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Press Release -- February 28th, 2012
Source: Inteliquent
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Inteliquent Turns Up Commercial HD Voice Interconnect Solution for Broadvox

Implementation Expands Reach of Broadvox's HD Voice Offering

CHICAGO, Feb. 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Inteliquent(NASDAQ:IQNT - News), a leading provider of global interconnection and interoperability solutions, announces the implementation of its commercial HD Voice Interconnect solution for Broadvox. Inteliquent's HD Voice service is a High Definition wideband voice interconnection solution for the competitive carrier market. Inteliquent solves the problem of non-interconnected 'islands of HD' by providing HD interconnection to end points on other service provider networks interconnected with Inteliquent, and adds incremental value to carriers offering HD voice services to their end customers. The service has been successfully interconnected with Broadvox, a leading VoIP and Unified Communications solutions provider.

Inteliquent's HD Voice Interconnect enables service providers to efficiently route HD Voice calls to other service provider networks and to hosted voice application providers. While Broadvox has HD voice capabilities today, by using Inteliquent as an intermediary to other HD voice capable, Broadvox has notably increased the number of endpoints that their customers can reach; resulting in a higher quality HD voice calling capability. In addition, calls made by customers of other service providers interconnected with Inteliquent can now be completed to Broadvox's customers with the same high quality HD service.

"As the leader in offering HD interconnection solutions for service providers, Inteliquent's extensive connectivity makes it easy for us to expand the reach of our voice quality and capabilities for our customers," comments Gary Tabachnik, Vice President Business Development of Broadvox. "Inteliquent made the testing and turn-up process very easy. It was quick and seamless."

"We are pleased to add Broadvox to the group of service providers who are taking advantage of our HD Voice Interconnect service as part of their broader wideband voice offering," commentsSurendra Saboo, President and COO of Inteliquent.

Inteliquent's HD Voice solution is designed to be simple to use, without requiring complex routing tables or special number provisioning. It also provides a broad, High Definition footprint to terminate quality voice traffic to mobile and wireline service providers. The service offers improved quality and low latency voice termination across its entire private SIP-based network. HD Voice is a seamless service to Inteliquent's existing voice termination platform that terminates over 11 billion minutes a month.

To learn more about Inteliquent's industry leading products and services, contactinfo@inteliquent.com or visit www.inteliquent.com.

Cautions Concerning Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this press release regarding Neutral Tandem's strategy, future operations, future financial position, future revenues, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management are forward-looking statements. The words "anticipates," "believes," "expects," "estimates," "projects," "plans," "intends," "may," "will," "would," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements Neutral Tandem makes. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to: risks associated with our ability to successfully develop and market HD voice services, including but not limited to identifying, obtaining, operating and maintaining attractive network switch sites, equipment, software and business support systems; our inability to interconnect with third parties or obtain necessary third party rights or permits on a timely basis, if at all; cost estimation errors or overruns; material delays or shortages; and other factors, many of which are beyond our control and all of which could delay or negatively affect our ability to offer HD voice services; and other important factors included in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly in the "Risk Factors" section of Neutral Tandem's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2010 and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the periods ended March 31, 2011, June 30, 2011 and September 30, 2011, as such Risk Factors may be updated from time to time in subsequent reports. Furthermore, such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. We undertake no obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

About Inteliquent

Headquartered in Chicago, Inteliquent provides intelligent networking to solve challenging interconnection and interoperability issues on a global scale. With an advanced MPLS network that is highly interconnected to carriers around the world, Inteliquent provides voice, IP Transit, Ethernet and hosted service solutions to major carriers, service providers, and content management firms based in over 80 countries and six continents. With over 120 Ethernet sites worldwide, the company is the largest global Ethernet interconnection provider, a top five global IP transit provider and has a leading IPv6 network. Please visit Inteliquent's website atwww.inteliquent.com and follow us on Twitter@Inteliquent.

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About Broadvox

Founded in 2001, Broadvox is a worldwide leader in providing integrated managed VoIP and data services to SMB, Enterprise and carrier customers. It has deployed one of the largest full-featured global VoIP networks and is trusted by over 300 telecommunications carriers, ASPs, ISPs and more than 10,000 businesses to transport over 15 billion minutes of voice and data traffic annually. The Network Operations Centers, operating 24x7x365, provide the reliability, security and quality of service required by the world's most discriminating customers. Broadvox offers SIP Trunking, SIP origination and termination services, broadband, web hosting, and award winning fully managed cloud communications and collaboration solutions. Broadvox is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. For more information about Broadvox, visit www.broadvox.com.

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