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ACC SIGNS LONG-DISTANCE CONTRACTS WITH FOUR UNIVERSITIES

 ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- ACC Long Distance Corp. (ACC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of ACC Corp. (NASDAQ-NMS: ACCC), has signed multi-year agreements to provide long-distance telephone service to students, faculty, and administration at four colleges and universities located in New York and Massachusetts. Taken together, these contracts should provide ACC with total revenues of approximately $23 million over their combined contract periods. This announcement was made today by Arunas A. Chesonis, president of ACC Long Distance Corp.
 Contracts have been signed with the following colleges and universities: Colgate University, Hamilton, N.Y.; Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Buzzards Bay, Mass.; Westfield State College, Westfield, Mass.; and Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass. Contract terms begin with the 1993/1994 school year and run between 7 and 11 years, depending on the institution. ACC will provide a variety of services to students and administration, which may include outbound long-distance, operator-assisted services, and voice mail services.
 In commenting on the contracts, Chesonis stated, "ACC continues to experience outstanding success in signing long-term agreements with colleges and universities. Our custom-tailored long-distance student resale and administrative programs fit the unique needs of each academic institution we serve. We welcome these fine schools to our growing list of approximately 60 academic institutions worldwide using ACC services."
 ACC Long Distance Corp. is a subsidiary of ACC Corp., a diversified telecommunications company. Through its subsidiaries, ACC Corp. provides long-distance telephone service in the northeastern United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, and cellular services in Kentucky. The company's common stock is traded on the NASDAQ National Market System under the symbol "ACCC."
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 /CONTACT: Arunas A. Chesonis, president of ACC Long Distance Corp., 716-987-3240/
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