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Bulk TV & Internet Joins Mitel Global Network of Partners

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Bulk TV & Internet Joins Mitel Global Network of Partners

11:00 EDT Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Bulk TV & Internet to provide Mitel's unified communications and collaboration solutions to customers.

RALEIGH, N.C., April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Bulk TV & Internet (Bulk TV), a leading provider of television and Internet solutions to commercial properties nationwide, announced today it has become an authorized partner of Mitel, a leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications and collaboration software solutions. As a result, Bulk TV is now able to provide Mitel's comprehensive suite of business communications solutions to hospitality and healthcare customers nationwide.

"Organizations today are looking for advanced communications solutions that address their business needs, add value and deliver measurable productivity gains and cost savings. Mitel depends on our strong network of partners to deliver these benefits to customers," said Joe Vitalone, Mitel's executive vice-president for the Americas. "As a leader in free-to-guest television and Internet solutions, we welcome Bulk TV into that community and look forward to working with them to provide customers with the tools they need to grow their business."

Since the company's inception in 2004, Bulk TV has become a leading provider of television and Internet services designed to meet the unique needs of hospitality, healthcare and multi-dwelling unit properties.  Bulk TV has grown rapidly over the past eight years and currently provides service to more than over 3,000 commercial properties in all 50 states. The company's ability to customize bulk programming packages and services to meet the needs of every type of business has contributed to their exponential success as a television and Internet provider.

"With the addition of Mitel's world class portfolio of advanced premise and cloud-based communication solutions to our existing television and Internet offerings, we are excited and confident that we can provide customers of any size with turnkey solutions that are tailored to meet their specific needs and deliver exceptional business value," said Tim Conley, executive vice president, business development for Bulk TV & Internet.

Mitel's robust phone solutions will add an additional offering to Bulk TV's existing television and Internet options giving customers the opportunity to consolidate their services. Conley explains, "Our goal is to simplify the process for our customers?one provider for all of their in-room technology needs. This enables them to better focus on their core business."

Mitel authorized partners must meet a series of stringent requirements in order to sell and support Mitel products in the marketplace. These include ongoing training for sales and technical services; processes and benchmarks to provide quality customer service; and a high degree of expertise in voice communications, data networking, and applicable applications such as virtualization, conferencing, collaboration, contact centers and mobility.

Bulk TV is an approved provider with major hotel brands such as Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG), Hilton Worldwide, Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Choice Hotels International and Best Western. Bulk TV also works with well-known healthcare groups including Genesis HealthCare, Sunrise Senior Living and Consulate Health Care to name a few.

About Bulk TV & InternetBulk TV & Internet is a leading provider of television and Internet services designed to meet the unique needs of hotels, healthcare facilities and multi-dwelling unit properties as well as private offices, restaurants and fitness centers. Bulk TV & Internet provides service to more than 225,000 units nationwide including free-to-guest television programming, digital satellite TV systems, high-speed Internet access and managed data network services.  For more information, please visit www.BulkTV.com.

About MitelMitel® (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 information visit www.mitel.com.

SOURCE Bulk TV & Internet

For further information: Emily Bradshaw 919-792-1480, ebradshaw@bulktv.com

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