VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 7, 2014) - Uniserve Communications Corporation (TSX VENTURE:USS) (the "Company" or "Uniserve") is pleased to announce that former BCTV and The Beat 94.5 FM President, Barry Duggan, has joined the Company in an advisory role to develop and implement a multilateral Internet Protocol Television product offering.
Mr. Duggan has a long history in Canadian broadcasting and has headed up a number of successful enterprises from television, radio and internet to telecom and cable. He spent many years as the Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of CKVU Television (Global) before taking the helm at ITV Edmonton and BCTV Vancouver as President. Following his successful tenure in television, Mr. Duggan was appointed the President of Novus Entertainment, a Vancouver cable company and "bundler" of telecommunications, cable television and nascent internet products.
In 2001, Mr. Duggan was asked to join The Beat 94.5 FM and established it as Vancouver's top rated contemporary radio station prior to negotiating its subsequent sale to CHUM Media for $47.5 million. He then went on to work with MVM Entertainment which successfully developed music based applications for computers, smart phones and tablets, working closely with Universal, Warner and Sony Music in assembling its extensive catalogue.
Mr. Duggan's experience and his proven track record of working closely with the CRTC (Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission) is an exciting and valuable addition to Uniserve and its ability to bring to market top notch IPTV products to complement existing product offerings.
Uniserve Communications Corporation (TSX VENTURE:USS) is a leader in the integration and delivery of voice and data services over multiple IP networks directly or through wholesale partnerships to businesses and retail consumers throughout Canada. Learn more at www.uniserve.com or at www.sedar.com. This news release was prepared on behalf of the Board of Directors, which accepts full responsibility for its contents.
Joseph Willmott, President & CEO
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