Clear Rate Communications Chooses Metaswitch Business Communications Solutions

Via Metaswitch News Room

Sep 29, 2015

Michigan based network operator expands portfolio and geographic reach

Metaswitch Networks, a leading network software provider, today announced that Clear Rate Communications has purchased and is deploying Metaswitch’s comprehensive business communications solution as the basis of its advanced voice services, including new Hosted UC and SIP trunking offerings. The Metaswitch solution helps Clear Rate reduce costs and expand the market for its new services.

“Using Metaswitch’s business communications solution to replace our TDM-centric infrastructure future-proofs our service offerings and helps us offer competitive, next generation voice services,” said Thane Namy, CEO, Clear Rate Communications. “Metaswitch’s comprehensive business services provide a streamlined platform to deploy and manage, which will provide high reliability and ensure maximum performance for our business customers.”

The new Metaswitch solution will also address Clear Rate Communications’ need for capacity and growth. The Metaswitch architecture provides geographic diversity and redundancy enabling superior reliability, true multi-state reach and redundancy for customers.

Clear Rate is an innovative telecommunications service provider specializing in voice, data and internet solutions delivered to residential customers and businesses throughout the Midwest and nationwide. Clear Rate provides a complete telecommunications and IT platform for business customers, including voice, high-speed internet, advanced data, cloud services and managed IT service. Its services include providing all the hardware and software, including desktop computers, LAN infrastructure and office software to address all of their customers’ IT needs. This complete service offering allows its customers to leverage next-generation technology to truly execute business plans faster and better, while freeing financial resources to grow their business.

“Innovative providers like Clear Rate are the operational foundation of their regional business landscapes, enabling their customers to communicate and compete at a global level with anyone,” said Chris Carabello, senior director of product marketing at Metaswitch. “We are pleased that they chose Metaswitch for their business communications solution and expansion, and look forward to supporting their growth and continued innovation.”

About Clear Rate Communications

Clear Rate Communications is a competitive telecommunications service provider headquartered in Birmingham, Michigan providing services for nearly 15 years. Clear Rate offers a broad portfolio of services to School, Government, residential and business customers, that include Managed IT Services, Fiber Services, High-Speed Internet, Hosted PBX, SIP Trunking, ISDN-PRI and cloud services. Clear Rate delivers these services via a Fiber Ethernet, Fiber SONET, T-1 and Copper based network that cover 100% of its service area, including underserved rural markets. This wide service coverage, along with its attractive product line, enables Clear Rate to offer savings through competitively priced services and provide flexible telecommunication solutions to the public and private business sector. Additional information is available at

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