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Just Kick a Dog While It's Down, Why Don't You?

I think this press release speaks for itself.  Volo doing its best "Nah nah nah" to its competitor Level 3. 

Volo 'Reigns' on Competitor's Parade with Big Win from VoIP, Inc.

Volo Winning Customers with Proven Soup-to Nuts Turnkey Solution

Orlando, Fl. Feb. 10, 2005: Volo Communications, a leading nationwide wholesale provider of advanced voice and data services, announced today that VoIP, Inc. (OTCBB:VOII), a leading provider of IP-based voice solutions for Internet service providers, telecommunications services providers and cable consortiums, has selected Volo's VoiceOne™ carrier-quality broadband voice services solution to expand its footprint nationwide. VoIP, Inc. selected Volo over Level 3 and others, citing Volo's technical prowess and network interfaces as key reasons for their decision.

"Volo demonstrated to us that they understand the VoIP business better than anyone else, and that they have control over their network through their proprietary technology," said VoIP, Inc. CEO Steven Ivester. "We selected Volo because they can provide us with a carrier-class nationwide network for continued expansion of our nationwide local footprint, supporting us with all of the origination/termination services and network interfaces for provisioning that we need. Their competitors haven't been able to demonstrate the turnkey solution," he added.

Volo Founder and CEO Shawn Lewis said, "We are signing on new customers, like VoIP, Inc., who are in need of nationwide carrier class solutions for their emerging needs. VoIP, Inc. is a public company who prides itself on understanding and providing premier technology solutions for its customers and we're pleased they selected our VoiceOne network."

Lewis, who wrote the patents for the first softswitch and the first SS7 Media Gateway, added, "Volo is unique because we own our nationwide network, all aspects of the technology, billing, and provisioning support services so we can sign on customers quickly and easily, and support them along the way, and into the future."

Volo Communications, who owns its own technologies, advanced MPLS VoiceOne network, billing systems and provisioning has been in the voice and data solutions business for three years, providing wholesale broadband VoIP, hosted application services such as IP-Centrex and IP-PBX, and origination and termination services that enable carriers, CLECs, IXCs, cable operators, ISPs, and resellers to provide carrier-quality voice and data services to businesses and consumers. Volo's support services include: XML-supported phone number support system, Web-based system for consumers, privately branded with their logo, Web-based phone number approval process, Web-based phone number assignment, Web-based customer data updates, phone number block requests, and support for both hardware and software clients."

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