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ISS and Glass & Lewis Recommend That Alteva Shareholders Vote "FOR" Merger Agreement With MBS Holdings, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA, PA--(Marketwired - Nov 6, 2015) - Alteva, Inc. ("Alteva" or the "Company") ( NYSE MKT : ALTV ), a premier provider of hosted Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS), announced today that two proxy-advising firms have recommended that Alteva shareholders vote "FOR" the approval the merger agreement with MBS Holdings, Inc. ("Momentum Telecom"). In its October 28, 2015 report Institutional Shareholder Services ("ISS"), a leading independent proxy voting and corporate governance advisory firm stated: "Given the robust sales process, substantial premium, and positive market reaction to the announcement, a vote for this proposal is warranted." This was followed by a favorable recommendation from Glass Lewis & Co. ("Glass & Lewis"), a leading provider of governance services that support engagement among institutional investors and corporations. Shareholders are scheduled to vote at the upcoming Annual Shareholder meeting scheduled for November 16, 2015.

Brian J. Kelley, Chief Executive Officer of Alteva, commented, "We are pleased that both ISS and Glass & Lewis recognizes that this acquisition represents the best opportunity to realize immediate, substantial value for our shareholders. We urge all Alteva shareholders to follow the recommendation of both ISS and Glass & Lewis by voting 'FOR' the adoption of the merger agreement today."

Alteva shareholders seeking copies of the definitive proxy statement or with questions about the November 16, 2015 Shareholder Annual Meeting may contact Alteva shareholder relations at (845) 986-2246 or shareholderrelations@alteva.com.

About Momentum Telecom

Momentum Telecom is a leading VoIP, broadband services and unified communications provider, offering smart, customizable cloud solutions to direct subscribers and more than 400 partners nationwide. Momentum Telecom delivers superior quality products backed by a geo-redundant network with best- in-class uptime and industry leading customer service. Headquartered in Birmingham, AL, Momentum Telecom has regional offices across the United States. To learn more visit momentumtelecom.com or connect with us on Facebook, Google Plus, Twitter, or Linkedin. You can also visit the Momentum blog to keep up with the latest innovations in cloud communications and business productivity.

About Alteva

Alteva [NYSE MKT: ALTV] is a premier provider of hosted Unified Communications as a Service ("UCaaS") that significantly enhances business productivity and efficiency. Alteva's UCaaS solution integrates and optimizes best-in-class cloud-based technologies and business applications to deliver a comprehensive voice, video and collaboration service for the office and mobile workforce. Alteva is committed to delivering meaningful value to our customers through a consistent, high quality and unified user experience across multiple devices, platforms and operating systems. These attributes have positioned Alteva as a leading hosted communications provider and the partner of choice for a growing number of business customers nationwide and internationally. To learn more about Alteva, please visit www.alteva.com. You can also follow Alteva on Twitter @AltevaInc or LinkedIn.

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