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Over 91% 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., Oct 17, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Vonage America Inc., a subsidiary of Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG), a leading Internet telephony provider, today announced that over 91% 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.

In less than 30 days, Vonage has equipped an additional 80 locally-run emergency call centers across the U.S. with E911 -- bringing the total number of calling centers with emergency 911 service to over 5900.

Vonage's nomadic E911 solution gives customers the ability to reach a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP), or 911 center, through the dedicated 911 network infrastructure. With Vonage's nomadic E911 solution, a customer's call is automatically routed to the appropriate 911 center, with the caller's registered street address and telephone number appearing on the dispatcher screen -- regardless of where or what exchange they are calling from. Vonage will continue to turn up and test new PSAPs that are VoIP-ready every day.

"Today over 91 percent of our U.S. subscriber lines have full E911 capability, which is a tremendous step for Vonage. The company will continue to work diligently to deploy E911 to its subscribers across the United States," said Vonage CEO Michael Snyder. "Our goal is to get every Vonage customer help when they need it and we will not stop working with the FCC, regulators, Congress and PSAPs until there is equal access to E911 for Vonage's customers."

In under 30 days, 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 5900.

*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'
    Arkansas                           Clay             305
    Arkansas                       Franklin             321
    Arkansas                       Lawrence             339
    Arkansas                         Monroe             355
    Arkansas                       Phillips             328
    Arkansas                       Randolph             372
    Arkansas                          Scott             375
    Arkansas                          Sharp             380
    Arkansas                    St. Francis             320
    California                      Alameda             880,8115
    California                     Imperial             704
    California                  Los Angeles             805,698,8118
    California                   Santa Cruz             956
    California                       Tulare            1006
    California                      Ventura            1034
    Florida                           Duval            1595
    Georgia                            Dade            1740
    Illinois                           Cook            2127,2182
    Illinois                           Lake            2227
    Illinois                       Sangamon            2421
    Iowa                             Benton            1900
    Iowa                        Buena Vista            1906
    Iowa                            Carroll            1910
    Iowa                            Decatur            1933
    Iowa                         Des Moines            1907
    Iowa                           Freemont            1945
    Iowa                            Guthrie            1950
    Iowa                           Hamilton            2026
    Iowa                           Humboldt            1959
    Iowa                                Ida            1960
    Iowa                            Jackson            1982
    Iowa                              Mills            1987
    Iowa                             Monona            1989
    Iowa                         Montgomery            1991
    Iowa                          Muscatine            1992
    Iowa                               Page            2012
    Iowa                             Shelby            2010
    Iowa                             Taylor            2018
    Iowa                         Winneshiek            2030
    Massachusetts                   Suffolk            3156
    Michigan                      Menominee            3464
    Michigan                        Oakland            3571
    Michigan                      Wayne-CWW            3586
    Missouri                       Franklin            3889
    Montana                      Broadwater            4120
    Nebraska                      Box Butte            4555
    Nebraska                          Dixon            4855
    Nebraska                           Gage            4558
    Nebraska                           Hall            4599
    Nebraska                        Perkins            4640
    Nebraska                         Phelps            4608
    Nebraska                         Platte            4576
    Nebraska                     Washington            4662
    New Jersey                     Somerset            4683
    New Mexico                       Cibola            4916
    New Mexico                        Otero            4920
    New Mexico                   San Miguel            4926
    New York                    Cattaraugus            5191
    New York                        Ontario            5166
    North Carolina                     Polk            4407
    Ohio                            Hancock            5357
    Oklahoma                        Haskell            5651
    Oklahoma                       Le Flore            5670
    Oklahoma                          Payne            5710
    South Dakota                     Beadle            6146
    South Dakota                Charles Mix            6133
    Texas                            Bailey            6789
    Texas                              Coke            6859
    Texas                             Cooke            6506
    Texas                            Dallas            6771
    Texas                            Kimble            6698
    Texas                         Robertson            6862
    Texas                         Tom Green            6878
    Utah                               Iron            7023
    Wisconsin                      Crawford            7413


    About Vonage

Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of broadband telephone services with over 2 million subscriber lines. 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 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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