World Wide Packets appoints former Marconi executive Andy Charalambous as vice president of EMEA

February 15, 2006

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SPOKANE VALLEY, Wa. -- World Wide Packets, a leading provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions, today announced the appointment of Andy Charalambous as vice president of EMEA. Charalambous’ focus will be on cultivating new global customers and partners in key regions around the world. He will also steer World Wide Packet’s global sales force in continued delivery of its innovative, cost- efficient Carrier Ethernet solutions.

“Andy is one of the most experienced individuals in telecommunications sales. He has a proven track record and has consistently demonstrated the highest degree of integrity and professionalism while generating great successes for the companies he has worked for, many of which have become major players in our space,” said Dave Curry, president and CEO, World Wide Packets. “We are confident that Andy’s leadership and expertise will help drive our global sales force to further permeate the market with World Wide Packet’s cutting edge Carrier Ethernet products.”

Charalambous brings nearly two decades of telecommunications sales planning and management experience to World Wide Packets. Most recently, he served as Vice President of EMEA for Marconi’s Data Networks Division, where he was responsible for leading Marconi into next generation data networking. In this position, he worked to maintain several strategic partnerships for Marconi, drove revenues and signed many significant contracts, including Kingston Communications and British Telecom. Prior to Marconi, he served as Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Services at Orchestream Holdings where, during his tenure, he drove sales revenues from zero to over $25 million. He also held senior sales management positions with Unisphere Networks Inc., Tellabs Corporations Inc., and Anite Networks, where he was directly involved in driving sales efforts.

“With the continued demand rising for new revenue-generating services such as IPTV and VoIP in key regions throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, this is an exciting time to be joining World Wide Packets,” said Andy Charalambous, vice president of EMEA sales, World Wide Packets. “The company is well positioned to become the leading provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions around the world and I look forward to leveraging the company’s early success in these markets to further increase market share.”

World Wide Packets Inc.

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