TORONTO AND BURNABY, BC, July 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications and GLENTEL today jointly announced they will extend their multi-year agreement to offer Rogers products and services in GLENTEL's 485 retail locations across Canada, such as WIRELESSWAVE, Tbooth wireless, WIRELESS etc., Target Mobile, and more.
"We're thrilled to continue our longstanding relationship with GLENTEL, who are committed to great customer service and to bringing the best wireless products and services to Canadians in a way they can easily understand," said Rob Bruce, President of Rogers Communications' Consumer Business Unit. "With GLENTEL stores in every part of the country, Rogers products and services will continue to be available to people wherever they shop, from department stores to plazas and all the key shopping malls."
"GLENTEL is proud of its longstanding relationship with Rogers," said GLENTEL's President and CEO, Tom Skidmore. "For more than 25 years, Rogers has contributed to GLENTEL's significant profitable growth in Canada. We look forward to continuing our multi-year GLENTEL/Rogers partnership, delivering on GLENTEL's customer promise of quality, service and integrity in offering knowledgeable customer care and together providing excellence in quality networks, mobile products and services."
About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable television, high speed internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We are publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the Rogers group of companies, please visit rogers.com.
Founded in 1963 and based in Burnaby, BC, Canada, GLENTEL (TSX: GLN), is the largest independent multicarrier 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, delivering on GLENTEL's customer promise of quality, service and integrity in offering knowledgeable customer care and providing excellence in quality 3G and LTE networks, mobile products and services to consumers and commercial customers.
GLENTEL's brands – WIRELESSWAVE, WAVE SANS FIL, Tbooth wireless, la cabine T sans fil, WIRELESS etc., SANS FIL etc., Target Mobile, MacStation, Diamond Wireless, Wireless Zone, Allphones and GLENTEL Wireless – span four countries and three continents. The company employs over 4,700 employees and operates more than 1,400 locations including 485 locations in Canada located in retail malls, Costco Wholesale stores, Target Canada stores, and business centres; 750 retail locations in the United States; 140 retail locations in Australia, and 63 mall stores in the Philippines. For further information about the GLENTEL group of companies, please visit glentel.com.
SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc.