Dobson Cellular Systems Introduces 'Safety Talk' Voice-Activated Dialing Service

New Service Allows Busy Subscribers to Dial Numbers 'Hands-Free,' and

Access Directory, Using Voice Commands



Apr 10, 2001, 01:00 ET from DobsonCellular Systems

    OKLAHOMA CITY, April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 Dobson Cellular Systems (Nasdaq:   DCEL) is introducing a new service that will
 provide cellular users with a higher level of safety and the convenience of
 voice-activated dialing.
     The service, "Safety Talk," which features voice-activated dialing and a
 phone directory with up to 50 phone numbers, is being offered to Dobson
 subscribers in select service areas.
     "The addition of Safety Talk to our portfolio of value-enhancing services
 will be a time-saver for our subscribers, as well as a safety enhancement for
 cellular phone callers who need to make calls while driving," said Ed Evans,
 president and chief operating officer Dobson Cellular Systems.
     Safety Talk is available for $2.99 a month either by dialing 611 from a
 cellular phone or stopping by a Cellular One store.
     For its Safety Talk service, Dobson is using voice recognition technology
 from Preferred Voice, Inc. of Dallas (OTC Bulletin Board:   PFVI.OB).  Preferred
 Voice develops and markets unique voice recognition services including voice
 activated dialing, voice mail navigation, directory assistance and information
 content.
 
     About Dobson Cellular Systems
     Dobson Cellular Systems is a leading provider of cellular phone services.
 Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company owns or manages wireless
 operations in 19 states, covering a total managed population of more than
 12 million.  For additional information about Dobson's operations, please
 visit http://www.dobson.net.
 
 

SOURCE DobsonCellular Systems
    OKLAHOMA CITY, April 10 /PRNewswire/ --
 Dobson Cellular Systems (Nasdaq:   DCEL) is introducing a new service that will
 provide cellular users with a higher level of safety and the convenience of
 voice-activated dialing.
     The service, "Safety Talk," which features voice-activated dialing and a
 phone directory with up to 50 phone numbers, is being offered to Dobson
 subscribers in select service areas.
     "The addition of Safety Talk to our portfolio of value-enhancing services
 will be a time-saver for our subscribers, as well as a safety enhancement for
 cellular phone callers who need to make calls while driving," said Ed Evans,
 president and chief operating officer Dobson Cellular Systems.
     Safety Talk is available for $2.99 a month either by dialing 611 from a
 cellular phone or stopping by a Cellular One store.
     For its Safety Talk service, Dobson is using voice recognition technology
 from Preferred Voice, Inc. of Dallas (OTC Bulletin Board:   PFVI.OB).  Preferred
 Voice develops and markets unique voice recognition services including voice
 activated dialing, voice mail navigation, directory assistance and information
 content.
 
     About Dobson Cellular Systems
     Dobson Cellular Systems is a leading provider of cellular phone services.
 Headquartered in Oklahoma City, the company owns or manages wireless
 operations in 19 states, covering a total managed population of more than
 12 million.  For additional information about Dobson's operations, please
 visit http://www.dobson.net.
 
 SOURCE  DobsonCellular Systems