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Brightpoint Signs Distribution Agreement With Skype

  • 17 November, 2005 11:18

<p>Brightpoint Australia has signed a distribution agreement with Skype Technologies S.A. ("Skype"), the Global P2P Telephony Company ™, under which Brightpoint will act as an authorised distributor of Skype products and services.</p>
<p>"We are pleased to be moving forward in our relationship with Skype by providing distribution and other integrated services." Stated Felix Wong, Managing Director, Brightpoint Australia. "We believe that our core competence and capabilities will provide Skype a compelling value proposition."</p>
<p>“The Skype agreement allows Brightpoint to offer a new range of products in a market that we previously have not had a presence in. This partnership will mean that Brightpoint can present existing channels with a wider offering, but also encourage the opportunity to develop new channels”.</p>
<p>Brightpoint will initially focus on promoting Skype products and Skype Premium Services to its independent agent/dealer channels, mass and specialty retailers. The first products will include of a range of certified hardware - starter kits, headsets, dual capable phones (PSTN and VoIP) -which will be bundled with Skype airtime.</p>
<p>Brightpoint is planning to offer resellers a range of product bundled packages.</p>
<p>Skype is the leading VoIP-category product worldwide with more than 48 million registered users. Skype's free Internet telephony software allows free, unlimited Skype to Skype calls. Skype's Premium Services offer inexpensive, seamless connectivity to ordinary fixed and mobile telephones as well as advanced Internet telephony features.</p>
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<p>About Brightpoint Inc
Brightpoint, Inc. is a distributor of wireless devices and accessories, and provides logistics services to mobile operators with operations centres and/or sales offices in various countries, including Australia, Colombia, Finland, France, Germany, India, New Zealand, Norway, the Philippines, the Slovak Republic, Sweden, United Arab Emirates and the United States. The logistics services include procurement, inventory management, customised packaging, fulfilment, activation management, prepaid and e-business solutions. Its customers include wireless network operators, resellers, retailers and wireless equipment manufacturers. During the year ended December 31, 2004, the Company handled over 27 million wireless devices, and commenced operations in Slovak Republic. Additional information about Brightpoint can be found on its website at www.brightpoint.com.au</p>
<p>In Australia, Brightpoint employs more than 100 people at its headquarters in Belrose, Sydney and at branch offices in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.</p>
<p>Media Contact:
Belinda Cotter
Kinetics Pty Ltd
02 9976 6611
Belinda@kinetics.com.au</p>

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