Net2Phone Launches Net2Fax PC-to-Fax Solution
Real-time Internet faxing solution now available from the
leader in IP Telephony services
HELSINKI, Finland-- June 22, 1999 -- Net2Phone, Inc. today released
Net2Fax, its new PC-to-fax software, at the Voice on Net show in
Helsinki Finland. Net2Fax allows PC users to send faxes through
the Internet to any fax machine in the world. Net2Fax will be available
in a limited release to the first 50,000 users who sign up for Net2Fax
via the Net2Phone web site at www.net2phone.com .
Net2Fax advantages include:
- Reduction of fax costs - by up to 95% off of the cost of traditional
long distance faxes
- The ability to work on almost any PC platform (multimedia not
- Extensive fax broadcast capabilities:
- send a single fax to multiple recipients
- Low per minute rates for faxes sent
- A secure login for multiple users on the same PC Net2Fax uses
the same account numbers as Net2Phone's PC-to-phone software,
providing a dual benefit to Net2Phone's current users.
Faxes are carried over the Internet from the user's PC, until it
reaches Net2Phone's switches, and are then routed over Net2Phone's
network to the intended fax machine. This system insures that Net2Fax's
rates are not dependent upon the country of origin. Users pay as
little as 4.9 cents a minute for faxes to the United States -- from
anywhere in the world.
"As more people move towards the use of IP Telephony, the
integration of fax over the Internet will offer a superior communications
model where there will be no barriers because of distance or cost,"
said David Greenblatt, Chief Operating Officer of Net2Phone. "Our
customers take advantage of the highest possible savings on all
long distance calling and faxing. Net2Fax will allow both consumers
and corporate users to take advantage of the savings already offered
Faxes can be sent from a specially created interface on the PC's
desktop or directly from a PC document. For example, if a user is
working on a Microsoft Excel document, they can simply choose the
"Print" option from the drop down menu on the toolbar.
Instead of sending the document to their printer, they send it to
Net2Fax for delivery.
Users will also be able to check their account activity online
at Net2Phone's "My Account" Interactive Information center
at www.net2phone.com. Details displayed include all activities related
to their calls/faxes and bills, including the time, length, destination,
and charge for each call as well as a history of all payments and
Through an agreement with Open Port Technology Inc., a leader in
Internet messaging solutions, including fax-over-IP, Net2Fax has
incorporated a special version of Open Port's award-winning IP fax
client and server software.
"We're pleased we were able to provide Net2Phone our award-winning
software to 'power' their Net2Fax solution," said Bob Rainone,
Vice President of Marketing, Open Port Technology. "Net2Phone
represents ingenuity and creativity in the telephony and Internet
access service business. It is great to work with a service provider
that understands they must offer compelling services, such as Net2Fax,
so they can compete effectively and ultimately drive new sources
Net2Phone is a leading provider of voice-enhanced Internet communications
services to individuals and businesses worldwide. Net2Phone enables
people to place low-cost high quality calls and faxes from their
computer, telephone, or fax machine to any telephone or fax machine
in the world. Net2Phone develops and markets technology and services
for IP voice and e-commerce solutions for the web and other IP networks.
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