Telehop Communications announces appointment of New Director

TORONTO, Nov. 11 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Telehop Communications Inc. ("Telehop" or the "Company") announced today that Mr. Derek van der Plaat has been appointed as an independent director of Telehop, subject to regulatory approval.

Derek van der Plaat's appointed to the board of directors fills a vacancy left by Hersh Spiegelman as a result of his untimely death on October 29th.

Mr. van der Plaat has significant business, banking and governance experience. He is a co-founder of Puretracks Inc., a leading Canadian Internet radio and digital music solution provider. Derek presently leads DVP Capital Management Inc., a private investment and advisory firm. Derek holds an MBA from Concordia University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

With the appointment of Mr. van der Plaat, the current board consists of three directors.

Telehop is licensed by the CRTC and provides a complete range of value-priced telecommunications services to Canadians in both residential and business markets. Telehop offers its branded 10-10-620 and 10-10-100 Dial Around Services and Telehop Long Distance 'Equal Access' and alternative Directory Assistance (411) Programs.

Telehop also provides toll free numbers, Virtual Calling Cards, and the Telehop HomePhone VOIP flat rate services.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this News Release.

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SOURCE Telehop Communications Inc.

For further information: For further information: Fulvio Ciano, Acting CEO, (416) 494-4490 x 224, Email:

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