World Wide Packets and Mediatrix Partner to Deliver Integrated VoIP and Data Services

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Provides Customers with a Single, Scalable and Cost-Effective Solution for Triple Play Services

World Wide Packets, a leading provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions; and Mediatrix Telecom, the leader in Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) access devices and gateways, today announced a strategic partnership that will integrate World Wide Packets' LightningEdge® Carrier Ethernet technology with Mediatrix's VoIP platform. The combination of these best of breed offerings will enable both companies to expand their customer reach by delivering scalable, cost-effective Carrier Ethernet grade VoIP and data services in one seamless platform.

Under the terms of the partnership, World Wide Packets and Mediatrix will closely integrate their respective product lines to offer current and prospective customers a leading solution for triple play service delivery. The integration will significantly widen each company's customer reach, enabling them to break into new markets. As a result, customers will benefit from solutions that deliver fast, scalable and cost-effective voice, video and data services with unparalleled quality of service (QoS).

"We have been successful in focusing on the SMB market, but as the company grows we're looking expand our penetration with larger-tier customers and we recognized that diversifying our offering was a key step," said Marc Skinner, Director of Sales - Americas, for Mediatrix. "World Wide Packets is a known leader in Carrier Ethernet delivery and has a proven track record with global leaders in the telecommunications space. Based on its expertise and reputation in data service delivery, it is a very desirable partner."

World Wide Packets and Mediatrix will continue ongoing research and development to expand this joint offering. Both companies have diverse and expansive product lines, World Wide Packets with its LightningEdge Carrier Ethernet Delivery Platform and Mediatrix with its analog and digital VoIP devices. As the relationship matures, the companies will leverage their depth of expertise to deliver optimal solutions for the delivery of all Carrier Ethernet triple play services, specifically voice and data, to global service providers, Multi-Tenant Units (MTU) and Multi-Dwelling Units (MDU).

"We've seen tremendous customer demand for Carrier grade VoIP services," said Chad Whalen, senior vice president of global sales and marketing for World Wide Packets. "To ensure we are providing our customers with the most comprehensive and cost-effective solution, it was imperative we find the right VoIP platform to integrate with our LightiningEdge product line. With its proven capabilities, Mediatrix was the clear choice and we're looking forward to expanding this relationship in the coming months."

About World Wide Packets

World Wide Packets is a leading provider of Carrier Ethernet solutions that allow broadband service providers and telecommunications service providers to realize a new level of speed and agility in the deployment of revenue generating Ethernet services. With World Wide Packets' LightningEdge® product family, providers can address the demand with their growing customer base by fully leveraging the power, flexibility and economies of Ethernet technology, while dramatically reducing the CapEx and OpEx of existing legacy networks. Only World Wide Packets offers the QoS, scalability, reliability and manageability necessary to making True Carrier Ethernet services such as IPTV, VoIP, mission critical data and wireless transport a reality. For more information on World Wide Packets, please visit

World Wide Packets and the World Wide Packets logo are trademarks of World Wide Packets Incorporated. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Mediatrix Telecom

Mediatrix develops and markets advanced VoIP access devices, gateways, routers, and value-added software enhancements for the enterprise, SOHO, and residential markets. Its products provide an ideal migration path for end users wishing to protect their current CPE investment (analog/digital phones, fax machines, PBX and Key Systems) while migrating to a converged IP network. Mediatrix products and solutions are widely interoperable and have received commercial endorsement from some of the world's leading manufacturers of telecommunications equipment as well as from large telecommunication carriers. Mediatrix is a wholly owned division of Media5 Corporation, a high technology holding company based in the Montreal area, in Canada. Media5 Corporation also owns M5T, a software provider focused on delivering the latest in SIP software technologies and security solutions to companies developing applications for real-time multimedia communications over IP. Mediatrix has corporate offices in the Sherbrooke area, in Canada and regional offices in the United States, Europe, Latin America and Asia. For more information, please visit


Shannon Breen

Racepoint Group, Inc. for World Wide Packets


Mike Spooner

Mediatrix Telecom

1-877-GET-VOIP Ext. 424


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