CHICAGO, Jan. 5, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rian Wren and Robert Junkroski, Neutral Tandem's (Nasdaq:TNDM) Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, respectively, will provide an overview and update of the Company's business at the Needham Growth Stock Conference in New York City on Wednesday, January 7, 2009.

The presentation is scheduled to begin at approximately 4:00 p.m. EST. The presentation will be webcast live and can be accessed on Neutral Tandem's Investor Relation's Web site at http://ir.neutraltandem.com. The webcast will also be available at http://www.wsw.com/webcast/needham27/tndm/ .

About Neutral Tandem, Inc.

Headquartered in Chicago, Neutral Tandem, Inc. is a leading provider of tandem services to wireless, wireline, cable and broadband providers. Founded in 2003, Neutral Tandem facilitates inter-carrier communications with a cost-effective alternative to the Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier (ILEC) network. Neutral Tandem's solutions build redundancy, security and operational efficiencies into the nation's telecommunications infrastructure. As of September 30, 2008, Neutral Tandem was capable of connecting approximately 372 million telephone numbers assigned to carriers. Please visit Neutral Tandem's website at: www.neutraltandem.com.

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