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Paetec gets 2 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards

paetec PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET) has received two “2009 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards” for their Fixed Wireless and Allworx 9224 IP Phone and Tx 92/24 Expander solutions. The awards were presented by Technology Marketing Corporation’s INTERNET TELEPHONY Magazine.

“These solutions are truly unique in the marketplace and offer efficiency and value to businesses which other carriers simply don’t offer,” said John Chapman, senior vice president of marketing.

“We’re thankful for this recognition of the products by TMC with the Excellence Awards.”

PAETEC’s Fixed Wireless utilizes carrier-grade microwave equipment and consultative engineering to build reliable ‘last-mile’ access loops between a customer network and a local PAETEC point of presence. Wireless local loops can be provisioned at DS-3, OC-3, Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and support the complete range of voice and IP services in the PAETEC portfolio.

The 9224 from Allworx, a wholly owned subsidiary of PAETEC, is a premier high-fidelity IP phone bringing the latest advancements in IP telephony to today’s business leaders. The 9224 phone has the capability to deliver a multitude of call appearances, line appearances, speed dials, busy lamp fields and an array of other functions. Earlier in September, PAETEC announced the IP Simple Solutions bundle, leveraging the company’s award winning SIP Trunking voice service, High-Speed Internet, MPLS VPN as well as the 9224 phone and IP PBX.

“The editors of INTERNET TELEPHONY were pleased to grant PAETEC with INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Awards for their achievements in advancing IP communications and providing genuine solutions in the marketplace with both Fixed Wireless and the Allworx 9224 Phone and Expander solutions,” said Erik Linask, Group Editorial Director of INTERNET TELEPHONY.

The 2009 INTERNET TELEPHONY Excellence Award winners are published in the October 2009 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine, www.itmag.com.

Paetec Allworx aqcuisition completed

PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET) announced the completion of its transaction to acquire Allworx Corp., effective October 31. PAETEC acquired Allworx, a privately held company that develops, designs, markets, and sells a complete phone and network system designed to benefit small and medium-sized businesses, in a $25 million all-cash acquisition.

“We are excited to bring on board the entrepreneurial spirit and technical expertise of the Allworx employees,” said PAETEC Chairman and CEO Arunas A. Chesonis. “This transaction will allow us to offer the innovative Allworx product line to an important segment of our customer base while offering the breadth of PAETEC’s network services to existing Allworx customers.”

“I’m very proud of the success of Allworx and the quality of our people,” said Allworx co-founder George E. Daddis Jr. “Joining PAETEC brings tremendous resources and synergies that will allow Allworx to accelerate its push into the SMB telephony market and grow its consulting division all while maintaining the ability to work as a team and form industry partnerships.”

PAETEC adds approximately 70 employees through this transaction, bringing the company’s total to roughly 2,400. Allworx’ operations will remain in its East Rochester, N.Y., location, and will function as a wholly owned subsidiary of PAETEC.

About PAETEC
PAETEC (NASDAQ GS: PAET) is personalizing business communications for medium-sized and large businesses, enterprise organizations and institutions across the United States. We offer a comprehensive suite of voice, data, and IP services, as well as enterprise communications management software, network security solutions, CPE, and managed services. For more information, visit www.paetec.com.

PAETEC to Acquire Allworx

PAETEC Holding Corp. (NASDAQ GS: PAET) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Allworx Corp., a privately held company, in a $25 million all-cash acquisition. Allworx develops, designs, markets, and sells a complete phone and network system. Upon the closing of this acquisition, PAETEC will add a subsidiary with manufacturing, distribution, and software and digital hardware engineering services that are designed to benefit small and medium-sized businesses. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and is expected to be completed in October 2007.

With the September 17 announcement that it has signed an agreement to acquire McLeodUSA, PAETEC is expected to enhance its offerings to small and medium-sized business customers. The Allworx portfolio should allow PAETEC to better serve this market. This portfolio includes integrated PBX/Key telephone and network systems and VoIP telephones with a series of advanced communications software options, such as conference calling and call queuing.