Canada's Largest Alternative Communications Carrier Seeks to
Help Jobless Individuals Stay Connected
TORONTO, May 4 /CNW/ - Primus Telecommunications Canada has a message for
anyone who's recently been laid off, outsourced, downsized or fired: tell us
your story for a chance to win a full year of free unlimited high speed
internet, home phone and long distance service within Canada and the U.S. -
and stay connected when you need it most.
Canada's largest alternative communications carrier will select 25
winners to receive Primus' Triple Value Bundle package, valued at more than
$800 annually. In addition, every contest entrant will be eligible to receive
one month of free long distance service within Canada through Primus.
"The ability to stay connected through phone and email is critical to
anyone who has lost a job," said Rob Warden, VP Residential Marketing, Primus
Telecommunications Canada Inc. "Primus recognizes this unfortunate reality
and, as a company, we want to play a role in helping people recently out of
work to rebound by providing them the important services they need to get back
on their feet free of charge in this challenging time."
From May 4 to June 15, 2009, recently unemployed individuals in Canada
can log on to www.primus.ca/lostyourjob to share their layoff experiences and
enter the contest. Submissions may not exceed 300 words and may not include
the name of the entrant's former employer. Submissions will be judged on the
uniqueness of the experience, the impact the job loss had on the person's life
and the quality of the essay. Winners will be notified by July 7, 2009. For
additional information and official rules visit www.primus.ca/lostyourjob.
About Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.
Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. is the largest alternative
communications carrier in Canada and now serves over 1 million customers
across its suite of services. Primus Canada offers the widest selection of
consumer and business telecommunications service available nationwide
including Home Phone, Internet, Long Distance, VoIP and Wireless services.
Primus Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of McLean, Virginia-based Primus
Telecommunications Group, Incorporated. Additional information is available at
For further information:
For further information: Hannah Arnold or Shannon Vander Hook, Linden
Alschuler & Kaplan, Inc. Public Relations, (212) 575-4545