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Press Release -- March 5th, 2012

inetwork Announces Continued Growth in 2011, Adds to Leadership Team

Wholesale division of Bandwidth poised for continued success in 2012 by delivering voice, emergency and SMS solutions to growing “Over-the-Top” provider segment

CARY, N.C., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — inetwork, a division of Bandwidth whose nationwide voice, SMS and 9-1-1 network powers services like Google Voice, Skype, Pinger and Bandwidth’s own republic wireless, today announced record revenue growth of over 45 percent in 2011. In addition, the company grew its numbers in service by over 40 percent and total minutes served by over 70 percent in 2011. Growth was fueled by the addition of companies including 8×8 and Tropo to its customer base. The company expects similar results in 2012, in support of the growing demand for voice and SMS services from over-the-top (OTT) application providers and the developer community.

Commenting on the company’s success, Steve Leonard, executive vice president and general manager of inetwork, said, “We fill a unique role in the industry. Our nationwide, IP-based network gives application providers and developers the freedom to launch and scale innovative communication services. By providing simple, reliable, and competitively priced voice, emergency, and SMS solutions our customers can quickly scale their business. We are excited about the new and existing services that will fuel our continued growth in 2012.”

To help the company continue to exceed customer expectations, inetwork also announced key additions to its leadership team.

Bob Glosson joins inetwork as vice president of sales, bringing over 20 years experience leading business development and customer-centric sales teams in high growth, mobile and technology companies, including executive positions at Shared Access and SpectraSite Communications.

Brad Roldan joins inetwork as director of research and development. His more than 15 years of telecom networking experience includes developing Hewlett Packard’s global IP network, pioneering Telseon’s Metro Ethernet, and leading Covad’s emergence as a leader in carrier-grade Ethernet backhaul.

“Bandwidth launched inetwork in 2011 to give forward-looking customers a simpler and more scalable alternative to traditional telecom networks and their rigid ways of doing business,” said Chris Chuang, chief operating officer for Bandwidth. “Our strong 2011 results indicate we struck a chord with the industry, and inetwork is fast becoming the innovator’s network of choice. By bringing experienced and creative veterans like Bob and Brad to our team, we’ll continue to raise the bar in 2012.”

inetwork offers a full set of solutions for innovative application developers, telecommunication service providers, as well as telecom executives and public safety personnel with 9-1-1 responsibilities. Services available include Voice Origination and Termination, Toll Free, SMS and 9-1-1 call routing, each with a variety of deployment options and features available.

About inetwork

inetwork, a division of Bandwidth, gives people the freedom to launch and scale innovative communication services requiring voice, SMS and 9-1-1. Its network (purpose-built for IP applications), industry-leading portal, and competitive pricing provide customers with an easier way to meet their communications needs. inetwork customers like Google, Skype and Pinger benefit from its customizable solutions, nimble operating environment, and responsive customer support. The nation’s 6th largest voice provider, inetwork is a financially strong facilities-based CLEC in 49 states.

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Scott Fincher
inetwork, a division of Bandwidth

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