"We believe that the new online web portal will be a staple tool for all of our Ethernet Exchange customers going forward," continued Saboo. "It will enrich our customer experience, further illustrating Neutral Tandem's objective to help its customers interconnect in a simplified and efficient manner."

To learn more about Neutral Tandem's Ethernet Exchange, visit http://www.neutraltandem.com/prodServices/ethernet-exchange.htm .

Cautions Concerning Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this press release regarding Neutral Tandem's strategy, future operations, future financial position, future revenues, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management are forward-looking statements. The words "anticipates," "believes," "expects," "estimates," "projects," "plans," "intends," "may," "will," "would," and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, although not all forward-looking statements contain these identifying words. Neutral Tandem may not actually achieve the plans, intentions or expectations disclosed in its forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements Neutral Tandem makes. Factors that might cause such differences include, but are not limited to: risks associated with our ability to successfully develop and market Ethernet Exchange or ethernet services, including but not limited to identifying, obtaining, operating and maintaining attractive network switch sites, equipment,  software and business support systems, such as our Ethernet Exchange web portal, the risk that our business and the Tinet business will not be integrated successfully, cost estimation errors or overruns, interconnection delays, material delays or shortages, our inability to obtain and maintain necessary third party rights or permits on a timely basis, if at all, and other factors, including the impact of regulation, many of which are beyond our control and all of which could delay or negatively affect our ability to offer or market this new service; and other important factors included in Neutral Tandem's reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, particularly in the "Risk Factors" section of Neutral Tandem's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the period ended December 31, 2009 and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q for the quarters ended March 31, 2010 and June 30, 2010, as such Risk Factors may be updated from time to time in subsequent reports. Neutral Tandem does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.