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Premiere Global Services Upgrades Award-Winning Netspoke Web Conferencing Technology

New Features Significantly Improve Netspoke User Experience

Jan 26, 2009

ATLANTA, January 26, 2009 - Premiere Global Services, Inc. announces a major upgrade of its award-winning Web-collaboration technology, Netspoke.
 
Premiere Global Services, Inc. (NYSE: PGI), a global provider of on-demand, communication technologies-based business process improvement solutions, today announced a major upgrade of its award-winning Web-collaboration technology, Netspoke. With the new Netspoke, it is now easier than ever for business professionals to meet and collaborate virtually - anytime, anywhere.

 

The upgrades include new personal meeting rooms that provide for quicker entry on the Web and dial-out access for audio participants, ensuring all meetings start on time. Netspoke users can now enjoy the following:

+ Personal Meeting Room — Instantly access personal meeting rooms with dedicated URLs and remove the burden of waiting for slow downloads or remembering complicated URLs and passwords.
+ Dial-Out — Simply share a meeting room URL and let Premiere Global dial-out directly to meeting participants so there is no need to locate a phone number or passcode.
+ Video Settings — Create a virtual face-to-face meeting through better video quality and bandwidth controls for multi-point video.
+ Participant Controls — Keep participants engaged by the use of instant feedback tools that measure status or mood and allow for hand-raising within the Web interface.
+ PowerPoint Uploads — Quickly upload presentation changes directly from within the Netspoke interface.

“In today's environment, more of our customers are looking to cost-effective, hassle-free alternatives to business travel and face-to-face meetings. These significant new upgrades to Netspoke will make it easier to meet and collaborate virtually on the Web, and to make those meetings more productive,” said Jacqueline Yeaney, Chief Marketing Officer, Premiere Global Services, Inc. “Launching these improvements to the Netspoke user experience is another example of Premiere Global’s commitment to continual innovation.”

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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.
 
Forward-looking and cautionary statement
 
Statements made in this press release, other than those concerning historical information, should be considered forward-looking and subject to various risks and uncertainties. Such forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and are made based on management's current expectations or beliefs as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, management. A variety of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated in Premiere Global Services Inc.'s forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the following factors: competitive pressures, including pricing pressures; technological change; the development of alternatives to our services; market acceptance of our new services and enhancements; integration of acquired companies; service interruptions; increased financial leverage; our dependence on our subsidiaries for cash flow; continued weakness in our legacy broadcast fax business; foreign currency exchange rates; possible adverse results of pending or future litigation or infringement claims; federal or state legislative or regulatory changes, including government regulations applicable to traditional telecommunications service providers; general domestic and international economic, business or political conditions; a global economic slowdown or changes in the cost or availability of financing; and other factors described from time to time in our press releases, reports and other filings with the SEC, including but not limited to the "Risk Factors" sections of our Annual Report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended December 31, 2007, our Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q/A for the quarters ended March 31, 2008 and June 30, 2008 and our Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2008. All forward-looking statements attributable to us or a person acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.