Dr. Jason Neale named a winner in Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R)
2009 Awards, Quebec region

    OmniGlobe' CEO To Be Recognized Further With National Special Citation on
    Nov 24th

MONTREAL, Oct. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - OmniGlobe Networks CEO and founder, Dr. Jason Neale was honored at the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(R) 2009 Award banquet in Montreal last week. Dr. Neale was named the award recipient in the Emerging Entrepreneur business category in Quebec and recognized for his tremendous vision, commitment and entrepreneurial excellence. Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most high profile business award for entrepreneurs and salutes the contribution of people who inspire others with their leadership and achievement.

Dr. Neale is also one of a few regional award recipients that will be receiving a special citation by the national jury panel for Design and Product Innovation during the national awards ceremony in Vancouver on November 24th.

"I am delighted to receive this prestigious award for entrepreneurship and I would like to express my deepest thanks to everyone at OmniGlobe Networks, for their exceptional dedication and hard work without which such recognition would not be possible." said Dr. Neale on accepting his award. "OmniGlobe's reach may be global, but our headquarters are based in Montreal and we are extremely proud of our Québec roots" he added.

"This year's finalists use their entrepreneurial skills to establish growing businesses, create jobs and help build communities, despite major economic challenges" commented François Dufresne, Director of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards in Quebec, and a partner with Ernst & Young Montreal. "The unflagging energy and innovative spirit of Quebec entrepreneurs are truly remarkable."

Dr. Neale founded Montreal-based OmniGlobe Networks Inc. in late 2004 and lead it to profitability within its first year. His determination, motivation and strong leadership, combined with his commitment to innovation have led to the company's rapid growth and unparalleled success.

OmniGlobe, which specializes in the delivery of affordable broadband, cellular and satellite communications to remote and rural areas around the world also has offices in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta and the United Kingdom. Its diverse customer base ranges from domestic consumers and aboriginal communities to government agencies, mining, oil, gas and forestry markets and private institutions worldwide. It employs over 80 employees worldwide and sells its services in over 75 countries.

The Entrepreneur of the Year recognition marks another accolade for OmniGlobe which was the only Quebec company to win the Deloitte "Fast 50 Companies to Watch" award last year. More recently, OmniGlobe was also named Canada's #1 Growth Technology Company" for 2008 by BRANHAM300, with the company making its debut high in "The Top 250" list of Canadian ICT companies based on sales.

About OmniGlobe Networks:

Founded in 2004 and based in Montreal, QC, OmniGlobe Networks is a global telecommunications company that delivers reliable and affordable broadband, cellular and satellite communications products and services to geographic regions around the world where conventional telecommunications are unavailable, unreliable or too expensive. Today, OmniGlobe's diverse customer base ranges from domestic consumers, aboriginal communities, oil and gas, mining and forestry companies to government agencies and private institutions worldwide. It employs over 80 employees worldwide and sells its services in over 75 countries. For more information, please visit: www.omniglobe.com

About Ernst & Young:

Ernst & Young is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Worldwide, our 144,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. For more information, please visit www.ey.com/ca


For further information: For further information: Elsa Lebey, (514) 693-8949 ext. 203, elebey@omniglobe.com

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