iPrimus to Participate in ISP Filtering Pilot

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iPrimus announced today that it will be participating in the Australian Government's ISP filtering pilot.

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It will be important to receive feedback from our customers on this pilot. Our customers will be notified via email details about the trial including when it will begin, how they can choose to opt-in and where they can post their feedback.

iPrimus announced today that it will be participating in the Australian Government's ISP filtering pilot.

iPrimus is among six service ISP providers selected by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy to participate in the ISP filtering 'live' pilot after submitting an expression of interest.

iPrimus' General Manager of Marketing & Products, Andrew Sims said, "Our customer demographics are well suited to the trial, with a large concentration of families with young children who would welcome the ability to opt-in to a content filtering trial."

"It will be offered on an opt-in basis and customer participation will be totally voluntary. The ability for the customer to opt-in to the trial provides them ultimate freedom over their internet experience. We expect to gather a lot of interesting data from the trial, especially surrounding how well filtering works in practice and our customers' responses to it."

iPrimus will be looking for customers to participate in the trial and will provide feedback on an ongoing basis.

Sims said, "It will be important to receive feedback from our customers on this pilot. Our customers will be notified via email details about the trial including when it will begin, how they can choose to opt-in and where they can post their feedback."

The trial is expected to begin late April or early May and will run for a period of six weeks.

More information on the iPrimus' trial, including Frequently Asked Questions will be available at http://www.iprimus.com.au along with instructions on how customers can participate.

About Primus Telecom
Primus Telecom is one of Australia's largest fixed-line telecommunications carriers. The Company offers a comprehensive range of voice, data, broadband Internet and web hosting products, servicing both residential and business sectors. The Primus network offers nationwide coverage through its own backbone network with facilities in 66 cities across Australia. The network enables the Company to provide nationwide long distance services and local call Internet access. Primus operates its own fibre network in the five major capital cities, delivering a range of business direct-connect services including ISDN, Ethernet, ATM, telephone line and high-speed broadband DSL services direct to residential and business customers. Primus Australia news and information are available at the Company's Web site at http://www.iprimus.com.au.

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