SOURCE: iTeknik Holdings

January 17, 2008 08:30 ET

iTeknik Subsidiary Send Global Expands Its Prepaid Wireless Services Through an Agreement With Coinstar

Company Strengthens Its Next Generation Send Global Product Offering While Looking to Increase Its Profit Margins

COMMERCE, MI--(Marketwire - January 17, 2008) - iTeknik Holding Corporation (PINKSHEETS: ITKH), a leading provider of innovative worldwide communication services, announced today that it is expanding its number of prepaid services through an agreement with Coinstar Inc. Coinstar is a multi-national company offering prepaid wireless and electronic payment solutions. The agreement through iTeknik's subsidiary, Send Global Corporation, allows Send Global to deliver high quality prepaid wireless services to its existing customer base to complement its cellular global long distance calling service.

Send Global's product offering is strengthened as well by utilizing Coinstar's strategic relationships with Cingular, T-Mobile, Verizon and other major carriers. The agreement gives iTeknik the potential to generate attractive profit margins and further increase profitability by adding in-demand products to its Send Global retail interface used by over 2200 cellular store retailers nationwide.

"By integrating a number of Coinstar's prepaid wireless services, we are creating an incredible variety of premium services for active customers while extending our reach and flexibility for prospective ones," said Jeffrey Lauzon, CEO of TeleCents Communications, Inc. "Rest assured we are continually committed to bringing only the best products to our customers while giving them the highest quality of service. This relationship with Coinstar enables us to work with a five hundred million dollar company with a proven track record in the prepaid wireless industry."

About Coinstar, Inc.:

Headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, Coinstar Inc. offers a range of solutions for the retailers' store consisting of self-service coin counting, electronic payment solutions, money transfer, entertainment services and self-service DVD rental. The company was founded in 1991 and in 2006 reported revenues of $534.4 million up from $459.7 million in 2005. The company's products and services can be found at more than 60,000 retail locations including supermarkets, financial institutions, drug stores, mass merchants, convenience stores, and restaurants. For more information, visit

About iTeknik Holding Corporation

iTeknik Holding Corporation's (ITKH) strategy is to grow by acquiring companies with unique products, technology and solid growth potential. TeleCents Communications, Inc. (TCC) and Send Global Corporation are wholly owned subsidiaries of ITKH. Together they have been offering cutting edge retail and wholesale telecommunications products and services for more than eleven years including International and Domestic gateway services through Tier-1 carriers. Through VoIP, data, and traditional communications platforms, iTeknik provides custom calling solutions and a proprietary ANI gateway solution. Send Global provides high quality, value priced international calls from the convenience of a mobile phone. For more information please visit our website

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