180 Connect Inc. Secures Its Second Major Fiber-To-The-Home Leisure Oriented Planned Community Project



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    TORONTO, ON and ENGLEWOOD, CO, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - 180 Connect Inc. ("180
Connect" or the "Company") (OTCBB: CNCT.OB, CNCTU.OB, CNCTW.OB), one of North
America's largest providers of installation, integration and fulfillment
services to the home entertainment, communication, and home integration
service industries, today announced that it has been awarded the contract to
provide the fiber-to-the-home ("FTTH") and video and technology services to
Southfork Landing, a 868 acre, 606 homes, conservation oriented, planned
community located in Boise County, Idaho. The project is scheduled to begin
immediately with a term of approximately two years.
    Southfork Landing represents the second leisure orientated planned
community project for the Company, the first being a 400 high-end luxury home
resort community located outside of Telluride Colorado announced in November
2006.
    "We are pleased to be working with Dynamis, the Boise, Idaho based
developer who is creating this exceptional residential community outside of
Boise," stated Mr. Peter Giacalone, President and CEO of 180 Connect. "The
investment in 180 Network Services is an important move for the Company and
complements our existing operations." Mr. Giacalone continued, "Increasing our
presence and putting our capital to work in key markets is an important part
of our long term growth strategy and will assist in advancing our growing
leadership position in the FTTH market."

    About 180 Connect

    180 Connect Inc. is one of North America's largest providers of
installation, integration and fulfillment services to the home entertainment,
communications and home integration service industries. With more than 4,000
skilled technicians and 750 support personnel based in over 85 operating
locations, 180 Connect is well positioned as the only pure play national
residential service provider in the market.

    About Southfork Landing

    Located in Garden Valley, Idaho along 4 miles of the South Fork of the
Payette River 45 minutes north of Boise, Southfork Landing is an 868 acre
conservation oriented, planned community that will include 2 miles of private
trout streams, 40 acres of lakes, the first private pond to pond whitewater
park in America and 606 homes. There has been a considerable planning effort
expended to develop a beautiful residential community in this pristine
setting, maintaining a concerted sensitivity to the property's unique
character. This project will be one of the largest planned communities between
Sun-Cor's Avimor and Tamarack Resort in Valley County.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    This news release contains forward-looking statements which reflect
management's expectations regarding the future growth, results of operations,
performance and business prospects and opportunities. Statements about future
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currently available to management. Forward-looking statements involve
significant risk, uncertainties and assumptions. See "Risk Factors" contained
in Ad.Venture's Form S-4/proxy statement dated August 9, 2007 and contained in
the Company's Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2006 and
its Management Information Circular dated July 6, 2007. Many factors,
including those discussed under "Risk Factors", could cause actual results,
performance or achievements to differ materially from the results discussed or
implied in the forward-looking statements. These factors should be considered
carefully and prospective investors should not place undue reliance on the
forward-looking statements. Although the forward-looking statements contained
in this news release are based upon what management believes to be reasonable
assumptions, no assurance can be given that actual results will be consistent
with these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are
made as of the date of this news release and Ad.Venture, Purchaser, Canco or
the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new
events or circumstances, except as required by law.

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For further information:

For further information: please contact the following or visit our
website at www.180connect.net. Claudia A. Di Maio, Director Investor
Relations, TEL: (866) 995-8888, DIRECT LINE: (416) 930-7710, EMAIL:
cdimaio@180connect.net; Devlin Lander, Integrated Corporate Relations, TEL.:
(415) 292-6855

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