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ACC CORP. ANNOUNCES NEW PRESIDENT IN CANADA

 ROCHESTER, N.Y., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- ACC Corp. (NASDAQ/NMS: ACCC) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Richard T. Aab today announced that Robert C. Watson will become president of ACC Long Distance Ltd. (ACC LD Ltd.) effective May 10, 1993. Thomas H. Davis, president, and Steven Kerekes, executive vice president of ACC LD Ltd. have resigned as officers effective May 10, 1993 to pursue personal business interests.
 Watson joins ACC after 12 years with Cable and Wireless Telecommunications (CWT), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cable and Wireless plc. Most recently he was executive vice president with responsibility for all of Cable and Wireless' activities in Canada, amounting to over $64 million (U.S.) in long-distance and interconnect revenues and 265 employees. He successfully directed CWT's entry and growth in the resale long-distance industry.
 Richard E. Sayers, president and chief operating officer of ACC Corp. stated, "A smooth transition is anticipated. Bob Watson is an experienced telecommunications executive and we have excellent management depth in the organization. In addition, both Tom and Steve will be working closely with Bob until year end to ensure an orderly transition. Tom Davis and Steve Kerekes have been instrumental in the growth and development of ACC in Canada, and we wish them well in their new ventures."
 Sayers further stated, "ACC Long Distance Ltd. continues to experience rapid growth with a revenue run rate in excess of $60 million (U.S.) and 110 employees."
 ACC Corp. is a diversified telecommunications company based in Rochester, New York. The company is a holding company for ACC Long Distance Corp., ACC Long Distance Ltd., ACC Network Corp., ACC Local Fiber Corp., ACC Long Distance UK Ltd., and Danbury Cellular Telephone Company. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides long-distance service in the northeastern United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and cellular services in Kentucky.
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 /CONTACT: Dick Sayers of ACC Corp., 716-987-3140/
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