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Calgary, Alberta CANADA, January 15, 2013 /FSC/ - Platinum Communications Corporation (PCS - TSX Venture), announced today that as a result of Platinum's rapid expansion of its network facilities and geographic footprint throughout Alberta, Mr. Chad J. Cunningham has been appointed to the newly created position of Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Mr. Cunningham will take the lead in adding additional commercial and residential subscribers to its already expanding subscriber count.
Mr. Cunningham has had an extensive career in telecom with stays at Monarch Cablesystems a high-growth telecommunications company that was acquired by Shaw Communications. While at Monarch Mr. Cunningham was part of the senior management team responsible for executing the sales and marketing functions of the Cable, Internet
and Broadcasting divisions of the company as their Sales Manager. Most recently Mr. Cunningham held the position of Director, Sales & Marketing at CityWest Cable and Telephone Corp. in Prince Rupert, BC.
ABOUT PLATINUM COMMUNICATIONS
Platinum is a leading provider of superior quality fixed wireless Internet and Broadband solutions in Alberta serving approximately 13,000 customers. Based in Calgary, Platinum operates a custom-built wireless broadband network that utilizes Next-Generation WiMax technology to bring fast, reliable and affordable Internet services and digital phone solutions to residents and businesses across the Province using licensed and unlicensed spectrum that extends from the north of Grande Prairie to the Alberta/US border and from Medicine Hat to Banff. Platinum caters to urban, rural and remote markets that are often beyond the reach of traditional Internet providers. For more information, please visit our website at www.platinum.ca or call 403-301-4591.
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For further information please contact:
Bernard Parkinson, CEO
Phone (403) 301-4591
Katherine Kirkup, CFO
Phone (403) 301-4594
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