Ed Stacey Joins Alpheus as CFO

June 21, 2005 (Houston, TX) – Alpheus Communications announced today the appointment of Edward E. Stacey as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Stacey joins the Alpheus executive team to manage the company’s financial affairs and play a key role in execution of the company’s acquisition strategy.

Paul Hobby, Alpheus CEO said, “In the last year, Alpheus has become the business class telecommunications backbone for metro Texas. With our consistent internal growth, we need a strong financial team to capitalize on the number of opportunities we see in telecommunications today. Ed’s years of experience in the media, telecommunication and technology industries will have an immediate impact at Alpheus, and he will be a key member of our management team.”

Prior to joining Alpheus, Stacey served as CFO for Clear Channel Entertainment in Houston. He also served in senior management positions with Williams Communications Group and Compaq Computer Corporation. Stacey holds a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Texas and a bachelor’s degree from Hastings College.

About Alpheus Communications L.P.

Alpheus operates an extensive, competitive, deep metro fiber network in Texas, with facilities in Houston, San Antonio, Dallas, Fort Worth and Austin. Across that network, Alpheus provides DS-1 through OC 192 connectivity, Gigabit Ethernet and Managed Waves. Alpheus also provides co-location services inside carrier-grade facilities, with cross connection to most wireless providers, SBC, and major Competitive Access Providers.