Action Cellular Rent A Phone Acquires Largest San Francisco Competitor

(San Francisco, CA, August 1, 1997) Action Cellular Rent A Phone is pleased to announce that it has acquired the Northern California division of Cancall Cellular. Cancall, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, is publicly traded on the Vancouver Stock Exchange. Upon completion of the purchase, Scott Thompson, Cancall's San Francisco General Manager, became Action's new Vice President of Sales.

According to company president Lee Dorfman, "The new larger Action Cellular is well positioned to service San Francisco's enormous influx of visitors. Our phones, which are rented on a daily or weekly basis, are frequently ordered through the hotel concierges and business centers throughout the city." In addition, Action provides cellular phones for the record-breaking numbers of conventions at the City's Moscone Center. Local service on Action's phones is provided by Cellular One.

Last year action was ranked one of the San Francisco Bay Area's 100 fastest growing companies, and Action expects that 1997 will be another record year.

Action Cellular's clients have included American Airlines, Apple Computer, AT&T, Bank of America, Bell South, CBS News, Citicorp, CNN, Digital Equipment Corp., ESPN, Federal Express, Goldman Sachs, Hewlett Packard, IBM, INTV, Levi Strauss, Merrill Lynch, Microsoft, NBC, Reuters, Charles Schwab, Saatchi & Saatchi, Sun Microsystems, USAir and Wells Fargo Bank.

For more information, call 1-800-RENT-PHONE, or write to lee@rentaphone.com.

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