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Active Voice Expands Distribution Channel with White Radio Agreement

Market-leading Telecommunications Distributor Offers Active Voice’s Messaging Solutions to Canadian Resellers

Seattle, Washington, USA—May 8, 2006— Active Voice, LLC, a global provider of unified messaging, computer telephony, and voice messaging solutions, today announced a master distribution agreement with White Radio Ltd., a leading Canadian distributor of products in the Audio/Video, Communications, Telecom, Wireless & TDM, and Contractor markets. White Radio is now offering Active Voice’s Repartee® for Windows®, Repartee LX, Reception®, and Seven messaging solutions to telecommunications resellers in Canada.

“Our agreement with White Radio supports the strategy to expand our global distribution channel for Active Voice products,” said Mike Ridgeway, Active Voice’s director of marketing. “White Radio brings to Active Voice an experienced player in the telecommunications industry with an established base of resellers in Canada – a territory we are looking to grow. We are excited about our new relationship with them.”

Aiming to meet the increasing demand for both traditional and next generation communications solutions, White Radio is focused on distributing Active Voice’s messaging systems to its extensive reseller base of over 3,000 customers in the SMB market across Canada. Active Voice’s Repartee for Windows and Repartee LX unified messaging systems provide users with complete control of all messages - voice, fax, and e-mail – as well as inbound and outbound calls from a desktop PC, allowing them to be more efficient and responsive. Reception is an affordable, feature-rich voice messaging system for businesses with up to 100 employees. White Radio will also offer Active Voice’s new Seven speech-enabled auto attendant solution which is designed for organizations of all sizes. Seven provides a personalized front-end interface to greet and route callers, as well as manage internal calls from employee to employee or department.

“Active Voice's messaging solutions bring new opportunities to White Radio,” commented Tom Taylor, White Radio’s director of telecom. “Active Voice has a strong reputation for developing quality products that work in a variety of business environments. The cornerstone of White Radio is our proven track record of providing traditional and converged communications solutions to our customers. Our relationship with Active Voice establishes a win-win scenario for the reseller channel.”

About White Radio
Incorporated in 1925, White Radio is a Canadian market leader in the distribution of products in the Audio/Video, Communications, Telecom, Wireless & TDM and Contractor markets. The Company has a national network of salespeople and operates from two principal locations in Burlington, Ontario and Burnaby, British Columbia. The company offers a full range of technologies and solutions for integrators and service providers. White Radio has expertise in voice, video and data solutions over traditional and next generation converged technologies. For more information, please visit http://www.whiteradio.com.

Trademark Reference: Repartee and Reception are trademarks of Active Voice, LLC. All other brand and product names used herein may be property of their respective owners.

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