Radiant Communications Corp.

Radiant Communications Corp.

July 22, 2005 08:55 ET

A&W Serves Customers Faster with High-Speed POS Transactions Using Radiant Communications' IP Network

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - July 22, 2005) - Radiant Communications Corp. ("Radiant") (TSX VENTURE:RCX), the largest organization in Canada focused exclusively on providing IP-based data communications and Internet services to the business market, today announced that it is providing IP network connectivity for A&W locations across Canada. A&W is Canada's 2nd largest hamburger chain by number of locations.

"The introduction of high-speed DSL debit/credit terminals in our restaurants has greatly improved service to our customers. Now that each debit/credit confirmation takes only three to four seconds, our Franchisees are able to serve more customers, faster and increase sales during busy meal times," says Jim Williams, Manager, Information Services for A&W Food Services of Canada. "Radiant has been especially helpful in quickly setting up DSL in our restaurants across the country."

"IP-enabled transaction processing is rapidly growing, particularly in the Quick Service Restaurant industry where it will soon replace dial-up processing. It's faster and significantly more cost-efficient," said Jim Grey, President and CEO for Radiant. "At Radiant, we recognize that the network must always be available for restaurants' payment transactions. Our high-performance, fully redundant network and our proactive, network performance management systems ensure that businesses, such as A&W, are always connected. We're very pleased to be selected as A&W's network provider."


A&W (www.aw.ca) is 100% Canadian-owned and is one of the strongest brand names in the Canadian foodservice industry. A&W Food Services of Canada Inc. has franchised over 640 restaurants from coast to coast, with system sales in 2004 of $512 million.


Radiant Communications Corp. (www.radiant.net) provides total integrated solutions for businesses requiring national IP data communications services including, broadband and managed network services, Internet access, web hosting, web development and marketing services.

The Company offers a complete range of broadband services including DSL, T1, Fibre, and Cable. Radiant also provides specialized IP services for the Canadian retail industry, including, RetailCONNECT™ IP network services and TurboSwitch IP payment gateway services. Radiant has offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver.

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