Oct 16th, 2000

headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, today announced it was awarded
Product Provider of the Year at the Second Annual Business Technology
Summit held Oct. 10, 2000.

Microsoft®, Chase Bank® and eOrbis® were among the
distinguished sponsors of this year's event presented by the North San
Antonio Chamber of Commerce. GlobalSCAPE is an Internet software
subsidiary of American TeleSource International Inc. (AMEX:AI - news).

"To be recognized by the business community and some of the
nation's most respected technology companies is a great honor," states
Sandra Poole-Christal, president of GlobalSCAPE Inc. "This award
recognizes our commitment to developing innovative software that
empowers users of all skill levels. When the business industry takes
notice of our accomplishments, it is very rewarding."

GlobalSCAPE's award-winning programs are designed with power and
functionality in mind, yet presented in an easy-to-use graphical
interface to support power users and novices alike. Premier products
are offered in several languages to support international clientele.

"While other Internet companies are being forced to rethink their
business strategies, GlobalSCAPE is continuing to build value for its
shareholders through integration of powerful new technology, strong
revenue growth and profitability," Christal explains.

GlobalSCAPE Inc. (www.globalscape.com) is a leader in the
development, marketing and support of award-winning Internet-based
software in a variety of categories including client-server
applications, Internet utilities and peer-to-peer technology targeting
both business and consumer markets.

American TeleSource International Inc. (www.atsi.net) is an
emerging international carrier serving the rapidly expanding niche
markets in and between Latin America and the United States. The
Company's borderless strategy includes the deployment of a "next
generation" network for more efficient and cost effective service
offerings of domestic and international voice and data. ATSI has clear
advantages over the competition through its corporate framework
consisting of unique licenses, interconnection and service agreements,
network footprint and extensive retail distribution.