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Press Release -- September 27th, 2010
Source: PAETEC

PAETEC’s Eric Solomon Selected as a PHONE+ Top Channel Manager

Solomon is one of 15 nationally selected by a poll of master, sub and independent agents
FAIRPORT, N.Y. – September 27, 2010 (Print-friendly PDF file)

PHONE+ magazine, a resource for the telecommunications indirect sales channel, announced last week at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C., that PAETEC Senior Channel Sales Manager Eric Solomon has been selected as a Top 15 Channel Manager. The results of this contest are published on the PHONE+ Web site at, and the winners will be profiled in the November issue of PHONE+ magazine.

According to the magazine, these telecom professionals were nominated by master agents, subagents and independent agents and selected by a poll of PHONE+ readers Aug. 16-27.

Eric Solomon joined PAETEC in 2007, and through his agent partners has sold over $7,000,000 in annual revenue. He was also recognized as a Top 15 Channel Manager in 2008, as well as numerous internal PAETEC awards for his outstanding performance. “My main channel goal is to make my channel partners the most profitable in the industry,” said Solomon. “This recognition is not just about my work, but about the exceptional management team at PAETEC that supports the channel. It’s our unmatched pre-implementation and post sales support which allows me to support our agents in a very different way than our competitors.”

“This year’s contest was especially competitive,” said PHONE+ Editor in Chief Khali Henderson. “There were 133 nominees and more than a thousand votes. The enthusiastic response is a testament to the value the channel places on the stand-out channel managers in the industry. PHONE+ is pleased to be able to recognize them for their excellence.”

About PHONE+
PHONE+ magazine is the country’s leading publication for communication distribution channels. For more than two decades, PHONE+ has been the undisputed leader in providing news and analysis to alternate distribution channels serving the communications industry. It is the unrivaled resource for resellers, aggregators, agents, brokers, VARs, systems integrators, interconnects and dealers that provide network-based communications and computing services and associated CPE, applications and professional services. PHONE+ includes a monthly print publication, a Web resource ( and a weekly newsletter.

About the Channel Partners Conference & Expo
Hosted by PHONE+ magazine, the Channel Partners Conference & Expo is the telecom industry’s only event exclusively for the channel. The fall event is taking place this week in Washington DC. The spring conference is set for March 13-15, 2011, at the Aria in Las Vegas. For more information, visit

PAETEC (NASDAQ: PAET), a FORTUNE 1000 company, is personalizing business communications for medium and large businesses, enterprise organizations and institutions across the United States. We offer a comprehensive suite of IP, voice, data, and Internet services, as well as enterprise communications management software, network security solutions, CPE, and managed services. For more information, visit

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