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AdEPT Telecom plc
27 March 2009
AdEPT Telecom Plc (“AdEPT Telecom” or the “Company”)

Director Appointment

AdEPT Telecom is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher David Fishwick, aged 47, as Non-Executive Deputy Chairman with immediate effect.  

Chris brings a wealth of experience to the board following his 25 years working in the City of London and has extensive experience of corporate life having been on the board of more than 15 quoted companies across a number of sectors. Chris is the brother of Ian Fishwick, Managing Director.

Chris Fishwick has a total beneficial interest in 6,434,400 Ordinary Shares, representing approximately 30.6% of the current issued share capital of the Company.

For further information on AdEPT Telecom please visit or contact:

AdEPT Telecom Plc

Roger Wilson, Chairman

Ian Fishwick, Chief Executive

01892 550 243

07786 111 535

Blue Oar Securities Plc

Shane Gallwey 

020 7448 4400

The following information is required to be disclosed under AIM Rule 17 and schedule 2 paragraph (g) of the AIM rules:

Current directorships and partnerships

Previous directorships held within the past five years

CKR Holdings Limited

The Portal Restaurant & Bar Limited

Rykesh Communications Limited

Leveraged Income Fund Limited

The Media & Income Trust Limited

European Growth & Income Trust plc

The Taverners Trust plc

CKR Rewards Limited

Midas Income & Growth Trust Plc

Chris Fishwick was a director of Aberdeen Preferred Securities Plc. Aberdeen Preferred Securities Plc was placed in Members’ Voluntary Liquidation on 26 June 2002.

Chris Fishwick was a director of The Media & Income Trust Limited which went into administrative receivership on 10 July 2002.

Chris Fishwick was a director of Aberdeen High Income Trust Plc which went into administrative receivership on 26 July 2002.

Chris Fishwick was a director of Media Zeros plc which went into administrative receivership on 8 July 2003.

Chris Fishwick was a director of Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc. Smaller Companies Investment Trust Plc was placed in Members’ Voluntary Liquidation on 8 August 2003.

About AdEPT Telecom Plc

AdEPT Telecom plc (AIM: ADT.L) is one of the UK’s leading independent providers of voice and data telecommunications services. The Company provides fixed line calls, line rental and broadband to approximately 23,000 business customers and 14,000 residential customers. AdEPT Telecom’s primary focus is on the UK SME market, which at 30 September 2008 accounted for approximately 95 per cent. of the Company’s turnover. AdEPT Telecom has strategic relationships with tier-1 suppliers such as BT, Cable & Wireless and Carphone Warehouse. The Company employs 65 members of staff at its offices in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.