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AccuConference Spreads Holiday Goodwill by Helping Companies Get Connected
New Program Gives Non-Profits and Institutions Special Low-Cost Rates for all
Conferencing Products

Fort Worth, TXIt’s the season of infinite giving. AccuConference , a preeminent provider of audio and Web conferencing technologies, is joining in the holiday spirit by bestowing a low rate of 50% off all AccuConference products to nonprofit companies and universities nationwide through its first ever Get Connected program. 

“AccuConference has always been dedicated to supporting organizations that help people around the world learn, acquire new skills, and better their lives,” explained Jim Black, CEO and President of AccuConference.  “From schools and health care organizations to children's groups and local arts, we are pleased to be in a position to support these companies. This year, we made the decision to step up our efforts with the Get Connected program in honor of our customers.”

One of the many organizations participating in the special rate program is the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, a nonprofit promoting aerospace education through cadet training programs for young men and women. The Civil Air Patrol also encourages and assists search, rescue and disaster relief missions.  AccuConference provides audio conferencing services that connect personnel stationed throughout six different states. 

“Being a non-profit organization that needs to conduct monthly conference calls with people scattered all over the state and surrounding area, cost of services was absolutely considered when creating our budget,” said Colonel Bill Webb of the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol.  “The support and generosity of our corporate partners help raise vital awareness for aerospace research.  We have been using AccuConference for two years and have had nothing but a positive experience.  Everyone in our organization is extremely pleased.”

Jim Black added: “AccuConference has grown and prospered by delivering new and indispensable conferencing tools to meet customer needs. We are fortunate to have the support system of vital organizations like the Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol, and AccuConference is pleased to be able to give back to our community in this way.”

Premier quality, convenience, delivery and performance are the elements that comprise effective conferencing. AccuConference develops technologies with innovative and interactive solutions including reservation-less conference calls, Web conferencing and Mac-compatible applications. The service provides complete, versatile multi-function audio solutions to create a superior conferencing and collaboration experience.

For more info on Get Connected program and all AccuConference products, please go to http://www.accuconference.com/get.connected.html

About AccuConference
AccuConference is the leader among communication service providers offering world-class products, combined with quality customer service. AccuConference understands customers’ need for real-time information, security and confidence when making a conference call and in turn offers a broad array of tools bringing people together through audio and Web conferencing technologies. With various packaging and pricing choices, including customizable options, AccuConference offers cost effective solutions to fit any budget.


AccuConference offers insight
Intuitive and interactive conferencing service allows collaboration regardless of location

Fort Worth, TX—September 20, 2006 – AccuConference, preeminent provider of audio and Web conferencing technologies, today announced that insight by AccuConference now includes full integration of PowerPoint® presentations with conference calls.

In addition, insight by AccuConference incorporates comprehensive online host controls, including the ability to mute and un-mute participant lines and to facilitate a live Question & Answer session. Compatible with both Windows and Macintosh systems, insight delivers real-time collaboration without delays.

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"AccuConference delivers audio conferencing tools that meet virtually any conferencing need," said Rob Anderson, VP of Marketing. insight allows access to the best conferencing technology available, which is essential to any online meeting. We listened to customer needs by providing a complete, versatile multi-function audio solution to create a superior conferencing and collaboration experience.”

For additional information, go to www.AccuConference.com.

About AccuConference
AccuConference is the leader among communication service providers offering
world-class products, combined with quality customer service. AccuConference understands customers' need for real-time information, security and confidence when making a conference call and offers a broad array of tools bringing people together through audio and Web conferencing technologies. With various packaging and pricing choices, including customizable options, AccuConference offers cost effective solutions to fit any budget.

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Expand Your Horizons at No Additional Charge

July 11, 2006 -- AccuConference now offers conference calls from Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico at no additional charge.

Providing conference call access at cost effective rates is fundamental to the AccuConference customer-centric philosophy. This new pricing feature is consistent with their promise of providing world-class conference call solutions, sustained by high quality customer support, at competitive prices.

With this new feature, companies and organizations with North American operations can make conference calls at the same low rates they currently enjoy throughout the continental United States.

“This latest feature aligns with our philosophy of providing cost effective solutions to our customers,” says Rob Anderson, VP of Marketing. “Offering competitive pricing on conference calls supports our customers who operate in the global marketplace. Not only do we provide high quality audio and web-conferencing solutions, but we’re providing them in a way that positively impacts the customer’s bottom line.”

