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Over 85% of Vonage U.S. Subscriber Lines Now Have E911

Vonage and PSAPs Continue Working Together to Turn Up E911 for Customers Across the U.S.

HOLMDEL, N.J., Aug 21, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Vonage America Inc., a subsidiary of Vonage Holdings Corp., (NYSE: VG), a leading Internet telephony provider, today announced that over 85% of its U.S. subscriber lines are now equipped with Enhanced 911 (E911) service -- a feature that automatically associates a physical address with the calling party's telephone number.

Over the past three months, Vonage has equipped more than 500 locally-run emergency call centers across the U.S. with E911 -- bringing the total number of calling centers with emergency 911 service to over 5400.

In June, the FCC gave Vonage, and all Internet-based phone service companies, 120 days to create an E911 system from scratch, and provide all of its customers, wherever they are in the U.S., with E911 service. In that amount of time, Vonage worked closely with local 911 centers, also known as Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs), across the country to turn on E911 for as many customers as it could. Currently, Vonage continues to test and turn up new PSAPs which are VoIP-ready every day and will continue to do so until Vonage customers have access to E911.

"Today over 85 percent of our U.S. subscriber lines have full E911 capability, which is a tremendous step for Vonage," said Jeffrey A. Citron, Vonage's chairman and chief strategist. "Vonage will continue to work with the FCC, regulators, Congress and public safety until PSAPs across the nation are equipped with E911."

Since August 7, Vonage has added the following counties to its list of those with E911 capabilities -. bringing the total number of calling centers with emergency 911 service to over 5400.

    * In the event Vonage is unable to connect to the 911 system or for
      customers who are using mobile devices such as Wi-Fi phones,
      softclients, or the Vonage V-Phone, Vonage offers a national emergency
      call center which enables customers to get local help when they need it.

    STATE                 COUNTIES                     FCC ID --
                                                      'PSAP IDENTIFIER'

    Arizona               Maricopa                     412, 406, 454, 505,
                                                       511, 400, 474

    California            Alameda                      525

    California            Contra Costa                 666, 532

    California            Marin                        908, 1011, 810

    California            Orange                       776, 1043, 876

    California            San Bernardino               889, 683

    California            San Mateo                    985, 862

    California            Solano                       1030

    Colorado              Fremont                      1093

    Georgia               Bleckley                     1708

    Georgia               Laurens                      1797

    Georgia               Pierce                       1830

    Georgia               Rabun                        1837

    Illinois              Cook                         2157, 2321, 2333, 2196,
                                                       2486, 2407

    Illinois              Du Page                      2357

    Kentucky              Boyle                        2898

    Kentucky              Fayette                      3148

    Kentucky              Harrison                     2897

    Louisiana             East Baton Rouge             3148

    Maine                 Androscoggin                 3263

    Maine                 Kennebec                     3258

    Michigan              Berrien                      3332, 3506

    Mississippi           Ashtabula                    5241

    Mississippi           Benton                       3974

    Mississippi           George                       4002

    Mississippi           Jones                        4028

    Mississippi           Lamar                        4033

    Mississippi           Tate                         4096

    Nebraska              Chase                        4571

    Nebraska              Cheyenne                     4573

    Nebraska              Colfax                       4575

    Nebraska              Dawson                       4583

    Nebraska              Holt                         4563

    Nebraska              Howard                       4610

    Nebraska              Kearney                      4613

    Nebraska              Madison                      4632

    North Carolina        Mecklenburg                  4225

    North Carolina        Robeson                      4264

    North Carolina        Wayne                        4475

    Ohio                  Muskingum                    5440

    Ohio                  Wayne                        5494

    Oregon                Douglas                      5775

    Oregon                Malheur                      5812

    South Carolina        Calhoun                      6029

    South Dakota          Charles Mix                  6133

    Tennessee             Hamilton                     6246

    Tennessee             Houston                      4563

    Tennessee             Weakley                      6379

    Texas                 Coleman                      3492

    Texas                 Kaufman                      6688, 6939

    Texas                 San Saba                     6888

    Washington            Lewis                        7300

    Washington            San Juan                     7343

    About Vonage

Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of broadband telephone services with over 1.8 million subscriber lines as of June 30, 2006. Our award-winning technology enables anyone to make and receive phone calls with a touch tone telephone almost anywhere a broadband Internet connection is available. We offer feature-rich and cost-effective communication services that offer users an experience similar to traditional telephone services.

Our Residential Premium Unlimited and Small Business Unlimited calling plans offer consumers unlimited local and long distance calling, and popular features like call waiting, call forwarding and voicemail -- for one low, flat monthly rate. Vonage's service is sold on the web and through national retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Target and is available to customers in the U.S., Canada and the United Kingdom. For more information about Vonage's products and services, please visit http://www.vonage.com.

Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage(R) is a registered trademark of Vonage Marketing Inc., a subsidiary of Vonage Holdings Corp.

This press release contains forward-looking statements relating to our E911 deployment. In addition, statements in this press release that are not historical facts or information may be forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this release are based on information available at the time the statements are made and/or management's belief as of that time with respect to future events and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results and outcomes to be materially different. Important factors that could cause such differences include, but are not limited to, our history of net operating losses and our need for cash to finance our growth; the competition we face; our dependence on our customers' existing broadband connections; differences between our service and traditional phone services, including our 911 service; uncertainties relating to regulation of VoIP services; system disruptions or flaws in our technology; our ability to manage our growth; the risk that VoIP does not gain broader acceptance; and other factors described in the "Risk Factors" section of our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2006, and in our subsequent periodic reports filed with the SEC. While we may elect to update forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so, and therefore, you should not rely on these forward- looking statements as representing our views as of any date subsequent to today.

SOURCE Vonage America Inc.

Mitchell Slepian, +1-732-528-2677, mitchell.slepian@vonage.com, or, Chris Murray,
+1-202-295-8783, chris.murray@vonage.com, both of Vonage America Inc.
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