SOURCE: InteleCom, Inc.

October 16, 2007 08:31 ET

InteleCom, Inc. Appoints Distinguished Physician and Entrepreneur to the Board of Directors

INDIANAPOLIS, IN--(Marketwire - October 16, 2007) - InteleCom, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: IECM) is pleased to announce that the Company has appointed Dr. James W. Strickland to its Board of Directors. Dr. Strickland is a former finalist in the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, a decorated and distinguished physician, and has also been instrumental in the development and success of several companies.

Dr. Strickland started his career as a medical student at the University of Indiana School of Medicine, which was followed by a stint as a Captain and Chief Orthopedic Surgeon in the United States Air Force. Dr. Strickland would then go on to serve as the president of several distinguished medical organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Beginning in the early 1990s, he expanded into business; first as a consultant, and then creating his own company and serving on various boards of directors. He is currently the Chief Medical Officer of NeuroMetrix, which is traded on the NASDAQ Exchange, and formerly served as the founder and chairman of DinoMed, a company that produces high quality patient education materials.

"We are elated by Dr. Strickland's appointment to our Board of Directors and the immeasurable wisdom and experience that he brings with him. He has been successful in every aspect of his life and we feel that he will be a key component in our continued growth and development," stated John A. Roberts, Jr., CEO and Chairman of InteleCom, Inc.

InteleCom previously announced that the Company's Joint Venture partner, the Sakal Group, will start selling their Internet Travel Phones the second week of October in its Duty-Free Electronic Store at the Tel Aviv Airport in Israel. The Sakal Group is the largest privately owned retail chain in Israel and the Sakal Duty-Free Electronic Store is the leader in the sale of electronic products in all of Israel, selling a record $1,000,000+ in one day. This Joint Venture will also market InteleCom's products and services through Sakal's numerous sales affiliates in other countries around the world.

About InteleCom, Inc.:

InteleCom, Inc. has provided and marketed universally desirable, highly competitive telecommunication and Internet products and services worldwide since 1997. InteleCom's Internet phone service branded InteleFone is rated at the highest level for voice quality and clarity because the voice compression is processed through DSP chips located in the Internet phones and adapters. InteleCom's all encompassing vertically integrated VoIP service enterprise has entered the marketplace as a major global force and already has distributors and customers in over 120 countries around the world.

Statements contained in this news release, other than those identifying historical facts, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Safe Harbor provisions as contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements relating to the Company's future expectations, including but not limited to revenues and earnings, technology efficacy, strategies and plans, are subject to safe harbor protection. Actual Company results and performance may be materially different from any future results, performance, strategies, plans, or achievements that may be expressed or implied by any such forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements.

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