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  • 07.11.2006     Talkswitch and babyTEL Announce Interoperability

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    Ottawa, ON & Montreal, PQ (November 7, 2006) – TalkSwitch® an industry leader in the design and manufacture of innovative telephone systems for small and multi-location businesses and babyTEL, the leading independent Canadian-owned provider of high-speed Internet phone service, today announced full interoperability between VoIP-equipped TalkSwitch telephone systems and babyTEL’s IP calling network.

    Customers choosing from a variety of affordably priced small business VoIP calling services on babyTEL’s highly reliable network, can now use those services with the award-winning hybrid telephone systems from TalkSwitch. Together, small business customers benefit from all the rich PBX telephony features a business needs coupled with very competitive calling rates.

    “We’re pleased to announce babyTEL as a valued Canadian-based service provider partner,” said Jan Scheeren, President and CEO, TalkSwitch. “They share our commitment to the small business market and have a highly reliable network that, like TalkSwitch, delivers great value to customers. With babyTEL we can offer a complete end-to-end VoIP solution, and that is great news for customers.”

    babyTEL has full calling coverage across North America, and provides local telephone numbers in most major metropolitan areas. They also offer free customer-to-customer calls between babyTEL subscribers.

    Because TalkSwitch systems are true hybrid IP PBXs, customers can integrate babyTEL’s VoIP calling services while still retaining connections to the traditional telephone network. TalkSwitch handles calls to and from both networks exactly the same. Customers are therefore able to create a truly customized telephony infrastructure to meet their specific business needs.

    “TalkSwitch is a top brand in small business telephony, with a well earned reputation for quality,” said Stephen Dorsey, President and CEO, babyTEL. “Combining cost-effective SME business calling plans from babyTEL with TalkSwitch PBX systems is a very powerful combination for small businesses. It’s a winning proposition, and one we expect to be very successful.”

    TalkSwitch systems are available from resellers across North America, or can be purchased directly at babyTEL services are available through select TalkSwitch dealers who provide turnkey support for the integration of the TalkSwitch system with the babyTEL service or at

    About Talkswitch
    TalkSwitch® designs and develops award-wining phone systems for small, multi-location and franchise businesses. Since its establishment in 1990, TalkSwitch has dedicated itself to developing the PBXs and IP PBXs that tens of thousands of small businesses across North America rely on. With a growing global network of resellers, distributors and partners, TalkSwitch’s fully hybrid phone systems are changing the way small businesses communicate. For more information, please visit our website at, or call us toll free in North America at 1.888.332.9322. In all other markets, please call +1.613.725.2980.

    About babyTEL
    Headquartered in Montreal, and founded in 1991, babyTEL develops in-house, advanced telecommunication services for its VoIP “triple play” of voice, fax, and modem services over the Internet. babyTEL’s customized suite of services are delivered to residential and corporate customers in over 7,000 locations across the U.S. and Canada. babyTEL services include Cloud Business Phone, Home Phone, FoIP, and Electronic Fax and are offered through its agents and reseller partners in the U.S. and Canada. To meet challenging needs, babyTEL customizes and expands its Services using its own development resources. Our partners, end-users, and network-support teams benefit from the availability of in-house developers for effective and timely support.