VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vancouver-based Teliphone Corp. (OTCQB:TLPH), one of the world's local digital telecommunications companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Farlinger as its Senior Vice President, Western Retail.
A veteran technology executive and entrepreneur, John brings more than 20 years of experience in telecom, operations, technology and finance. His past positions include Chief Executive Officer of Titan Communications/Galaxy Multimedia Inc., Chief Executive Officer and President at Adzilla New Media, Chief Operating Officer of Seattle-based Quanta Investments where he oversaw the growth and expansion of a telco-based company resulting in profitable revenues of over $40 million and as Chief Financial Officer of Lavalife, the world's largest independent provider of technology-based meeting services. Mr. Farlinger will oversee the expansion of Teliphone's Western retail operations.
Teliphone's President, Benoit Laliberté stated, "We are very fortunate to have an individual of John's caliber and successful track record as part of the Teliphone team. He is a charismatic leader with strong entrepreneurial skills and is the perfect candidate to spearhead our new Western retail operations".
About Teliphone Corp. / Teliphone Navigata-Westel Inc.
From its origin in 1957 as BC Rail Telecom, to its evolution into Teliphone Navigata-Westel, the company is now one of the largest independent facilities-based Competitive Local Exchange Carrier (CLEC) in Canada providing voice, data, broadband Internet, IT support, Cloud computing, Next Layer co-location data centres and IPTV service across Canada. Teliphone services carriers, business, government and residential customers on a national network which includes a wireless backhaul network, a trans-Canada SONET fibre optic network and multiple CLEC/ILEC mutual CO facilities. Teliphone also operates a US network and its voice and IPTV services are available in 47 countries.
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