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Premiere Global Services Launches PGiMEET Webcast

New Web Streaming Service Empowers PGi Customers to Instantly Connect with Thousands

Mar 10, 2009

ATLANTA, March 10, 2009 - Today announced the launch of PGiMeet Webcast that will enable its customers to deliver one-to-many multimedia events in an easy-to-use, cost-effective streaming format.
 
Premiere Global Services, Inc. (NYSE: PGI), a global provider of on-demand, applied communication technologies, today announced the launch of PGiMeet Webcast that will enable its customers to deliver one-to-many multimedia events in an easy-to-use, cost-effective streaming format. The addition of PGiMeet Webcast further solidifies PGi’s leadership as the go-to source for virtual business meetings – whether held on the phone or over the Web.
 
Now more than ever, businesses are looking to streaming technologies as a cost-effective way to deliver messages to their constituents and to archive rich and meaningful content. Marketing webinars, product demonstrations, classroom-style lectures, town hall meetings, and investor relations conferences are a few of the many ways that companies can use webcasting technology to better communicate key points to large groups.

Currently available for Premiere Global customers in North America and Europe, PGiMeet Webcast gives hosts better flexibility and control of their streaming Web events and simplifies the user-experience with instant online access. In addition, this comprehensive new streaming offering includes recording, archiving, reporting, management services, email reminders, Q&A, and live polling for hosts to design meaningful and engaging events.

“The addition of PGiMeet Webcast to our broad suite of audio and Web collaboration solutions adds another tool for our customers to effectively reach their audiences,” said Jacqueline Yeaney, CMO, Premiere Global Services, Inc. “We are excited about PGiMeet Webcast, as we see the demand for streaming technologies continuing to grow as companies look for more productive and efficient ways to host large, virtual meetings.”

About Premiere Global Services, Inc.
Premiere Global Services, Inc., formerly Ptek Holdings, Inc., is a leading global provider of innovative business communications and data services. Customers use our ASP platform to conduct traditional and VoIP-based collaboration sessions and to process and deliver large quantities of individualized, business critical information. Premiere Global offers outsourced document delivery, data capture, alerts/notifications and campaign management solutions that automate customers' business processes and improve efficiency levels enterprise-wide. We also offer a full suite of conferencing solutions, including automated, operator-assisted and Web collaboration services that enable customers to communicate real-time via our advanced, open standards global conferencing platform.
 
Premiere Global serves more than 46,000 corporate accounts in nearly every business sector, throughout 18 countries worldwide. Our corporate headquarters is located at 3399 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30326. Additional information can be found at www.pgi.com.
 
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