Oct 03rd, 2000

SAN ANTONIO - GlobalSCAPE, Inc. today announced that its
flagship file transfer protocol product, CuteFTP 4.0, was recently awarded
the coveted CNET Editors' Choice award. The Editors' Choice is respected as
a standard for excellence in product design, performance, quality and value.
In the software industry, CNET's product reviews are a significant vehicle
that connects technology-product buyers and sellers. Many of CNET's viewers,
consisting of more than 9.3 million people, consult Editors' Choice reviews
when making purchasing decisions. GlobalSCAPE is a majority-owned Internet
software subsidiary of American TeleSource International, Inc. (AMEX: AI)

"This is an outstanding honor for GlobalSCAPE and CuteFTP," states Sandra
Poole-Christal, President of GlobalSCAPE. "We work hard to create
high-quality software that is affordable for the consumer and very
user-friendly. It is rewarding to know that our efforts are being recognized
by some of the industry’s most creditable sources."

As mentioned in the published video review by CNET, CuteFTP is the best
all-around file transfer application on the market. Citing CuteFTP's Windows
Explorer-like interface, CNET recommends it for newcomers to get started.
For the more experienced user, the application’s high-end enhancements, such
as firewall support, make it a good choice for those already knowledgeable
about FTP.

According to the review by CNET, for Windows users, CuteFTP is the easiest
file transfer utility available on the market today. This FTP client's
interface looks just like Windows Explorer, with multiple windowpanes that
show the user’s default local storage folder, the contents of the FTP server
the user is logged on to, and any files that are queued for download. To
transfer files, the user simply has to drag and drop the files from the FTP
server to a local drive.

To view the actual unsolicited CNET video review of CuteFTP, visit
http://www.globalscape.com then click on the Editors’ Choice icon.

“GlobalSCAPE is committed to providing high-quality products,” explains
Christal. “Taking powerful technology and providing it to the consumer in an
easy-to-use interface empowers users of all skill levels, making their time
spent online more enjoyable and productive.”

GlobalSCAPE, Inc. (www.globalscape.com), is a leader in the development,
marketing, distribution and support of award-winning Internet-based software
in a variety of categories client-server applications, Internet utilities
and Web site development tools 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.