MiCTA Selects PAETEC as Approved National Vendor for Voice over IP and IP Services

Updated: January 06, 2011

SAGINAW, Mich., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- MiCTA, a nationwide group purchasing organization, has named PAETEC (Nasdaq: PAET) an approved national vendor for Voice over IP (VoIP) and IP services. PAETEC also was awarded an endorsed national designation for fixed wireless, specialty business communications and direct equipment purchases.

"MiCTA is pleased to welcome PAETEC as an approved national vendor for Voice over IP and IP networking services," says Tim von Hoff, Chief Operating Officer of MiCTA. "PAETEC offers a wide range of telecommunications and networking services, and our agreement with PAETEC delivers a unique combination of service, value and price to our members," says von Hoff.

PAETEC was selected as an endorsed national VoIP, IP and technology vendor as the result of MiCTA's highly competitive bidding process, which is designed to evaluate technology-oriented and telecommunications solutions on behalf of its nationwide membership. MiCTA members are eligible to purchase these products and services at significant discounts. Besides delivering substantial cost savings to its members, MiCTA contracts enable members to eliminate the need to conduct individual bidding processes.

"Many of our unique solutions over the past decade were designed with the needs of government and university customers, like MiCTA members, in mind," said Rick Cunningham, vice president of PAETEC's Industry Solutions. "We're glad to further expand our long-standing relationship in serving MiCTA members."

PAETEC will provide products and services to MiCTA members through 2012. "We are always searching for ways to bring expanded telecommunications choice to our membership," says von Hoff. "Our members value the wide range of service offerings and vendor choices MiCTA provides. We look forward to working with PAETEC to help our members realize substantial savings on telecommunications and networking services."

About MiCTA

MiCTA, located at 515 North Washington Street, Suite 405 in Saginaw, MI, represents thousands of higher education, K-12, healthcare, library, governmental and charitable entities. Nationally, MiCTA seeks to resolve common voice, video and data issues, provide helpful information, participate in legislative and regulatory telecommunications advocacy, and negotiate discounted purchase contracts for telecommunications and technology services for its members. For more information, please visit the MiCTA Web site, http://www.mictatech.org.

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