Primus Telecommunications Canada Announces Enhanced Wireless Offering

    New Agreement Expands Primus' Coverage Area, and Provides Increased
    Wireless Data Functionality to Customers for Future Smart Phone Offering.

TORONTO, Sept. 23 /CNW/ - Primus Telecommunications Canada, the country's largest alternative communications carrier, announced it has signed a new contract with Rogers Wireless Partnership which will significantly enhance its offerings to Primus wireless customers by early spring 2010. The agreement builds upon Primus' existing wireless offering that has been in the market since late 2004 when Primus originally launched as an MVNO.

Under the new agreement, Primus' serviceable footprint will increase to cover 94% of Canada. Customers will enjoy enhanced voice and text packages, and expanded wireless data functionality, including Smart Phones and advanced features such as picture messaging (MMS), web browsing and ring tone alternatives.

"Primus is constantly striving to provide its customers with enhanced telecommunications services and the utmost in quality and service," said Rob Warden, Vice President Residential Marketing and Sales for Primus Canada. "Our expanded wireless offering meets our mobile customers' needs and is a direct reflection of that commitment and focus."

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, Wireless, Hosting, Managed services and Enterprise IP Telephony. Primus Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of McLean, Virginia-based Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (OTCBB: PMUG). 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

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