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View Tech Inc. and USTeleCenters Inc. announce shareholder approval of merger.

CAMARILLO, Calif. and BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 1996-- View Tech Inc. (NASDAQ/NMS:VUTK), a leader in video communications, and USTeleCenters Inc., one of the oldest and largest authorized sales agents for several of the Regional Bell Operating Companies, Wednesday announced that both companies received shareholder approval of the merger between the two entities.

The companies conducted separate shareholder meetings Tuesday in Camarillo and Boston, the locations of the executive offices of View Tech and USTeleCenters, respectively.

Conclusion of the merger is expected on or about Nov. 30, 1996, upon completion of the necessary closing documentation and final due diligence requirements as detailed in the Definitive Merger Agreement.

Robert G. Hatfield, chairman and chief executive officer of View Tech, commented on the approval by the View Tech shareholders, "We are extremely pleased with the shareholders' approval of the merger and we are enthusiastic about the new opportunities that the combined companies will have to further expand the Northeastern region, diversify our revenue sources and establish voice, video and data integration solutions for our customers."

"Our shareholder vote to approve the merger with View Tech is an exciting and important step in the process of combining our two companies," remarked Franklin A. Reece, chairman and president of USTeleCenters. "We look forward to the business combination with optimism and enthusiasm."

About View Tech Inc.

View Tech, founded in 1992, is a leader in the marketing, integration and installation of proprietary video communication systems and related technology applications, provides engineering, consulting, training and maintenance services for its entire installed customer base. The company's products and services enable its customers to engage in face-to-face discussions and meetings anywhere in the world through advanced video digital networks.

About USTeleCenters Inc.

USTeleCenters, founded in 1986, is a single point of contact provider of voice, video and data equipment and network services, bundling telecommunications solutions for business customers. The company has equipment distribution partnerships with Ascend, Northern Telecom, PictureTel and markets network services nationally through agency agreements with Bell Atlantic, GTE, NYNEX, Southwestern Bell and Sprint.

CONTACT: View Tech Inc., Camarillo

Robert G. Hatfield/William M. McKay, 805/482-8277

or

USTeleCenters Inc., Boston

Franklin A. Reece III, 617/439-9911

or

Coffin-KCSA

William F. Coffin, 818/789-0100
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