Same rate pricing for conferencing from Canada, Puerto Rico, and all fifty states is just one of the many competitively priced offerings from AccuConference. Toll-free, flat-rate, operator assisted services, and volume pricing options are also available for audio and web-conferencing needs.

World-class products, combined with high quality customer service, make AccuConference the leader among communication service providers. High standards for quality, convenience, and performance make it the only choice when it comes to selecting audio and web conferencing solutions.

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AccuConference's Newly Launched Playback Tree: Easy as 1-2-3

AccuConference has upgraded their features with new functionality designed to allow callers to dial in at their convenience and select from a menu of pre-recorded conference calls.

June 28, 2006 -- AccuConference has upgraded their features with new functionality designed to allow callers to dial in at their convenience and select from a menu of pre-recorded conference calls.

The Playback Tree is a feature that allows recorded conference calls to be uploaded to the customer's account and then easily accessed by listeners through an audio menu from which they make selections. Up to five recordings can be made available on the Playback Tree.

Customers can use recordings made on the Accuconference conference call bridge, or they may send other recorded files, which are easily uploaded to the tree structure. The selection menu features audio prompts that can be customized to maintain customer brand integrity. This is especially important when making conference calls accessible to clients, customers, vendors and others outside the company.

The Playback Tree is the perfect delivery mechanism for providing pre-recorded marketing messages, informational recordings, and recordings of meetings or training sessions. With convenient 24/7 access and a simple audio menu, anyone including employees, customers and even prospects, can listen to conference calls when they want.

"Every feature and function we design is based on convenience and ease of use. The Playback Tree offers our customers flexibility that helps them meet their needs around the clock," says Rob Anderson. "Easy set up, customization and simplified access make this another powerful tool to help them run their businesses more efficiently and effectively."

The Playback Tree option is just one of many fine features offered by AccuConference. Their products feature amenities such as reservationless 24/7 access, automated recording and playback, ability to view and control participant actions on conference calls or web conferences and dynamic application sharing, to name just a few.

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Accounting Made Easy and Accurate: AccuConference Unveils Accounting Code Validation

May 4, 2006 -- AccuConference has just unveiled a new feature, accounting code validation. This feature is available through the Conference Manager, a desktop control system that allows the call host to manage all aspects of a conference call.

A call facilitator inputs an accounting code to ensure that the call is traceable to a department, branch, cost center or other accounting entity. Now, users can pre-load their proprietary chart of accounts to the system. The code entered by a call facilitator can be validated against this master list, ensuring that only valid codes are entered. A valid code must be entered for the call to proceed. The resulting benefit is that all call activity will be traceable to authorized accounting entities for more effective and efficient management of company costs.

Two other refined reporting capabilities include the option to require the entry of multiple accounting codes prior to call initiation as well as the ability to create expiring accounting codes which are valid only for a specified time period. Both of these features are easily set up with just a few keystrokes.

"Our customers are priority number one. If you need it, we will build it. We want our product and service offerings to reflect the dynamic needs of our client base. Our goal is to offer them flexibility as their businesses grow," says Rob Anderson, VP of Marketing. "Creating the accounting code validation option was something our customers needed to effectively run their businesses. We made it happen."

The accounting code validation option is just one of many fine features offered by AccuConference. Their products feature amenities such as reservationless 24/7 access, automated recording and playback, ability to view and control participant actions on audio or web conferences and dynamic application sharing, to name just a few.

World-class products combined with high quality customer service makes AccuConference the leader among communication services providers. High standards of quality and performance make it the only choice when it comes to selecting audio and web conferencing solutions.

For those customers who want success in the details, AccuConference has operators on call to assist with conferencing needs. All of these services can be accessed through the company’s user-friendly Web site.

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Conference Calling Goes DIY

AccuConference offers a conference calling service that eliminates the need for costly operators.

Ft. Worth, TX April 5, 2006 – Conference callers who are fed up with paying for expensive operators to coordinate their communications have another option. AccuConference offers a desktop control system that allows the host to control all aspects of the call.


The system allows real-time viewing of a conference call, the ability to see who is talking, live Queued Q & A, the ability for participants to “raise their hands,” viewing the number of people in the conference and where they are from. AccuConference offers free recording of calls and a complete portfolio of other services to make your Conference Calls more productive.

“When we started five years ago, there were only a handful of companies involved in the conferencing business,” Anderson said. “Now, there are hundreds of companies in the business and the market is pretty well saturated. We had to create a niche that sets us apart from the rest.”

