News Release

iCall and Cisco Team Together To Bring Voice Over IP Enhanced Services to Carriers Worldwide

iCall Joins Cisco Powered Network Program
Oct 13, 1999

GENEVA, Switzerland - WORLD TELECOM'99 - October 13, 1999 : -- iCall, Inc., an emerging leader in IP-based enhanced services, today announced they are teaming up with Cisco Systems, Inc. to offer IP-based operator voice services to enterprise and consumer markets worldwide, with the initial implementation to begin in Central America and East Asia.

As a certified Cisco Powered Network, iCall's customers will receive industry-leading network services that are high-performance, customer-focused, reliable and secure. iCall's patent pending operator service applications, including called-party billed calls, third-party billed calls, and collect calls, allow carriers everywhere to offer long distance voice services based on a IP infrastructure. The iCall VoIP network will use Cisco's AS5300 and AS5800 Voice Gateways.

"Cisco shares our vision that the IP network is the foundation for delivering intelligent and customer-centric business solutions that will provide our customers with a strategic competitive advantage," said Kevin Nethercott, co-founder and executive vice president of iCall, Inc. "By working with the market leader, we are able to quickly bring advanced, VoIP solutions to our telecommunications carriers and carrier's customers worldwide."

"iCall will provide leading IP telephony services to worldwide customers," said Alistair Woodman, director of marketing for Packet Telephony at Cisco. "As a Cisco Powered Network, iCall can take full advantage of the Cisco Open Packet Telephony framework to offer voice services built on Cisco's high-performance, reliable and secure infrastructure."

iCall's participation in the Cisco Powered Network program demonstrates its ability to provide industry-leading technology solutions and services that are based predominantly on Cisco products. A benefit of the program for iCall is their participation in joint marketing, technology sharing and selling activities with Cisco. iCall, along with Cisco, is helping to create a New World communications infrastructure that supports high-value integrated communications services. This New World network will enable both individuals and business communities to gain the benefits of these leading-edge technologies and services.

About iCall, Inc.

iCall, Inc., an emerging leader in IP-based enhanced services worldwide, has leveraged its extensive collective experience in advance telecommunications and Internet Protocol technology to develop a New World network environment. iCall's Central Office seamlessly bridges the IP, PSTN, and SS7 networks to provide a service delivery platform that is compatible with legacy equipment and interoperable with standards-based gateways. iCall's Integrated Internet Protocol Technology Platform, combines several state-of-the-art networking, hardware and software technologies in a "total solution" telecommunications services delivery and billing system. As a "Cisco Powered Network", iCall is leading the way in innovative, highly cost-competitive, and reliable enhanced operator services for enterprise and consumer markets around the globe. For more information about Los Angles-based iCall, visit iCall's web site at

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