SOURCE: Market Pulse

October 18, 2006 08:40 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Wednesday, October 18, 2006: TLPE - TelePlus Launches New e-Commerce Site for Liberty Wireless, and CEO Confident This Will Increase Company's Online Sales!

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ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - October 18, 2006) - Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: TLPE), International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) and Broadwing Corporation (NASDAQ: BWNG).

Investors need to be watching TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: TLPE) this AM! TelePlus Enterprises is a provider of Wireless and Telecom products and services across North America. These products and services are provided through their wholly owned subsidiaries. TelePlus Wireless, Corp. operates a prepaid Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) under the Liberty Wireless brand, which it acquired from Star Number, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of InPhonic, Inc., on December 29, 2005. The company concentrates on reselling services carried over the Sprint Nationwide PCS Network, which reaches more than 250 million people in more than 4,000 cities and communities in the U.S. Maximo Impact operates a pay-as-you-go MVNO under the MX Mobile brand. Maximo Impact will also distribute Liberty Wireless products, which cater to the unbanked users in the United States and are primarily available via online distribution. TelePlus Connect, Corp. is offering landline, long distance and internet prepaid services to selected individuals in Canada who cannot obtain basic telecom services from traditional telecom carriers. Current estimates place the unbanked market in North America at 9.5% of total households and the market size is estimated at over $1 billion. TelePlus Connect is also the backbone of Bell Canada's Internet Dial Up service offered nation wide. The wireless industry is a vast and fast growing industry of the telecommunications sector. Prepaid wireless is the fastest growing segment within the wireless industry. In the US alone, this segment will grow from $10 billion in 2005 to $32 billion by 2008. TelePlus' 2006 business plan according to its previous estimates is to set a goal for the company to reach US $30 million in revenue and positive EBITDA for fiscal 2006, and the company is well on its way to reaching those numbers. TLPE has had several excellent news announcements out lately and one again before today's opening bell announcing the launch of a new e-commerce site for Liberty Wireless. "The new site also allows us to cross-promote other products, including phone accessories, extended warranties, international long distance bundles and other recurring revenue enhancers for TelePlus," commented Marius Silvasan, TelePlus' CEO. Investors should be watching this one closely!

TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: TLPE) ( is pleased to announce that it has launched its new e-Commerce site for Liberty Wireless. The redesigned site is slicker, more hip and user friendly and better caters to the Company's targeted demographic, including teens, students and ethnic communities. The site was also optimized for search engines, making it easier for prospective clients to find out about Liberty Wireless offerings. The website is geared towards a shopping-cart model given its e-Commerce nature.

"Our marketing team did a great job in the redesign of the Liberty site. I am confident the new site will increase our online sales and position the brand as a major player in the wireless online community, which is an important driver behind our customer acquisition efforts. The new site also allows us to cross-promote other products, including phone accessories, extended warranties, international long distance bundles and other recurring revenue enhancers for TelePlus," commented Marius Silvasan, TelePlus' CEO. "The redesign of our site is one among many key e-commerce initiatives currently under development as Liberty Wireless is already available at hundreds of websites" added Silvasan.

The new website can be accessed at:

About TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: TLPE)

TelePlus Enterprises, Inc. ("TelePlus") is a diversified North American telecommunications company with offices in Miami, Florida; Cleveland, Ohio; Montreal, Quebec; and Barrie, Ontario. TelePlus was founded in 1999 and it has since become a leading provider of wireless and telecommunications products and services across the U.S.A. and Canada. In October 2003, TelePlus became a publicly traded Company on the OTCBB under the symbol TLPE and since then it has continued to grow organically and through strategic acquisitions. The company's wholly-owned subsidiaries include TelePlus Wireless, Corp. which operates a prepaid MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) under the Liberty Wireless brand; Maximo Impact, Corp. which operates a pay-as-you-go MVNO under the MX Mobile brand and TelePlus Connect, Corp. which resells landline, long distance and internet services under the Telizon, Freedom and Liberty brands. The company's websites include,, and among others.

TelePlus Wireless, Corp.

TelePlus Wireless, Corp. operates a MVNO (Mobile Virtual Network Operator) in the US under the popular Liberty Wireless brand. Under TelePlus' arrangement with Sprint®, Liberty Wireless customers have access to service anywhere on the Nationwide Sprint PCS Network, reaching more than 250 million people. Mainly servicing unbanked consumers -- estimated to represent between 10% to 20% of the US population -- TelePlus resells prepaid wireless service to distributors and consumers out of its 65,000 points of distribution network. Analysts expect prepaid wireless to represent a $32 billion industry by 2008. The subsidiary is based in Miami, Florida.

Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), Level 3 Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: LVLT) and Broadwing Corporation (NASDAQ: BWNG).

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