Digifonica International Inc.

Digifonica International Inc.

September 27, 2007 08:45 ET

Digifonica Announces Colin Tucker to Join Board of Directors

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 27, 2007) - Digifonica International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:DIL) ("Digifonica" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that, subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, Dr. Colin Tucker has been appointed to the role of Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of Digifonica. Dr. Tucker brings over 30 years of senior telecommunications leadership experience, including serving as Deputy Chairman of Hutchison 3G where he also served on the boards of the "3" operations in the UK, Italy, Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Israel and Australia.

In his new role with Digifonica, Dr. Tucker will serve as a principal advisor providing corporate strategic development and guidance in relation to the ongoing roll-out and development of the Company's Next Generation fixed, wireless and mobile IP telecommunications services and solutions worldwide. Emil Malak, who assumes the role of Deputy Chairman, said, "It is an honour to welcome Dr. Tucker to Digifonica, his extensive experience and knowledge of the international telecommunications industry will be invaluable in providing leadership and strategic guidance to the Company. I have no hesitation appointing Dr. Tucker as Chairman."


Dr. Colin Tucker has an exemplary track record of achievement, corporate leadership, and guidance in the Communications Industry including leading "3 UK" in the development and deployment of the first 3G mobile network in the UK 2003, prompting the Financial Times to list Dr. Tucker as one of the 8 key people to know in the Telecommunications sector. Dr. Tucker has also served as an executive director to the board of Orange Plc, and as Chief Operating Officer of International Operations where he has led the development and continued management of the Orange Plc international brand and operations in countries such as France, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland. Dr. Tucker currently also sits as a non-executive director on the Board of Monitise Plc., an extensive and commercially successful mobile banking and payments service.


Digifonica is a leading, global provider of advanced next generation Internet telephony, IMS, SMS, Managed Content Delivery and Multimedia services and solutions that enable partners to connect consumers with every major fixed, VoIP, Mobile and Wireless carrier in the world.

Digifonica's advanced white-label managed delivery framework supports a multi-currency, multi-tiered billing platform, enabling partners to deliver advanced next generation solutions in the currency and rates and packages of their choice, while Digifonica's patented-pending VoIP framework and technologies ensure the highest possible quality of service (QoS) low cost international calling rates and ability to support short code dialling such as 411, E911, 999 and 112 emergency services. Delivering solutions through value-added partnerships enables Digifonica to focus resources on designing and building more advanced consumer-driven technologies, while freeing our partners to focus on their expertise in marketing and selling solutions to consumers. The Company currently delivers scalable, resilient Internet telephony solutions to clients worldwide, through their network operations and data centres in Canada, US and Europe.

This news release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements or information are based on a number of assumptions that may prove to be incorrect. Although Digifonica believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on such forward-looking statements because Digifonica cannot give assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Forward-looking statements or information are based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by Digifonica and described in the forward-looking statements or information. The forward-looking statements or information contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and Digifonica does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable laws.

The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.

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