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WireIE Wins 'Best Rural Connectivity Provider' Award at Metro Connect 2014

Capacity Magazine Honors the Telco Industry's Best at Inaugural North American Awards Event

TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 03/05/14 -- WireIE, a licensed wholesale carrier specialized in the development of Carrier Ethernet networks to Canada's underserved markets, has further solidified its status as an industry leader by capturing the "Best Rural Connectivity Provider" award at Capacity Magazine's inaugural Metro Connect Awards in Miami, Florida.

The Metro Connect Awards were designed by Capacity Media in conjunction with ATLANTIC-ACM, and they are dedicated to recognizing the telecom industry's best in the North American metro market. Award recipients were honored for their innovation, dedication to excellence and visionary business practices. An independent panel composed of the senior editorial team at Capacity Magazine, renowned industry analysts and industry experts determined the winners.

"This is a milestone accomplishment for us at WireIE, and it serves to validate the excellent work that we have been doing over the past few years in Canada's rural and remote regions," stated an elated Rob Barlow, President & CEO of WireIE. Mr. Barlow further commented, "We take pride in the fact that our networks facilitate all of today's mission-critical business applications, which change the way of doing business in Canada's underserved markets."

In November 2013, WireIE created history when it became the first rural-focused carrier, globally, to achieve Metro-Ethernet forum's (MEF) Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 certification, which is the industry's top accreditation for excellence in Carrier Ethernet networks.

To read more about Capacity Magazine's awards, visit www.capacitymagazine.com/metro-connect-awards.html. To learn more about WireIE, visit www.wireie.com.

About WireIE
WireIE is a licensed wholesale carrier, specialized in the deployment of carrier ethernet networks to Canada's underserved markets. WireIE's proven network performance, backed by industry-leading SLAs, has established the carrier as the provider of choice for mission-critical rural and remote network requirements, across all industry verticals including Oil & Gas, Mining, Utilities, Healthcare, Financial, Retail and Public Sector. Unleash the potential with WireIE - visit www.wireie.com and follow us on Twitter @WireIE.

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