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Telecorps and Wexler Join Forces to Ease Risk for U.S. Stations Transitioning to HD

BURBANK, Calif. — April 6, 2007 – In a move to help U.S. broadcasters making the transition to HD television, Telecorps Communications and Wexler Video are launching a new division that allows station groups and affiliated stations to obtain the equipment they need while minimizing capital expenditures, technology risk, and maintenance staff.

The new service, Telecorps Leasing powered by Wexler Video, leverages Wexler‘s state-of-the-art equipment rental and consultative services, and combines decades of hands-on experience and trusted service to the television industry with an appreciation for the challenges faced by local broadcasters.

“Our intent is to help stations preserve and extend local market brands in the digital era with a plan that moderates expense and risk to prudent levels,” said Rob McConnell, CEO of Telecorps Communications. “We understand from our own experience that maintaining a competitive edge in the market is always of utmost importance. This service offers stations an alternative to buying equipment outright and does not oblige the broadcaster to a lease-to-buy scenario.”

Wexler Video, which was acquired last month by Telecorps Communications, has been the leading provider of equipment rentals and workflow expertise to top television productions for more than 25 years. Known throughout the industry for designing innovative solutions for video villages, hidden cameras, and multipath wireless sound gathering, Wexler is uniquely positioned to provide state-of-the-art integration of products and services to enable communications and collaboration on every level within a station, from creation to handling and storing of digital media.

“We see Telecorps Leasing as a logical extension of the core services that Wexler provides to demanding television producers today,” said Chris Thompson, Wexler president. “We expect to build a reputation with television stations equal to the one we‘ve earned with our current customers.”

Telecorps Leasing powered by Wexler Video will combine this expertise with the experience of the Telecorps Communications‘ executive team, which includes McConnell, Jim Rosenfield, Dave Carfolite, and Tom VanBenchoten, all seasoned television executives with extensive track records in station management. In addition to equipment leasing and consultative services, Telecorps Leasing will also offer repair services on leased equipment, reducing the burden on in-house engineering resources.

Telecorps Leasing powered by Wexler Video will make its official debut at an invitation-only event at NAB2007. To request an invitation, please contact Lee Cadorette at (818) 846-9381 or e-mail party@wexler.tv.

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About Telecorps Communications
Telecorps Communications, the parent company of Wexler Video, is an acquisition company focused on acquiring companies servicing the media and entertainment industries. Its management team includes Robert F. McConnell, CEO; David W. Carfolite, EVP; and Jim Rosenfield, senior advisor. Further information is available at www.telecorps.com.

About Wexler Video
In business for more than 25 years, Wexler Video offers one of the nation‘s largest inventories of broadcast equipment and provides the highest level of customer service and engineering expertise. Wexler is the only rental house to offer collaborative workflow solutions for every phase of production. Wexler is strongly committed to new technology investment and is known for its innovations in microwave signal transmission, infrared cameras, and supplying and supporting equipment for prestigious projects around the globe. The parent company of Wexler Video is Telecorps Communications. Further information is available at www.wexler.tv.

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