Excel Communications Completes Wireless Service Expansion; Now Offers Nationwide PCS Coverage Via Excel Wireless(SM)

Entrepreneurs Can Earn Extra Income in Spare Time as Telecommunications

Representatives



Apr 02, 2001, 01:00 ET from Excel Communications, Inc.

    DALLAS, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Excel Communications, Inc. today announced
 it now offers nationwide wireless service across the United States through
 Excel Wireless(SM).  Utilizing the nation's fastest-growing, all-digital, all-
 PCS nationwide wireless network, Excel has enhanced the opportunity for
 entrepreneurs to become Excel Independent Representatives and offer the latest
 telecommunications products, Internet and e-commerce services to their
 customers.
     "Excel entered the wireless market one year ago this month," said Steve
 Richards, senior executive vice president, North American marketing and sales
 at Excel.  "Since then, our Independent Representatives have seen their
 commissionable opportunities continue to increase through the steady expansion
 of our wireless service offering to include every major metropolitan area in
 the United States available through our reseller agreement.  To support these
 initiatives, we are providing our Representatives with enhanced sales training
 and support geared specifically toward the wireless market."
     The announcement also marks the introduction of Excel's 2000 weekend
 minutes promotion.  Every new wireless customer signing up for an Excel
 Wireless Nation Rate Plan between April 1 and June 30 will receive up to
 2000 weekend minutes per month at no additional charge for as long as they
 remain an Excel Nation Rate wireless customer.
     The wireless market represents one of the fastest-growing segments of the
 telecommunications industry with $38 billion in annual sales and a 20 percent
 annual sales growth rate.  Excel's powerful network marketing sales channel
 will continue to drive the company towards its objective of becoming a key
 player in the nation's wireless sector.
 
     Product and Service Information
     Excel also has expanded its existing product line to include state-of-the-
 art digital phones from the following major manufacturers:
 
      Motorola Timeport           Dual Band               $249.99
      (Features: Nine Ringer Options, Vibrating Alert, Enhanced Phone Book,
      Personal Digital Assistant, Web/Data Enabled)
 
      LG510                       Single Band             $159.99
      (Features: 17 Ringer Options, Vibrating Alert, Calculator, Games,
      Calendar, "Smart" Filing, Web/Data Enabled)
 
      Kyocera 2035                Dual Band               $99.99
      (Features: 15 Ringer Options, Vibrating Alert, Optional Color Face
      Plates, Alarm Clock, Calculator, Contact Management Cards, Memory
      Capacity for 200 Phone Numbers, Web/Data Enabled)
 
     Five different Excel Nation Rate Plans have been developed, starting at
 $35 per month for 225 anytime minutes.  Each monthly plan includes domestic
 long distance service at no additional charge, along with other features
 including voice mail, caller ID, call waiting and three-way calling.
     To learn more about becoming an Excel Independent Representative or
 additional details about products and promotions, visit http://www.excel.com.
 
     About Excel Communications, Inc.
     Excel Communications, Inc. is a subsidiary of BCE Inc.
 (NYSE:   BCE; Toronto), Canada's largest communications company.  Utilizing
 network marketing as its primary distribution channel, Dallas-based Excel
 offers subscribers long distance, paging, wireless, internet and e-commerce
 services through a nationwide network of independent representatives. Excel
 also owns and operates a nationwide, facilities-based telecommunications
 network. The company has operations in the US and Canada, and operates in the
 UK through its affiliate, Excel Communications (UK) Limited (ETI). For more
 information, visit www.excel.com.
 
 

SOURCE Excel Communications, Inc.
    DALLAS, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Excel Communications, Inc. today announced
 it now offers nationwide wireless service across the United States through
 Excel Wireless(SM).  Utilizing the nation's fastest-growing, all-digital, all-
 PCS nationwide wireless network, Excel has enhanced the opportunity for
 entrepreneurs to become Excel Independent Representatives and offer the latest
 telecommunications products, Internet and e-commerce services to their
 customers.
     "Excel entered the wireless market one year ago this month," said Steve
 Richards, senior executive vice president, North American marketing and sales
 at Excel.  "Since then, our Independent Representatives have seen their
 commissionable opportunities continue to increase through the steady expansion
 of our wireless service offering to include every major metropolitan area in
 the United States available through our reseller agreement.  To support these
 initiatives, we are providing our Representatives with enhanced sales training
 and support geared specifically toward the wireless market."
     The announcement also marks the introduction of Excel's 2000 weekend
 minutes promotion.  Every new wireless customer signing up for an Excel
 Wireless Nation Rate Plan between April 1 and June 30 will receive up to
 2000 weekend minutes per month at no additional charge for as long as they
 remain an Excel Nation Rate wireless customer.
     The wireless market represents one of the fastest-growing segments of the
 telecommunications industry with $38 billion in annual sales and a 20 percent
 annual sales growth rate.  Excel's powerful network marketing sales channel
 will continue to drive the company towards its objective of becoming a key
 player in the nation's wireless sector.
 
     Product and Service Information
     Excel also has expanded its existing product line to include state-of-the-
 art digital phones from the following major manufacturers:
 
      Motorola Timeport           Dual Band               $249.99
      (Features: Nine Ringer Options, Vibrating Alert, Enhanced Phone Book,
      Personal Digital Assistant, Web/Data Enabled)
 
      LG510                       Single Band             $159.99
      (Features: 17 Ringer Options, Vibrating Alert, Calculator, Games,
      Calendar, "Smart" Filing, Web/Data Enabled)
 
      Kyocera 2035                Dual Band               $99.99
      (Features: 15 Ringer Options, Vibrating Alert, Optional Color Face
      Plates, Alarm Clock, Calculator, Contact Management Cards, Memory
      Capacity for 200 Phone Numbers, Web/Data Enabled)
 
     Five different Excel Nation Rate Plans have been developed, starting at
 $35 per month for 225 anytime minutes.  Each monthly plan includes domestic
 long distance service at no additional charge, along with other features
 including voice mail, caller ID, call waiting and three-way calling.
     To learn more about becoming an Excel Independent Representative or
 additional details about products and promotions, visit http://www.excel.com.
 
     About Excel Communications, Inc.
     Excel Communications, Inc. is a subsidiary of BCE Inc.
 (NYSE:   BCE; Toronto), Canada's largest communications company.  Utilizing
 network marketing as its primary distribution channel, Dallas-based Excel
 offers subscribers long distance, paging, wireless, internet and e-commerce
 services through a nationwide network of independent representatives. Excel
 also owns and operates a nationwide, facilities-based telecommunications
 network. The company has operations in the US and Canada, and operates in the
 UK through its affiliate, Excel Communications (UK) Limited (ETI). For more
 information, visit www.excel.com.
 
 SOURCE  Excel Communications, Inc.

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