SOURCE: GrandCentral

November 16, 2006 12:00 ET

GrandCentral Named as Top Internet Telephony Company in Silicon Valley's Emerging Technology Awards

FREMONT, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2006 -- GrandCentral Communications today announced that has been named as the winner in the Internet telephony category of the Emerging Technology Awards (ETA). Aimed at celebrating tomorrow's leaders today, the Emerging Technology Awards spotlight the hottest up-and-coming technology companies in eleven separate categories, including biotechnology, green technology, entertainment, as well as Internet telephony.

The awards were created by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal. GrandCentral was named the winner of its category last night at an awards dinner.

"We launched GrandCentral a little over a month ago, and are thrilled to be recognized as a leading emerging Silicon Valley company, at such an early stage," said Craig Walker, CEO of GrandCentral. "The technology we have developed is ground-breaking, and we want to continuously stay on the forefront. But, more than anything, we're excited that GrandCentral is giving people a simpler, more useful way to manage all of their voice communication."

About Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal

The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal is an award-winning newspaper in Silicon Valley. Published each Friday, it reaches more than 64,700 business executives throughout the world's most dynamic business region. For more than two decades, The Business Journal has identified and chronicled the emerging companies and trends that fuel the valley. For more information on Emerging Technology Award, call (408) 299-1871 or email cspiller@bizjournals.com.

About GrandCentral

GrandCentral Communications is a next-generation personal communications company. We provide consumers with One Number...for Life™ by integrating all existing phones, numbers, and voicemail boxes into one. We give people unprecedented control over how incoming calls are managed through a simple web-based interface. The company is privately held and based in Fremont, CA. For more information on GrandCentral, or to sign up for a free account, log onto www.grandcentral.com.

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