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ANDREW SHIELDS JOINS LCI INTERNATIONAL AS VICE PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

 DUBLIN, Ohio, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- LCI International, Inc. (NASDAQ-NMS: LCII) announced that Andrew C. Shields has joined the company as vice president of international business development. Shields brings more than 12 years of telecommunications experience to his new role, having held various sales and marketing positions with ITT, MCI and Northern Telecom. Shields most recently held the position of director, global carriers -- Asia/Pacific with Northern Telecom.
 Shields will be responsible for all of LCI's international activities and will work closely with its sales, marketing, technical development and other groups to ensure the company maximizes its opportunities in the international arena.
 "In order for LCI to position itself as an industry leader, we must recognize and respond to the increasing importance of global telecommunications," said Thomas J. Wynne, LCI's president. "The creation of this new position is one step in that direction. We are especially pleased that an experienced professional of Mr. Shields' caliber will be heading up LCI's international efforts."
 Shields earned a bachelor of arts degree from Southern Connecticut State University with a minor in Asian history. His personal background has also prepared him for his new role with LCI in that he was raised in Far East Asia as the son of a United States Foreign Service Officer, living in Hong Kong; Kobe, Japan; Seoul, Korea; Rangoon, Burma; and Manila, Philippines.
 LCI International, Inc. is a publicly held, worldwide, facilities- based telecommunications company that provides to its business and residential customers a full array of voice, data and video transmission services through its fiber-optic network. LCI International, Inc., with headquarters in McLean, Va., has its operational subsidiaries headquartered in Dublin, Ohio.
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 /CONTACT: Jim Fette, 614-798-6272, or Jodi Norton, 614-798-6369, both of LCI International/
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