SOURCE: Rapid Link, Inc.

December 13, 2005 13:24 ET

Rapid Link, Inc. Announces New Stock Symbol of RPID

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 13, 2005 -- Rapid Link, Inc. (OTC BB: RPID) announces its new stock ticker symbol of RPID. This new symbol reflects the recent name change from Dial Thru International to Rapid Link, Inc., which was done to align its new retail Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) business and marketing focus with the company's name.

In addition, Rapid Link is a well-known retail brand name within the US military, as Rapid Link provides a multitude of telecommunication services to American soldiers and their families worldwide.

Commenting on the new stock symbol, John Jenkins, CEO of Rapid Link, Inc., stated, "This ticker symbol change is important to Rapid Link, as it ties closer to our new company name. Both the recent change of the Company's name and company direction, as well as the stock symbol, are both important steps in the repositioning of Rapid Link as an emerging global player in the VoIP telecommunications industry."

About Rapid Link, Inc.

Founded in 1997 as Dial Thru International Corporation, Rapid Link provides value-added Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) communication services to customers, both domestically and internationally. Rapid Link is a leading niche market provider that has focused on the US military and other key niche markets through its proven, high-quality Internet telephony products, services and infrastructure for service providers, businesses and individuals worldwide.

The Company's VoIP offerings include multiple service plan options which reside on Rapid Link's state-of-the-art IP network. The company offers PC-to-PC, PC-to-phone, phone-to-phone calling on their unique set of IADs -- Internet Access Devices -- that provide a new low cost phone service that is delivered through a broadband connection. Rapid Link's back office provides, billing, operations management, marketing support, inventory management, accounts payable, accounts receivable, sales force automation, commission management, trouble ticket reporting. Customers can manage their telecommunications services in a real-time environment through the Company's tested back office support structure.

Rapid Link's network spans more than 15 countries on five continents. For more information about Rapid Link, please visit www.rapidlink.com.

Except for historical matters contained herein, the matters discussed in this press release are forward-looking and are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements reflect numerous assumptions and involve risks and uncertainties that may affect Rapid Link's business and prospects and cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ are the inherent uncertainty of financial estimates and projections, the competitive environment for Internet telephony, Rapid Link's limited operating history, changes of rates of all related telecommunications services, the level and rate of customer acceptance of new products and services, legislation that may affect the Internet telephony industry, rapid technological changes, and other risk factors contained in Rapid Link's (formerly Dial Thru International, Corporation) periodic reports on Form 10-K and Forms 10-QSB on file with the SEC and available through http://www.sec.gov.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    David Hess
    President and COO
    Rapid Link, Inc.
    Tel. 310-566-1701
    Website: www.rapidlink.com

    Friedland Corporate Investor Services, LLC
    Jesse Blum
    Tel. (303) 468-1287