BURNABY, BC, July 2, 2013 /CNW/ - GLENTEL Inc. (TSX: GLN) is pleased to announce that its U.S. subsidiary, Diamond Wireless, LLC ("Diamond Wireless"), an exclusive Verizon Wireless premium retailer, has entered into a multi-year wireless kiosk licensing agreement with BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. ("BJ's"). Effective August 1, 2013, Diamond Wireless will manage and operate the "store-within-a-store" kiosks at BJ's warehouses currently located in 12 states across the eastern and southern United States. Diamond Wireless will continue to provide the leading-edge wireless communication devices, accessories, service and expertise that BJ's club members have come to expect. Smartphones and other wireless devices sold at the kiosks are activated exclusively through Verizon Wireless, which offers America's largest 4G LTE network.
"We are delighted with the opportunity to partner with BJ's and deliver our legendary customer service and customer experience to BJ's club members," said Troy Crosland, Diamond Wireless' President and Managing Director. "Building on our core values of quality, service and integrity, in association with BJ's and Verizon Wireless our Diamond Wireless team will provide a wireless value proposition to all club members."
"We wish to thank the management team of Verizon Wireless as we continue to build the existing relationship with our Diamond Wireless team," said Tom Skidmore, GLENTEL's President and Chief Executive Officer.
Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2013 and based in Burnaby, BC, Canada, GLENTEL (TSX: GLN), is the largest independent multi-carrier mobile phone retailer in Canada and Australia. In the United States, GLENTEL operates two of the six national premium retailers for Verizon Wireless. GLENTEL is a leading provider of innovative and reliable wireless communications services and solutions, offering a choice of network carrier and wireless or mobile products to consumers and commercial customers.
GLENTEL's brands - GLENTEL Wireless, WIRELESSWAVE, WAVE SANS FIL, Tbooth wireless, la cabine T sans fil, WIRELESS etc., SANS FIL etc., Mac Station, Diamond Wireless, Wireless Zone, and Allphones - span four countries and three continents. The company employs over 3,800 employees and operates more than 1,210 locations, including more than 390 locations in Canada located in retail malls, Costco Wholesale stores, Target Canada stores, and business centres; more than 620 retail locations in the United States; and more than 200 retail locations in Australia and the Philippines.
Statements in this release relating to matters that are not historical fact are forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, general economic conditions, changes in technology, reliance on third-party manufacturing, managing rapid growth, limited intellectual property protection, and other risks and uncertainties described in GLENTEL's public filings with securities regulatory authorities.
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