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Access Worldwide Adds Additional Production Capacity in Manila, Philippines

Access Worldwide Adds Additional Production Capacity in Manila, Philippines

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Access Worldwide Communications, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: AWWC) , a leading marketing and BPO services organization, today announced that it has leased its second facility in Manila, Philippines.

The new facility will be located at the RCBC towers in Manila and should be operational by February 2007. Services conducted at the site will include the full range of inbound and outbound voice services such as customer service, customer acquisition, helpdesk, and a growing list of IT and back office services. Access currently operates communication centers in Arlington, VA; Hyattsville, MD; Augusta, ME; and Manila, Philippines.

"We are at full capacity in our present facility, and the new facility will have approximately 300 production seats. Upon completion of this facility we will have approximately 650 production seats in Manila," commented Shawkat Raslan, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Access Worldwide. "We are very excited with the growth and performance of our off shore operations, and plan additional expansion in the Philippines in 2007."

Access Worldwide is an established marketing and BPO company that provides a variety of sales, and communication services. Our spectrum of services include the full range of inbound and outbound voice services such as customer service, customer acquisition, helpdesk, and a growing list of IT and back office services among others. Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, Access Worldwide has about 1,000 employees in offices throughout the United States and the Philippines. More information is available at http://www.accessww.com/.

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Such statements involve known or unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, include, but are not limited to, the following: our ability to continue as a going concern if we are unable to generate cash flow and income from operations; competition from other third-party providers and those clients and prospects who may decide to do work in-house that we currently do for them; our ability to successfully operate our facilities in the Philippines; potential consumer saturation reducing the need for services; our ability and clients' ability to comply with state, federal and industry regulations; our reliance on a limited number of major clients and the reduction in services performed for or the loss of one or more major clients; our ability to develop or fund the operations of new products or service offerings; our reliance on technology; our reliance on key personnel and labor force and our ability to recruit additional personnel. For a more detailed discussion of these risks and others that could affect results, see our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the risk factors section of Access Worldwide's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2005 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no duty to update any forward-looking statements.

Access Worldwide Communications, Inc.

CONTACT: Mark Wright, Investor Relations, Access Worldwide
Communications, Inc., +1-703-292-5210, mwright@accessww.com

Web site: http://www.accessww.com/

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