Mitel Honors Integra Telecom as U.S. Number One Dealer of the Year

OTTAWA, Ontario – July 22, 2009
Mitel Honors Integra Telecom as U.S. Number One Dealer of the Year

Mitel Honors Integra Telecom as U.S. Number One Dealer of the Year

Company honored by Mitel for outstanding business performance

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As Mitel's Number One Dealer of the Year, Integra exemplifies the highest levels of business performance, expertise, and sales achievement and customer satisfaction that Mitel seeks in its channel partners.

"This acknowledgment is a testament to the outstanding accomplishments and enthusiasm of the entire Integra team," said Scott Bussey, director of business telephone systems for Integra Telecom. "Mitel makes it easy to do business with its broad portfolio of unified communications solutions that are tailored to meet the specific needs of our customers."

"Our goal is to establish relationships with the best channel partners in the industry through the Mitel PARTNERprogram," says Rick Dell, president, U.S. Sales for Mitel. "Integra's success can be attributed to its dedication and commitment to provide their customers with a unified communications environment designed to save money, enhance communications, increase customer service and improve business processes."

The Mitel PARTNERprogram is one of many ways Mitel attracts new channel partners and retains existing ones. Mitel authorizedPARTNERs benefit from a comprehensive range of support programs that include sales and technical training, pre- and post-sales support and a responsive, 24/7 support team.

About Integra Telecom
Integra Telecom Inc. provides voice, data and Internet communications to thousands of business and carrier customers in 11 Western states, including: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, Oregon, Utah and Washington. The company owns and operates a best-in-class fiber-optic network comprised of metropolitan access networks, a nationally acclaimed tier one Internet and data network and a 4,700-mile high-speed long haul network. The company has earned some of the highest customer loyalty and customer satisfaction ratings in the telecommunications industry. Primary equity investors in the company include Warburg Pincus, Banc of America Capital Investors and Boston Ventures. Integra Telecom and Electric Lightwave are registered trademarks of Integra Telecom Inc. For more information, visit www.integratelecom.com.

About Mitel

Mitel delivers flexibility and simplicity in smart unified communications solutions and applications for organizations of all sizes. Combined with a full range of managed services that include voice and data network design and traffic provisioning, custom application development, and attractive financing options, Mitel is reinventing how successful organizations gain competitive advantage by easily collaborating and communicating over distance and time with customers, colleagues and partners. Mitel's (www.mitel.com) US headquarters are in Phoenix, Arizona. Global headquarters are in Ottawa, Canada, with offices, partners and resellers worldwide.

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