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MegaPath Receives Internet Telephony Magazine's Product of the Year Award for the Second Consecutive Year

Duet Voice and Data Service Recognized for Outstanding Innovation

COSTA MESA, CA, January 26, 2009 – MegaPath Inc., the leading provider of managed IP data, voice, and security services in North America, today announced that its Duet™ voice and data service has received the 2008 Product of the Year award from Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC) INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. Duet provides small-to-medium sized businesses with productivity features found in enterprise voice and data solutions without the staffing requirements or network and telephony equipment investments needed to deploy their own VoIP infrastructure.

“This recognition from INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine highlights the increased value that Duet offers to MegaPath’s customers, enabling them to implement the latest VoIP features without costly overhead or up front costs,” said Beth Tyebjee, Senior Vice President of Marketing at MegaPath. “With Duet, our customers can leverage their existing investments and reduce phone costs, while gaining even greater functionality, which is extremely valuable, especially in the current economy.”

The Duet service leverages MegaPath’s all-optical MPLS nationwide network to deliver a low-cost high-speed Internet and full-featured voice service bundle that is ideal for small-to-medium sized businesses. It provides customers with up to 30 simultaneous calls and up to 3 Mbps of Internet access, all over bonded T1 circuits. The service is delivered over a private circuit, so that voice traffic never touches the public Internet. The voice traffic is always prioritized over data traffic, providing customers with the call quality their business requires.

INTERNET TELEPHONY is pleased to grant a 2008 Product of the Year Award to MegaPath for their Duet service. MegaPath has proven they are committed to quality and excellence while addressing real needs in the marketplace,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Editor-in-Chief of INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine. “We’re proud to honor their accomplishments in the advancement of IP communications and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

Kristine Gager
Welz & Weisel Communications
(703) 218-3555

INTERNET TELEPHONY has been the IP Communications Authority since 1998™. Beginning with the first issue in February of 1998, INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine has been providing unbiased views of the complicated converged communications space.  INTERNET TELEPHONY offers rich content from solutions-focused editorial content to reviews on products and services from TMC Labs.  INTERNET TELEPHONY magazine reaches more than 225,000 readers, including pass-along readers.  For more information, please visit

About TMC
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is an integrated global media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online.  TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN Magazine. TMC is also the first publisher to test new products in its own on-site laboratories, TMC Labs. TMCnet, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. TMCnet is read by three million unique visitors each month worldwide, according to Webtrends. In addition, TMC produces INTERNET TELEPHONY Conference & EXPO and Communications Developer Conference.

For more information about TMC, visit


About MegaPath
MegaPath is a leading business communications and network provider that helps businesses fully leverage the cloud. MegaPath’s award-winning service portfolio includes Voice, Unified Communications, SD-WAN, WiFi, and Internet services, backed by dedicated project management and 100% US-based technical support. MegaPath is uniquely positioned to deliver custom managed solutions to businesses that desire a broad range of high-value services from a single nationwide provider. With over twenty years of expertise, MegaPath empowers businesses of all sizes to simplify operations, improve communications, increase productivity, and lower costs.

To learn more about MegaPath’s leading service offerings, please visit

MegaPath Media Contact:
Tony Welz
Welz & Weisel Communications

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