NMS Communications' Mercury Provides Voice Quality to U.S. Cellular

6/3/2003 - U.S. Cellular (AMEX: USM) has selected NMS Communications' (Nasdaq: NMSS) MercuryTM voice quality system to provide superior call quality and call clarity to its Chicago area customers.

NMS' Mercury voice quality system includes NMS' Studio Sound® software solution that virtually eliminates all background noise, network distortion and acoustic echo that impact wireless communications. It is the only software solution that pairs noise reduction and noise compensation voice quality enhancements to create an optimal listening environment.

"We are pleased to enter into this agreement and enhance the wireless experience for our customers," said Hichem H. Garnaoui, vice president of national network operations for U.S. Cellular. "By improving call quality and clarity for our customers, we are reaffirming our commitment to customer service and satisfaction."

"We are confident that U.S. Cellular's Chicago area customers will appreciate the voice quality provided by NMS' Mercury system," said Clarke Ryan, senior vice president and general manager of NMS' Voice Quality Systems business. "U.S. Cellular is an important customer in West Virginia, and we are pleased to have the opportunity to benefit their Chicago customers."

About U.S. Cellular
U.S. Cellular Corporation, the nation's eighth largest wireless service carrier, provides wireless service to more than 4.2 million customers in 149 markets throughout 25 states. The Chicago-based company operates on a customer satisfaction strategy, meeting customers' needs by providing a comprehensive range of wireless products and services, superior customer support, a high-quality network, and targeted community outreach activities. U.S. Cellular is listed and traded as USM on the American Stock Exchange. For more information about U.S. Cellular, visit the company's Web site at http://www.uscellular.com.

About NMS Communications
NMS Communications helps its customers increase revenues and returns on investments by rapidly deploying new carrier-grade communications products and services. Every telecom operator and communications equipment provider on the Global Fortune 50 list relies on NMS Communications for technology-leading products and services, including system building blocks, systems, consulting, and support. Visit www.nmscommunications.com for more information.

NMS Communications and Mercury are trademarks of NMS Communications Corporation. Studio Sound is a registered trademark of NMS Communications Corporation.

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