The companyMessagenet S.p.A. (www.messagenet.it), part of the COMM2000 group, is a leading company in the development and on-line commercialization of Internet fax and SMS messaging and VoIP services, with more than 500,000 registered users, one million faxes managed per month and more than 130,000 VoIP telephone numbers assigned (February 2013).
In 1999, the company (as COMM2000) launched FreeFAX, its still widely requested fax reception service.
In 2002, to satisfy the demands of its professional users, Messagenet enhanced its range of services with pay services: FAXin enables users to receive unlimited faxes in their email box through a personal telephone number, and FAXout enables users to send faxes from their email to any number.
In 2004 Messagenet entered the market of voice services with a technological infrastructure developed entirely inside the company. Strengthened by experience and by the user base acquired through FreeFAX, Messagenet launched FreeNumber - a free VoIP service - and Smartnumber, the extended version of the same service. Both services assign a landline telephone number (with an area code which may be chosen by the user).
In 2005, Messagenet launched SmartSMS, a web based service for sending and receiving SMS messages.
Messagenet has some important international groups among its customers - including Saiwa, Samsonite, ILLVA Saronno and RFI - Rete Ferroviaria Italiana - in addition to the business customers of KPNQwest Italia business, a Gruppo COMM2000 company.
The servers that provide Messagenet VoIP services are located in a KPNQwest Italia data room. It is one of the best facility carrier grade systems in Italy, and it can offer maximum logical and physical security and the widest range of broadband connections through direct links with the Milan MIX and with international carriers. KPNQwest Italia offers a wide choice of complete solutions for messaging and telecommunications such as SMS, fax, telex, hybrid mail, national Internet connectivity and Housing/Hosting services at the Milano Caldera Data Center.