Mitel Expands to #1 Market Share in Canada for Business Communications

Mitel Expands to #1 Market Share in Canada for Business Communications

Sharpened Customer Focus Pushes Mitel to the Top in Home Country

OTTAWA, Dec. 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) has
taken the #1 market lead for business communications (PBX/IP PBX) in Canada
for the third quarter of 2013. According to independent analyst firm MZA Ltd.,
Mitel has jumped to a 33 percent share of the IP extensions market in Canada.
This market growth parallels Mitel's sharpened focus on its customers and

"We see a clear trend in recent quarters with Mitel steadily growing its
business in Canada to nearly a third of the entire market in Q3 of this year.
The data shows Mitel quickly gaining ground and taking share from its
competitors," said Tim Gelardi, Senior Analyst at MZA Ltd.

The market data reflects Mitel's renewed momentum in Canada, driven by the
leadership of Tom Lang, Vice President of Canadian markets at Mitel. Mitel
continues to build tighter collaboration with its channel partners to drive
market share and industry-leading customer satisfaction. Those partners are
winning in more markets and closing larger deals, contributing greatly to
Mitel's growth in Canada.

Mitel has added several new strategic business relationships in Canada,
including a partnership with Canada-based RackForce to deliver cloud-based
business communications solutions that are powered by Mitel.

"Canada is a top priority and we are committed to working together with our
partners to increase our already strong business and customer satisfaction.
Through technology leadership and by putting customers first, we will continue
to expand our business," said Lang. "And we are starting to see a growing
appreciation and preference for Canadian solutions. Given Mitel's
best-in-class solutions, more and more customers like working with a homegrown
team that has extensive resources in their own backyard."

About Mitel

Mitel® (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global provider of unified communications
and collaboration (UCC) software, solutions and services that enable
organizations to conduct business anywhere, over any medium with the device of
their choice. Through a single cloud-ready software stream, Mitel's Freedom
architecture provides customers in over 100 countries the flexibility and
simplicity needed to support today's dynamic work environment. For more
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