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SPRINT HOSPITALITY GROUP/CALLSTREAM COMMUNICATIONS INC. FORM MARKETING AGREEMENT

 KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Sprint (NYSE: FON) today announced a joint marketing agreement with CallStream Communications, Inc., a supplier of automated voice and fax response systems, to market CallStream's voice messaging system to hotels.
 The voice messaging system, called VoiceStream, is designed to provide guest convenience and hotel efficiency. It integrates the latest computer technology with hotel and motel communications systems.
 "VoiceStream is a versatile system that allows hotels and motels to reduce operational costs through improved staff efficiency," said Richard Kalbrener, president of the Sprint Hospitality Group. "And at the same time, it allows the hotelier to provide improved service to guests."
 Key features of the system include:
 -- Guest Voice Messaging -- Back Office Voice Messaging
 -- Pre-registration Messaging -- Group Messaging
 -- Automated Attendant -- Guest Wake-Up Service
 -- Comment Messaging -- Guest Directories
 -- Custom Hotel Greeting -- Property Management System
 Messages Interfaces
 -- Automated Check-Out -- Room Service Ordering
 -- Fax Mail -- Fax Response
 -- Voice Recognition -- Applications
 "VoiceStream is adaptable to most business needs and can be tailored to each hotel environment," said Cy Caine, director of marketing and strategic planning at CallStream. "The system can be integrated with most Private Branch Exchange Systems and hotel Property Management systems to offer a fully integrated environment for the hotel communication systems."
 VoiceStream's technology supports "Open Systems and AMIS Standards" and can be run under multiple Unix platforms. Computer systems under this marketing agreement are to be supplied with a Digital Computer Corporation computer and Digital on-site service.
 The voice messaging system reduces operator workload with automated or backup attendant messaging. The system currently supports multiple languages including English, French and Spanish and promises to add German, Japanese, Mandarin, Korean and Chinese to its existing library of languages.
 CallStream Communications, Inc., is based in Oakville, Ontario, Canada. The Company's VoiceStream Messaging System is the first messaging system to offer fully integrated voice, fax, modem, speech recognition, text to speech and multiple compression rates available simultaneously on every port, all the time, in a message processing system.
 Sprint is a diversified international telecommunications company with more than $10 billion in annual revenues and the United States' only nationwide all-digital, fiber-optic network. Its divisions provide global long distance voice, data and video products and services, local telephone services to nearly 6 million subscriber lines in 19 states, and cellular operations that serve 42 metropolitan markets and more than 50 rural service areas.
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 /CONTACT: Norman Black, 404-859-6096 or, after hours, 404-578-0679, or Rick Johnson, 404-859-6095 or, after hours, 404-421-8820, both of Sprint/
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