iBurst announced that it will expand its existing offerings by executing a partnership with Net2Phone to act as its hosted provider of broadband phone services.
Under the agreement, iBurst will provide Net2Phone’s VoiceLine service to their internet subscribers in South Africa, DRC, Mozambique, and Ghana.
iBurst strives to become the leading provider (ISP) of wireless Internet services and telecommunications in Africa and recognizes that such a vision needs to be attained through strategic partnerships and creating new market specific offerings.
“As one of Africa’s largest and well recognized Internet service providers, iBurst is excited to break ground with our offering of high quality broadband telephony service throughout the region,” said Thami Mtshali, Chief Executive Officer of iBurst. “With the launch of broadband telephony, our customers can now access a low cost, high-quality phone service with the versatile features and functionality that VoIP offers.”
“At Net2Phone, we are increasingly seeing local operators use VoIP to grow revenue and offer new services,” said Jonah Fink, Senior Vice President of Net2Phone. “iBurst’s rollout of broadband telephony with Net2Phone showcases our value as a provider who can accelerate operators’ time to market with robust solutions and validates Net2Phone as a global leader in the broadband telephony space.”
iBurst’s service will offer unique pricing plans including unlimited calling to South Africa, Portugal, China, India, Western Europe, the US, and Canada. iBurst’s plans will also include many value added features, such as call waiting, caller ID, call forwarding, and voicemail with new web-based account management tools at no additional charge.