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MegaPath Announces Tech Talk Online Video Competition Early Entry Winner

Awards $2,000 with Additional $28K in Prize Money Still Up for Grabs

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 3, 2011MegaPath Inc., one of the leading providers of managed data, voice, and security services in North America, awarded a $2,000 prize to Kyle Bloom of Kansas City for his MegaPath Tech Talk Online Video Competition entry “I’m IT.” In this 60-second video for the online contest, Bloom raps his way into the hearts of tech geeks with lyrics like “The name’s Malware, my tech skills are malicious.”

A tech dictionary called the IT Jargon Dictionary has been published on the online contest website for use by Tech Talk video producers and the non-technical public.

ONLINE CONTEST DETAILS

The Tech Talk Online Video Competition launched in conjunction with Zooppa, the world’s leading source of user-generated advertising, giving amateur videographers and IT professionals an opportunity to implement the use of complex tech terms into 60-second videos. Even with the Early Entry prize awarded to Bloom, there is still $28,000 in cash prizes to be awarded, including:

  • $10,000 grand prize for the best online video
  • $4,000 second place
  • $3,000 third place
  • Cash prizes for 4th through 12th place finishers
  • Social Share sweepstakes awards for three visitors who ‘share’ entries with their social networks.

MegaPath is accepting video contest submissions until Friday, August 12, 2011 and winners will be announced the week of August 28, 2011.

MEGAPATH QUOTE

“We’re thrilled about the quality of the entries for our online video competition submitted to date. For today’s high-tech professional, a unique language of tech terms exists, so even for the non-technical person, they can enjoy the videos and use our tech dictionary to follow along.”
— Beth Tyebjee, Vice President of Marketing, MegaPath

Interested participants can view the full contest brief and rules, submit videos, and participate in the sharing online contest at http://contest.megapath.com.

About MegaPath Inc.
MegaPath operates one of the largest end-to-end communications networks in the country. In 2010, the company combined with Speakeasy and Covad to form a single company providing a full range of data, voice and security services for small businesses and enterprises nationwide. MegaPath helps businesses of all sizes to easily and securely communicate between their headquarters, employees and business partners to lower costs, increase security and enhance employee productivity. To learn more about MegaPath’s managed IP data, voice and security services, please visit http://www.megapath.com/ or call 1-877-MegaPath (1-877-634-2728).

MegaPath Media Contact:
Tony Welz
Welz & Weisel Communications
703-877-8101
tony@w2comm.com

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