Grand Opening of WAVE SANS FIL in Montréal, Québec

BURNABY, BC, Jan. 28 /CNW/ - GLENTEL Inc. (TSX: GLN), the largest multi-carrier wireless retailer in Canada and a leading provider of wireless communications solutions across Canada and the U.S., is pleased to announce the recent opening of its newest wireless retail store in Montréal Eaton Centre operating as WAVE SANS FIL.  This is the sixth WAVE SANS FIL location in Québec and the 126th WIRELESSWAVE location in Canada.

"GLENTEL opened 25 stores in the fourth quarter of 2010, bringing the total company retail store count to 435 locations," said Tom Skidmore, GLENTEL's President and CEO. "In 2011 we plan to open an additional 65 company-owned mall-based stores, increasing our store count to over 500 locations. We intend to broaden our reach within the Canadian and U.S. store mall marketplace, as we respond to our growing smartphone sales and profitability that in 2011 and beyond will be complemented with the sale of wireless tablets."

In addition to its WIRELESSWAVE group of stores, in Canada, GLENTEL operates 82 mall-based Tbooth wireless stores and 79 in-store WIRELESS etc. kiosks at Costco Wholesale Canada outlets. In the United States, GLENTEL operates 148 mall-based stores in 11 states through Diamond Wireless LLP, a premium VERIZON wireless retailer.

All GLENTEL brands offer consumers a unique, unbiased customer shopping experience with a choice of seven mobile phone providers, including Rogers, Bell, FIDO, Solo Mobile, Virgin Mobile, SaskTel and chatr wireless, and mobile phones from manufacturers such as Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Blackberry and HTC. For more information please visit


GLENTEL (TSX: GLN) is a leading provider of innovative and reliable telecommunications services and solutions in Canada and the United States. Founded in 1963 and headquartered in Burnaby, BC, GLENTEL comprises three operating divisions - Retail Canada, Retail US and Business - that service thousands of consumers and commercial communications customers. The company operates 287 stores across Canada located primarily in retail malls and Costco Wholesale, as well as 148 mall stores in the United States. To its business and government customers, GLENTEL offers wireless service, rental equipment, satellite and terrestrial network systems, tower sites, and wireless asset monitoring. As the largest multi-carrier wireless retailer in Canada, it offers a choice of network carrier and wireless device or phone to Canadian consumers. GLENTEL operates its business under the trading names Glentel Wireless, WIRELESSWAVE, WAVE SANS FIL, Tbooth wireless, la cabine T sans fil, WIRELESS etc. and SANS FIL etc., and Diamond Wireless - Verizon Premium Retailer in the U.S.

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