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Gradwell, the leading and award-winning one-stop internet business provider for the UK’s SME sector, announced today (9 March 2009) it has launched the “Spoken through Spinvox” Voice-2-Text service for its Hosted PBX Platform.

The service will be demonstrated on Gradwell’s stand 148 at London Olympia’s UC 2009, 11 and 12 March.

“We will show how you can ‘read’ your voicemail messages via text or email,” explained Peter Gradwell, MD of the Bath-based company which - in December 2008 - won an award from ITSPA (Internet Service Providers Association) for Best Business VoIP.

“The Voice-2-Text service helps businesses convert their voicemail audio into text, to be delivered by SMS text message or by email – whichever format the customer chooses,” he added.

Voice-2-Text is a bespoke innovation by Gradwell, which utilises the Spinvox Voice Message Conversion System (VMCS) to:

enable ‘on the move’ or remote employees to keep in touch with any voicemail message received on their office phone with ease;

allow voicemail messages to be easily prioritised, forwarded and/or archived – no longer stuck in the voicemail inbox.

“With this innovative service we are stealing a march on our competitors,” commented Peter. “Spoken through Spinvox Voice-2-Text will benefit users significantly and shows that we are really motoring forward in advancing UK Business VoIP,” he added.

“We’re pleased to work with Gradwell to offer their customers a truly unified communications service, helping British businesses save time and money,” said Christina Domecq, CEO and Co-founder, SpinVox.

Contact:

Peter Gradwell,
Managing Director
01225 800800 - www.gradwell.com

Jack Ozanne,
Full-Media Solutions
01985 841375, and 07973 770942.

Jane Henry
SpinVox Global PR Director
07941 941 794.

Notes to editors:

Gradwell provides internet services for business people, with a range of reliable and cost-effective

- internet telephony
- broadband
- email hosting
- website hosting, to more than 8,500 clients in the UK.

The company had revenues in excess of £2 million for the 2008 financial year. Gradwell’s team of 30 is headquartered in Bath. Please see www.gradwell.com

About SpinVox:

SpinVox is the world's largest commercial speech platform and is implemented as a carrier-class cloud service which is used daily by tens of millions of people for automatic delivery of converted speech to SMS text, email and web environments.

By pioneering significant innovations in speech recognition and mass market services available through any network worldwide, SpinVox® has created the fastest-growing form of messaging: Voice-to-Content™ in order to deliver new value from everyday user behaviour.

SpinVox services are available directly on www.spinvox.com, through leading carriers and through new media, Unified Communications and other service providers globally.

At the heart of SpinVox is its ground-breaking Voice Message Conversion System™ (VMCS) - protected by over 60 patents worldwide - which works by combining state-of-the-art speech technologies with a live-learning language process. Developed by the Cambridge, UK-based SpinVox Advanced Speech Group; VMCS now serves users across five continents in English, French, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Italian.

SpinVox is now live with Alltel, Cincinnati Bell, Sasktel, Rogers Wireless, Telus, Telstra, Vodacom South Africa, Vodafone Spain, Movistar Chile, Livejournal and Skype.

Free trials of the SpinVox Memo, Blast and Blog services are available through the website, www.spinvox.com. To find out about free VIP SpinVox voicemail trials please contact jane.henry@spinvox.com .

PHOTO-NOTES:
Peter Gradwell - MD of Gradwell.com - is one of the leading UK internet communications service providers to UK businesses.

Since 1998 Gradwell has provided a range of email hosting, website hosting and Internet Telephony Services to more than 7,500 clients in the UK. With more than 30,000 VoIP phone lines, 6,000 websites and 12,000 internet domain names, the company had revenues in excess of £2 million for the 2008 financial year. Gradwell’s team of 30 is headquartered in Bath.

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