Going Mobile - The Accessories Game- Market News
Ted Kritsonis, May 22, 2012
"There's no magic price point for cases, but if one product becomes a trigger point for consumers, they are prepared to pay more," says Rob Catherwood, senior Director of Merchandising and Inventory at Burnaby, BC-based GlenTel. "Some of our best-selling cases are our most expensive, and we have people come in requesting OtterBox by name, even though we have other similar cases for less."
Acer Iconia Tab A501 now out in Canada - Digital Home
Hugh Thompson, November 8, 2011
The Acer Iconia Tab A501 with HSPA+, an Android powered 10.1-inch touch screen tablet, is now on-sale in Canada. Encased in an silver brushed metal aluminum chassis, features of the device include a NVIDIA Tegra 2 mobile 1GHz dual-core processor and integrated GeForce GPU, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, Bluetooth, Micro SDHC slot and micro USB port.
Juice up the battery life of an iPhone or iPod-Tech Toys, Vancouver Sun
Gillian Shaw, November 5, 2011
The newest tablet to join the Rogers wireless network, the Iconia tab A501 has a 10.1-inch touch screen and runs on the Android 3.2 Honeycomb operating system. Iconia Tab A501, Acer, $199 on three-year plan through Rogers with Glentel's WirelessWave, Tbooth wireless and Wireless.
Rogers ACER Iconia Tab A501 released, exclusively available at Wirelesswave, Tbooth and Wireless etc - Mobile Syrup
Ian Hardy, November 8, 2011
If you’re into tablets, specifically Android Honeycomb tablets, then the Rogers ACER Iconia Tab A501 might be for you. This has a 10.1-inch display (resolution of 1280×800) and is now exclusively available at WirelessWave, Tbooth wireless and WIRELESS etc.
aims to exceed $1.5 million - MobileSyrup
Kate O'Brien, June 29, 2011
This has good news written all over it. Tbooth (owned by GLENTEL) is heling the Canadian Cancer Society out in a big way. This weekend they will be opening their flagship store on Robson Street in Vancouver and will donate $5 to the CCS from every wireless device they sell.
GLENTEL Opens Store Number 435 - Marketnews
Christine Persaud, January 28, 2011
GLENTEL Inc., which operates wireless retail stores and kiosks under the Glentel Wireless, WirelessWave/Wave Sans Fil, Tbooth wireless/la cabine T sans fil, Wireless etc. /Sans Fil etc., and, most recently, Diamond Wireless - Verizon Premium retail shops in the U.S., has opened its 435th store location.
2010 Canadian Tech Stock of the Year: GLENTEL– Cantech Letter
Nick Waddell, January 5, 2011
Cantech Letter's Nick Waddell sat down with Glentel CEO Tom Skidmore to talk about this past and the pheneomenal year the company had. Oh, and to present Glentel with Cantech Letter's 2010 Canadian Tech Stock of the Year.
Android smartphones come calling in Canada – Georgia Straight
Petti Fong, December 13, 2010
“Our BlackBerry market and iPhone market have remained the same, but Androids have brought more people into smartphones,” Jones said by phone from his office in Burnaby. “These are three very strong platforms. Collectively, the whole category has become stronger with increasingly better products.”
Christine Persaud, October 5, 2010
Glentel is expanding its WirelessWave wireless retail store concept into Québec with plans to open six stores under the Wave Sans Fil banner this year.
Wireless world is expanding rapidly – Vancouver Sun
James Careless, For Postmedia News, October 9, 2010
An ever-growing market of electronic devices will do more things faster and better than anything that has gone before.
GLENTEL makes major American acquisition – Burnaby Now
Janaya Fuller-Evans, August 21, 2010
Burnaby company Glentel Inc., which owns third-party retailer Wireless Wave, has acquired 81.5 per cent of Diamond Wireless in Salt Lake City, Utah.
GLENTEL moves into U.S. market – Financial Post
Jamie Sturgeon, Monday, Aug. 16, 2010
Glentel announced it has bought a controlling stake in a major third-party reseller of Verizon Wireless cellphone and smartphone products. Verizon is the largest mobile provider in the United States.
August 16, 2010
Canadian retailer of personal wireless products Glentel Inc agreed to acquire 81.5 percent of smaller rival Diamond Wireless for about $50.5 million.
GLENTEL buying U.S. wireless retailer for US$50.45 million – Business in Vancouver
J Mackay, August 16, 2010
"Burnaby-based Glentel Inc. saw its share value soar nearly 16% in midday trading Monday"
GLENTEL acquires 128 Verizon Wireless locations for $50 million – MobileSyrup.com
Ian Hardy, August 16, 2010
You might know Burnaby-based Glentel as the people behind WirelessWave, Tbooth and WIRELESS etc. They’re a huge wireless distributor and have over 280 locations across Canada. Today they announced they’ll be acquiring 128 Verizon Wireless locations in the United States.
Glenayre, Wireless Survivor – BC Business
Tony Wanless, January 06, 2010
GLENTEL inducted into Burnaby Business Hall of Fame – Burnaby Now
Mia Thomas, October 2009
"Glentel inducted into Burnaby Business Hall of Fame, business excellence awards nominees announced at luncheon"
WIRELESSWAVE Launches Love The Phone Campaign – Perfectio.com
Dave Forde, December 2008
WirelessWave has selected Grey Canada to help launch their latest campaign aimed at tech-savy audiences nationally.