Radiant Communications Corp.
TSX VENTURE : RCX

Radiant Communications Corp.

October 27, 2005 17:27 ET

Radiant Announces the Appointment of Kelly Edmison to the Board; President and CEO of Pender Financial Group Accepts Board Appointment

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 27, 2005) - Radiant Communications Corp. ("Radiant") (TSX VENTURE:RCX), Canada's leading supplier of Internet-based data communications and Internet services to the business market, today announced that Kelly Edmison has been appointed to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Edmison is currently President and Chief Executive Officer of Pender Financial Group Corporation (TSX VENTURE:PDF), and a Director of Pender Growth Fund, Carmanah Technologies Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CMH), Icron Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE:IT), IP Applications Corp. (TSX VENTURE:IPX) and the British Columbia Technology Industry Association. Mr. Edmison has been active in the Vancouver junior tech market for the past 15 years. He practiced law for over 20 years after graduating from the University of Toronto and Queen's University.

Pender Financial and Pender Growth Fund have invested an aggregate of $3,150,000 in securities of Radiant and currently hold 11,173,076 shares or 19% of its issued capital.

"Kelly Edmison is an extremely valuable addition to the Radiant Board," said Chris Worthy, Chairman and Acting President and CEO of Radiant Communications. "In addition to his wealth of experience in financing and supporting small-cap public companies, Kelly represents a significant group of active shareholders who believe strongly in the vision of Radiant as an attractive, growth orientated and potentially financially successful business. We are fortunate to be able to add his guidance and counsel to our Board and I look forward to working with him through the next phase of Radiant's development."

"Radiant is exactly the type of company that we like to invest in. It has a series of value add services in a large market with tremendous potential for growth. Yet, as an investment it is undiscovered and undervalued," said Kelly Edmison. "I look forward to working with the Radiant Board and management team to re-focus the company on financial success and shareholder value."

ABOUT RADIANT COMMUNICATIONS

Radiant Communications Corp. (www.radiant.net) provides a total, integrated solution for businesses requiring national IP data communications services including, broadband and managed network services, Internet access, web hosting, web development and marketing services.

The Company offers a complete range of coast-to-coast broadband services including DSL, T1, Fibre, and Cable. Radiant has also provides specialized IP services for the Canadian retail industry, namely, RetailCONNECT( IP network services and TurboSwitch IP payment gateway services. Radiant has offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

This press release may contain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the business and anticipated financial performance of Radiant, which involve risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties may cause Radiant's actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Factors that might cause or contribute to such differences include, among others, competitive pressures, the growth rate of the Internet and telecommunications concerns, constantly changing technology and market acceptance of the company's products and services. Investors are also directed to consider the other risks and uncertainties discussed in Radiant's required financial statements and filings. All other companies and products listed herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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