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Cignal Global Communications

has opened a voice/data switch site in Toronto, the company’s first Canadian location and its fifth in North America. Local sales staff, operational staff and switching equipment will all be at the new location. Cignal is initially offering three voice and Internet services across the country — International ATM Data Connect Service, ClearCignal International Packetized Voice Service and Internet Gateway Exchange Service. All of the services are provided via a single facilities-based infrastructure. Cignal will be positioned in 14 countries by the end of this year and in 26 countries by mid-2000, according to the company. Visit Cignal on the Web at