Primus Canada and Costco Wholesale Canada Renew Strategic Agreement
Canada's leading alternative communications company announces multi-year
renewal of agreement as exclusive national provider of residential
telecommunications services to Costco members
TORONTO, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - Costco members in Canada will continue to
enjoy preferred prices on quality High Speed Internet & Home Phone services
through the multi-year renewal of an exclusive partnership program with Primus
Canada (Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of
PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc.) (NYSE:PTGI).
This agreement renewal between Primus Canada and Costco Wholesale Canada
builds upon their growing program of over 10 years. Costco members across
Canada will continue to enjoy the full range of Primus Canada's residential
services at preferred pricing. The initiative is part of Primus' strategy to
bring more choice and value to Canadians.
"Since its launch in 1997, Primus has grown to be Canada's largest alternative
communications provider with several hundred thousand residential customers
nationwide. We're proud to provide Canadians, and specifically Costco
members with more value for their dollar, a wide selection of consumer
telecommunications services and Canadian-based customer service and technical
support," says Rob Warden, Senior Vice President, Residential Services at
Primus Canada. "This partnership renewal means that more than five million
Costco households in Canada can continue to benefit from Primus' full range of
services including Unlimited High Speed Internet bundled with reliable home
phone service at affordable prices."
Costco members can enjoy High Speed Internet service with unlimited usage and
download speeds of up to 16 Mbps. Primus also ensures accounts are protected
with anti-spam and e-mail virus protection, and offers 24/7 access to Canadian
technical support associates.
Costco members can also take advantage of home phone plans starting at $9.95
per month or save even more with Primus' range of bundled options.
For more information on Primus services available through Costco, please visit
About Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc.
Primus Telecommunications Canada Inc. is the largest alternative
telecommunications service provider in Canada. Primus Canada offers a wide
selection of consumer and business telecommunications services available
nationwide including Home Phone, Internet, Long Distance, VoIP, Enterprise IP
Voice Solutions, Hosted Phone Systems (Hosted PBX), Access and IP connectivity
solutions. Primus Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of McLean,
Virginia-based Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (NYSE: PTGI).
Additional information is available at primus.ca.
PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated) is a leading provider of
advanced communication solutions, including traditional and IP voice, data,
mobile services, broadband Internet, metro fiber and Carrier Ethernet to
business and residential customers in Canada and the United States. PTGi is
also one of the leading international wholesale service providers to fixed and
mobile network operators worldwide. PTGi owns and operates its own global
network of next-generation IP soft switches, media gateways, hosted IP/SIP
platforms, broadband infrastructure, and fiber capacity in Canada. Founded in
1994, PTGi is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.
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