SOURCE: Digerati Technologies, Inc.

Digerati Technologies, Inc.

March 31, 2011 09:00 ET

Digerati Appoints Sr. Vice President of Engineering

Experienced Engineering and Technology Executive Fills Pivotal Role in Key Business Unit

SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwire - March 31, 2011) - Digerati Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DTGI) (OTCQB: DTGI), a global provider of cloud communication services, today announced that Ken Ryon has joined the Company's executive management team as Sr. Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Ryon fills a newly created position in support of further development and expansion of the Company's cloud-based suite of products. 

Arthur L. Smith, President and CEO of Digerati Technologies, stated, "Ken is a well-respected and experienced technologist with extensive experience in cloud telephony that includes patent development for VoIP switching applications. His skills and experience are perfectly matched with our strategic initiative to accelerate our business plan and grow our cloud-based service revenues. We are very fortunate to have such a seasoned executive join our team." 

Mr. Ryon has more than 18 years of communications industry experience in the fields of engineering and technology. Prior to joining Digerati, he held various management positions, including VP of Engineering and Network Operations, at DoubleHorn Communications, where he led the development and expansion of that company's managed VoIP platform. This project included the implementation of a comprehensive network monitoring and service provisioning framework. Prior to Doublehorn, Mr. Ryon held a senior management position at Voxpath Networks where he was involved with the design and development of the company's softswitch platform. While at Voxpath, Mr. Ryon was named as the inventor on one of three U.S. patents awarded to the company. Mr. Ryon has also held lead engineering and senior management positions with Dantis USA, Pixelon and IXC Communications (later acquired by Level 3 Communications).

Digerati Technologies, Inc. is an established cloud communications service provider meeting the global needs of businesses that are seeking simple, flexible, and cost-effective solutions. Digerati's cloud-based services include a fully hosted IP/PBX, VoIP transport, SIP trunking, data storage, and customized VoIP solutions for specialized applications. Services are delivered with unparalleled reliability and performance over Digerati's carrier-class global VoIP network built over the course of a decade. For more information visit

The information in this news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are based upon management's expectations and assumptions about certain risks and uncertainties that can affect future events. Although management believes these assumptions and expectations to be reasonable on the date of this news release, these risks and uncertainties may cause actual events to differ from those contained in this news release. The risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, continuing as a going concern, availability and cost of our present vendors and suppliers, and absence of any change in government regulations or other costs associated with data transmission over the Internet or transmissions in foreign countries.

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