C2 Global Technologies Inc.
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C2 Global Technologies Inc.

February 28, 2008 06:58 ET

C2 Communications Technologies Inc. Settles Lawsuit Against Verizon


MARSHALL, TEXAS--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2008) - C2 Communications Technologies Inc. ("C2"), a subsidiary of C2 Global Technologies Inc. (OTCBB:COBT), is pleased to announce that it has settled its patent infringement litigation against Verizon Communications, Inc. by entering into a Settlement and License Agreement. The terms of the license are confidential.

In June 2006, C2 filed a patent infringement lawsuit against AT&T, Inc., Verizon Communications, Inc., Qwest Communications International, Inc., Bellsouth Corporation, Sprint Nextel Corporation, Global Crossing Limited, and Level 3 Communications, Inc. The complaint was filed in the Marshall Division of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas and alleges that the defendants' services and systems utilizing Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") infringe C2's U.S. Patent No. 6,243,373, (the "'373 Patent") entitled "Method and Apparatus for Implementing a Computer Network/Internet Telephone System". The complaint seeks an injunction, monetary damages and costs. In June 2007, the complaint against Bellsouth Corporation was dismissed without prejudice. On February 18, 2008 the complaint against AT&T, Inc. was settled by entering into a Settlement and License Agreement. A trial date of August 4, 2008 has been set for the lawsuit.

Allan Silber, Chairman & CEO of C2 said "We are extremely pleased with the success achieved in licensing our patents to companies with the stature of AT&T and Verizon. This puts us in an excellent position to aggressively pursue licenses from other entities that are using our patented technology, which includes corresponding patents in Australia, Canada, China and Europe."

C2 Global Technologies Inc. is a subsidiary of Counsel Corporation (TSX:CXS).

About C2 Global Technologies Inc.

C2's business is focused on licensing its patents, which include two foundational patents in Voice over Internet Protocol ("VoIP") technology. C2 plans to realize value from its intellectual property by offering licenses to service providers, equipment companies and end-users that are deploying VoIP networks for phone-to-phone communications. C2 also invests in Internet-based e-commerce businesses. For further information, please visit C2's website at www.c-2technologies.com.

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