Preferred Voice and Comporium Expand Agreement to Offer Multiple Voice Recognition Services

Comporium to Offer Enhanced Voice Services to Its Customers in South Carolina



Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from Preferred Voice, Inc.

    DALLAS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Voice, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   PFVI) today announced that it has reached an agreement to
 expand its multi-year contract with Comporium Communications (formerly Rock
 Hill Telephone Company) of Rockhill, South Carolina.  The expanded agreement
 will enable Comporium to market a suite of Preferred Voice's enhanced voice
 services including voice activated dialing, voicemail navigation, voice
 accessed content, voice calling cards and voice telephone receptionist.
 Comporium will become the first Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC) in the
 US to offer such a comprehensive list of voice recognition services to its
 residential and business subscribers.  Initial product launch is planned for
 the third quarter of this year.
     Preferred Voice has signed agreements with 30 telecom carriers, including
 wireless carriers, CLECs and ILECs, which operate in 34 states.  The Company
 is now in the process of a nationwide expansion for its service offerings with
 the initial deployment having taken place in the U.S. Midwest and Northeastern
 markets.  The Company now has successfully deployed its voice-enhanced
 services with eight different carriers, in eight states.  This is Preferred
 Voice's first major ILEC voice technology deployment that would include
 multiple services offerings.
     "We are excited about the opportunity to continue to offer our customers
 the most advanced, cutting edge services," said Bryant Barnes, Executive Vice
 President of Operations for Comporium Communications.  "Preferred Voice's
 voice-activated services will change the way we use our telephones."
     "Comporium's commitment to voice services underscores their commitment to
 continue to deliver the best in telephone services to their subscribers," said
 Rick Stone, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Preferred Voice.
 "We look forward to working with them on this unique and exciting alliance."
     This press release contains forward-looking statements.  Since all
 statements about Preferred Voice's plans, estimates, and expectations are
 based on current projections that involve risks and uncertainties, and are
 subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results may differ
 materially from expected results.  Readers should consider these risks and
 uncertainties, which are discussed in documents filed by Preferred Voice, Inc.
 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  These documents identify
 important factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially
 from those contained in the forward-looking statements.  Preferred Voice, Inc.
 expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
 
     About Preferred Voice, Inc.
     Based in Dallas, TX, Preferred Voice, Inc. is a leading voice recognition
 technology company that markets its services to wireless, ILEC and CLEC
 companies across the United States.  Preferred Voice has developed its Voice
 Integrated Platform System (VIP) on an industrial grade, fault-tolerant,
 Windows NT-based server, which combines the Company's proprietary software
 with the natural dialogue speech recognition technology of Philips Speech
 Processing, a business unit of Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:   PHG) -- one of
 the global market leaders in speech recognition.  For more information and a
 live demonstration, please visit www.preferredvoice.com.
 
     About Comporium Communications:
     Though its name is new, Comporium Communications has provided
 communication services to customers in York and Lancaster Counties for more
 than 100 years.  Comporium Communications is dedicated to making their
 customers' lives even easier by bringing together local telephone, long
 distance, wireless, cable TV, internet and security services, all available
 from one source and on one bill.  Other members of the Comporium Group of
 companies are: Comporium Data Services, Comporium Long Distance, Comporium
 Publishing, Comporium Security and Comporium Telecom.  Under this concept,
 Comporium Communications is uniquely positioned to offer its customers
 one-stop shopping for their communications needs.
 
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SOURCE Preferred Voice, Inc.
    DALLAS, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Preferred Voice, Inc.
 (OTC Bulletin Board:   PFVI) today announced that it has reached an agreement to
 expand its multi-year contract with Comporium Communications (formerly Rock
 Hill Telephone Company) of Rockhill, South Carolina.  The expanded agreement
 will enable Comporium to market a suite of Preferred Voice's enhanced voice
 services including voice activated dialing, voicemail navigation, voice
 accessed content, voice calling cards and voice telephone receptionist.
 Comporium will become the first Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC) in the
 US to offer such a comprehensive list of voice recognition services to its
 residential and business subscribers.  Initial product launch is planned for
 the third quarter of this year.
     Preferred Voice has signed agreements with 30 telecom carriers, including
 wireless carriers, CLECs and ILECs, which operate in 34 states.  The Company
 is now in the process of a nationwide expansion for its service offerings with
 the initial deployment having taken place in the U.S. Midwest and Northeastern
 markets.  The Company now has successfully deployed its voice-enhanced
 services with eight different carriers, in eight states.  This is Preferred
 Voice's first major ILEC voice technology deployment that would include
 multiple services offerings.
     "We are excited about the opportunity to continue to offer our customers
 the most advanced, cutting edge services," said Bryant Barnes, Executive Vice
 President of Operations for Comporium Communications.  "Preferred Voice's
 voice-activated services will change the way we use our telephones."
     "Comporium's commitment to voice services underscores their commitment to
 continue to deliver the best in telephone services to their subscribers," said
 Rick Stone, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Preferred Voice.
 "We look forward to working with them on this unique and exciting alliance."
     This press release contains forward-looking statements.  Since all
 statements about Preferred Voice's plans, estimates, and expectations are
 based on current projections that involve risks and uncertainties, and are
 subject to change at any time, the Company's actual results may differ
 materially from expected results.  Readers should consider these risks and
 uncertainties, which are discussed in documents filed by Preferred Voice, Inc.
 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  These documents identify
 important factors that could cause the actual results to differ materially
 from those contained in the forward-looking statements.  Preferred Voice, Inc.
 expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.
 
     About Preferred Voice, Inc.
     Based in Dallas, TX, Preferred Voice, Inc. is a leading voice recognition
 technology company that markets its services to wireless, ILEC and CLEC
 companies across the United States.  Preferred Voice has developed its Voice
 Integrated Platform System (VIP) on an industrial grade, fault-tolerant,
 Windows NT-based server, which combines the Company's proprietary software
 with the natural dialogue speech recognition technology of Philips Speech
 Processing, a business unit of Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE:   PHG) -- one of
 the global market leaders in speech recognition.  For more information and a
 live demonstration, please visit www.preferredvoice.com.
 
     About Comporium Communications:
     Though its name is new, Comporium Communications has provided
 communication services to customers in York and Lancaster Counties for more
 than 100 years.  Comporium Communications is dedicated to making their
 customers' lives even easier by bringing together local telephone, long
 distance, wireless, cable TV, internet and security services, all available
 from one source and on one bill.  Other members of the Comporium Group of
 companies are: Comporium Data Services, Comporium Long Distance, Comporium
 Publishing, Comporium Security and Comporium Telecom.  Under this concept,
 Comporium Communications is uniquely positioned to offer its customers
 one-stop shopping for their communications needs.
 
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