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[November 07, 2012]

Spectrotel Announces Alliance with PGi(R)

Neptune, NJ, Nov 07, 2012 ( via COMTEX) -- Spectrotel, Inc., a New Jersey-based Competitive Local Exchange Company (CLEC) serving customers throughout the United States, today announced that it has signed an alliance agreement with PGi, a global leader in virtual meetings, to provide Spectrotel with private-branded conferencing solutions as an addition to its current product mix.

Under terms of the agreement, Spectrotel is now offering PGi's automated audio conferencing which is sold under the brand name Spectrotel Voice Conferencing. In addition, Spectrotel is offering PGi's GlobalMeet(R) web conferencing service and is sold under the brand name Spectrotel Web Conferencing. The new Spectrotel Web Conferencing service is an easy-to-use audio and web conferencing solution for up to 125 participants. It is designed with a simple user interface to provide businesses of all sizes with the most reliable online meeting experience possible. The service requires no software downloads for meeting guests and has a convenient "connect me" feature that calls participants automatically, making dial-in numbers and passcodes obsolete.

"By utilizing PGi's platform, Spectrotel now has best-in-class conferencing solutions that integrate seamlessly with our extensive line of high-value, high-quality telecommunications services," said Ellie Mondini, vice president, marketing and corporate development at Spectrotel. "Spectrotel began testing PGi services several months ago and was very impressed with its email platform integration and overall ease of use. We are excited to provide this important product line extension to our customers and channel partners." "With its large enterprise customer base, growing sales channel and world class customer care, Spectrotel is a great fit as a PGi private-branded reseller," said Ralph Hawkins, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the PGi Partners Channel.

About Spectrotel Spectrotel, headquartered in Neptune, NJ, was founded in 1996 with a mission to bring quality, affordable, and personalized telecommunications services to customers of all sizes nationwide. From traditional voice and data services to leading edge IP-based solutions, Spectrotel's "Simply Better Service" is geared to bring the best available underlying infrastructure with unparalleled solutions, service, and savings to its customers. For more information, visit

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