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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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Primus first carrier in Canada to offer Panasonic TGP600 cordless phone for business

TORONTO – DECEMBER 7, 2015 – Primus Telecommunications (Primus) is the first Canadian carrier to offer the unique Panasonic TGP600 cordless phone to small and medium sized businesses. This innovative wireless desk phone with IP cordless handset...

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Primus and PREVNet launch Canada's first e-learning program to proactively reduce online bullying

TORONTO, NOV 10, 2015 – To help kick off Bullying Awareness Week (November 15-21), Primus Telecommunications (Primus) has partnered with PREVNet, the country’s leading authority on bullying prevention, to launch Canada’s first e-lea...

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Primus Achieves Platinum Level as Polycom Partner for the Third Year in a Row

TORONTO, NOV 9, 2015 – Primus Telecommunications Canada (Primus), the largest national independent telecommunications provider in Canada, today announced it has been named a Platinum Level Polycom Partner by Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM). This i...

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Survey finds half of Canadian small businesses now use cloud-based services

TORONTO, OCT 7, 2015 – Canadian small businesses are proving themselves to be fast adopters of new technologies in the race to compete against larger companies, according to a recent national survey. This study reveals both the benefits entrepr...

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Consumers gain protection against unwanted telemarketing calls as FCC approves robocall blocking technology

TORONTO, June 18, 2015 – Primus Telecommunications (Primus) today praised the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for strengthening consumer protection against unwanted telemarketing calls and robocalls, enabling Americans to access the ext...

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Primus Business Services Enhances Fibre-Optic Offering in Ottawa with Certified Carrier Ethernet Professionals

TORONTO, April 24, 2013 — Primus Business Services, a division of Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. (Primus), a wholly owned subsidiary of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated) (NYSE: PTGI), is now offering ultra-fast fibre ...

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