Nikotel Replaces Existing VoIP Software with Xten Softphones

Santa Clara, CA — August 3, 2004 —

Xten (OTCBB: XNWK), a provider of SIP-based Voice and Video over IP software and softphones, today announced that Nikotel, a provider of low-cost Internet based telephony solutions for businesses and private users, has replaced their own softphone offerings with the popular SIP softphone offerings from Xten.

"Xten's premium softphone X-PRO sets new standards in quality of softphones and our free X-Lite softphone offering completes our already outstanding line of VoIP products. In Xten we have found an innovative and enthusiastic business partner, who takes Voice over IP as seriously as we do," says Michael Kakuschky, CIO of Nikotel Inc. Europe. "By utilizing X-Lite, we created another outstanding opportunity for our customers to benefit from SIP technology with the highest possible standards for the lowest rates."

Xten's softphones place a full featured, advanced IP telephony phone directly on the user's desktop. PC, Mac, Pocket PC and Linspire compatible, the advanced X-PRO and free X-Lite allow road warriors and even the family visiting relatives, to stay connected wherever there is an Internet connection.

"We are very pleased to be the provider of Nikotel's new softphone offerings," explained Erik Lagerway, President and Chief Operating Officer of Xten. "Xten has great respect for what Nikotel has accomplished in the PC-based calling industry and we look forward to building on this new relationship."

About Xten®

Xten Networks, Inc. is a provider of award-winning, high-quality, carrier-grade SIP-based Voice and Video over IP software and softphones. Xten's goal is to be the primary choice in SIP-based client-side audio and video IP communications software for Telecoms, Cable Providers, Internet Telephony Service Providers and OEMs. 

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