FrontRow(TM) Launches Dedicated Quebec Division, PremierRang(TM)

    PremierRang aimed at offering customized support for the francophone

    MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 15 /CNW/ - FrontRow(TM), a designer of classroom
sound technology for schools worldwide, is now offering local support in
Quebec with its new division, PremierRang(TM). Aimed at supporting school
districts in this Canadian francophone province, PremierRang is an exciting
initiative for the education market.
    With the primary goal of increasing awareness towards the pedagogical
benefits of classroom amplification, PremierRang is dedicated to providing
francophone service, installation, and support at just a phone call away. A
targeted French website,, will also feature product
and contact information, press materials, company history, and details on how
PremierRang achieves the objectives set by the ministry of education.
    With over 40 years of experience in the education industry, FrontRow
provides leading-edge sound systems to increase student achievement, reduce
teacher vocal fatigue, and enhance overall classroom engagement. "In all my
years as a director for a school board in Ontario, I have never seen such an
easy to use and efficient learning tool for the classroom, which only serves
to better student achievement and behaviour", said Denis Chartrand, Executive
Director, Conseil des Ecoles Publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario (1999-2006). "To
say it best, PremierRang's FrontRow sound systems are indeed the sound of
    A recent report by Jacques Menard, chairperson of BMO Financial Group for
Quebec, suggests ways to increase student retention and success in the
province, including the organization of community-based pilot projects in
various neighbourhoods and the introduction of practices that will curb the
number of students falling behind in both elementary and high school.
    PremierRang offers such pilot projects that reveal how levels of student
retention, inclusion and achievement are enhanced with the use of classroom

    About FrontRow

    FrontRow is a division of Phonic Ear - whose wireless technology has
helped build more engaging learning environments since the mid-1960s. The
FrontRow division has focused on using classroom amplification (sound field)
technology to improve students' listening success - resulting in better
behavior, comprehension, test scores, and teacher vocal health.
    FrontRow is part of the William Demant Group, founded in 1904 as a
hearing aid company. Listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange (CSE3247),
William Demant comprises a group of international companies that develop,
manufacture, and sell innovative and highly advanced technological solutions
in the hearing healthcare and educational field. Through 45 Group companies
located in over 20 countries, consolidated group sales exceed US$1 billion.
    FrontRow Canada is pleased to provide sponsorships to organizations such
as MindShare Learning(TM) and the Learning Partnership(TM). For more
information, please visit or

    (C)2009 Phonic Ear Inc., Phonic Ear, PremierRang, FrontRow, and the names
 of FrontRow products are trademarks or registered trademarks of Phonic Ear
Inc. in the US and other countries.

For further information:

For further information: Nadia Santoli, Public Relations Coordinator,
FrontRow, P: 1-800-340-9894 x5333,,

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