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Global Village Fax/Modem/Ethernet PC Card is Tops in MacUser Review.



SUNNYVALE Sunnyvale, city (1990 pop. 117,229), Santa Clara co., W Calif., near San Francisco; settled 1849, inc. 1912. A city in Silicon Valley, its many manufactures include semiconductors; machinery and instruments; electrical, electronic, and aerospace products; , Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 28, 1997--Global Village Communication, Inc. (NASDAQ NASDAQ
 in full National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations

U.S. market for over-the-counter securities. Established in 1971 by the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD), NASDAQ is an automated quotation system that reports on
:GVIL), announced today that its PowerPort Platinum Pro fax/modem A combination fax board and data modem available as an external unit that plugs into the serial port of the computer or as an expansion board for internal installation. It includes a switch that routes the call to the fax or data modem, and incoming faxes are printed on the computer's  PC Card earned a "Best Buy" from MacUser MacUser is a fortnightly computer magazine published by Dennis Publishing Ltd. and licensed by Felden in the UK.

In 1985 Felix Dennis’ Dennis Publishing, the creators of MacUser in the UK, licensed the name and “mouse-rating” symbol for MacUser to
 Magazine in the October October: see month.  1997 issue.

The PowerPort Platinum Pro PC card, a long-time best-seller in the Apple PowerBook A family of laptop computers from Apple that was introduced in 1991. PowerBook was the first Apple brand name for a series of portable computers, which lasted until 2006, when they were superseded by the MacBook Pro.  market, was evaluated against other PC Card products and received the highest scores for average speed and successful connections. The product also earned praise for its breadth of features and affordable price. The product review is also available on the MacUser website at http://www.zdnet.com/macuser/mu_1097/reviews/buyers.html .

"This recognition is further evidence of our commitment to provide high-quality, easy-to-use communication products for the PowerBook market," said Brian Loucks, director, Product Marketing at Global Village. "Going forward, PowerBook customers will find the same level of quality and value in our new 56K fax/modem and 56K fax/modem/Ethernet PC cards that MacUser found in the PowerPort Platinum Pro," Loucks added.

About Global Village Communication

With over 8 million customers, Global Village Communication, Inc. (NASDAQ:GVIL) is a leading supplier of integrated communication solutions for personal computer users. Global Village sells its products directly and through leading VARs, retailers and distributors worldwide. For more information, please visit the Global Village web site, The Village, at http://www.globalvillage.com .

CONTACT: Global Village Communication

Heidi Palmer, 408/523-2204

heidi_palmer@globalvillage.com
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