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8x8 Adds Business Subs

7/30/2008 03:45:00 PM Eastern

Santa Clara, Calif. – 8x8 may add close to 1,500 businesses to its subscriber list thanks to a recently completed deal with communications firm Avtex.

Avtex is migrating its iTELConnect unified messaging subscribers over to 8x8’s business VoIP platform. According to an 8x8 spokesperson, the company expects to retain most of the approximately 1,500 businesses currently signed up with Avtex.

8x8 will also work with Avtex’s network of resellers to promote its Packet8 business services. The company announced that InTouch Services Group is the first Avtex VAR to sign up to resell Packet8 business services.