US LEC Corp. to Broadcast First Quarter 2001 Conference Call Live On The Internet

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from US LEC Corp.

    CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 US LEC Corp. (Nasdaq: CLEC), a leading provider of integrated voice, data and
 Internet telecommunications services, will provide an online Web simulcast and
 rebroadcast of its first quarter 2001 conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern
 time on Friday, April 27, 2001.
     The live broadcast of US LEC's quarterly conference call will be available
 online at www.uslec.com and www.streetevents.com.  To listen to the live call,
 please go to the web site at least 15 minutes early to register for, download,
 and install any necessary audio software.  The online replay will follow
 shortly after the call and continue through May 27, 2001.
     US LEC currently offers local, long distance, data, Internet and enhanced
 services to customers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana,
 Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina,
 Tennessee, Virginia and Washington D.C.  In addition, US LEC is currently
 certified to provide telecommunications services in Connecticut, Delaware,
 Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Texas.  US LEC's
 network is currently comprised of 23 Lucent 5ESS(R) AnyMedia(TM) digital
 switches, 17 Lucent CBX500 ATM switches, and an Alcatel MegaHub(R) 600ES
 switch in Charlotte.  The Company primarily serves telecommunications-
 intensive customers such as businesses, universities, financial institutions,
 professional service firms, hospitals, Internet service providers, hotels, and
 government agencies.  US LEC can be found on the World Wide Web at
 www.uslec.com.
 
     Except for the historical information contained herein, this report
 contains forward-looking statements, subject to uncertainties and risks,
 including the demand for US LEC's services, the ability of the Company to
 introduce additional products, the ability of the Company to successfully
 attract and retain personnel, competition in existing and potential additional
 markets, uncertainties regarding its dealings with ILECs and other
 telecommunications carriers and facilities providers, regulatory
 uncertainties, the possibility of adverse decisions related to reciprocal
 compensation and access charges owing to the Company by BellSouth, Sprint and
 other carriers, as well as the Company's ability to begin operations in
 additional markets.  These and other applicable risks are summarized in the
 "Forward-Looking Statements and Risk Factors" section and elsewhere in the
 Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2000,
 and in other reports which are on file with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission.
 
     CONTACT:  investors, James Stawski, 704-319-1189, or e-mail,
 jstawski@uslec.com, or media, Jennifer Sharpe, 704-319-1135, or e-mail,
 jsharpe@uslec.com, or corporate, Linda Healy Vespa, 704-319-1132, or e-mail,
 lvespa@uslec.com, all of US LEC Corp.
 
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SOURCE US LEC Corp.
    CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 US LEC Corp. (Nasdaq: CLEC), a leading provider of integrated voice, data and
 Internet telecommunications services, will provide an online Web simulcast and
 rebroadcast of its first quarter 2001 conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern
 time on Friday, April 27, 2001.
     The live broadcast of US LEC's quarterly conference call will be available
 online at www.uslec.com and www.streetevents.com.  To listen to the live call,
 please go to the web site at least 15 minutes early to register for, download,
 and install any necessary audio software.  The online replay will follow
 shortly after the call and continue through May 27, 2001.
     US LEC currently offers local, long distance, data, Internet and enhanced
 services to customers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana,
 Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina,
 Tennessee, Virginia and Washington D.C.  In addition, US LEC is currently
 certified to provide telecommunications services in Connecticut, Delaware,
 Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Texas.  US LEC's
 network is currently comprised of 23 Lucent 5ESS(R) AnyMedia(TM) digital
 switches, 17 Lucent CBX500 ATM switches, and an Alcatel MegaHub(R) 600ES
 switch in Charlotte.  The Company primarily serves telecommunications-
 intensive customers such as businesses, universities, financial institutions,
 professional service firms, hospitals, Internet service providers, hotels, and
 government agencies.  US LEC can be found on the World Wide Web at
 www.uslec.com.
 
     Except for the historical information contained herein, this report
 contains forward-looking statements, subject to uncertainties and risks,
 including the demand for US LEC's services, the ability of the Company to
 introduce additional products, the ability of the Company to successfully
 attract and retain personnel, competition in existing and potential additional
 markets, uncertainties regarding its dealings with ILECs and other
 telecommunications carriers and facilities providers, regulatory
 uncertainties, the possibility of adverse decisions related to reciprocal
 compensation and access charges owing to the Company by BellSouth, Sprint and
 other carriers, as well as the Company's ability to begin operations in
 additional markets.  These and other applicable risks are summarized in the
 "Forward-Looking Statements and Risk Factors" section and elsewhere in the
 Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2000,
 and in other reports which are on file with the Securities and Exchange
 Commission.
 
     CONTACT:  investors, James Stawski, 704-319-1189, or e-mail,
 jstawski@uslec.com, or media, Jennifer Sharpe, 704-319-1135, or e-mail,
 jsharpe@uslec.com, or corporate, Linda Healy Vespa, 704-319-1132, or e-mail,
 lvespa@uslec.com, all of US LEC Corp.
 
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