Canada's leading alternative communications company announces major
expansion in Western Canada
TORONTO, Feb. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Consumers in Canada's two largest western
provinces now have more choice as Primus Canada, a wholly-owned
subsidiary of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc.) NYSE: PTGI,
today announced the expansion of its traditional home phone and high
speed Internet services in British Columbia and Alberta.
The initiative is part of Primus' strategy to bring more choice and
value to Canadians. With today's announcement, traditional home phone
services are now available at competitive prices from Primus to the
majority of households across both provinces. Customers can also
bundle their phone service with Primus' unlimited-usage Internet to
take advantage of even more savings.
"Since its launch in 1997, Primus has grown to be Canada's largest
alternative communications provider with several hundred thousand
residential customers nationwide. We're proud to provide Canadians
with more value for their dollar, a wide selection of consumer
telecommunications services and Canadian-based customer service and
technical support," says Rob Warden, Senior Vice President, Residential
Services at Primus Canada. "Today's expansion means that more than 2
million households in BC and Alberta can access Primus' full range of
services including reliable phone service and bundled plans with
unlimited Internet at affordable prices."
Primus Home Phone customers can save on their monthly phone bill with
traditional home phone plans starting at $25.30 per month and digital
home phone (VoIP) plans starting at $9.99.
Internet customers get unlimited usage with download speeds of up to 7
Mbps. Primus also ensures accounts are protected with anti-spam and
e-mail virus protection and offers 24/7 access to Canadian technical
Customers looking to save even more can select the Primus Triple Value
Bundle, which offers home phone service with three calling features,
unlimited high speed Internet and unlimited worldwide calling within
Canada, the US and 50 countries for only $85.35 per month.
For more information on Primus services, please visit www.primus.ca
About Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.
Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. is the largest alternative
telecommunications service provider in Canada. Primus Canada offers a
wide selection of consumer and business telecommunications services
available nationwide including Home Phone, Internet, Long Distance,
VoIP, Wireless, Hosting, Managed Services and Enterprise IP Telephony.
Primus Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of McLean, Virginia-based
Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NYSE: PTGI). Additional
information is available at primus.ca.
PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated) is a leading provider of advanced communication solutions, including
broadband Internet, traditional and IP voice, data, mobile services,
collocation, hosting, and outsourced managed services to business and
residential customers in the United States, Canada, Australia, and
Brazil. PTGi is also one of the leading international wholesale service
providers to telecommunications carriers worldwide. 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 McLean, Virginia.
SOURCE Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.
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