Prestige Telecom elected "Valued Partner" by Huawei

MONTREAL, Dec. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Prestige Telecom Inc. ("Prestige" or "the Company") (TSX-V: PR) is proud to announce that it has been selected as the recipient of the Valued Partner Award by Huawei Technologies Co. Limited. This honour was given to Prestige as part of Huawei's North American annual Valued Partner convention that took place on December 1st, 2010 recognizing the high level of quality and performance of its suppliers.

Prestige was selected for the outstanding quality of the work performed while servicing more than 2500 sites of the Launch optimization program implemented by Huawei as part of the Bell / Telus contract awarded to Huawei.

"The honour of being part of this selection is well deserved by our wireless engineering team who perfectly understood the needs of our customer and delivered the best quality of work required to meet Huawei's expectations. We are confident that this recognition will lead to a strong partnership within the post optimisation program," said Pierre Yves Méthot, President and CEO of Prestige Telecom. "We are grateful for the business and recognition offered by Huawei and we will thrive in maintaining the same high level of performance in future business opportunities," added Mr. Méthot.

About Huawei

Huawei is a leading telecom solutions provider. Through continuous customer-centric innovation, Huawei has established end-to-end advantages in Telecom Network Infrastructure, Application & Software, Professional Services and Devices. With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the All-IP convergence age. Huawei's  products and solutions have been deployed in over 100 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world's population.  

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 to construct, operate and maintain wireline, wireless and cable television networks. Prestige assists telecommunications original equipment manufacturers and service providers to engineer, install and upgrade their infrastructures to support enhanced voice, high-speed data and video services. Prestige Telecom also provides technical and aerial services to the Canadian communications and broadcast industries, including tower supply, engineering, site construction, and infrastructure and equipment maintenance.

In Canada, Prestige has over 1,000 professional and technical personnel operating from nineteen (19) service locations in nine (9) provinces. Prestige's head office is located in Baie-D'Urfé (Montreal), Quebec.

For Further Information

For further information contact Maryanne Golden, Director - Corporate Affairs of Prestige at (514) 457-4488, Ext. 273.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements with respect to the Company. Such forward-looking statements are dependent upon a certain number of factors and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Management does not assume any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information or future events, except when required by the regulatory authorities.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


For further information: For further information:

Contact:  Prestige Telecom Inc.
Maryanne Golden
Director - Corporate Affairs
Tel: (514) 457-4488 ext: 273

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