Expertech and Prestige Telecom sign Installation Services Agreement



    MONTREAL, Jan. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Prestige Telecom, Inc., ("Prestige" or
the "Company") (TSX Venture: PR), is pleased to announce that it has signed a
two-year services agreement with Expertech Network Installation Inc. to
provide central office installation services in Ontario and Quebec.
    The scope of work for this agreement includes telecom equipment
installation, testing and commissioning, cable rack and frame installations as
well as services associated with the installation of central office power
systems. The contract covers activities in all regions of Ontario and Quebec
for all of Expertech's customers.
    "Prestige Telecom is a valued partner, with a proven track record in
providing quality network equipment installation services." commented Jacques
Robichon, president and CEO of Expertech. "This agreement builds on our long
working relationship and provides Expertech with additional capacity and
flexibility to meet our customer needs in a timely manner with skilled
resources that adhere to our quality, safety and service
    "Expertech's decision to sign this Installation Services agreement
clearly validates the reputation our Company and our people have earned in
providing high quality installation services to the telecommunications
industry in Canada" said Brian McFadden, President and Chief Operating Officer
of Prestige Telecom. "We look forward to continuing our relationship with
Expertech to help their customers expand and upgrade their network
infrastructure."

    About Expertech
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    Expertech Network Installation Inc., owned by Bell Canada and
SNC-Lavalin, is the largest network infrastructure services provider in Canada
and an emerging player in the US market. Its customers include many of the top
telecommunication companies in North America: wireline and wireless service
providers, network operators, cable companies and equipment manufacturers.

    About Prestige Telecom Inc
    --------------------------

    Prestige Telecom is a leading provider of network engineering, materials
furnishing, installation and support services (commonly referred to as EF&I
services) required constructing, operating and maintaining wire line, wireless
and cable television networks. Prestige Telecom assists telecommunications
original equipment manufacturers ("OEM") and service providers to engineer,
install and upgrade their infrastructures to support enhanced voice, high
speed data and video services.
    In Canada, Prestige Telecom operates from full service locations based in
Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario; Calgary, Alberta and Edmonton, Alberta and
has 350 professional and technical personnel. Prestige Telecom operates in the
United States market through a mutual subcontractor agreement with Comforce
Telecom Inc. under the trade name Prestige Comforce Professional Services
("PCPS"). PCPS is based in Plano, Texas and provides services to customers
throughout the United States. Prestige Telecom is listed on the TSX Venture
Exchange under the symbol PR.




For further information:

For further information: Prestige Telecom Inc.: Brian McFadden,
President and Chief Operating Officer, (514) 457-4488 Ext. 263,
bmcfadden@prestige-tel.com; MaisonBrison: Martin Goulet, CFA, (514) 731-0000,
martin@maisonbrison.com; From: Prestige Telecom Inc.

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