Datameg Adds to Board

Former Agilent leader Bill Mortimer to help guide the company's growth and development on the board of directors

July 26, 2005

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BOSTON -- Datameg Corporation (OTC BB: DTMG) today announced the appointment of Bill Mortimer to the company's board of directors. He joins Mark McGrath, Datameg's president and chief executive officer, who serves as the company's chairman of the board. Mortimer's appointment is another milestone in a series of recent organizational moves signaling the company's commitment to restructure and capitalize on the dynamic growth predicted for Voice over IP (VoIP) service management systems.

Mortimer is a well-respected communications industry veteran with deep experience in the network testing and monitoring market. During Mortimer's 20-year career he built successful customer relationships with leading network equipment manufacturers and service providers worldwide. Most recently, Mortimer served as Agilent's vice president and general manager for its New Generation Networks operation, leading Agilent to become the recognized market leader in VoIP monitoring and management. In this role Mortimer grew the business by successfully obtaining contracts with such leading accounts as AT&T, Sprint, Time Warner Cable and Deutsche Telekom. Prior to that Mortimer was vice president and general manager of Agilent's Optical Network Test Division and Communications Services Solutions business.

"Datameg is aggressively building a new and improved organization with proven skills and experience to successfully serve the growing and rapidly-evolving IP telephony market," said Mark McGrath, president and chief executive officer of Datameg. "Bill has a successful and highly regarded track record in the next generation network technology industries. He is a proven performer who has the ideal combination of leadership skills, network technology expertise, and telecom industry experience and business relationships to help build and grow Datameg's VoIP service assurance business."

"Communications service providers worldwide are introducing and enhancing their VoIP services. Datameg product and services are ideal solutions for service providers that are grappling with how to deploy and operate next generation networks," said Bill Mortimer. "I see a tremendous opportunity ahead for us and will do everything necessary to help build the company's market position and shareholder value."

Datameg Corp.

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