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Lingo Broadband Phone Service Slashes India Calling Rate to 7.7¢ per Minute

MCLEAN, VA – (BUSINESS WIRE) – March 26, 2007 – Lingo (http://www.lingo.com), a leading U.S. broadband phone service provider, today announced that it has set a new industry low calling rate by slashing the costs to call India to a mere 7.7 cents a minute,
including calls placed to mobile phones.

Potential Lingo customers can take advantage of the new low rate of 7.7 cents per minute to India, no matter which calling plan they purchase. Unlike competitors’ offerings, Lingo customers don’t have to wait a full year or apply for service credits to enjoy the reduced calling rate of 7.7 cents per minute to India. Existing Lingo customers have already had their India calling rates reduced to 7.7 cents per minute.

“We are delighted to provide Lingo customers with a lower rate of 7.7 cents per minute to India, which represents a savings of over 50% compared to some of our competition,” said Srinath Narayan, Vice President of Lingo, Inc.

India represents a popular calling destination for Lingo’s broadband phone customers. By reducing the India rate to 7.7 cents per minute, Lingo provides U.S. residents the ability to connect conveniently and inexpensively with their families, friends and colleagues in India.

Lingo broadband phone service is offered by Primus Telecommunications, Inc., which has served the Indian and South Asian community in the U.S. for more than a decade by offering value-priced, high-quality long distance services. Customers can learn more about the service and sign up online at www.lingo.com, or by calling 1-866-546-4603.

About Lingo

Lingo is one of the most affordable U.S. broadband phone services, offering local and long distance calls (subject to restrictions described in the terms and conditions of service) anywhere in the U.S., and to Canada and to 21 countries, and over 20 calling features -- all for only $21.95 per month. Lingo users can save up to 50 percent over what traditional phone companies charge U.S. consumers for local and long distance calling services. To place and receive calls customers only need a broadband Internet connection, a regular phone, and a "Lingo Box," which is provided free of charge when they subscribe.

With more domestic and international coverage than any of the other major VoIP phone providers in the U.S. today, Lingo consumer and small business subscribers can select U.S. phone numbers from over 300 major markets, and international phone numbers from cities in 14 foreign countries. Lingo's VoIP service is sold directly through the web site at http://www.lingo.com.

Lingo was launched in June 2004 by the U.S. subsidiary of McLean, Virginia-based Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (OTCBB: PRTL), a global communications company with operations in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Founded in 1994, Primus first entered the VoIP market in 1999 and owns and operates an extensive global network, including a VoIP network that spans 150 countries and carries nearly 2 billion minutes of worldwide VoIP traffic annually.

Lingo is a trademark of Lingo, Inc. For more information about Lingo Internet phone service, visit: http://www.lingo.com. Free calling to international destinations does not include mobile, premium or special service numbers.

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CONTACT: Jason Stricker of Lingo, Inc., +1-703-394-8430

 
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