Glentel Enters Philippines Market - Opens 1st Store

BURNABY, BC, April 30, 2013 /CNW/ - GLENTEL Inc. (TSX: GLN) announced today 
the opening of the Marikina ALLPHONES store in Manila, Philippines, by its 
Retail Australia Division, AMT Group Pty, dba ALLPHONES. AMT operates 200 
retail mobile phone stores nationwide in Australia. 
AMT Group Pty has entered into a Retail Management Services (RMS) agreement 
with Tao Corporation (TAO), Makati City, Philippines, to initially open up to 
250 mobile phone stores in Manila and surrounding islands of the Philippines. 
"The opening of our Marikina ALLPHONES store marks a significant milestone for 
our AMT Group as Marikina is our first retail outlet outside of Australia," 
stated Shaun Colligan, Managing Director of GLENTEL's AMT Group Pty. "The 
prospect of having up to 250 outlets in the Philippines is one that not only 
provides a huge new opportunity for our people but also allows a new and 
exciting growth avenue for the Group." 
"This is a wonderful opportunity for our AMT Group and our Australia 
management team to expand into Southeast Asia, providing our retail management 
services expertise and leveraging our proprietary mobile phone retail system 
in the Philippines with Tao Corporation," stated GLENTEL's President and Chief 
Executive Officer, Thomas Skidmore. 
The RMS agreement commits AMT to license its ALLPHONES brand and store design 
to the project. Under an IP and Technology transfer agreement, AMT also agrees 
to deliver software, technology and consultation to TAO to support the 
management of the new retail store network. AMT will set up a training 
academy in Manila with TAO to train the retail team on the AMT sales and 
service culture and the technology deployed by AMT to effectively manage and 
grow the postpaid mobile phone business. The population of the Philippines is 
95 million, with over 20 million people living in the Greater Manila area. The 
majority of mobile phones in the Philippines are purchased with a prepaid 
plan, whereas the new retail stores will be located in malls and power centres 
selling mobile phones activated on higher-margin postpaid plans and 
Celebrating its 50(th) 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. 
wireless, la cabine T sans fil, WIRELESS etc.., SANS FIL etc., Mac Station, 
iStation, 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 stores, and 
business centres; more than 630 retail locations in the United States; and 200 
retail locations in Australia and the Philippines. 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 24 are now open. 
Forward-Looking Statements 
Statements in this release relating to matters that are not historical fact 
are forward-looking statements based on current expectations, forecasts and 
assumptions that involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual 
outcomes and results to differ materially. Factors that could cause or 
contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, general 
economic conditions, changes in technology, reliance on third-party 
manufacturing, managing rapid growth, limited intellectual property 
protection, and other risks and uncertainties described in GLENTEL's public 
filings with securities regulatory authorities. 
Investor Relations Contact: Jas Boparai, Chief Financial Officer GLENTEL 
Inc. 604.415.6500 
Media Contact: Lois Grierson GLENTEL Inc. 604.415.6500 
For a copy of GLENTEL's annual report or for additional information 
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