Primus Australia signs NBN Co Wholesale Broadband Agreement

Primus Australia, a part of PTGi (Primus Telecommunications Group, Inc. - NYSE:PTGi) has today announced that it has signed NBN Co’s Wholesale Broadband Agreement (WBA).

The WBA sets out the terms and conditions that the NBN Co will use to govern the supply of products and services to its wholesale customers.

“We are delighted to be a part of such an important agreement for the future of the telecommunications industry in Australia. Primus is an established leader in high speed broadband fibre connections and we expect to continue our leadership position as the NBN continues its rollout,” said Primus Australia CEO Tom Mazerski.

Primus will work closely with NBN Co to deliver high quality, affordable services that fulfil a broad range of customer needs including lower cost ‘fibre voice only’ services.

“We already have a voice network in place with many voice-only customers, which puts us in a leading  position to ensure that under the NBN our voice customers  will continue to receive the highest quality services, ” added Mazerski.

Primus Australia has one of the largest Fibre-To-The-Home customer bases in Australia. The agreement with NBN Co is a major milestone as the company continues its move forward with its Fibre-to-the-Home products and services.

About Primus Australia

Primus Australia is part of Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) and is one of Australia’s largest telecommunications carriers. It offers a range of Business and Residential data, broadband, VOIP, Mobile, Telephone and Data Centre services Australia wide. The Primus Australia network provides nationwide coverage through its own backbone network with facilities in 66 cities and 286 DSLAM exchanges across Australia.  Primus Australia operates its own fibre network in the five major capital cities, delivering a range of business direct-connect services including Hosted IP PBX services, IP, Ethernet, ATM, ISDN, high speed broadband, data centre and inbound and outbound voice services .

About PTGi

Primus Telecommunications Group, Incorporated (PTGi) is a leading provider of advanced communication solutions, including traditional and IP voice, data, mobile services, broadband Internet, collocation, hosting, and outsourced managed services to business and residential customers in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Brazil.  PTGi owns and operates its own global network of next-generation IP soft switches, media gateways, hosted IP/SIP platforms, broadband infrastructure, fiber capacity, and data centres located in Canada, Australia, and Brazil. Founded in 1994, PTGi is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.