DataJack Hires Former Simple Mobile Exec Phil Prouty as CO-CEO

Jan 23, 2013, 09:00 ET from DataJack, Inc.

DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DataJack, Inc. (OTCBB: DJAK.OB), is pleased to announce today that Phil Prouty has joined the management team as of January 4th, 2013 as Co-Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Prouty will partner with DataJack's current CEO, Stuart Ehrlich, and key executive personnel to facilitate new sales channels for the company's growing line of mobile broadband products and services.  Phil Prouty brings more than 25 years of senior executive experience to this role. Most recently, he served as Executive Partner of Simple Mobile.

"Mr. Prouty is widely respected and admired across the mobile communications industry and we are pleased to have such an industry veteran executive join our team," said Stuart Ehrlich. "Mr. Prouty brings 25 years of distribution, sales and business management expertise to the DataJack team. We have spent the past several months reorganizing and restructuring the company to focus 100% of our company's resources on subscriber and revenue growth. We fully expect the work over the past several months to enable 2013 to be the year for DataJack, its investors and subscribers."

"I look forward to working with my new colleagues to help fully leverage our unique ability to deliver broadband solutions to individuals and businesses on a national level. I feel that I can make an immediate impact in accelerating DataJack's growth efforts and building our subscriber base, while creating a strong sustained recurring revenue stream," stated Phil Prouty, CEO DataJack, Inc.

About: - DataJack Inc., is a provider of mobile broadband Internet access offering data coverage to 280 million people. DataJack provides high-speed, affordable Internet on the go to consumers using a PC, MAC, or any WIFI enabled device such as an iPad, tablet, smartphone or netbook. Consumers can purchase a DataJack MIFI Mobile Hotspot which can connect up to 5 WiFi-enabled devices simultaneously.

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