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EGPI Firecreek, Inc. (EFIR.OB) Subsidiary Partners with Major Community College in New England

EGPI Firecreek, Inc. announced yesterday that a major community college in New England and Terra Telecom, Inc. (EGPI Firecreek, Inc.’s subsidiary) have formed a strong partnership aimed at constantly improving the college’s communication network to better serve student needs. Terra Telecom, Inc. is a leading provider of state-of-the-art communications technologies. Terra Telecom also works with the United Nations, delivering voice products to several countries, and the Texas Dept. of Transportation, which may bring significant opportunities to EGPI Firecreek, Inc. through various ITS/DOT opportunities.

The college, with more than 30,000 students, is one of the largest and most innovative community colleges in the country. Employing over 400 full-time teachers and 700 part-time instructors, the college teaches courses in more than 60 subjects in five departments.

The college chose Terra Telecom, Inc. when they needed a vendor to partner with them to manage and improve their communications network. Terra works constantly with the college to improve the student experience. Terra uses a consultative approach, extensive technical experience, and skills in implementing voice solutions, IP, digital, and analog.

Mr. David Shepard, CTO of Terra Telecom, Inc. stated, “Our ongoing relationship with colleges and universities like this one demonstrate Terra’s ability to work in the most demanding and innovative environments on a global scale.”

The college currently has a network of over 3,000 phones, in three separate locations. Terra Telecom has improved the student interactions through efficient use of their 30-agent call center and IVR, which works in concert with the VoIP PBX phone system.  

As they upgrade phones, Terra will provide the administrative staff and faculty the convenience of dialing by name using a QWERTY keyboard, while giving the IT staff improved management of the network via the VoIP PBX solution. The community college and Terra Telecom, Inc. look forward to emerging products and technologies to improve student life through communications.

Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, EGPI Firecreek, Inc.’s business and acquisition strategy focuses on both the vertical integration of enterprises serving the DOT construction and intelligent traffic system markets through South Atlantic Traffic, Inc. (SATCO), alongside their wholly owned subsidiary M3 Lighting, Inc. (M3).

The Company’s business and acquisition strategy also focuses on oil and gas production. They have an emphasis on acquiring existing fields with proven reserves, and the rehabilitation of potentially high throughput oilfields, resource properties, and inventories, through their wholly owned subsidiary Energy Producers, Inc. They also have an emphasis on oil and gas, servicing business through their wholly owned subsidiary Chanwest Resources, LLC.

EGPI Firecreek, Inc. is also looking to expand into alternative energy sources, as well as industries in the energy field.

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