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magicJack is Granted U.S. Patent No. 8,306,201



magicJack is Granted U.S. Patent No. 8,306,201

Telephone Number Sharing Patent Might be the Most Valuable Telecom Patent
Granted This Decade

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., and NETANYA, Israel, Oct. 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
magicJack VocalTec, Ltd. (Nasdaq:CALL) (the "Company"), the Voice Experts and
cloud communications leader that invented voice over IP (VoIP) and sold over
ten million magicJacks®, today announced the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
granted the Company U.S. Patent No. 8,306,201.

Upon hearing the news, magicJack CEO Dan Borislow commented, "Being
innovative, more efficient and creating products and services that are loved
by our customers is the magicJack way. Today, myself, along with a co-worker,
are the inventors of a patent that will make communications easier, more
convenient and much less costly. This patent and our already deployed
technology saves and conserves valuable numbering resources throughout the
world. What would have taken a supercomputer a few years ago to enable this
technology is now being performed on a series of off-the-shelf high power
multi Intel CPU servers. Besides receiving the patent, for the last few months
we actually have it working successfully on millions of our own telecom apps
on Apple® and Android™, computers and many magicJacks. During this short time,
we have seen a six to eight fold increase in the number of inbound minutes on
our apps, proof of what the future holds. This is a remarkable occurrence
enabling whole classes of people to be able to receive phone calls who might
not previously have been able to do so for whatever reason. I.e. five year-old
children are now getting calls from their parents and grandparents on their
iPod touch®, iPad®, iPhone® and various Apple computers with their contact
list in iCloud. In a nutshell, if a company had people install a billion
telephone apps and previously wanted phone numbers for each, it would be close
to if not impossible. It would certainly be cost prohibitive. With this
invention, instead of using one billion numbers, for instance, you might just
use just three million telephone numbers for all one billion users. Like
always, each called party receives a unique number to call back the magicJack
user on a real phone number. With so many new devices being purchased
worldwide and previous devices handed down to kids and others who all should
want telephone apps with real telephone numbers, the timing of this invention
could not have been better. The more innovative the hardware manufactures are,
the better we do. magicJack products and services are not only the most
innovative, affordable and easy to use, but combined might possess the most
important intellectual property in its space. The timing of receiving this
patent came as a surprise to us, a very welcomed surprise indeed. My holiday
present came early this year. It's both important and complimentary to be
rewarded for thinking outside the box and for taking the risk of being
different."

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve
substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of
historical facts, contained in this press release, including statements about
our projected revenues, cash flows, strategy, future operations, new product
introductions and customer acceptance, future financial position, future
revenues, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management, are
forward-looking statements. Many factors could cause our actual results,
performance or achievements to be materially different from any future
results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements. These factors include, among other things: changes
to our business resulting from increased competition; any operational or
cultural difficulties associated with the continuing integration of the
businesses of VocalTec and YMax; potential adverse reactions or changes to
business relationships resulting from the completion of the merger; unexpected
costs, charges or expenses resulting from the merger; the ability of the
combined Company to achieve the estimated potential synergies or the longer
time it may take, and increased costs required, to achieve those synergies;
our ability to develop, introduce and market innovative products, services and
applications; our customer turnover rate and our customer acceptance rate;
changes in general economic, business, political and regulatory conditions;
availability and costs associated with operating our network; potential
liability resulting from pending or future litigation, or from changes in the
laws, regulations or policies; the degree of legal protection afforded to our
products; changes in the composition or restructuring of us or our
subsidiaries and the successful completion of acquisitions, divestitures and
joint venture activities; and the various other factors discussed in the "Risk
Factors" section of our Annual Report on Form 10-K and other filings  with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. Such factors, among others, could have a
material adverse effect upon our business, results of operations and financial
condition. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking
statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or
otherwise, except as required by law.

magicJack® is a registered trademark of magicJack VocalTec Ltd. All other
product or company names mentioned are the property of their respective
owners.

About magicJack VocalTec Ltd.

magicJack VocalTec Ltd. (Nasdaq:CALL), the inventor of VoIP including the
softphone and magicJack, has the goal of becoming the leading international
provider of global voice over many platforms. The Company has achieved sales
of over ten million of the easy-to-use, award-winning magicJack since the
device's launch in 2008, and has the use of over 30 patents, some dating to
when the Company invented VoIP. It is the largest reaching CLEC (Competitive
Local Exchange Carrier) in the United States in terms of area codes available
and certification in number of states, and the network has historically had
uptime of over 99.99 percent.

The VocalTec Communications Ltd. logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8568

CONTACT: Investor Relations
         Andrew MacInnes, President
         561-749-2255
         ir@magicJack.com
        
         Media Relations
         Kari Hernandez, INK Public Relations for magicJack
         512-382-8982
         magicjack@ink-pr.com

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