RAMTelecom Extends Sales and Service Reach in Quebec

    OTTAWA, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - As part of the Corporation's growth model to
better serve the Canadian marketplace, Ramtelecom Inc (TSX-V:RTC). a satellite
service provider who delivers flexible, scalable solutions for broadband data
and voice business communications, today announced that it has signed a 3 year
agreement with Orizon Mobile, with 14 offices province-wide, to expand their
territory to resell RAMTelecom's Linkstar(R) satellite broadband and Iridium
mobile services throughout the province of Quebec.
    Headquartered in Quebec City, Orizon Mobile is an experienced wireless
telecommunications solutions provider, recognized for their outstanding track
record and leadership role in providing innovative telecom products and
services, customer retention and ongoing support. Over the past 4 years, they
have been providing RAMTelecom's satellite services to clients located in
northwestern Quebec.
    "The new agreement allows us to expand our efforts throughout all our
offices to sell and support RAMTelecom's Linkstar(R) satellite broadband and
Iridium mobile satellite services to provincial and municipal government, as
well as mining, forestry and construction companies," said M. Yves Laverdiere,
President of Orizon Mobile. "We are pleased to be able to continue working
with RAMTelecom to deliver these solutions to customers in Quebec.
    "We recognize Orizon Mobile's position and expertise within the wireless
telecom industry", states Ralph Misener, CEO. "Expanding their reach into all
regions of Quebec is a win-win situation for both companies to meet the
requirements of an underserved market in Quebec."

    About Orizon Mobile

    Orizon Mobile is a wireless telecommunications service provider
headquartered in Quebec City. With 15 locations throughout the province of
Quebec, Orizon Mobile services private and public sectors in a variety of
markets. Operating since 1992, Orizon Mobile continues to grow and evolve with
new technology to better service its clients throughout Canada.

    About RAMTelecom

    RAMTelecom is a satellite service provider delivering flexible, scalable
solutions for broadband data and voice business communications. RAMTelecom's
fixed and mobile satellite-based communication services and value-add
solutions are designed for medium and large enterprises in oil and gas,
mining, and forestry and government agencies. With complete coverage of the
North American market, RAMTelecom's satellite broadband services help
organizations achieve greater operational efficiency by providing continuous
real-time communications between central offices and remote locations anywhere
in North America. www.ramtelecom.ca.

    The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy
    or accuracy of this release.

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For further information:

For further information: For RAMTelecom: Gregg Patterson, VP Business
Dev (East), Tel: (613) 747-1836 Ext 116, Email: gpatterson@ramtelecom.ca; For
Orizon Mobile: Jean Biron, Controller, Tel: (418) 622-9153, Email:
jbiron@orizonmobile.com; CHF Investor Relations: Alison Tullis, Tel: (416)
868-1079, Email: Alison@chfir.com

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