TORONTO, April 7 /CNW/ - Primus Business Services, a division of Primus Canada Inc., today announced it has acquired
Unlimitel Inc. Primus Canada Inc. is a subsidiary of Primus Telecommunications Group Inc. (PTGi) -- OTCBB: PMUG.
Unlimitel Inc., in business since 1997, is a technological leader in the area of VoIP
and SIP-based products, providing cost-effective retail SIP solutions
to business customers across Canada. Unlimitel and Primus have been
technology partners for a number of years and will now offer the
combined customer base access to additional product offerings and a
greater service reach.
"We are very excited about the prospects ahead as we blend the
considerable talents and technology of Primus Business Services and
Unlimitel Inc.," says AJ Byers, Executive Vice President of Business
Services at Primus Canada. "This acquisition aligns with our promise
of delivering quality products and services that are reliable,
cost-effective and meet the needs of our customers. The bringing
together of Primus and Unlimitel complements our SIP strategy and
bolsters our portfolio of VoIP solutions, particularly within the fast
growing Asterisk customer base."
"The acquisition by Primus Business Services will enhance Unlimitel's
services and level of expertise," says Byers. "Primus' proven track
record of providing unsurpassed quality and service to its customers
will only strengthen our offering. Our customers will now benefit from
new product and service initiatives, as well as an expanded service
The acquisition will expand Primus' market reach and network footprint
to other regions of the country, with a stronger focus in Quebec.
Unlimitel Inc. will continue to run as a separate entity of Primus
Business Services under the direction of Stephan Monette. The
acquisition was completed as of the beginning of March.
About Primus Canada's Business Services
Primus Canada's Business Services is a leading national data centre and
managed services solutions provider, offering services that include
virtual storage and security, disaster recovery and cloud computing,
voice, and IP connectivity solutions to more than 60,000 Canadian
companies. Primus Business Services owns and manages seven
world-class, state-of-the-art data centres across Canada. Primus
Business Services is a division of Primus Telecommunications Canada,
Inc. Visit www.primuspbs.ca for more information.
About Unlimitel Inc.
Founded in 1997, Unlimitel Inc. delivers robust, cost-effective, and
reliable communication solutions to small and medium businesses across
Canada. Unlimitel's suite of VoIP services includes an extensive
national commercial SIP network, VoIP phone systems, gateways and
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) is a leading
provider of advanced communication solutions, including traditional and
IP voice, data, mobile services, broadband Internet, collocation,
hosting, and outsourced managed services to business and residential
customers in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Brazil. PTGi
owns and operates its own global network of next-generation IP soft
switches, media gateways, hosted IP/SIP platforms, broadband
infrastructure, fiber capacity, and data centres located in Canada,
Australia, and Brazil. Founded in 1994, PTGi is headquartered in
SOURCE Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.
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