The new two-tier distribution model from TalkSwitch will offer expanded support services and quicker order fulfillment to the VAR channel
OTTAWA, ON - November 17, 2005 - TalkSwitch, a company specializing in the design and manufacture of innovative telephone systems for small and multi -location businesses today announced it has selected White Radio as its Canadian distributor. Existing and new TalkSwitch resellers will now place their orders through White Radio, rather than directly with TalkSwitch.
The deal means that TalkSwitch resellers in Canada will benefit from expanded logistical capabilities and more flexible hours. White Radio's warehouse facilities in Burlington Ontario and Burnaby British Columbia will provide better nationwide coverage and quicker order fulfillment. White Radio also offers expanded technical support and the ability for resellers to order a wide array of products that compliment TalkSwitch systems.
"The demand for TalkSwitch phone systems has grown so rapidly in the past couple of years that the time for a Canadian distributor is right," said Jan Scheeren, President and CEO, TalkSwitch. "Our network of resellers will benefit greatly from this partnership. White Radio will help expand our presence in all regions of Canada and will allow us to ensure simplified ordering and more flexible support services."
TalkSwitch resellers will maintain all of the benefits they currently receive from the company including access to an exclusive reseller website with sales tools and marketing materials, technical support and webinars, the TalkSwitch &You reseller program, and dedicated account managers.
"TalkSwitch has developed an ideal telecommunications solution for the lucrative small business market," said John Milne, President and General Manager, White Radio. "Adding a product of that caliber to our portfolio means we can offer a complete solution to resellers focusing on that market segment. We're delighted with this partnership and think that TalkSwitch and White Radio resellers will benefit tremendously."
The opening stage of the partnership has been extremely successful as White Radio's initial stocking order was sold out in less than two weeks.
TalkSwitch and White Radio will be embarking on a touring sales training seminar series that will introduce White Radio resellers to the TalkSwitch product line and market opportunity. The tour will commenced with a session in Toronto on November 16, and features stops in Vancouver on December 7, Calgary on January 18 and Edmonton on January 19. Additional Canadian stops will be announced in early 2006.
Telecommunications solutions from TalkSwitch are ideal for small and multi -location businesses with up to 32 telephone users per office. Each TalkSwitch telephone system comes loaded with a host of features including multi -level auto attendants, call cascade options, voicemail and much more.
TalkSwitch systems start as low as $855 CAD ($695 USD). The VoIP -enabled TalkSwitch 48 -CVA is available for $2195 CAD ($1795 USD).
TalkSwitch® is dedicated to providing small and multi -location businesses with innovative telecommunications solutions. Since 1990, TalkSwitch has delivered rich features, high functionality and unbeatable value. Ideal for businesses with up to 32 telephone users per office, TalkSwitch systems provide users with options to connect to both the traditional telephone network (PSTN) and Voice over IP (VoIP) networks. TalkSwitch is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information call (888) 332 -9322 or visit our website at www.talkswitch.com.
About White Radio
Incorporated in 1925, White Radio is a Canadian market leader in the distribution of products in the Audio/Video, Communications, Telecom, Wireless & TDM and Contractor markets. The Company has a national network of salespeople and operates from two principal locations in Burlington, Ontario and Burnaby, British Columbia. The Company offers a full range of technologies and solutions for integrators and service providers. White Radio has expertise in voice, video and data solutions over traditional and next generation converged technologies.
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