PacNet Acquires HK License

Pacific Internet Hong Kong acquires services-based operator (SBO) licence

May 23, 2007

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HONG KONG -- 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."


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