Media advisory - Connected to the Community - Alberta

EDMONTON, April 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) celebrates the 30th anniversary of cell phones in Canada with an event honouring outstanding Alberta organizations that use wireless technology to improve the lives of Canadians.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
5pm - 7pm

Matrix Hotel
Prism Room
10640 100 Avenue, Edmonton

Host: Bernard Lord, President & CEO, CWTA

Special Guests:

  • James Rajotte, Member of Parliament for Edmonton-Leduc
  • Senator Betty E. Unger
  • Chief Rod Knecht, Edmonton Police Service

Connected to the Community Award Recipients:

  • Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation
  • AppColony – OneTap
  • 511 Alberta Mobile
  • NSERC-AITF Industrial Research Chair in Intelligent Integrated Sensors and Antennas
  • TeachMe – Math Games

The 2015 National Connected to the Community Tour is sponsored by Bell, Huawei and Rogers.

About the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association
The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in Canada. It represents wireless service providers as well as companies that develop and produce products and services for the industry, including handset and equipment manufacturers, content and application creators and business-to-business service providers.

SOURCE Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

For further information: and interview opportunities: Marc Choma, 613-233-4888 ext. 207,

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