UNiTE Communications Corporation

UNiTE Communications Corporation

August 11, 2008 07:03 ET

UNiTE Expands Unified Messaging Reach: Acquires Selected TigerTel Assets and Clients

Acquisition Provides Customers Broader Range of Advanced Telecom Solutions

MARKHAM, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 11, 2008) - UNiTE Communications (www.unite.ca) announced today that it has assumed the service provisioning of TigerTel Communications networked voice messaging division by purchasing TigerTel's 'Tracker' and 'Find Me/Follow Me' solutions, as well as the corresponding client accounts.

"We welcome the former TigerTel customers to the UNiTE family of valued clients," said UNiTE President, Brian Presement, "Because UNiTE already has an advanced messaging platform in place, this strategic acquisition brings a broader range of advanced telecom solutions to each and every one of our new clients. We're excited about creating efficient synergies with TigerTel to benefit our client base."

In general, the value of each acquired client will increase as a result of the transaction as customers adopt products from the full suite of unique, leading edge UNiTE communications and messaging solutions including: UNiTE Me, UNiTE Virtual Office, UNiTE Office, and UNiTE Group.

"We are pleased to have sold this part of our business to UNiTE Communications", said Doug Swift, President, TigerTel Communications Inc. "UNiTE, established some 20 years ago is a leader in Canadian unified messaging and we remain confident they will be able to service their newly acquired customers exceptionally well."

The transition to the UNiTE platform will be seamless to consumers who will receive a courtesy notification about the purchase and account migration.

Details of the transaction, including purchase price and client volume, are proprietary and will not be disclosed. The transaction closed on July 31, 2008.

About UNiTE Communications Corporation (www.UNiTE.ca)

UNiTE Communications Corporation is Canada's premier provider of unified communications solutions with true 'Anytime, Anywhere, Anyway' reliability. Offering clients a hassle-free customer service-based model, UNiTE provides customized telecommunications messaging solutions for businesses large and small with its UNiTE Me, UNiTE Virtual Office, UNiTE Office, and UNiTE Group products. UNiTE gives clients access to tier one telecom services and reliability; ensuring end users enjoy maximum uptime and the peace of mind provided by fully redundant systems hosted in secure telecom data centers. UNiTE's Corporate Philosophy is based on four basic principles: Customer Focus, Reliability, Experience, and Value. The company is headquartered in Markham, ON and privately held.

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