GLENTEL Inc. (TSX: GLN) - Based in Burnaby, BC, Canada, GLENTEL 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 and services to consumers and commercial customers. To its business and government customers, GLENTEL offers wireless service, rental equipment, satellite and terrestrial network systems, tower sites, and wireless asset monitoring.
GLENTEL’s own brands – GLENTEL Wireless Solutions, WIRELESSWAVE, WAVE SANS FIL, Tbooth wireless, la cabine T sans fil, WIRELESS etc…, SANS FIL etc…, Mac Station, iStation, Diamond Wireless, Wireless Zone®, and Allphones – span three countries and two continents. The company employs over 3,800 employees and operates more than 1,180 locations including more than 340 locations in Canada – located in retail malls, Costco Wholesale stores, and business centres; more than 630 retail locations in the United States; and more than 200 retail locations in Australia. In addition, Target® Canada has licensed GLENTEL to operate more than 120 mobile communications sales and service kiosks within Target Canada stores, under the brand Target Mobile™/ TARGET mobilitéMC, commencing in 2013.
Founded in 1963, GLENTEL celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2013.
GLENTEL has been publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange since June 1, 1983, and is headquartered in Burnaby, British Columbia.