InternetSpeech Inks Deal with
Santa Cruz-Based ISP to Provide Voice Internet Solution
Sasquatch Computer Extends InternetSpeech's
netECHO Service to its User-Base
SAN JOSE - Dec. 28, 2004 - InternetSpeech,
a premier voice Internet technology provider, announced today that it has inked a revenue-sharing deal with Sasquatch Computer, LLC, a Santa Cruz-based Internet Service Provider. This enables Sasquatch Computer to offer its customers InternetSpeech's netECHOŽ voice Internet solution, a unique technology allowing effective Web surfing, searching, and email access using its intelligent voice/audio browser over any telephone in the world . netECHO basically lets users to talk and listen to the Internet using any phone, without a computer.
"Today's deal further validates netECHO's position as the pace-setting voice Internet solution and illustrates the accelerating demand for voice Internet from companies in the burgeoning Internet services industry," said Dr. Emdad Khan, founder, president and CEO of InternetSpeech. "After reviewing several companies in the area, InternetSpeech proudly selected Sasquatch Computer as its exclusive partner for Santa Cruz and surrounding counties due to their high standards of customer service and their diligence in making the Internet accessible to everyone. We look forward to working with Sasquatch to give its customers this value-added service that can instantly connect them to the Internet with any mobile or land-line telephone."
"New features like netECHO help us grow both in our home market here in Santa Cruz and beyond," said Gary Herman, founder of Jabico Enterprises, parent company of Sasquatch Computer. "We seek to offer our current and potential Sasquatch subscribers better ways of tapping into the informational and communications power of the Internet. Now everyone can benefit from the ability to access it all by phone - anytime and anywhere. Mobile users have been waiting for this for a long time, and we are also excited because the power of netECHO helps us open up a new world of Internet access to elderly or disabled people with special needs."
InternetSpeech is the leader in voice Internet technology. Its voice/audio browser, netECHOŽ, provides consumers, businesses and Governments complete anytime, anywhere voice-based telephone access to the Internet. The company's patented technology can be bundled with other products such as traditional computer-based Internet access, location-based services, or visual micro browsers. InternetSpeech also offers business software that automates the process of voice-enabling a company's Web site and applications in any language, furthering the development of a globally-connected voice Internet. InternetSpeech, a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, Calif., launched netECHO in November 2000. For more information about InternetSpeech, visit www.internetspeech.com, or call 408-532-8460.
About Sasquatch Computer, LLC:
Santa Cruz-based Sasquatch Computer is a locally-owned and operated Internet Service Provider offering secure, reliable, and affordable services ranging from dial-up internet access through commercial Web hosting to innovative web development and design services. Featuring a fully redundant network for increased reliability and a highly-trained technical support staff to complement a plenitude of online self-help support tools, Sasquatch has been able to supply subscribers with competitively-priced, state-of-the-art Internet connectivity and Internet-related services for over ten years. For more information, visit
www.sasquatch.com, or call 831-420-1053.
netECHOŽ is a registered trademark of InternetSpeech. Sasquatch is a trademark of Sasquatch Computer.
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