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magicJack Appoints Anthony Russo Vice President of Mobile

Companies mentioned in this article: magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. & JERUSALEM -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq:CALL), a leading cloud-based communications company, today appointed Anthony Russo as vice president of mobile. Most recently, Russo directed global mobile strategy and app development for iOS and Android at Vonage. He’ll lead the ongoing expansion of magicJack’s 'over the top' mobile communications solution, reporting to Timothy McDonald, chief operating officer (COO).

“The magicJack voice app is an important part of our growth strategy as we continue to enhance our unique at home and on the go voice service,” said Timothy McDonald, COO, magicJack. “The addition of Anthony to the management team helps us to ensure magicJack's ongoing growth as the preferred over-the-top mobile voice provider. His unique combination of mobile and VoIP expertise will help take the magicJack mobile offering to the next level.”

Prior to his role at Vonage, Russo held a number of product and sales roles at AT&T Mobility and Cingular Wireless, which included launching the first U.S. carrier-branded VoIP app, AT&T Call International.

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About magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq: CALL), the inventor of magicJack and a pioneer in Voice over IP (VoIP) technology and services, is a leading cloud communications company. With its easy-to-use, low cost solution for telecommunications, the Company has sold more than 10 million award-winning magicJack devices, now in its third generation, has millions of downloads of its free calling app, and holds more than 30 technology patents, magicJack is the largest-reaching CLEC (Competitive Local Exchange Carrier) in the United States in terms of area codes available and number of states in which it is certified.

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