Commetrex Provides Tech Support to Netergy Microelectronics Customers

6/30/2004 - Commetrex Corporation and Netergy Microelectronics, Inc., a subsidiary of 8x8, Inc. (NASDAQ: EGHT), announced that the two companies have entered into an agreement whereby Commetrex will provide technical support to licensees of Netergy’s VeracityTM Voice over IP (VoIP) embedded software technology.

Under an existing agreement, Netergy had licensed Commetrex’ fax modem and T.38 software technology and integrated the functions into Netergy’s Veracity software suite. Veracity provides all of the industry-standard call-control protocols deployed in VoIP networks today, including H.323v4, SIP, MGCP and Megaco, the G.7XX series of audio codecs, and related network functions.

“We are pleased to work with Commetrex to provide existing Netergy customers with access to technical support resources that can help them to realize their product- development goals,” stated Bryan R. Martin, 8x8 chairman and CEO.

Commetrex' CEO, Mike Coffee, stated, “Given our focus on providing telecommunications equipment developers with integrated software solutions, we believe that engaging with Netergy and the Veracity customers is a natural evolution of our strategy.”

Netergy’s Veracity customers can contact Commetrex directly to arrange for support services related to both the Veracity software suite and the Commetrex technologies.

About Commetrex Corporation
Commetrex develops and markets enabling technologies designed to shorten the time to market and reduce the development cost of integrated-media telecommunications equipment. Long known for its market-leading fax and other licensed technologies, Commetrex is now bringing to the equipment developer the high-value software frameworks and packet-voice needed in all high-capacity integrated-media telephony systems.

About 8x8, Inc.
8x8, Inc. offers the Packet8 Voice-over-Internet protocol (VoIP) and videophone communications service and Packet8 Virtual Office ( For additional company information, visit 8x8's web site at

8x8, Veracity and Packet8 are trademarks of 8x8, Inc.

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