SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), provider of Packet8 broadband Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and videophone communications services, today announced that it received written notice on August 24, 2006 from The NASDAQ Stock Market indicating that the Company is not in compliance with the $1.00 minimum bid price requirement for continued listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market, as set forth in Marketplace Rule 4320(e)(2)(E)(i), and that the Company will be provided 180 calendar days, or until February 20, 2007, to regain compliance. The notice has no effect on the listing of 8x8's common stock at this time, and its common stock will continue to trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "EGHT".
To regain compliance, the Company's common stock must close at $1.00 or higher for a minimum of 10 consecutive business days within that stated 180 day period.
If the Company is not in compliance with the Rule by February 20, 2007, the Company may be afforded a second 180 calendar day grace period provided it satisfies the NASDAQ Capital Market initial listing criteria (except for the bid price requirement), as set forth in Marketplace Rule 4320(e).
If 8x8 does not regain compliance within the allotted compliance period(s), including any extensions that may be granted by NASDAQ, the Company's common stock will be subject to delisting from the NASDAQ Capital Market. 8x8 would then be entitled to appeal the NASDAQ Staff's determination to a NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Panel, and request a hearing.