February 20, 2007 09:30 ET

QoVox Appoints Bob Shireman as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

RALEIGH, NC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 20, 2007 -- QoVox, a wholly owned subsidiary of Datameg Corporation (OTCBB: DTMG), today announced that Bob Shireman has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Shireman is a 15-year veteran of the consumer and enterprise Internet and wireless industry, bringing to QoVox extensive experience in developing and marketing applications for mobility.

Prior to joining QoVox, Shireman served as Senior Vice President of Business Development at SkyZone Mobile (a division of SK Corp) where he was directly responsible for all licensing, channel management, marketing and executive production of over eleven wireless applications a year. Previously, he was founder and chief executive officer of Anthem Entertainment, which was acquired by SkyZone in December of 2004. Shireman has also held VP or above positions at the iEntertainment Network (formerly Interactive Magic -- and publisher of "Warbirds" flight simulator), Mirador Systems as Vice President of Wireless Business Development, and as co-founder and CEO of iWireless Games. In addition, Shireman was owner of a regional ISP and computer services firm that was successfully acquired by OneMain, as well as working as Director of Product Management for ReadyCom, a developer of cellular voice messaging and handset products. Shireman received a Bachelor of Science in Biological Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1990.

"Bob brings a proven, entrepreneurial approach to sales. His expertise in the wireless and mobile value chain will provide a solid foundation for QoVox as we expand the company's reach into Next Generation Networks," says Roger Lingle, President of QoVox.

About Datameg

Datameg Corporation (OTCBB: DTMG) is an emerging company focused on supplying products and related services that support critical network performance requirements in the rapidly converging voice, data and video communications industry. Specifically, through Datameg's wholly owned subsidiary, QoVox Corporation, the company designs, develops and offers network-wide fault identification, fault isolation and voice quality assurance products and critical real-time network health and performance monitoring services for both providers and end-users of Internet telephony, now commonly referred to as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP). The VoIP industry critically depends on the ability to deliver voice service over the Internet infrastructure with the high quality that end-users have grown to expect with traditional telephony services. The company believes network monitoring for voice quality is a vital function for the successful commercial future of IP telephony. For more information, please visit

About QoVox

QoVox Corporation is pioneering the development of network monitoring and fault isolation tools and services for next generation network services. QoVox's solutions include network-wide fault identification, fault isolation and voice quality assurance products and services. With QoVox, service providers can deliver new applications, such as VoIP, with the reliability and quality that end-users have grown to expect from traditional circuit-switched telephony. QoVox is a wholly owned subsidiary of Datameg Corporation and is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, please visit

Certain statements contained herein are forward-looking. These forward-looking statements are based on our current expectations and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause actual results to differ significantly from these statements, including our history of operating losses, our need for additional financing, a failure of our products to perform as expected, introduction of competing products by other companies, pressures on prices from competitors and/or customers, regulatory obstacles to new product introductions, lack of acceptance of our products, and changes in the VoIP industry. These risks, uncertainties and assumptions are detailed in documents filed by us with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Contact Information

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    Jim Murphy
    CEO and Chairman
    (941) 575-4339