Tucows Wholesale Email Defense Service Now Available

Anti-spam a key component of the company’s comprehensive wholesale email defense service

TORONTO, CANADA, April 5, 2004 — Tucows Inc. (OTCBB:TCOW), announced today its wholesale Email Defense service is now available to Internet service retailers worldwide. Tucows Email Defense service is a comprehensive protection package that includes anti-spam plus anti-virus and content and attachment filtering.

“Solving the spam problem for customers is now a requirement of doing business for Internet service companies,” said Tucows President and CEO, Elliot Noss. “Customers are insisting their service providers have an anti-spam service. Our Email Defense service enables our resellers to immediately offer their customers a quality solution, without upfront costs.”

Tucows Email Defense service leverages MX Logic Email Defense Gateway-Service Provider Edition technology. Tucows selected MX Logic after an extensive research and evaluation process that demonstrated highly accurate spam detection and filtering with very low false positives. Several Tucows resellers began selling the service before the official launch and report good results.

“We have been extremely impressed by Tucows’ new Email Defense service,” said Nicky Smith, president of carolinanet.com. “We were able to quickly integrate the service and began selling it to customers almost immediately. Our customers are very satisfied with the quality of the solution – and we have received many compliments that it’s easy to use.”

Email Defense is part of Tucows’ comprehensive package of wholesale email services and is provisioned and managed through the company’s OpenSRS platform. Resellers can combine Email Defense with domain name registrations, managed DNS, and email to offer their customers complete packages of options.

Tucows Email Defense service is available immediately. For additional information, please visit: http://resellers.tucows.com/wholesale_services/email/emaildefense

About Tucows

Tucows Inc. is a leading wholesaler of Internet services to a global network of more than 6,000 resellers such as ISPs and web hosting companies. Tucows provides a range of outsourced Internet services and products, including: domain name registration and management, digital certificates, managed DNS, and email services. The company is the largest ICANN-accredited wholesale domain name registrar. Tucows also distributes software and other digital content through its global network of affiliates offering more than 40,000 software titles. For more information, please visit: http://www.tucowsinc.com.

Contact:

Jacqueline Cook
Director Marketing
Tucows Inc.
jcook@tucows.com
416-538-5450

This news release contains, in addition to historical information, forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements are based on management’s current expectations and are subject to a number of uncertainties and risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. More information about potential factors that could affect Tucows is included in the Risk Factors sections of Tucows’ filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements included in this document are based on information available to Tucows as of the date of this document, and Tucows assumes no obligation to update such forward-looking statements.

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