Energy Telecom Selects Ten Countries to Include in Foreign Patent Protection for Its Pending U.S. 'Zone of Safety' Utility Patent Application

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ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Oct. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Energy Telecom (OTCBB:ENRG) ("Energy Telecom" or the "Company") announced that on October 17, 2013, it selected ten countries in which the claims in its pending 'Zone of Safety' U.S. Utility Patent application will be filed as part of the Patent Cooperation Treaty filing process to occur immediately after and if the U.S. application is allowed. The countries include Great Britain, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Canada, Australia, the Republic of China, Japan, and South Korea.

The Patent and Trademark Office filing will include the benefits described in the Company's pending Patent Application #13/713,789, relating to its innovative 'Zone of Safety' technology for the benefit of workers in hazardous locations, those enjoying sports outdoors, as well as a variety of other applications.

Tom Rickards, President of Energy Telecom, stated, "We are very pleased to further develop our technology to make possible an eyewear that provides the ultimate in safety for those working and playing in potentially hazardous locations. Our goal is to help achieve the ultimate in safety for workers while on the job, or recreational users engaging in often hazardous and noisy outdoor activities."

Mr. Rickards continued, "It is important to our manufacturing and distribution partners in the safety and mobile entertainment markets that we provide broad patent coverage in as much of the developed world as possible. The need to communicate in all mobile environments demands a product that safely, stylishly, and easily delivers reliable voice communication and high-fidelity stereo sound, wirelessly with hands-free operation. Our partners' telecommunication eyewear do just that."

About Energy Telecom:

Energy Telecom is a pioneer and innovator in the field of communication eyewear, and holds U.S. and foreign patents allowing for the manufacture, marketing and distribution of the world's first hands-free, wireless communication eyewear providing quality sound and noise attenuation. Various models of the eyewear will be worn by those working in bio-hazardous, mining, construction and heavy manufacturing. The eyewear is also worn by those using cellular and smart phones for voice communication, and for listening to high-fidelity streaming stereo.

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CONTACT: Tom Rickards Energy Telecom, Inc. trickards@energytele.com

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