8 Enhances Packet8 VoIP Service

8x8 announced the addition of three new calling features for its Packet8 residential broadband telephone and videophone services:

  • Phone-Based Management for Call Routing and Voicemail Configuration --allows subscribers to manage the configuration of their account by phone following voice prompt instructions.

  • Toll Free Service Plan -- subscribers can inexpensively acquire toll-free number service for business or personal use in conjunction with any calling plan. The Packet8 Toll Free Service Plan includes 100 minutes of inbound toll-free calls and 3.9 cents a minute thereafter for inbound calls, regardless of the caller's location. A monthly service fee of $4.95 and one-time activation fee of $9.95 applies.

  • Directory Assistance -- 411 Directory Assistance and Reverse Directory Assistance is now available to Packet8 subscribers for a $.75 per call fee. Both local and national directory assistance are accessible by dialing 411.

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