News Wire Services

Tertec was instrumental in developing CNW's first News Capture and Delivery System including a web portal for Canada NewsWire, the nation's leader in the electronic delivery of time-critical news and information for Canadian and international organizations. CNW's extensive network reaches local, national, and global audiences in the media, financial and Internet communities, and other key stakeholders as required. In partnership with its international affiliates, CNW is part of the world's largest communications network.

Releases are prepared using the Advanced Release Management System developed by Tertec. Tertec also designed and produced Addressable Communication and Converter Controllers that interfaced the News Release System to News Papers, Stock Markets, Trading houses etc.

The CNW Web site ( is the busiest full-text and multi-media news release site in Canada receiving more than 10 million page views per month from more than 225,000 unique visitors. A recent Survey of Canadian Media and the Internet, prepared by BenchMark Porter Novelli, cites as one of the most popular news sites used by Canadian journalists as a critical tool in the daily completion of their reporting assignments. All CNW news releases are automatically posted to the site in real-time from the Advanced Release Distribution System that was originally developed by Tertec.