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PRIMUS Telecommunications Named to the Fortune 1000.

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MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 25, 2004

PRIMUS Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (Nasdaq:PRTL), a global telecommunications services provider offering bundled voice, data, Internet, digital subscriber line (DSL), voice-over-Internet protocol (VOIP), Web hosting, enhanced virtual private network (VPN) applications and other value added services, today announced that it has been included in the 2004 'Fortune 1000' ranking of the largest public companies in the United States, based on revenue. The complete listing of companies can be found in the April 5, 2004 issue of Fortune Magazine.

Co-Founders K. Paul Singh and John DePodesta commented, "Over the last ten years, we have witnessed the evolution of PRIMUS from a shared vision to a global business enterprise that now joins the ranks of America's largest public companies. We must thank our management team, employees, investors, and customers, whose loyalty and support have made this achievement possible."

PRIMUS Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NASDAQ:PRTL) is a global telecommunications services provider offering bundled voice, data, Internet, DSL, VOIP, Web hosting, enhanced VPN applications and other value added services. PRIMUS owns and operates an extensive global backbone network of owned and leased transmission facilities, including VOIP connections to over 150 countries and over 550 points-of-presence (POPs) throughout the world, ownership interests in over 23 undersea fiber optic cable systems, 18 international gateway and domestic switches, and a variety of operating relationships that allow it to deliver traffic worldwide. PRIMUS has deployed a global state-of-the-art broadband fiber optic ATM+IP network and data centers to offer customers Internet, data, hosting and e-commerce services. Founded in 1994 and based in McLean, Virginia, PRIMUS serves corporate, small- and medium-sized businesses, residential and data, ISP and telecommunication carrier customers primarily located in the North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific regions of the world. News and information are available at PRIMUS's Web site at
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