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North American DataCom Receives Certification as a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier -CLEC-

IUKA, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 12, 2000--In a public announcement today, the Lieutenant, Governor of the State of Mississippi, Amy Tuck, announced that North American DataCom, Inc. (OTC BB: NADA - news) had received certification by the Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) as a Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) and Interexchange Carrier (IXC). In her statement, the Lieutenant Governor thanked the Public Service Commission for their efforts along with the untiring efforts of Senator Travis Little, who represents the district in which North American DataCom, Inc. (NAD) is located. NAD will begin offering voice, data, high-speed Internet and data storage services from its Mississippi based facilities. NAD plans to co-locate, high-speed ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) and SDSL (symmetric digital subscriber line) switches in Mississippi and across the southeast as interconnection agreements are finalized between NAD and BellSouth. With the addition of ADSL and SDSL services, NAD will be in a position to offer Internet connections at speeds up to 1.5 Megabits per second. The internet service will be packaged with local, in-state, and long distance telephone services. NAD also intends to expand its current wireless operations to provide voice, data, and high-speed Internet services to business and residential customers beginning in late summer.

Robert Crawford, President of NAD, commented that, ``As a CLEC, NAD's use of ADSL and SDSL technology brings a more robust, reliable and secure connection to the Internet than traditional dial up services. The traditional internet service will soon be replaced with high speed connections (broad band width) by the ISP (Information Service Provider) companies that will be leading this information technology industry into the future.''

Mr. Crawford further stated that, ``As NAD expands its CLEC and IXC footprint in the southeast, its digital subscriber services plans to obtain market penetration into commercial and consumer markets through a optical, metallic, and wireless hybrid service system.''

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this release express management's beliefs and expectations regarding future performance. These statements are forward-looking and involve risk and uncertainties. These risks include, but not limited to, the ability to negotiate venture agreements, properly identify acquisition partners, manage and integrate acquired businesses, react to quarterly fluctuation in results, raise working capitol and secure other financing, respond to competition and other rapidly expanding technology, deal with market and stock price fluctuation, and other risks. These risks are and will be detailed, from time to time, in North American DataCom, Inc. Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including Form 10KSB for year ending June 30, 1999, Form 8K dated December 20, 1999, Form 10Q dated April 13, 2000, and subsequent Forms yet to be filed. Actual results may differ materially from management's expectations.


                North American DataCom, Inc., Iuka
                Investor Relations, 662-424-5030


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