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MyNetFone and BigAir deliver true convergence of voice and broadband data services

  • 05 December, 2006 11:32

<p>BigAir’s symmetrical high speed broadband services ideal for business-grade VoIP delivery</p>
<p>My Net Fone Limited (ASX: MNF), Australia’s leading VoIP service provider and BigAir Group Limited (ASX:BGL), leading provider of wireless broadband services, have agreed to deliver convergent wireless solutions providing voice and broadband data services to Australian businesses.</p>
<p>The wholesale agreement, signed by the two companies today, will enable MyNetFone to offer business customers premium quality VoIP service with BigAir’s carrier-grade wireless broadband infrastructure.</p>
<p>“We are excited to be partnering with BigAir to bundle its high speed wireless broadband infrastructure with our premium quality VoIP service in order to offer a fully convergent solution to our business customers,” said Andy Fung, Managing Director, My Net Fone Ltd. “The partnership provides great synergy for the two companies as well as delivering excellent value to our respective customers. It is indeed a win-win for everyone.”</p>
<p>BigAir CEO Jason Ashton said that there was growing demand from businesses for VoIP services. “Australian businesses are looking at improving productivity and cutting costs and one of the logical steps for these companies is implementing a high-speed IP network running VoIP services.</p>
<p>“VoIP service providers such as MyNetFone are partnering with BigAir due to their need for symmetrical broadband services to support high quality business-grade VoIP. ADSL services do not deliver the features that are required,” Mr Ashton added.</p>
<p>For organisations evaluating VoIP, while cost savings still remain high on the list of benefits, other business drivers include mobility, telecommuting and simplified management - all of which are provided by the BigAir/MyNetFone joint offering.</p>
<p>-ENDS -</p>
<p>About My Net Fone Limited
My Net Fone, ASX (MNF), is an innovative market leader in the IP Telecommunications sector with operations in Australia and New Zealand. My Net Fone delivers a comprehensive range of advanced voice, data and convergent solutions to key market segments including SMEs, enterprise, wholesalers and residential users. My Net Fone is committed to providing customers with true flexibility, convenience and high quality service and as a reflection of this won PC User magazine’s ‘Product of the Year 2005’ award for its residential service. For more information, please visit our website: <http:></http:></p>
<p>About BigAir Group Limited
BigAir is a wireless broadband service provider which offers high speed data telecommunications services to customers over 3 state of the art wireless networks in Australia. BigAir owns and operates its own fixed wireless network covering the Sydney metro area, and is the largest provider of customer services on the iBurst mobile wireless network with coverage in all Australian Eastern Capital cities. BigAir also provides services on the Unwired network which has coverage in Sydney and Melbourne. Access to these networks position BigAir as the only integrated wireless service provider in Australia. BigAir is a Licensed Telecommunications Carrier and is expanding its own network across Sydney, with plans to rollout in other capital cities, using carrier-grade high-speed wireless equipment. BigAir is able to offer a range of communication solutions including high-speed symmetric broadband from 2M to 100M, Layer 2 and VPN services, hosting and co-location of servers in secure data centre environment, and more recently business-grade Voice over IP (VoIP) services. BigAir is able to offer a comprehensive range of advanced wireless communications services to Australian businesses. For more information, please visit <http:></http:></p>

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