LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 2007 CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW -- 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), provider of the Packet8 residential, business and video Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone services, today announced it has signed a master reseller agreement with World Telecom Group (WTG), a premier master agent of telecommunication services catering to the lucrative small to medium sized business (SMB) marketplace.
"As more and more businesses learn about the features and benefits of VoIP phone solutions, established and respected solution providers like World Telecom Group become increasingly influential sources of information and referral," said 8x8 Vice President of Marketing & Sales Huw Rees. "8x8's partnership with World Telecom Group will help broaden Packet8's visibility in the expansive SMB arena while providing its agents with an opportunity to offer customers the most robust and affordable business VoIP phone service available today."
WTG's agents offer a wide range of telecommunication solutions including local and long-distance telephone, data and internet services and equipment. As a Packet8 master reseller partner, WTG agents will expand their portfolios with Packet8 residential and business VoIP phone services, including the Virtual Office hosted IP-PBX system, now the leading small business VoIP phone solution with more than 5,000 companies subscribing.
"We are very excited about having the excellent Packet 8 products for our Agent Partners to sell," said World Telecom Group President & CEO Vince Bradley. "It is a perfect fit with so much convergence in the industry going on today. This relationship will enable us to embrace that convergence and penetrate many affinity groups and other opportunities."