Tuesday August 22, 8:05am Eastern Time

Company Press Release

North American DataCom Announces Fiber Optic Conduit Agreement

IUKA, Miss.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 22, 2000--Robert R. Crawford, president of North American DataCom, Inc. (OTCBB:NADA - news), today announced DataCom's finalization of an agreement to purchase more than one thousand miles of fiber optic conduit along a corridor connecting Atlanta, Georgia; Chattanooga, Tennessee; and Memphis, Tennessee. The agreement provides a framework for additional network segments throughout the southeastern United States. This agreement, along with DataCom's previous purchase of 500 miles of conduit secured earlier in the year between Jacksonville, Florida and New Orleans, Louisiana, finalizes several critical routes for the Company's fiber optic infrastructure.

``We are very pleased and excited to have concluded this transaction. This Agreement represents a major milestone as we deploy and expand our fiber optic network throughout the region,'' said Mr. Crawford.

DataCom will provide Enterprise Data Storage Services, Bandwidth, and Professional Services for high-speed Storage Area Networks and point-to-point Critical Data Storage. Services will exploit DataCom's network infrastructure for data availability, data protection, scalability, and performance for the medical, financial, government, and corporate arenas.

North American DataCom is an information technology company with a core emphasis in Fiber Optic and Wireless Technologies, Critical and Remote Enterprise Storage Services, Internet Access, Network Support and Information Technology Services. This vertical market structure is central to DataCom's overall business plan. DataCom plans to offer high-speed data access and remote critical data storage services from its ``state-of-the-art'' Mississippi-based data center facilities.

North American DataCom, through its North American InfoTech, LLC subsidiary, is deploying a broadband fiber optic and wireless distribution network within the southeastern United States. When completed, the NAIT network will consist of more than 3,000 route miles of fiber optic facilities, and will be able to support the data storage and retrieval, multimedia and e-Commerce communications applications associated with the emerging Broadband Economy. NAIT plans to offer a host of network based services including point-to-point broadband services, managed wavelength services and secure Enterprise Data Storage throughout the southeastern United States.

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 June 16, 2000, and subsequent Forms yet to be filed. Actual results may differ materially from management's expectations.

North American DataCom's principal executive offices are located at 751 County Road 989, Building 1000, Iuka, MS 38852. For further information, contact Investor Relations, 662/424-5030, and by e-mail at investorrelations@nadata.com.


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

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