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Press Release -- August 4th, 2014
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Mitel Awarded Contract to Provide Business Communications Via National Joint Powers Alliance to 50,000 Member Agencies

Continues as Member of Select Group of NJPA-Approved Vendors
   Selling Into Government Agencies, Education Institutions, and
             Not-For-Profit Organizations Across U.S.

OTTAWA, Aug. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel(R) (NASDAQ:MITL)
(TSX:MNW), a global leader in business communications, has been awarded
the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) contract for
telecommunications, wireless, and related equipment and services. This
is the second time Mitel has been awarded an NJPA contract. Under the
contract, NJPA provides the pathway for its government, education and
non-profit member agencies to purchase Mitel solutions through its
competitive contract bidding process.

St. Cloud, Minnesota, for example, has leveraged the NJPA program to
expedite the procurement process for a Mitel solution with partner
Marco Inc. to support the city's communications and computer
infrastructure. Now implemented, the solution supports 14 city
facilities, including police, fire, public utilities, city hall and
park shelters. Watch the following video for more details:
http://bit.ly/1ohk6Pg

The agreement covers Mitel's portfolio of communications and
collaboration products, contact center solutions and cloud services.

"This contract award with Mitel is a perfect fit," said Mike Hajek,
Director of Contracts and Marketing at NJPA. "Mitel is known for its
innovative and cost-effective products and services. These are key
elements to what our members are looking for in a business
communications solution. Mitel is a strong addition to our family of
awarded vendor partners."

The NJPA is a public agency serving as a member-focused cooperative for
nearly 50,000 member agencies throughout the United States. NJPA
national contracts offer an easy, timesaving procurement process for
all levels of government and education. Awarded contract suppliers,
such as Mitel, have the advantage and benefits of contract selling and
are in a favored position to be selected by NJPA members through
contract purchasing decisions.

"The National Joint Powers Alliance greatly streamlines the procurement
process for its government, education and non-profit agency members
with easy access to the best solutions in the industry. Joining this
elite group of contract suppliers validates the strength of our
business communications portfolio and represents a tremendous
opportunity for Mitel to work closely with the vast network of NJPA
agency members," said Jeff Nolan, VP strategic channel development and
vertical markets, Mitel.

Mitel underwent a stringent review by NJPA of its products, services
and support capabilities before being awarded the contract for a second
time. This NJPA awarded contract makes Mitel solutions readily
available for use by NJPA member agencies; across the U.S. Members
include state and local government administrations, federal government
agencies, healthcare providers, food services suppliers, transportation
networks and utilities as well as diverse affiliations of member tribal
nations.

For more details on organizations that have successfully leveraged NJPA
to procure Mitel solutions, watch http://bit.ly/1oEYr6y

About NJPA

The National Joint Powers Alliance(R) (NJPA) is a municipal contracting
government agency that serves education and government agencies
nationally through competitively bid and awarded contract purchasing
solutions. 50,000 Member agencies enjoy the value and commitment of the
world-class NJPA awarded Vendors. Go to www.njpacoop.org to join NJPA
at no cost, obligation or liability. Learn more about the now over 150
contract solutions available to our Member Agencies.

About Mitel

Mitel(R) (NASDAQ:MITL) (TSX:MNW) is a global leader in business
communications that easily connect employees, partners and customers --
anywhere, anytime and over any device, for the smallest business to the
largest enterprise. Mitel offers customers maximum choice with one of
the industry's broadest portfolios and the best path to the cloud. With
more than US$1 billion in combined annual revenue, 60 million end-user
customers worldwide, and #1 market share in Western Europe, Mitel is a
clear market leader in business communications. For more information,
go to www.mitel.com.

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CONTACT:  Amy MacLeod (media), 613-592-2122 x71245,
          amy_macleod@mitel.com
          Cynthia Navarro (industry analysts), 469-574-8113,
          cynthia_navarro@mitel.com
          Michael McCarthy (investor relations), 469-574-8134,
          michael_mccarthy@mitel.com

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