Shift Networks throws a lifeline to stranded WebNet Global Communications customers

    CALGARY, July 25 /CNW/ - Shift Networks, a leading provider of Voice over
IP (VoIP) business telephone services, announced today that it is offering
assistance to customers who will be stranded when WebNet Global Communications
terminates VoIP phone and Internet services to its customers in the Abbotsford
    The Alberta based company has offered to provide alternate telephone
services to affected customers, with or without a live Internet connection, in
less than 48 hours.
    "We are able to activate WebNet customers on Shift's service in minutes,"
says Pina Romolo, Business Development Manager, Shift Networks. "Providing
they are able to call forward their existing numbers to a newly assigned Shift
number, they can begin to handle calls immediately," she adds. "Furthermore,
if they have an existing high-speed Internet connection, they can simply plug
in a Shift phone that we can priority ship and they are ensured business
    For affected customers that may lose both Internet service and telephone
service provided by WebNet, Shift can offer core telephone functionality by
redirecting calls to a variety of devices, including cell phones, to ensure
all incoming and outgoing calls are handled properly.
    Shift has set up a priority option on their toll-free main number for
Abbotsford customers that wish to discuss their options with Shift. Please
call 1-866-770-3001 and choose option 8.

    Shift Networks is a better phone company for your business, offering
Hosted IP PBX Voice over IP calling to small and medium sized businesses in
major cities such as Victoria, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, Ottawa
plus 46 other calling areas nationally. Shift's services start at $29.95 per
user per month. For more information on Shift, contact us at 1-866-770-3001 or
visit us online at

For further information:

For further information: Pina Romolo, Business Development Manager,
Shift Networks, (403) 536-5503,

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