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VOPIUM ANNOUNCES ERIK NERAAL AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
Luxembourg – 22 June 2011 – Vopium, a leading innovator in mobile global communications, is pleased to announce the appointment of Erik Neraal as Chief Operating Officer. With over 20 years experience in the IT and telecommunications sectors, Erik will take a leading role in all operations at Vopium.

Prior to joining Vopium, Neraal held several senior strategic and operational management roles, including with companies Digital Equipment (DEC), AT&T and Sprint International. In his last position, Erik was CEO at mobile software developer, Plutolife, a company he turned around to become an industry leader and later sold to stock-listed, Jumbuck Ltd.

“Vopium’s present focus is to take advantage of the growing global demand for an app-based calling solution like ours. We feel Erik’s focus and determination as a leader, coupled with his industry expertise and successful track record will help Vopium meet this challenge and take us to the next level,” said Christian Eyde Møller, Vopium Chairman of the Board.

Vopium technology enables mobile phone users to make international calls at the reduced price and exceptional sound quality of a local phone call without the need of a WiFi or 3G connection. Users can also take advantage of low cost SMS, as well as integrated free instant messaging. Vopium is currently available on Apple iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, Windows Mobile and Java platforms.

“This is a very exciting time for innovative, application-based mobile service providers like Vopium. Having a unique and easy to use product like ours makes us very attractive to both consumers and industry partners. I look forward to the challenge of shaping our global operations and services to better realize this opportunity,” said Erik Neraal, Vopium Chief Operating Officer.
About Vopium:
Vopium means mobile phone calls without borders. We enable customers to make affordable international mobile phone calls to family, friends and colleagues anywhere, anytime. Our award winning phone app that takes advantage of both VoIP and GSM technologies, enables global calling that costs, sounds and is as simple to make as a local phone call. Vopium works on over 900 different mobile phone models - from the latest smartphone to traditional mobile phones.

With over one million customers in 46 countries, Vopium powers reliable cost effective communication around the world. Vopium is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris Exchange. For more information, please visit http://www.vopium.com


For additional information, please contact:
Chairman of the Board Christian Eyde Møller, cem@vopium.com
CEO Tanveer Sharif, ts@vopium.com