Rogers to share GLENTEL ownership with Bell


Rogers Communications announced on Christmas eve that it has reached an agreement with BCE over the latter’s proposed acquisition of GLENTEL, a Canadian mobile products distributor. The move comes just days after Rogers filed an injunction to block the sale of GLENTEL to BCE, Bell Mobility’s parent company. The agreement will see Rogers “jointly own” GLENTEL’s Canadian retail distribution outlets […]

Rogers files court injunction to block GLENTEL sale to Bell

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BCE’s plan to acquire GLENTEL, a Canadian mobile products distributor, has hit a speed bump. Rogers Communications this week filed an injunction with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to block the CA$670 million deal. It claims that its agreement with GLENTEL requires that the distributor obtain approval from Rogers before it can proceed with the acquisition. GLENTEL today responded and […]

Bell to acquire mobile phone distributor GLENTEL


Bell Mobility’s parent company, BCE, today announced that it will acquire GLENTEL, a Canadian mobile products distributor. It may be more familar to you as WIRELESSWAVE and Tbooth wireless but it also provides retail management services for Costco Canada, Samsung Canada, and Target Canada. The deal, valued at approximately CA$670 million, is meant to enhance “Bell’s strategy to accelerate wireless […]