Pacific Internet Hong Kong Acquires Services-Based Operator (SBO) Licence
Critical milestone achieved for entry into the IP Telephony Market in Hong Kong
HONG KONG, May 22 /-- Pacific Internet (Hong Kong) Limited, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Pacific Internet Limited (NASDAQ:PCNTF), Asia Pacific's largest telco-independent Internet Communications Solutions Provider (ICSP) by geographic reach, today announced that it has acquired the Services-Based Operator (SBO) Licence with the regular eight-digit, prefixed "5800", Hong Kong telephone numbers from the Office of the Telecommunications Authority (OFTA) of Hong Kong.
"Securing the SBO Licence marks a critical milestone for Pacific Internet Hong Kong to be a next-generation IP communications service provider. Aligned with the business development goals of the Pacific Internet Group, the SBO Licence acquisition will facilitate the extension of our business-grade IP telephony solution, PacNet Vocal, in Hong Kong, following the regional rollout in Singapore, the Philippines, India and Thailand. Pacific Internet Hong Kong will bring such quality-assured regional services to the market by empowering Hong Kong enterprises." said Eddy Kuk, Managing Director of Pacific Internet Hong Kong.
Mr. Phey Teck-Moh, President and Chief Executive Officer of Pacific Internet Limited, said, "PacNet Vocal is Asia Pacific's business-grade IP Voice Service that covers eight countries. When this IP telephony solution is offered in Hong Kong, enterprises will experience the unprecedented levels of value to their businesses, both locally and internationally. Having launched the service in other regional markets, our entry into Hong Kong's IP telephony market will further strengthen the highly competitive IP voice network spanning the Asia Pacific region and reinforce our regional strategy to be the leading provider of converged Internet communication services across our territories. "
About Pacific Internet (Hong Kong) Limited
Pacific Internet (Hong Kong) Limited ("Pacific Internet") is a wholly owned subsidiary of NASDAQ-listed Pacific Internet Limited (NASDAQ:PCNTF). Pacific Internet offers the full range of IP-based communications solutions, including data, voice, security, messaging, remote access, hosting and cross border connectivity for business users in Hong Kong and Greater China. A pioneer ICSP, founded in 1993, Pacific Internet has grown into one of the country's next-generation IP communication solutions provider and has built a solid reputation in providing superb customer experience to business users, backed by a strong financial position and proven success. To learn more about Pacific Internet, please visit: www.pacific.net.hk .
About Pacific Internet Limited
Pacific Internet Limited or PacNet (NASDAQ:PCNTF) is the largest telco-independent Internet Communications Service Provider by geographic reach in the Asia Pacific region. The Company has direct presence in Singapore, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Australia, India, Thailand and Malaysia. PacNet delivers a comprehensive suite of data, voice and video services to both corporate business and consumer customers. For more information, visit www.pacnet.com .
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CONTACT: Ms Selina Y. Chui, Senior Manager, Marketing of Pacific Internet HK, +852-2335-3690, fax +852-3018-1038, firstname.lastname@example.org
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