Joaquim Molins Joins the Jazztel plc Board of Directors

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Jazztel plc

    MADRID, Spain, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazztel plc (Nasdaq:   JAZZ)
 (Easdaq: JAZZ and the Nuevo Mercado in Spain: JAZ), a facilities-based
 telecommunications and Internet services provider that is constructing a
 fibre-optic telecommunications network to be the first nationwide competitive
 local exchange carrier (CLEC) in Spain and Portugal, today announces the
 appointment of Joaquim Molins to their board of directors.
     Molins joined Jazztel plc at the beginning of April 2001 to become
 president of the Centro de Calculo de Sabadell (CCS), a subsidiary of Jazztel
 dedicated to the integration and development of information systems for
 medium-sized businesses.  In addition he has taken on the position as
 President of Jazztel in Cataluna.
     Prior to this position, Molins was president of the CiU in the Barcelona
 city council and was a member of the CDC Executive Committee and Secretariat,
 from 1981 and from 1990 respectively.  Since his entrance into the world of
 politics in 1975, he has held various positions of responsibility, such as
 commercial, consumer and tourism advisor for the Catalunian Government
 (from 1988 until 1993).  Furthermore, he was the primary spokesman for CiU in
 the parliamentary congress from 1995 until 2000.  Among his elected roles,
 Molins served as a delegate in the Spanish Parliament for four terms, a
 delegate in the Catalunian Parliament, for two terms, and town councillor for
 Barcelona in the current term of office.  Molins holds an industrial
 engineering degree from the Escuela Tecnica Superior in Barcelona and a
 masters degree in Economics and Management from IESE.
 
     JAZZTEL
     Jazztel plc is a rapidly expanding data and telecommunications operator
 with activities in Spain and Portugal.  The company provides broadband
 solutions for data, internet and voice services to small and medium sized
 businesses in the Iberian Peninsula.  Jazztel is currently the only pan
 Iberian data and telecommunications operator investing in local access
 networks with broadband capacity.  The company is constructing networks in
 over 150 metropolitan areas and business parks in Spain and Portugal.  The
 access networks, linked by a long-distance network, will constitute one of
 Europe's fastest data and internet telecommunication network with transmission
 capacity of up to 720 gigabits.  The company was founded end 1997 and has
 around 900 employees.  Additionally, Jazztel recently acquired Adatel, a
 telecommunications solutions integrator for SMEs and CCS an IT integrator.
 Jazztel also holds nationwide fixed wireless access licenses in Portugal and
 Spain, in the last case through Banda 26, a subsidiary of the Group.  The
 Jazztel Group had total revenues of Euro 124.4 million for the year 2000, a
 growth of 433.9% from 1999.  For further information go to www.jazztel.com .
 
     Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are
 subject to material risks and uncertainties.  Actual results could differ
 materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements due
 to risks and uncertainties associated with its businesses, which include among
 others, competitive and technological developments, risks associated with the
 Company's growth, construction delays, the development of the Company's
 markets, regulatory risks, dependence on its major customers and their
 spending patterns and other risks which will be presented in the Company's
 filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual
 report on Form 20-F and reports on Form 6-K, and certain European regulatory
 authorities.  For this reason and others, the actual results may be
 substantially different from the results expressed or implied in the
 statements.
 
 

SOURCE Jazztel plc
    MADRID, Spain, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazztel plc (Nasdaq:   JAZZ)
 (Easdaq: JAZZ and the Nuevo Mercado in Spain: JAZ), a facilities-based
 telecommunications and Internet services provider that is constructing a
 fibre-optic telecommunications network to be the first nationwide competitive
 local exchange carrier (CLEC) in Spain and Portugal, today announces the
 appointment of Joaquim Molins to their board of directors.
     Molins joined Jazztel plc at the beginning of April 2001 to become
 president of the Centro de Calculo de Sabadell (CCS), a subsidiary of Jazztel
 dedicated to the integration and development of information systems for
 medium-sized businesses.  In addition he has taken on the position as
 President of Jazztel in Cataluna.
     Prior to this position, Molins was president of the CiU in the Barcelona
 city council and was a member of the CDC Executive Committee and Secretariat,
 from 1981 and from 1990 respectively.  Since his entrance into the world of
 politics in 1975, he has held various positions of responsibility, such as
 commercial, consumer and tourism advisor for the Catalunian Government
 (from 1988 until 1993).  Furthermore, he was the primary spokesman for CiU in
 the parliamentary congress from 1995 until 2000.  Among his elected roles,
 Molins served as a delegate in the Spanish Parliament for four terms, a
 delegate in the Catalunian Parliament, for two terms, and town councillor for
 Barcelona in the current term of office.  Molins holds an industrial
 engineering degree from the Escuela Tecnica Superior in Barcelona and a
 masters degree in Economics and Management from IESE.
 
     JAZZTEL
     Jazztel plc is a rapidly expanding data and telecommunications operator
 with activities in Spain and Portugal.  The company provides broadband
 solutions for data, internet and voice services to small and medium sized
 businesses in the Iberian Peninsula.  Jazztel is currently the only pan
 Iberian data and telecommunications operator investing in local access
 networks with broadband capacity.  The company is constructing networks in
 over 150 metropolitan areas and business parks in Spain and Portugal.  The
 access networks, linked by a long-distance network, will constitute one of
 Europe's fastest data and internet telecommunication network with transmission
 capacity of up to 720 gigabits.  The company was founded end 1997 and has
 around 900 employees.  Additionally, Jazztel recently acquired Adatel, a
 telecommunications solutions integrator for SMEs and CCS an IT integrator.
 Jazztel also holds nationwide fixed wireless access licenses in Portugal and
 Spain, in the last case through Banda 26, a subsidiary of the Group.  The
 Jazztel Group had total revenues of Euro 124.4 million for the year 2000, a
 growth of 433.9% from 1999.  For further information go to www.jazztel.com .
 
     Certain statements in this release are forward-looking statements that are
 subject to material risks and uncertainties.  Actual results could differ
 materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements due
 to risks and uncertainties associated with its businesses, which include among
 others, competitive and technological developments, risks associated with the
 Company's growth, construction delays, the development of the Company's
 markets, regulatory risks, dependence on its major customers and their
 spending patterns and other risks which will be presented in the Company's
 filings with the US Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual
 report on Form 20-F and reports on Form 6-K, and certain European regulatory
 authorities.  For this reason and others, the actual results may be
 substantially different from the results expressed or implied in the
 statements.
 
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