Pac-West Telecomm Announces Date for First Quarter 2001 Earnings

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.

    STOCKTON, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ --
 Pac-West Telecomm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PACW), a rapidly growing provider of
 integrated communications services to Internet service providers (ISPs) and
 business customers throughout the western U.S., today announced the date for
 its first quarter 2001 earnings release and conference call.
     Pac-West plans to announce its financial and operating results for the
 first quarter 2001 on Wednesday, May 2, 2001, prior to market open.  An
 investor conference call will be held at 8:30 a.m. PDT/11:30 a.m. EDT on
 Wednesday, May 2, 2001, which can be accessed by dialing 800-857-1738 or
 712-257-0401 (Password:  Pac-West; Leader:  Wally Griffin).  The call will be
 simultaneously webcast on Pac-West's Investor Relations page at
 www.pacwest.com/investor.  An audio replay will be available until May 16,
 2001 by dialing 888-568-0336 (passcode 3295).
 
     About Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.
     Founded in 1980, Pac-West Telecomm, Inc. is a rapidly growing provider of
 integrated communications services throughout the western U.S.  Pac-West
 supplies Internet infrastructure and broadband services to Internet service
 providers (ISPs), and integrated voice, data, and Internet services to small
 and medium-sized businesses. The company currently has operations in
 California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, Utah and Arizona, and is rapidly
 expanding its network into other western states. Pac-West is a Safeguard
 Scientifics (NYSE:   SFE) partner company.  For more information, please visit
 the company's web site at www.pacwest.com.
 
     Forward-Looking Statements
     The foregoing discussion contains forward-looking statements.  The
 Company's future performance is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties
 that could cause actual results to deviate substantially from those discussed
 in these forward-looking statements.  Factors that could impact the
 variability of future results include:  successful execution of the Company's
 expansion activities into new geographic markets on a timely and
 cost-effective basis; the pace at which new competitors enter the Company's
 existing and planned markets; competitive responses of the Incumbent Local
 Exchange Carriers; execution of interconnection agreements with Incumbent
 Local Exchange Carriers on terms satisfactory to the Company; maintenance of
 the Company's supply agreements for transmission facilities; continued
 acceptance of the Company's services by new and existing customers; the
 outcome of legal and regulatory proceedings regarding reciprocal compensation
 for Internet-related calls and certain of the Company's product offerings; the
 ability to attract and retain talented employees; and the Company's ability to
 successfully access markets, install switching electronics, and obtain the use
 of leased fiber transport facilities and any required governmental
 authorizations, franchises and permits, all in a timely manner, at reasonable
 costs and on satisfactory terms and conditions, as well as regulatory,
 legislative and judicial developments that could cause actual results to
 differ materially from the future results indicated, expressed or implied, in
 such forward-looking statements.  These and other factors are discussed in the
 Company's Prospectus dated November 3, 1999, and in its Annual Report as of
 December 31, 2000 on Form 10-K as filed with the SEC.
 
 

SOURCE Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.
    STOCKTON, Calif., April 19 /PRNewswire/ --
 Pac-West Telecomm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PACW), a rapidly growing provider of
 integrated communications services to Internet service providers (ISPs) and
 business customers throughout the western U.S., today announced the date for
 its first quarter 2001 earnings release and conference call.
     Pac-West plans to announce its financial and operating results for the
 first quarter 2001 on Wednesday, May 2, 2001, prior to market open.  An
 investor conference call will be held at 8:30 a.m. PDT/11:30 a.m. EDT on
 Wednesday, May 2, 2001, which can be accessed by dialing 800-857-1738 or
 712-257-0401 (Password:  Pac-West; Leader:  Wally Griffin).  The call will be
 simultaneously webcast on Pac-West's Investor Relations page at
 www.pacwest.com/investor.  An audio replay will be available until May 16,
 2001 by dialing 888-568-0336 (passcode 3295).
 
     About Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.
     Founded in 1980, Pac-West Telecomm, Inc. is a rapidly growing provider of
 integrated communications services throughout the western U.S.  Pac-West
 supplies Internet infrastructure and broadband services to Internet service
 providers (ISPs), and integrated voice, data, and Internet services to small
 and medium-sized businesses. The company currently has operations in
 California, Nevada, Washington, Colorado, Utah and Arizona, and is rapidly
 expanding its network into other western states. Pac-West is a Safeguard
 Scientifics (NYSE:   SFE) partner company.  For more information, please visit
 the company's web site at www.pacwest.com.
 
     Forward-Looking Statements
     The foregoing discussion contains forward-looking statements.  The
 Company's future performance is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties
 that could cause actual results to deviate substantially from those discussed
 in these forward-looking statements.  Factors that could impact the
 variability of future results include:  successful execution of the Company's
 expansion activities into new geographic markets on a timely and
 cost-effective basis; the pace at which new competitors enter the Company's
 existing and planned markets; competitive responses of the Incumbent Local
 Exchange Carriers; execution of interconnection agreements with Incumbent
 Local Exchange Carriers on terms satisfactory to the Company; maintenance of
 the Company's supply agreements for transmission facilities; continued
 acceptance of the Company's services by new and existing customers; the
 outcome of legal and regulatory proceedings regarding reciprocal compensation
 for Internet-related calls and certain of the Company's product offerings; the
 ability to attract and retain talented employees; and the Company's ability to
 successfully access markets, install switching electronics, and obtain the use
 of leased fiber transport facilities and any required governmental
 authorizations, franchises and permits, all in a timely manner, at reasonable
 costs and on satisfactory terms and conditions, as well as regulatory,
 legislative and judicial developments that could cause actual results to
 differ materially from the future results indicated, expressed or implied, in
 such forward-looking statements.  These and other factors are discussed in the
 Company's Prospectus dated November 3, 1999, and in its Annual Report as of
 December 31, 2000 on Form 10-K as filed with the SEC.
 
 SOURCE  Pac-West Telecomm, Inc.