Among the other services the company offers are toll-free conferencing plans, flat-rate programs, and international calling at no extra surcharge to more than 30 countries. Web conferencing, which is gaining popularity, is also offered by AccuConference at either per-minute or flat rates. Web conferencing allows the use of PowerPoint presentations, application sharing, and the user can add video or chat options.

Customers who sign up for audio services can take advantage of a free 30-day trial offer on the company’s Web conferencing offerings.

“Our system is ever changing based on the needs of our customers. We build our features based on customer requests and we’ll be adding more features as we get requests and ideas from customers,” Anderson said.

For those customers who feel the need, AccuConference has operators on call to assist with conferencing needs. All of these services can be accessed through the company’s user-friendly Web site.

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AccuConference Adds Customized Hold Music – Fort Worth , Texas -- January 1, 2005

AccuConference introduced another level of customization to conference calls by giving their customers the ability to customize the music or message heard by callers on hold. Customers of AccuConference may select their own music or unique marketing message to increase the professionalism of the conference call.

"We are excited about this new feature set. Customers may now customize the message heard by participants on hold, which gives the impression of a professional business," said Jim Black, AccuConference President.

In an effort to continually provide solutions for their customers, AccuConference responds to requests quickly and effectively. Custom Hold Music/Messages are just another example of the unique approach AccuConference takes to serving the customer.

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AccuConference now gives customers the ability to modify the conference codes used by participants. – Fort Worth, TX -- December 12, 2004

AccuConference now gives customers the ability to modify the conference codes used by participants. Customer options include expiration dates, limited uses, and custom names.

"Conference Code options are a direct result of customer feedback. One customer needed codes which expired after one use. We were the only conference company to meet the needs of our new client," said Jim Black, AccuConference President.

In a continual effort to provide solutions for their customers, AccuConference responds to requests quickly and effectively. Conference Code Options is just another example of the unique approach AccuConference takes to serving the customer.

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AccuConference includes Customized Web Registration Pages with Conference Call Service – Fort Worth , Texas -- November 1, 2004

AccuConference introduced a new feature for customers which allows for pre-registration for conference attendees. Like all other features, AccuConference is including the web registration pages with the Toll-Free Audio Conferencing product.

"Many companies charge for registration pages and the collection of information. We responded to our customer base which requested an integrated web registration page for conference participants. This has allowed our customers to collect information on the callers and to track attendance," said Jim Black, AccuConference President.

In an effort to continually provide solutions for their customers, AccuConference responds to requests quickly and effectively. Web registration pages are just another example of the unique approach AccuConference takes to serving the customer.

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AccuConference Expands Conference Calling Feature List – Fort Worth , Texas -- Septempber 15, 2004

AccuConference added to the already robust conference calling product by including the ability for clients to host a Pre-Conference. Pre-Conference allows just the speakers to coordinate their plans while keeping the participants on hold.

"This feature is a direct result of customer requests," said Jim Black, AccuConference President.

In an effort to continually provide solutions for their customers, AccuConference responds to requests quickly and effectively. Pre-Conferences are just another example of the unique approach AccuConference takes to serving its customers.

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Fort Worth , Texas -- May 17, 2004 – AccuConference - Meeting Central, a technology leader in enterprise real-time communications software, today announced that remote control is now available as part of the company’s Meeting Central Web Conferencing software offering. Remote control joins a multitude of features already available in browser-based Meeting Central Web Conferencing, which includes multi-party audio and synchronous video conferencing, plus complete desktop, application/document sharing and dynamic PowerPoint™ presentation sharing.

Designed for use in IT departments, helpdesk support organizations and training applications, Meeting Central Web Conferencing remote control works with a standard web browser. It routes outside the firewall via the conferencing server and enables a designated user to control any PC remotely.

Unlike many remote control solutions, Meeting Central Web Conferencing remote control routes traffic via the server, and thereby is able to connect two or more end points, even if all are on private addresses. This approach avoids the firewall and proxy issues that are common in most enterprises and which prevent point-to-point remote control from operating as advertised.

“With the addition of Meeting Central Web Conferencing to our product line, it made perfect sense to add remote control. By its very nature, remote control requires real-time interaction. The session host or participant simply needs to right-click on any user to launch remote control immediately.”

Contact one of our sales representative for complete packages. 1.800.977.4607

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