Vonage forms co-branded partnership to deploy broadband telephony service in Mid-Hudson Cablevision's territories

December 8, 2003

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EDISON, N.J. -- Vonage, a leading provider of digital telephone service, today announced a co-branded partnership with Mid-Hudson Cablevision to deploy broadband telephony service to Mid Hudson's cable television passings in the following New York State counties: Columbia, and Greene. Vonage will offer unlimited local and long distance calling throughout the United States and Canada for $34.99 a month to Mid-Hudson Cable's aggressively growing broadband Internet subscriber base.

The Vonage-Mid-Hudson Cablevision partnership will offer customers, an affordable full-featured telephony alternative to traditional phone service that works over Mid-Hudson's high-speed Internet service. Vonage will offer its customers its full-featured, flat-rate residential and small business service plans. Both plans include all of the standard calling features like call waiting and caller ID, as well as a number of proprietary features, such as area code selection and online voicemail at no additional cost.

"Mid-Hudson Cablevision can now offer its customers the "Triple-play" of services: voice, video, and data. The Vonage solution is the perfect value-add service for MSOs; it is a value-added service for additional revenue and a retention tool to keep customers happy and reduce churn," said Dan Elwell, national account manager, MSO/Cable and major markets. "This partnership is a win-win situation for everyone, most importantly, Mid-Hudson customers now have the power to select an enhanced digital telephony service and enjoy Vonage's high-quality, low cost, feature rich service."

"We believe that the Vonage service is a natural extension of the Broadband Network that we have deployed throughout our service areas and a perfect enhancement application that Mid-Hudson Cable high speed cable modem customers can take advantage of immediately and save money. We strive to offer our customers Choice, Value and Convenience and adding the Vonage service helps us meet those goals," stated James Reynolds, president, Mid-Hudson Cablevision.

Vonage Holdings Corp.

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