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Release Date: 23-Aug-2005

New Global Telecom Sells International Wholesale Termination Business Unit to StarVox

StarVox will merge international network with domestic VoIP network, while NGT will focus on managed VoIP services strategy

GOLDEN, CO – August 23, 2005 – New Global Telecom, Inc. (NGT), the leading provider of managed wholesale VoIP solutions, announced today that it has completed the sale of its International Wholesale Termination (IWT) business unit to StarVox Communications, Inc. This allows NGT to focus on its core competency in outsourced network management services, where the company is successfully growing its managed VoIP business through offerings such as the 6DegreesIP VoIP product suite.

“The sale of the IWT business unit is mutually beneficial as it enables us to concentrate more on our VoIP strategy and it allows StarVox to expand its network offerings,” said Rich Grange, President and CEO of NGT. “We are the leading provider of managed wholesale VoIP services in the market today, and this transaction enables us to focus entirely on maintaining that position. The IWT business unit is in good hands with StarVox.”

As StarVox transitions the IWT network to VoIP technology, carrier customers who have used the traditional IWT network will gain multiple advantages. Existing international termination carriers can use the StarVox domestic VoIP network to lower call termination costs on traffic coming into the US. StarVox will also work with in-country partners to establish international VoIP routes to lower termination costs to these countries.

“NGT spent many years establishing the IWT business unit and proving its value to the many wholesale carrier customers the network supports today”, said Doug Zorn, CEO, StarVox. “By extending our extensive domestic VoIP network to international locations, we’re giving our customers a competitive edge.”

“StarVox plans to aggressively expand the IWT business by actively developing new routes as well as expanding existing routes,” said Jeffery Thomson, Senior Director of International Services at StarVox. “This will allow our carrier customers to grow their businesses. We have been adding new routes weekly since acquiring the IWT business.”

About New Global Telecom
New Global Telecom, Inc. is the leading provider of wholesale hosted VoIP solutions and outsourced network management services. Through its New Global Telecom and General Telecom brands, the company delivers IP and TDM switch partitioning, outsourced network operations and VoIP services to carriers and service providers, including CLECs, ISPs, VPN providers and VoIP-centric companies worldwide. NGT's 6DegreesIP product suite of managed wholesale VoIP products offers service providers a highly effective, turnkey solution to address residential and business end-user needs. 6DegreesIP includes a complete range of telephony features, extensive local & long-distance calling footprint, integrated retail OSS, worldwide conferencing capability, training and other support. TDM-to-IP and IP-to-IP switching services are also available. For more information, please visit

About StarVox
StarVox Communications is a facilities-based next generation service provider offering wholesale and retail bundled voice, data and enhanced VoIP services over its domestic VoIP network and its international wholesale network. The company’s domestic VoIP network provides “VoIP last mile” access for long distance and toll free calling to over 80% of business sites and provides local phone service in most major metropolitan areas. A full suite of traditional and enhanced products is available to wholesale and retail customers. The international wholesale network offers reliable cost effective worldwide connectivity to both established and emerging carriers. StarVox is unique in owning both its application technologies and domestic and international networks. StarVox works with a variety of channels (ISPs, CLECs, telecom agents, carriers, affinity groups, property management groups, etc.) that are interested in migrating customers from traditional separate voice and data communications connections to a converged voice/data connection. StarVox offers a complete “turnkey” package of services to its channels with full individual branding. StarVox services target small, medium and larger sized businesses (both single site and multi-site) that are interested in lowering their communications monthly costs by 20% to 40% by migrating to a converged service. StarVox is a privately held company with headquarters in San Jose, CA. The company is funded by prominent institutional investors.

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