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Total Telcom Inc. Announces Commercial Certification Of Text Anywhere


Total Telcom Inc. Announces Commercial Certification Of Text Anywhere

KELOWNA, BC and EDMONTON, AB, April 29, 2013 /CNW/ - TOTAL TELCOM INC. (TSX Venture: TTZ) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary ROM Communications Inc. has received Commercial Certification of its proprietary new "Text Anywhere"  device from Iridium Satellite LLC.

Text Anywhere is a low cost personal 2-way message device that uses the Iridium Satellite Network for Global coverage. Connected by Wi-Fi to an iPhone, iTouch, iPad, MacBook or compatible Windows based laptop, the built-in application eliminates the need for special apps or hardware. Text Anywhere will retail for $399.00 and is currently available only at  www.textanywhere.ca. ROM has implemented a Global flat rate service of $29.99/month for 100 messages and $.27 for each additional message. Text Anywhere can receive a text message from a cellular phone anywhere in Canada or the United States to anywhere in the world at the same flat rate with NO International charges.

Text Anywhere was recently introduced at the International Fisheries Observer and Monitoring Conference(IFOMC) in Vina del Mar, Chile. It will be featured by ROM Communications at the 2013 Peace Region Petroleum Tradeshow in Grand Prairie, Alberta and will be introduced Internationally at the World's largest Outdoor Retailer Tradeshow at the end of July in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Neil Magrath, President of ROM Communications Inc, stated, "eight percent (8%) of the world is covered by cellular service. With an estimated 8 billion text messages being sent and received each day, texting has become the most used form of communication in the world. ROM's business case is based on facilitating text based communication in the 92% of the world not covered by cellular service. Initial marketing will focus on commercial and recreational boating, energy & resource  activities and  travel."

About ROM Communications Inc.

ROM provides "Web to Wireless" products and services across North America for remote control, monitoring and asset management. ROM is an authorized airtime reseller and hardware developer for satellite, cellular and wireless IP Networks.

About Iridium Communications Inc.

Iridium is the only mobile voice and data satellite communications network that spans the entire globe. Iridium enables connections between people, organizations and assets to and from anywhere, in real time. Together with its ever-expanding ecosystem of partner companies, Iridium delivers an innovative and rich portfolio of reliable solutions for markets that require truly global communications. The company has a major development program underway for its next-generation network — Iridium NEXT. Iridium Communications Inc. is headquartered in McLean, Va., U.S.A., and its common stock trades on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol IRDM. For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit www.iridium.com. IRDM-F

Trading symbol:  TTZ: TSX Venture

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For further information regarding this press release please contact Neil Magrath, CEO at (250) 860-3762 (Ext 202)

SOURCE: Total Telcom Inc.

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CO: Total Telcom Inc. ST: Alberta NI: TLS NP

-0- Apr/29/2013 13:30 GMT

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