Nuera Communications, Inc.

April 10, 2006 06:00 ET

Nuera Communications Selected by Three Independent Cable Operators to Provide Cable Telephony Solution; Cable Telephony Momentum Grows as Customers Sign up for the Triple Play

SAN DIEGO--(CCNMatthews - Apr 10, 2006) -

Nuera Communications' cable telephony solution has been selected by three independent cable operators. The addition of voice services to their existing video and high-speed data services results in increased revenue and profits. Customers benefit from reduced monthly telephone service cost as well as the convenience of a single monthly bill for all services. By offering the triple play, Troy Cable, Ellijay, and PTCI increase customer satisfaction and customer retention.

Nuera's PacketCable™ qualified gateways are field proven, carrier class products that provide efficient and reliable voice processing. The gateway connects to both the telephone network and the existing broadband cable infrastructure, thereby enabling delivery of telephony services to the cable customer. These services include call waiting, caller ID, three-way calling, voicemail, and many others.

"We are pleased to have been chosen to support the deployment of telephony by these customers," said Bill Ingram, president and CEO of Nuera Communications. "Nuera products and technical expertise allow our customers to stay ahead of their competitors by offering better, more complete service offerings."

About Ellijay Telephone Company:

ETC is a local, independent telecommunications company serving North Georgia. Founded over 100 years ago, ETC knows what it takes to raise a family and run a business in Ellijay, Ga., and has everything a customer might need to stay in touch with family members, employees and customers at home and around the world.

About Troy Cable:

Troy Cable is a communications company with branches in Troy and Luverne in Alabama. Troy Cable offers broadband Internet, cable television, and networking solutions to its customers in Troy and the surrounding areas. Their services cater to both business and residential customers, providing solutions for a range of customer needs.

About Panhandle Telephone Cooperative, Inc.:

Panhandle Telephone Cooperative, Inc. in Guymon, Okla., provides telephone, high-speed data and television services to the panhandle of Oklahoma, areas in the northeast Texas panhandle and is a cellular license holder in the Oklahoma panhandle.

About Nuera:

Nuera Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) infrastructure solutions that work over any medium (cable, wireless, copper and fiber). The Open, Reliable Communications Architecture (ORCA) product portfolio helps carriers and cable operators worldwide migrate from legacy networks to next-generation VoIP networks. Nuera stands out as a leader in the broadband telephony market and helps define industry standards. Information about Nuera products and services can be found at:

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