TalkSwitch and BroadVoice Offer Compelling VoIP solutions to small and Multi -location businesses

Release of TalkSwitch software version 3.22 enables interoperability between TalkSwitch 48-CVA and BroadVoice VoIP services

OTTAWA, ON - December 7, 2005 - TalkSwitch, a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative telephone systems for small and multi -location businesses, today announced general availability of TalkSwitch software version 3.22, a release ensuring interoperability between TalkSwitch 48 -CVA telephone systems and the Voice over IP calling plans offered by BroadVoice.


Available to customers as a free download from the TalkSwitch website, release 3.22 enhances the existing TalkSwitch solution by offering superior VoIP operation in both TalkSwitch to TalkSwitch networks as well as TalkSwitch to Service Provider networks. The release also allows for smooth remote system configuration over IP, offering increased manageability for multi -location businesses.

Hybrid PBX telephone systems from TalkSwitch integrate traditional telephone lines as well as VoIP connections. Combining that system with a VoIP business calling plan from BroadVoice can reduce the costs customers pay to their traditional telephone carriers. It can also allow for greater control and flexibility over the way calls are handled in their offices.

"TalkSwitch has a well -earned reputation for delivering high quality, affordable telecommunications products to small and multi -location businesses," said Jan Scheeren, President and CEO, TalkSwitch. "The business calling plans offered by BroadVoice hold a lot of appeal for small businesses. Together, we offer the perfect combination of powerful telephony features, user -friendly installation/configuration, and affordable VoIP -based calling."

BroadVoice service is available globally and is currently in use in more than 120 countries. Calling plans include flat rate, unlimited domestic and international VoIP -based calling.

BroadVoice is able to deliver multiple virtual lines over a single broadband connection, meaning that companies can assign a distinct phone number to each employee. Incoming callers can then directly dial an individual, bypassing the receptionist and the Auto Attendant, allowing Direct Inward Dialing on the TalkSwitch for the first time.

"Working with a company like TalkSwitch, that has such a well regarded product is of real benefit to us," said Gene Cornfield, Vice President Business Development, BroadVoice. "Small business customers that want a complete telecommunications solution, one that includes powerful PBX features and affordable calling plans, now have an opportunity to get exactly that. This is a real win for small businesses."

TalkSwitch software version 3.22 is available immediately from www.talkswitch.com/support. For more information on combining TalkSwitch with BroadVoice, please visit www.talkswitch.com/bv.

About TalkSwitch
TalkSwitch® is dedicated to providing small and multi -location businesses with innovative telecommunications solutions. Since 1990, TalkSwitch has delivered rich features, high functionality and unbeatable value. Ideal for businesses with up to 32 telephone users per office, TalkSwitch systems provide users with options to connect to both the traditional telephone network (PSTN) and Voice over IP (VoIP) networks. TalkSwitch is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information call
(888) 332 -9322 or visit our website at www.talkswitch.com.

About BroadVoice
BroadVoice is the leading provider of high quality, feature -rich broadband phone services to consumers and businesses. Tens of thousands of customers in the United States and more than 120 other countries use BroadVoice's VoIP phone services with their broadband Internet connection to make and receive phone calls anywhere in the world. Customers benefit from unlimited domestic and international calling and a suite of 25 basic and advanced features for one low monthly price. Founded in December 2003, BroadVoice is a privately held company based in Billerica, MA. For more information, visit www.broadvoice.com


For more information, please contact:
Chris Brennan
Public Relations Manager,
TalkSwitch
613.725.2980 x 136
888.332.9322 x 136
cbrennan@talkswitch.com


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