AXS Bolivia has announced the launch of a nationwide VoIP service, dubbed ‘AXS con Voz’. The new offering will target the residential segment and SMEs, according to local press reports quoted by BNamericas. Company marketing manager Maria Fernanda Benitez told BNamericas that AXS Bolivia expects to reach 5,000 VoIP subscribers by the end of the year. The company’s 1,200km fibre optic network covers the cities of La Paz, Cochabamba, Santa Cruz and Oruro. AXS offers public, local and long distance telephony, internet services and data transmission. It ended 2007 with 11,000 internet subscribers.