Vistula has appointed Keith Markley as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to augment the Company'smanagement team

April 13, 2006

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NEW YORK -- Vistula CommunicationsServices, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSTL), a global supplier of flexibleand reliable Voice over IP ("VoIP") services to major telecommunications carriers, cable operators and Internet Service Providers, has appointedKeith Markley as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to augment the Company'smanagement team. The announcement was made today by Mr. RupertGalliers-Pratt, Founder and Executive Chairman of Vistula.

Mr. Markley has two decades of leadership and management experience inthe information technology (IT) and telecommunications industries. He joinsVistula most recently from Liberty Aerospace, where he was one of three senior officers who operated the company and oversaw the business'strategic planning, sales, marketing and product planning includinginternational distribution.

Prior to Liberty Aerospace, Mr. Markley served as President and ChiefOperating Officer of, a national competitive local exchange carrier(CLEC). Prior to, Keith served as President, Eastern Region, at Covad Communications, a start-up company focused on delivering competitive communications nationally with DSL technology. As an early officer of the Company, Keith helped build Covad from concept to operations. Prior toCovad, Keith held senior management positions at New England FiberCommunications and Advanced Radio Telecom, among other telecom and ITfirms. Mr. Markley received a BS from the University of New Hampshire. Hehas also served two terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives.

Rupert Galliers-Pratt, Founder and Executive Chairman of VistulaCommunications Services, Inc., said, "Vistula's VoIP technology platform has garnered a lot of interest and has developed a sterling reputationamong carriers and ISPs, in the last year and we are committed tocontributing further to our success. In Keith we found a top-notchexecutive with a diverse range of experience in the IT andtelecommunications industries, and the Board and I, are pleased to haveKeith as part of the management team. He's the right executive to build onthe important progress we've made and take Vistula to the next level."

Mr. Markley said, "I'm very excited about the opportunity to apply myskills and experience to accelerate the growth and success of Vistula Communications. Vistula has established a significant presence in the voiceover IP market, with excellent technology and a global customer base, andhas made many accomplishments during the last year of rapid growth. We havea strong Board, an experienced management team and committed employees,which all combine to make Vistula a top global voice over IP brand and aforerunner in the telecommunications business. I look forward to maximizingthese assets for the benefit of customers and shareholders alike."

Mr. Galliers-Pratt concluded, "This is an exciting time for us and webelieve we have put in place a strong executive to help direct the Company's business in key global markets and help strengthen its core competencies."

Vistula Communications Inc.

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