Press release from CNW Group
Bell and GLENTEL extend national mobile retail partnership with multi-year renewal
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Bell and GLENTEL extend national mobile retail partnership with multi-year renewal16:45 EDT Wednesday, May 29, 2013
GLENTEL continues to provide Bell Mobility with brand-name retail distribution points in every province of Canada
MONTREAL, QC and BURNABY, BC, May 29, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell and GLENTEL today announced a renewed partnership to offer Bell Mobility products and services to customers at GLENTEL's retail outlets across Canada, including WIRELESSWAVE, Tbooth wireless, WIRELESS etc, Target Mobile and more.
GLENTEL's extensive Canadian retail footprint of more than 360 locations is expected to expand significantly in coming months with the addition of 74 more Target Mobile locations.
"This agreement builds on the GLENTEL/Bell partnership that has long offered Canadians the best mobile products along with friendly and knowledgeable customer service," said Wade Oosterman, President of Bell Mobility and Residential Services, and Bell's Chief Brand Officer. "Extending our partnership means Canadians in every province will have even more ways to easily learn about and purchase products from Bell Mobility's leading line-up of mobile devices and services."
"GLENTEL is proud of its longstanding relationship with Bell," said GLENTEL's President and CEO, Tom Skidmore. "Over the years, Bell has contributed to GLENTEL's significant profitable growth in Canada from coast to coast. Building on our customer promise of quality, service and integrity, our core values are exemplified and supported by our outstanding partner Bell, who is committed to excellence in its quality networks, products, and services."
Bell is Canada's largest communications company, providing consumers and business customers with wireless, TV, Internet, home phone and business communications services. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio and digital media. Bell is wholly owned by Montréal's BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE). For more information, please visit Bell.ca.
The Bell Let's Talk mental health initiative is a national charitable program that promotes Canadian mental health across Canada with the Bell Let's Talk Day anti-stigma campaign and unprecedented funding for community care, research and workplace best practices. To learn more, please visit Bell.ca/LetsTalk.
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 1,200 locations including more than 360 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 195 retail locations in Australia and 4 mall stores in the Philippines. In addition, Target Canada has licensed GLENTEL to open and operate in 2013 more than 120 mobile communications sales and service kiosks within its stores, under the brand Target Mobile®, of which 46 are now open.
SOURCE: Bell Canada
For further information:
Bell Media Relations
Chief Financial Officer, GLENTEL Inc.
BCE Investor Relations