SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), the Packet8 broadband Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and videophone communications service provider, today announced the launch of a new referral reward program benefiting both existing and new Packet8 residential and business phone service subscribers.
The updated "Share and Score" program rewards Packet8 subscribers with a $30 Amazon.com® gift certificate for each qualifying Packet8 residential plan referral and a $60 Amazon.com® gift certificate for each qualifying Packet8 Virtual Office referral. There is no limit to the number of Amazon.com® gift certificates subscribers can earn.
"According to recent consumer focus group studies and Packet8 subscriber surveys, Internet phone service users are actively engaged in communicating the features and benefits of VoIP to family and friends," said Huw Rees, 8x8's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We want to further encourage this trend among our subscriber base by providing lucrative incentives that benefit both the referrer and referee."
In addition to rewarding the referring Packet8 subscriber, the "Share and Score" program provides the newly referred customer with free activation (up to a $39.99 value) on Packet8 Freedom Unlimited residential or Virtual Office small business phone service plans. To qualify for the Amazon.com gift certificate reward, both referrer and referees must maintain their Packet8 accounts in good standing for 60 days.