ATLANTA, Sep 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
Elavon, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and
leading global payments provider has formed an alliance with Telecom
Canada International (TCI), atelecommunications and
energy consultancy providing expense reduction and business optimization
services to businesses across the globe. With corporate headquarters in
Mississauga, Ontario, TCI maintains regional offices in the US and
Canada while serving its Chinese and Southeast Asian customers through
its TCI-Cathay and TCI-Siam affiliates in Hong Kong and Bangkok.
The agreement enables TCI to provide its business clients with access to
Elavon's robust payment processing solutions, customer service and
support operations across the U.S. and Canada.
"TCI is a geographically diverse consultancy dedicated to providing
medium and large enterprises with proven cost reduction and business
enhancement strategies," said Thomas McEwan, Managing Director, Telecom
Canada International. "We are proud to announce our relationship with
Elavon and look forward to extending this opportunity to our customers."
"TCI's global reach and focus on innovation mirrors our mission to
enable global commerce," said Mike Passilla, president and CEO of
Elavon. "Through TCI, we combine the power of flexible payment solutions
and excellent customer service to enable acceptance of electronic
payments for medium and large businesses, schools, hospitals and
government agencies around the world."
About Elavon: Elavon's Global Acquiring Solutions organization is
a part of U.S. Bancorp. Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing
services to more than one million merchants in the United States,
Europe, Mexico, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and
debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, dynamic
currency conversion, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring.
Elavon's services are marketed through multiple alliance partner
channels including financial institutions, trade associations and ISOs.
Elavon has solutions to meet the needs of merchants in specialized
markets including small business, retail, hospitality/T&E, health care,
education and the public sector. Visit Elavon online at www.elavon.com.
About Telecom Canada International:
Telecom Canada International (TCI) is a premier provider of
telecommunications and energy consulting services in Canada and the
United States. With corporate headquarters in Mississauga, Ontario, TCI
maintains regional offices in the US and Canada while serving its
Chinese and Southeast Asian customers through its TCI-Cathay and
TCI-Siam affiliates in Hong Kong and Bangkok.
Elavon Media Relations
Natalie Wilson, 678-731-4016
Telecom Canada International
Jim Carroll, 412-696-1166