U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Grants Vonage New Patent for Optimized Routing of IP Telephony Communications

   U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Grants Vonage New Patent for Optimized
                    Routing of IP Telephony Communications

PR Newswire

HOLMDEL, N.J., June 25, 2013

HOLMDEL, N.J., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Vonage Holdings Corp. (NYSE: VG),
a leading provider of communication services connecting people through
cloud-connected devices worldwide, today announced that it has been granted
U.S. Pat. No. 8,472,342, "Systems and Methods of Routing IP Telephony Data
Packet Communications." The '342 patent was allowed in less than three months
under the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Prioritized Examination
Procedure.

The patented invention provides substantial improvements to voice quality in
IP-based telephony systems. This technology dynamically selects the path of
the communication based on network conditions at the time of the call.

"This invention creates important advantages for any VoIP network operator,
directly impacting the quality, reliability and user experience of its
service," said Chief Legal Officer Kurt M. Rogers. "Recognizing the high value
and novelty of this solution, we requested and received an accelerated
examination by the patent office. We appreciate the rapid examination, which
we believe validates the uniqueness of the invention." 

The '342 patent is Vonage's seventh in 2013. Vonage now has 25 U.S. patents
and nearly 170 U.S. patent applications pending, along with many foreign
patents and pending applications in jurisdictions worldwide.

About Vonage

Vonage (NYSE: VG) is a leading provider of communications services connecting
individuals through cloud-connected devices worldwide. Our technology serves
approximately 2.3 million subscribers. We provide feature-rich, affordable
communication solutions that offer flexibility, portability and ease-of-use
for both landline and mobile phones. Our Vonage World® plan offers unlimited
calling to more than 60 countries with popular features like call waiting,
call forwarding and visual voicemail – for one low monthly rate. Our Vonage
Mobile app is a free downloadable app for iPhone^® and Android™ that lets
users talk, text and video chat worldwide for free with anyone else who uses
the app. Vonage's service is sold on the web and through regional and national
retailers including Walmart, Best Buy, Kmart and Sears, and is available to
customers in the U.S. (www.vonage.com), Canada (www.vonage.ca) and the United
Kingdom (www.vonage.co.uk).

Vonage Holdings Corp. is headquartered in Holmdel, New Jersey. Vonage® is a
registered trademark of Vonage Marketing LLC, owned by Vonage America Inc.

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SOURCE Vonage

Website: http://www.vonage.com
Contact: Media Contact: Jo Ann Tizzano, 732.365.1363,
joann.tizzano@vonage.com, Investor Contact: Leslie Arena, 732.203.7372,
leslie.arena@vonage.com
 
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