Phonetime provides update on private placement



    MISSISSAUGA, ON, April 30 /CNW/ - Phonetime Inc. (TSX: PHD), one of the
world's fastest growing providers of international long-distance
telecommunication services, today provided an update on the status of its
private placement announced on April 8, 2009. Due to unanticipated delays, the
Company now expects to close the brokered financing on May 22, 2009.
    As previously disclosed, Phonetime entered into an engagement agreement
with First Republic Capital Corporation, on a "best efforts" agency basis, for
a private placement of units to accredited investors, with each unit comprised
of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. The offering will
generate gross proceeds of up to $1,935,000 (CDN). Phonetime intends to use
the proceeds of the financings for working capital purposes.

    About Phonetime Inc.

    Established in 1994, Phonetime is a leading supplier of international
wholesale and retail long distance telecommunications services with network
facilities in Canada, the U.S., Europe, Africa and Asia. Through its Wholesale
Division, Phonetime buys and resells long-distance services to major telephone
carriers around the world using its proprietary call trading platform. Through
its Retail Division, Phonetime provides subscription-based long distance
services to targeted ethnic consumers across Canada and competitively markets
a range of pre-paid long distance phone cards. Phonetime's common shares trade
on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PHD. More information can be
found at the Company's website, www.phonetime.com

    Caution Regarding Forward Looking Information:

    This press release contains forward-looking statements, which may be
identified by words like "expects", "anticipates", "plans", "intends",
"indicates" or similar expressions. These statements are not a guarantee of
future performance and are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties.
Phonetime's actual results could differ materially from those currently
anticipated due to a number of factors set forth in reports and other
documents filed by the Company with Canadian securities regulatory authorities
from time to time.





For further information:

For further information: Wayne Silver, Phonetime, President & CEO, (905)
361-8304, wayne@phonetime.com; Rodney Franklin, Phonetime, Chairman & CFO,
(905) 361-8305, rodney@phonetime.com; Joe Racanelli, Equicom Group, (416)
815-0700 x 243, jracanelli@equicomgroup.com

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