Media5 Corporation Appoints SS Telecoms as New Distributor in South Africa
Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Media5 - now able to offer an even more competitive and comprehensive range of VoIP products and services to enterprises and service providers in the region

Sherbrooke, QUEBEC, March 22, 2011 – Media5 Corporation, a leading developer of advanced Communications over IP products and solutions, announced today that it has reached a new distribution agreement for its high-performance products and services in the South African region. SS Telecoms will now represent Media5’s full line of VoIP product & solutions , including Mediatrix, Media5-fone and M5T developer solutions.

SS Telecoms has been one of South Africa's leading telecommunication solution suppliers for more than 20 years. The company also operates internationally in select markets.

“This agreement represents a major enhancement to our supply and delivery capabilities for our customers in South Africa,” said Philippe Babin, General Manager of Media5 Corporation. “Through SS Telecoms' vast experience in the telecommunications market and its optimised logistics network, we are now able to offer an even more competitive and comprehensive range of VoIP products and services to enterprises and service providers in the region.”

Media5 is a global leader in the VoIP field, and its technologies have played an important role in the global uptake of VoIP as an effective business communication solution.

“Media5 is a major global VoIP player and we're delighted to be representing their products in South Africa,” says George Smalberger, SS Telecoms MD. “The local market is embracing VoIP vigorously thanks to falling bandwidth costs, and we believe Media5's products will offer significant value to local businesses seeking to lower the cost of communication.”

About Media5 Corporation
Media5 Corporation has built upon the leading technologies of Mediatrix Telecom and M5T to develop advanced, secure, and survivable VoIP products, technologies and services for Service Providers and Enterprise Networks. Media5 products and solutions are widely interoperable and have received commercial endorsement from the world’s leading manufacturers of telecommunications equipment as well as from large telecommunication carriers.

Media5 has its corporate offices in the Sherbrooke area, in Canada, and regional offices in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Latin America. For more information, please visit www.media5corp.com.

About SS Telecoms
SS Telecoms has been designing and manufacturing telephony solutions in the South African market for over 21 years. The company develops a complete range of telecoms products and solutions (incorporating telephone management systems, IP PBXs, VoIP solutions, phones, peripherals, voice routing and surrounding services) via an extensive national distributor network. SS Telecoms products are utilized in businesses across the country, from major corporations to home offices. For more information, please visit www.sstelecoms.com.

For more information, please contact:

Mike Spooner
Marketing Communications Manager
Media5 Corporation
Phone: + 1 819 829 8749 ext: 5210
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Kevin Greig
Sales and Marketing Manager
SS Telecoms
Phone: +27 12 664 4644
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