Eastern Independent Telecommunications joins the TelcoBridges Partner Program

EIT looks to Tmedia VoIP gateways to address new service provider challenges

MONTREAL, May 18th, 2010 – TelcoBridges Inc., a leading supplier of telecommunications hardware and software for service providers and solution developers, today announced that Eastern Independent Telecommunications (EIT), a leading reseller of telephony solutions in Canada and the United States, has joined the TelcoBridges Media Gateway Partner Program. Recently launched by TelcoBridges, the Media Gateway Partner Program provides member business partners with access to enhanced channel pricing, new sales and training tools, and documentation that enable those same partners to easily market, sell and support converged network solutions based on TelcoBridges’ Tmedia™ family of VOIP gateways.

“Eastern Independent Telecommunications is constantly on the lookout for solutions that enable our service provider customers to better meet challenges such as network convergence and operating efficiency,” said Clifton White, President of Eastern Independent Telecommunications Ltd. “We are very pleased to have found in TelcoBridges a company that could provide both differentiated VOIP gateway solutions and a well-designed partner program that truly supports our go-to-market plans.”

“EIT has a long history of meeting the needs of the most demanding service providers across Canada and in the United States with best of breed solutions that solve real business problems,” said Daniel Paradis, Director, Global Sales at TelcoBridges Inc. “At TelcoBridges, we are pleased to be part of this effort by EIT to bring the latest advances in media gateway technology and design, as demonstrated by our carrier-grade Tmedia family of products, to address the requirements of their demanding customer base.”

The TelcoBridges Media Gateway Partner Program, launched in February 2010, provides an array of financial incentives, cooperative marketing programs, as well as training and support tools that make it easier to sell TelcoBridges’ offerings. For more information on TelcoBridges’ Media Gateway Partner Program, please visit the TelcoBridges web site at http://www.telcobridges.com.

About Eastern Independent Telecommunications Ltd.:
Eastern Independent Telecommunications (EIT) is recognized in the telecommunications industry as a leader in providing high quality products, services, project management and maintenance support. EIT’s core business is providing telecommunications services supported by distributed products and network solutions. Distribution agreements and strategic alliances with global manufacturers and other next generation technology providers provide EIT with a continuous source of new technology products and access to network technology training. For more information, please visit http://www.eit.ca/

About TelcoBridges:
TelcoBridges is clearly defining the future of communications technologies. By supplying the industry’s best telecom platform, TelcoBridges is helping telecom developers, system integrators and service providers realize their bright ideas. Telco Bridges’ customers develop and deploy carrier-grade telecom solutions in more than 50 countries. These solutions include: mobile value-added services, location-based services, lawful intercept, video calling applications, network monitoring, media gateways, switching, IVR, unified communications solutions, and many more. TelcoBridges is a recognized leader within the telecom industry, ranked as #175 within the Deloitte North American Fast 500, thanks to its revenue growth, which exceeded 777% during the period spanning 2004-2008. For additional information, please visit http://www.telcobridges.com.


Darryl Brambilla
Eastern Independent Telecommunications
Tel.: +1-613-342-9652; e-mail: darryl.brambilla@eit.ca

Jason White
Eastern Independent Telecommunications
Tel.: +1-613-342-9652; e-mail: Jason.white@eit.ca

Kenneth Trueman
TelcoBridges. Inc.
Tel.: 450-655-8993 x. 170, mmccuaig@telcobridges.com