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SNET AND SAFECALL, INC. SIGN AGREEMENT TO IMPROVE CELLULAR PRIVACY

 WETHERSFIELD, Conn., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SafeCall, Inc. today announced that it has signed an exclusive agreement with SNET Cellular, Inc. to make SafeCall's cellular privacy network available to SNET Cellular customers.
 The Safecall privacy network utilizes encryption algorithms and a patented process that provides cellular users the ability to place a secure scrambled call from anywhere in the United States or Canada to anywhere in the world.
 "SafeCall subscribers simply install a voice scrambler unit on their phone, dial the network and the cellular portion of the call -- sending and receiving -- is automatically scrambled," said Richard Koch, president of SafeCall. Only one scrambler device is needed, the receiving party requires no special equipment.
 SNET Cellular, Inc. is the first cellular carrier in the U.S. to use SafeCall's patented secure network. Service will be available by early October.
 SafeCall is a joint enterprise of Shared Technologies Cellular, Inc., a subsidiary of Shared Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: STCH) of Wethersfield, Conn. and Cycomm Corporation of Portland, Ore., a subsidiary of Cycomm International, Inc. (AMEX: CYI). Safecall is negotiating with cellular carriers and marketing associations to offer it's services nationwide.
 SNET Cellular, Inc. operates a cellular network that provides mobile phone services in all counties in Connecticut, parts of Massachusetts, and for boaters, on the Long Island Sound.
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 /CONTACT: Beverly Levy of SNET, 203-771-4474, or Richard Koch,


617-330-8890, or Sean Hayes, 203-258-2476, both of SafeCall/
 (STCH CYI)


CO: SafeCall, Inc.; SNET Cellular, Inc. ST: Connecticut; Oregon IN: TLS SU: CON

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