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INTELLICALL ANNOUNCES SALE OF CALL PROCESSING UNIT

 DALLAS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellicall, Inc. (NYSE: ICL) today announced that it has sold the assets of its call processing business unit to Murdock, Remmers & Associates, Inc. (MRA) for $6.2 million, comprising $3.6 million in cash, and $2.6 million in notes and other consideration.
 All cash proceeds from the transaction will be used to reduce debt. The assets sold consist of approximately 235 systems, installed primarily in hotels, and the related service contracts. The purchased systems remain subject to license and service agreements with Intellicall. Intellicall reported $6.6 million of revenue from the operations in 1992 and $3.9 million of revenue for the first six months of 1993.
 MRA, headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is a diversified telecommunications company providing products and services to the hospitality industry throughout the United States. MRA offers a single source for sales, services and maintenance of telephone and call accounting systems; automated and live operator services and long distance switched and dedicated services. MRA is the largest operator of Intellicall call processing equipment and services in the United States.
 William O. Hunt, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Intellicall said, "We believe this is a positive move for both Intellicall and MRA. This sale allows Intellicall to redeploy certain assets and energies toward our core business activities, the international market place and other global network services. MRA can continue to focus on installing and operating call processing systems and provide a full-range of telecommunications services to the hospitality and other industries. We remain committed to supporting MRA and our other call processing customers by providing state of the art call processing equipment and services to the hospitality industry.
 Intellicall's products and services include network and customer premise equipment such as intelligent pay telephones; database access services; and call processing, network control and business management systems. The company markets its advanced telecommunications technologies to private pay telephone and network operators, domestic local exchange carriers, international PTTs and interexchange and international network service providers. Intellicall markets its products internationally through a network of exclusive distributors who provide sales, engineering, installation and post-installation services.
 The company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "ICL" and is listed in alphabetical quotations as "Intellicall" or "Intelcal."
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 /CONTACT: John Carradine of Intellicall, Inc., 214-416-0022, or Clyde Hopkins of Hopkins & Associates, 214-754-0990, for Intellicall/
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