Founded in 1994, Primus was formed as a global, facilities-based telecommunications service provider, and identified markets around the world to be connected by a company-owned and operated telecommunications network.

In 1997, Primus entered into the Canadian long distance market, marking the company's beginning. Through strategic acquisitions and successful sales and marketing efforts, Primus expanded its operations with the addition of Internet and enhanced Data Services.

Primus’ scalable solutions include Managed Services such as Security, Business Continuity, Hosting, Network, and Server Administration Services. In addition, Primus offers a wide range of Voice Services including, Local, Long Distance, Hosted PBX, Dedicated Voice Circuits, Conferencing and VoIP. All services are backed by an infrastructure which provides customers with unparalleled reliability.

Primus has a sincere interest in and commitment to the community. In partnership with employees, Primus strives to make a difference in the communities we live and work.

On a regular basis, Primus initiates internal activities to support various charities. The company has supported charities such as the Daily Bread Food Bank, Scott Mission, Covenant House, Mission Services, Good Shepherd Centres, Foodshare Toronto, Toronto City Mission, Second Harvest, The Cure Foundation, Cancer Society, Sick Kids Hospital, Well Spring and Ontario Special Olympics.

As part of their commitment to environmental sustainability, Primus recently contributed funds to the environmental organization, Evergreen, to support them in further enabling their important initiatives.