ThinkTel unveils robust evolution of its hosted PBX product offering, MaX UC by Metaswitch

Unified communications solution includes powerful productivity tools that can be layered onto existing product

TORONTO, April 15, 2020 – ThinkTel, a division of Distributel, today announced its hosted PBX unified communications offering, MaX UC, in partnership with Metaswitch. ThinkTel has been providing a fully managed hosted PBX solution since 2010 and are excited to announce the evolution of their unified communications suite. The enhanced offering reflects the importance of supporting a massive shift in those working remotely due to COVID-19 with tools to improve productivity for a seamless, friction-free experience.

For the increasingly mobile enterprise, ThinkTel has launched a series of collaboration tools that can now be layered onto its hosted PBX solution. Meetings, presence and instant messaging have been added to the roster of tools. The integrated unified communications (UC) platform boasts single-number convenience, so you can transfer calls and meetings to your preferred device wherever you are, while maintaining the same persona. It also features video collaboration, document sharing, chat, visual voicemail, and call management functions.

“There really isn’t a better time than right now for a uniquely positioned provider like ThinkTel to be evolving our product offering to support the world of remote and mobile work,” said Jim Dawson, VP Enterprise Sales for ThinkTel. “We’re facilitating workers with the right tools and the best service to be able to work from home.”MaX UC vastly improves the user experience with more intuitive business collaboration by making UC applications available in-call with one touch via the dialer.

“The addition of MaX UC functionality has proven valuable for our customers, to enhance its value, competitiveness, and revenues,” said Chris Carabello, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Metaswitch. “We’re very pleased to be a partner of ThinkTel and to enable their product evolution.”

About ThinkTel

ThinkTel, the Business Services Division of Distributel, is a provider of advanced voice and data services for the SMB, Enterprise and Wholesale markets throughout Canada. As a top Microsoft Solutions Partner and a Cisco PMP, the Business Service division is a driving force for innovation in the industry. Established in 1988, Distributel is a leading national, independent telecommunications provider offering residential high-speed Internet, television, and home phone services in Canada. With a national network and offices across the country, Distributel continues to forge new partnerships and bring innovative solutions to market.

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