September 09, 2008 06:30 ET Signs Definitive Agreement With McCusker & Company

DESOTO, TX--(Marketwire - September 9, 2008) - (OTCBB: ETLC), The New Online Way To Pay™, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement with McCusker & Company, which will allow Etelcharge members to purchase extended warranties on consumer electronics devices such as big screen HDTVs, computers and music players. "Our customers need extended warranty coverage for their consumer electronics devices, but often, because they have limited payment options, they are frozen out of the ability to get them. We are breaking through that payment barrier to provide extended warranty service to them through this innovative and unique program," said Will McCusker, CEO of McCusker & Co.

"We chose to partner with on this program because of their unique value proposition to customers," said McCusker. "Etelcharge provides a convenient, safe and highly secure vehicle for this kind of purchase. We do the qualification of the customer and then we pass them to Etelcharge at the appropriate time to complete the purchase. We're providing top of the line warranty coverage, and our 20 years in the business tell us that this will be a big hit with consumers all throughout the service area."

Asked when the service will be available through Etelcharge, Mr. McCusker said, "Our technology teams are working to complete this very quickly. We expect the offers to be up and available within a few weeks. We will definitely have this available quickly in order to hit the Holiday buying season for consumer electronics," he said.

"We're extremely excited and gratified to have McCusker & Co. as our new client," said Rob Howe, CEO of "Their warranty coverage is second to none and will provide our members a premium warranty at an affordable price. Using our payment method will provide them a safe, convenient way to pay for this important warranty coverage. We look forward to a long and prosperous relationship with McCusker & Co."

About McCusker & Company LLC

McCusker and Company is an extended warranty consulting firm founded by industry experts and is headquartered in Texas. They specialize in the extended warranty service contract industry providing consulting, extended warranty programs, service programs, management and support for your warranty call center and on-site service needs. They also function as litigation consulting experts on complex litigation projects, technology sales, and arbitration and industry disputes. The firm also founded and developed "The Digital Warranty Gift Card." For more information contact us at (800) 734-0819.

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