SOURCE: Market Pulse

April 19, 2005 08:25 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Tuesday, April 19, 2005: TLPE - TelePlus Reports 40% Increase in Handset Sales for the First Quarter Versus the Same Period a Year Ago!

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ATLANTA, GA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 19, 2005 -- Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTC BB: TLPE), Electronics Boutique Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELBO), Texas Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: TXN), and Macromedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACR).

Investors need to be watching TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTC BB: TLPE) this AM! TelePlus is a vertically integrated provider of wireless and landline products and services across North America. The Company's retail division -- TelePlus Retail Services, Inc. -- owns and operates a national chain of TelePlus branded stores in major shopping malls, selling a comprehensive line of wireless and portable communication devices. TelePlus Wireless, Corp. operates a virtual wireless network selling cellular network access to distributors in the United States. TelePlus Connect, Corp. is a reseller of landline and long distance services including internet services. TLPE just had great news out in a press release before today's opening bell regarding their first quarter handset results continue to be strong. Investors should be watching this one closely!

TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTC BB: TLPE) (http://www.teleplus.ca), a vertically integrated provider of wireless and landline communications products and services across North America today announced that total number of handset sales for the first quarter of 2005 reached 8,979 handsets, an increase of 40% compared to 6,393 handset sales in the same period a year ago.

"First quarter handset results continue to be strong," stated company CEO Marius Silvasan. "The increase in number of stores combined with the addition of two carriers; Virgin Mobile and Bell Mobility have positively impacted our performance during the quarter," added Silvasan.

The company's first quarter financials will be disclosed mid-May.

Investors are asked to e-mail all questions and correspondence to TLPE@agoracom.com where they can also request to be added to the TelePlus investor e-mail list to receive all future press releases and updates directly.

About TelePlus http://www.teleplus.ca

TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. ("TelePlus") is a vertically integrated provider of wireless and landline products and services across North America. The Company's retail division -- TelePlus Retail Services, Inc. -- owns and operates a national chain of TelePlus branded stores in major shopping malls, selling a comprehensive line of wireless and portable communication devices. TelePlus Wireless, Corp. operates a virtual wireless network selling cellular network access to distributors in the United States. TelePlus Connect, Corp. is a reseller of landline and long distance services including internet services.

Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: Electronics Boutique Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: ELBO), Texas Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: TXN), and Macromedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACR).

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