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BURNABY, BC, Nov. 14 /CNW/ - The City of Burnaby and the Burnaby Board of
Trade recognized Glentel Inc. at their annual Burnaby Business Excellence
Awards Gala as the "Business of the Year" for 2007. The award recognizes the
Burnaby-based business that best displays business excellence through an
outstanding contribution in the combined areas of business success,
innovation, and community service.
"Glentel and our team are absolutely delighted to be recognized for our
achievements in business excellence," said Tom Skidmore, Glentel's president
and chief executive officer. "Although one does not conduct business every day
to win awards, it is encouraging when others recognize your pursuit of
excellence. It is affirming for our associates to be recognized not only for
achieving business success but for their innovation and their involvement in
community service which is in direct correlation to the culture and individual
contributions of our Glentel team."
About the awards, Mayor Derek Corrigan of the City of Burnaby commented,
"The Excellence Awards support and promote business in Burnaby by celebrating
those organizations and individuals whom we consider to be leaders," and Jack
Kuyer, chair of the Burnaby Board of Trade, stated, "We recognize Burnaby
businesses that have demonstrated outstanding business leadership, innovation
Headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia, and founded in 1963, Glentel
provides wireless devices and solutions to consumers, business and government.
Glentel operates over 240 corporate centers across Canada located in retail
malls, Costco Wholesale stores, and business centers. As the largest
multi-carrier cellular retailer in Canada, it offers a choice of network
carrier and wireless device or phone. To its business and government
customers, Glentel offers wireless engineering and service, rental equipment,
satellite and terrestrial network systems, and wireless asset monitoring.
Glentel operates its business under the trading names WirelessWave, WIRELESS
etc., The Telephone Booth (TBooth and La Cabine T) and Glentel Wireless.
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For further information: Thomas E. Skidmore, President & CEO, Tel (604)
431-2302, firstname.lastname@example.org or Investor Relations: Dale B. Belsher, Chief
Financial Officer, Tel (604) 415-6500