Media Advisory - Ericsson Canada and Wavefront launch testing facility to
promote local wireless innovation

Facility to give developers access to Ericsson's cutting-edge 3G testing network

VANCOUVER, March 10 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:     Wireless commercialization centre, Wavefront, and Ericsson will
              host a media tour, demonstrations, interviews and photo
              opportunities to open the new Ericsson test facility at
              Wavefront. The test facility supports the growth of innovation
              and entrepreneurship at local wireless companies by providing
              access to Ericsson's carrier-grade 3G test network and Montreal
              Test Facility to help developers validate wireless technologies
              for commercial use.

    WHO:      Honourable Iain Black, Minister of Small Business, Technology
              and Economic Development
              Mark Henderson, President and CEO, Ericsson Canada
              James Maynard, President, Wavefront
              Lawrence Chee, CTO & VP Engineering, Mobidia

    WHEN:     Thursday, March 11
              8:30-9:30 a.m. - Media tour and interview opportunities
              9:30-11:45 a.m. - Public presentations

    WHERE:    Wavefront -1055 W. Hastings St., Suite 1450, Vancouver, Canada,
              Public presentations: Lower level conference room - 1055 W.
              Hastings St., Vancouver

SOURCE Ericsson Canada

For further information: For further information: Media Contact, Patty Lee, Wavefront, Phone: (778) 331-7474, E-mail:

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