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Fusion Announces Closing of Birch Acquisition

Fusion Announces Closing of Birch Acquisition NEW YORK, NY -- May 7, 2018 -- Fusion (NASDAQ: FSNN), a leading provider of cloud services, announced today that on May 4, 2018, it closed its previously-announced acquisition of the Cloud and Busi...

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Primus Awarded Consumer Choice Award in Hamilton and Vancouver

TORONTO, ON – DECEMBER 12, 2017 – For the fifth year in a row, Primus has been awarded the Consumer Choice Award (CCA) for Best Digital Phone Service in the Hamilton Area, in addition to receiving its first award in the Vancouver area. ...

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Primus increases Unlimited Internet speeds for consumers and businesses in Ontario and Quebec

TORONTO, ON – NOVEMBER 20, 2017 – More consumers and businesses in Ontario and Quebec will have access to faster, unlimited internet service, as Primus introduces speeds of up to 120 Mbps into additional markets. In response to an inc...

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Primus Fights Cyberbullying at All Ages

TORONTO, ON – SEPTEMBER 11, 2017 – One in five young Canadians is cyberbullied or cyberstalked, according to Statistics Canada’s most recent report. If left unmanaged, children may experience lasting emotional and psychological e...

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Fusion announces definitive agreement to acquire birch communications’ cloud and business services business

Combination expected to significantly enhance Fusion’s innovative strategy as the single source for the cloud Fusion to acquire Birch’s Cloud and Business Services business, including its customers, operations and infrastructure Combined com...

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Primus renews agreement with Costco Wholesale Canada and introduces 250 Mbps Internet speeds in select Ontario markets

TORONTO, ON – APRIL 19, 2017 – Primus announces a multi-year renewal agreement that extends its long-standing partnership as the exclusive national provider of residential telecommunications services to Costco Canada members. Costco mem...

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Primus expands VoIP footprint further to build on its extensive national coverage

TORONTO, ON – DECEMBER 14, 2016 – Primus has further expanded its VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) footprint across Canada, increasing its national coverage to another 400,000 Canadians in small and mid-sized communities in Alberta,...

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Primus Announces Trial of Apivio’s Liberty L2 Wi-Fi Handset

TORONTO, ON – NOVEMBER 23, 2016 – Primus today announced that it will be the first major telecommunications provider in Canada to trial the innovative Liberty L2 Wi-Fi handset developed by Vancouver-based Apivio Systems Inc. on its res...

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Telephone ‘spam filter’ approved by regulators

TORONTO – November 11, 2016 – Primus applauds the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for its decision to approve advanced call-filtering technologies which protect consumers from annoying and illegal robocal...

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New Primus brand signals continued commitment to delivering smarter connectivity and better choice to Canadian businesses and individuals

TORONTO – SEPTEMBER 8, 2016 – Primus formally unveiled its new corporate brand today to reflect the positive change and renewal that has recently occurred within the company. “Our new brand identity and website are a reflection of...

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Primus expands VoIP footprint further to build on its extensive national coverage

TORONTO – JULY 20, 2016 – Primus has further expanded its VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) footprint across Canada, increasing its national coverage to another 200,000 residences and businesses within small and mid-sized communities i...

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Primus: Government of Canada protects consumer choice, strengthens digital economy

TORONTO – MAY 12, 2016 – Primus today praised the federal government for supporting a CRTC decision that will ensure Canadians have access to affordable ultra-high speed broadband from their internet service provider (ISP) of choice. &ldqu...

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Primus increases Unlimited Internet speeds for consumers and businesses in British Columbia and Alberta

TORONTO – APRIL 27, 2016 – Consumers and businesses in British Columbia and Alberta now have access to faster Internet as Primus introduces speeds of up to 50 Mbps. In response to a growing need from businesses for higher bandwidth to supp...

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Birch Completes Purchase of Primus Telecommunications Assets in Canada

ATLANTA – APRIL 4, 2016 – Birch Communications, Inc. (“Birch”), leading nationwide provider of communications, network and cloud services to small, mid-sized, enterprise and wholesale businesses, announced today it has completed the...

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Primus expands Residential VoIP footprint to achieve extensive national coverage

TORONTO – DECEMBER 15, 2015 – Primus Telecommunications (Primus) has now significantly expanded its residential VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) footprint across Canada, increasing its national coverage to 85 per cent of Canadian households....

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