Cedar Point Communications is selected by Comcast as primary partner for voice switching

October 12, 2004

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DERRY, N.H. -- Cedar Point Communications announced today that ithas been selected by Comcast Corporation as a primary vendor of voice over InternetProtocol (“VoIP”) services equipment.

Under the multi-year agreement, Comcast will expand its deployment of Cedar Point’sintegrated SAFARI C3 Media Switching System to multiple new phone markets.SAFARI C3 combines all of the elements of distributed softswitching architecture into asingle packet-based unit with the security, quality and reliability of Class 5 circuit switches.

SAFARI C3’s unique integrated architecture will enable Comcast to deliver the callfeatures flexibility and price efficiencies of VoIP while realizing significantly reducingcapital expenditures, system integration and operations costs.“Comcast has been both practical and visionary in advancing cable’s technologicalfoundation,” said Andy Paff, president and CEO of Cedar Point Communications.

“Throughout our relationship, they have stressed the need for high-quality, highly-reliablevoice switching equipment, and have been instrumental in helping us to achieve maximumperformance from SAFARI C3. We look forward to working with Comcast now as theycapitalize on the large market for cable voice services.”

“Comcast has made a commitment to provide voice consumers with superior quality andreliability of service, as well as innovative features that differentiate the product fromcompetitors,” said Rian Wren, senior vice president and general manager of TelephonyOperations for Comcast Corporation. “Cedar Point has worked closely with us over thepast several years to perfect a product that can meet our current telephony and futuremultimedia needs and reduces capital and operational costs. Cedar Point offers thesimplified, cost-effective implementation we need to efficiently deploy services that willgenerate subscriber growth and retention.”

Cedar Point Communications Inc.

Comcast Corp.

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