SOURCE: St. Joseph, Inc.

St. Joseph, Inc.

September 23, 2013 15:00 ET

St. Joseph CEO Shares Perspective on Recent News Released by ANPI, the Principal Operating Subsidiary of ANZ Communications

TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - Sep 23, 2013) - Gerry McIlhargey, President and CEO of St. Joseph, Inc. (OTCQB: STJO), today shared his perspective on recent news released by ANPI, the principal operating subsidiary of ANZ Communications -- of which St. Joseph's reverse takeover (RTO) candidate, Zone USA, Inc., holds a 50% ownership stake.

In a news announcement released earlier today, ANPI revealed that it has officially launched its Hosted Unified Communications (UC) Solution in a Private Label Package for Carriers. As the only complete end-to-end solution specifically developed for ILECs, ANPI provides all the advanced features, tools and collateral carriers need to immediately market, sell and deliver an innovative, custom-branded hosted UC solution to their customers. More than just technology, the fully-integrated solution includes Hosted IP PBX functionality with unifed messaging, presence, multimedia collaboration and seamlessly integrated mobility. Carriers can also choose to receive marketing support and lead generation.

Commenting on the news, McIlhargey stated, "Technology, the maturity of IP-based applications, the ubiquity of broadband, along with accelerating changes in the regulatory and competitive landscape create an environment which is ripe for the widespread adoption of centralized, cloud-based wholesale solutions by the ILEC community. Considering that ANPI currently provides services to nearly half of all rural ILECs and their affiliates in the United States, the launch of its new private-labeled UC solutions should not only provide for the opportunity to significantly increase revenues from its existing carrier customers, but should also serve as the impetus for ANPI to notably increase its share of the nationwide ILEC market."

Continuing, he added, "In view of the fact that we hope to be in position to complete the RTO with Zone USA within the next several months, milestones achieved by ANZ in its efforts to expand its leadership in the U.S. telecommunications industry will ultimately serve to enhance value for St. Joseph stakeholders."

To view the ANPI press release in its entirety, please visit

About ANZ Communications, LLC
Based in Springfield, Illinois, ANZ Communications, LLC is a joint venture owned by Zone USA, Inc. and ANPI Holding, Inc. Through its principal operating company, ANPI, ANZ is a telecommunications company serving the evolving needs of rural local exchange carriers and their affiliates (RLECs), competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs), interexchange carriers (IXCs) nationwide, as well as wireless carriers, corporate enterprise and residential customers in primarily rural markets across the U.S.

About Zone USA, Inc.
Zone USA, via its 50% shareholding of ANZ Communications LLC, is engaged in providing telecommunications services to the residential market, retail business market and wholesale carrier market, including long distance telephone services, local exchange services, high-speed internet and wireless services, access and signaling services, private data networks and value added telecommunications and/or administration services. Zone USA is looking to expand its telecommunications services in the United States that are complementary to its existing business, including, but not limited to, development of wireless services.

About St. Joseph, Inc.
Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, St. Joseph, Inc. is a publicly traded company focused on effecting a reverse takeover with Zone USA, Inc., a holding company which owns a 50%, jointly-controlled interest in ANZ Communications, LLC. For more information about St. Joseph, Inc., please visit

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