ATSI Signs Agreement With Hong Kong's Leading Telecom Operator
SAN ANTONIO, TX--(Marketwire - August 16, 2007) - ATSI Communications, Inc. (ATSI) (OTCBB: ATSX) announced today that the Company has entered into an agreement with
PCCW Global, the worldwide business unit of PCCW Limited, the leading
telecom operator in Hong Kong. ATSI, through its wholly owned subsidiary,
Digerati Networks, Inc., will interconnect to PCCW to provide international
voice over Internet ("VoIP") transport services.
ATSI Sr. Vice President of Technology and Operations, Ruben Caraveo,
stated, "As larger companies migrate their international voice traffic from
traditional circuit switched networks to VoIP networks, global telecom
operators are seeking reliable VoIP service providers with a proven track
record." Mr. Caraveo added, "We are very pleased to have met the high
standards of PCCW Global, and look forward to the opportunity to serve the
needs of this leading global telecommunications operator."
ATSI Communications, Inc. operates through its two wholly owned
subsidiaries, Digerati Networks, Inc. and Telefamilia Communications, Inc.
Digerati Networks, Inc. is a premier global VoIP carrier serving rapidly
expanding markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America, with
an emphasis on Mexico. Through Digerati's direct partnerships with
established foreign carriers and network operators, interconnection and
service agreements, and a NexTone powered VoIP network, ATSI believes it
has clear advantages over its competition. Telefamilia Communications
provides specialized retail communication services that include VoIP
services to the high-growth Hispanic market in the United States. ATSI
also owns a minority interest of a subsidiary in Mexico, ATSI
Comunicaciones, S.A. de C.V., which operates under a 30-year government
issued telecommunications license.
Headquartered in Hong Kong, Herndon, Virginia in the US and London in the
UK, and with teams in Europe, Asia and the Americas, PCCW Global offers an
extensive range of international data and voice services, plus a full suite
of value-added services. These include business-class Private Leased Line,
ATM/frame relay and IP and hosted PBX solutions to carriers, service
providers and enterprises over a global network covering more than 70
countries. PCCW Global is the worldwide business unit of PCCW Limited, one
of Asia's leading players in Information & Communications Technologies
To learn more about PCCW Global, go to www.pccwglobal.com.
The information in this news release includes certain forward-looking
statements that are based upon management's expectations and assumptions
about certain risks and uncertainties that can affect future events.
Although management believes these assumptions and expectations to be
reasonable on the date of this news release, these risks and uncertainties
may cause actual events to differ material from managements those contained
in this news release. The risks and uncertainties include, but are not
limited to, continuing as a going concern, availability and cost of our
present vendors and suppliers, and absence of any change in government
regulations or other costs associated with data transmission over the
Internet or termination of transmissions in foreign countries.
Contact Information: Contact:
The Eversull Group
Web Site: www.atsi.net