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Digium's Mark Spencer to Keynote INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO; Founder of Asterisk, The Open Source PBX, To Headline Leading VoIP Conference Next Week in Miami
[February 14, 2005]

Digium's Mark Spencer to Keynote INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO; Founder of Asterisk, The Open Source PBX, To Headline Leading VoIP Conference Next Week in Miami


NORWALK, Conn. --(Business Wire)-- Feb. 14, 2005 -- Mark Spencer, president of Digium and founder of Asterisk, the open source PBX, has accepted an invitation to deliver a keynote address at INTERNET TELEPHONY(R) Conference & EXPO Miami 2005 (www.itexpo.com).



The conference takes place next week, February 22-25, 2005, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, Florida. Mr. Spencer will speak Thursday, February 24, 2005 at 10:15 am. His address is open to all registered attendees.

"We are so excited to have Mark Spencer speaking at INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO. He is perhaps the foremost expert on open source telephony and its greatest visionary. Linux telephony is an area of VoIP that is growing very quickly and we expect record crowds of enterprise, reseller and service provider decision makers from around the globe to come hear Mr. Spencer speak," said TMC President and Conference Chairman, Rich Tehrani.


"Open Source Software is making tremendous head way in the telecommunications market," said Spencer.

"I hope to inform the audience about how Open Source can be used to not only meet their traditional TDM needs but also allow new innovative products and services."

INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO is the world's largest VoIP marketplace, and the theme of this year's event is, "Witness the Evolution of IP Telephony: VoIP 2.0." The conference and exposition will feature the most comprehensive education available for both the individual and enterprise interested in selecting and deploying VoIP solutions.

In addition to Mr. Spencer's keynote address, the show features four days of conferences, a week full of great networking opportunities, and an Exhibit Hall featuring all of the latest IP telephony solutions. Keynote speakers from AT&T, Lucent Technologies, Nortel, NEC, Bay Packets and Time Warner Telecom are also scheduled to appear at the conference.

Registration for the show is now open. Anyone interested may register by visiting http://www.itexpo.com. Booth space is completely sold out.

Press inquiries regarding Mark Spencer's appearance can be directed to Mostafa Razzak at 23-31 Communications: (646) 442-3361 or e-mail m.razzak@23-31.com.

About TMC(R)

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) publishes two print magazines: Customer Interaction Solutions, and Internet Telephony; five digital publications, SIP Magazine, Speech-World, WiFI Telephony Magazine, VoIP Developer, WiMAX Magazine; and the online publications TMCnet.com, Planet PDA Magazine, WiFi Revolution, Alternative Power and BiometriTech. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMC also produces The VoIP Developer Conference, Speech-World Conference, IP Contact Center Summit and The Global Call Center Outsourcing Summit. TMCnet.com publishes more than 25 topical online newsletters. For more information about TMC, visit its Web site at www.tmcnet.com.

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