WIND announces Canadian hiring campaign

    Canada's newest wireless company is looking to hire over 300 customer-
    experience driven employees to help change wireless in Canada

    TORONTO, Aug. 11 /CNW/ - Canada's newest provider of wireless services
announced today that it is looking to immediately add over 300 customer care
and sales representatives to its growing team. WIND, a subsidiary of Globalive
Holdings, is looking across the country for energetic, passionate,
customer-experience driven people who are able to solve problems and deliver
on the company's focus on dialogue, simplicity, control and value for
customers, as it prepares to launch its wireless service in Canada this Fall.
    "The wireless industry in Canada is ready for a change and we are looking
for the right people to help us deliver on our commitment to offer a superior
customer experience," said Marieta Mendoza, Head of Recruitment at WIND. "We
have an opportunity to set the new standard for customer experience so we are
being very selective about whom we choose to represent us."
    "Our team is passionate about customers and we want to continue to hire
people that want to make a difference in the Canadian mobile industry," said
Ken Campbell, CEO. "It's time to raise the bar for wireless service in this
country and make Canada comparable to the rest of the world. It's time for a
change in Canada and we are looking for like-minded people who are up to the
    WIND currently employs over 200 people in Canada and is growing fast as
the company prepares to launch in key markets in the Fall of 2009. Overall,
WIND is investing over $1-billion in Canada and is planning to create over
2,000 full time jobs within the next 12 months, a significant number in the
current economic climate.
    Resumes are being accepted starting today, Tuesday, August 11, 2009.

    More information about current employment opportunities and to learn how
to apply, please visit

    About Globalive Wireless Management Corp. and WIND

    Globalive Wireless Management Corp. is a subsidiary of Globalive
Holdings. The company will provide voice, text and data services to Canadians
under the brand name WIND on a next-generation wireless network and is
committed to offering a level of wireless service presently not available in
Canada. WIND is built on actual conversations that are happening with
Canadians who are passionate about wireless and creating a better mobile
offering nationally. For more information about WIND, please visit

    About Globalive Holdings

    Globalive Holdings is a leading provider of telecommunications solutions
in Canada and internationally to the consumer, business and hospitality
markets. The Globalive companies include: Globalive Wireless Management Corp.,
Yak Communications, One Connect, Canopco and Globalive Carrier Services. For
more information:

For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Lisa Libin, GCI Canada, or (416) 486-5907; Ashley
Curran, GCI Canada, or (416) 486-5923

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