This Web page has been archived on the Web

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact us to request a format other than those available.

Major Telecom Deal in Cambodia Welcomed by Minister Fast

August 30, 2012 - Cambodia - The Honourable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway, welcomes a major sale of wireless equipment, by Canada’s EION Inc., represented by Dale Squires, President of EION Wireless, to Cambodia’s EMAXX 4G, represented by Sean Ngu, Chief Executive Officer, at a signing ceremony in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Bilateral merchandise trade between Canada and Cambodia totalled a record $533.5 million in 2011, an increase of 47.6 percent from 2010. Canada’s exports to Cambodia were valued at $11.4 million in 2011. Cambodia is the third-fastest growing economy in ASEAN. This deal for EION represents a significant sale in Cambodia by a Canadian firm.

EION Wireless, a privately owned Canadian company based in Ottawa, is a global provider of broadband wireless access products that offer effective, economic and secure wireless high-speed communications solutions.

Photo (left to right): Sean Ngu, Chief Executive Officer, EMAXX 4G; Minister Fast; and Dale Squires, President of EION Wireless.

Download this photo.

For more information, please visit EMAXX Deploys EION Wireless 4G Solution in Cambodia.

For further information, media representatives may contact:

Rudy Husny
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Ed Fast
Minister of International Trade and Minister for the Asia-Pacific Gateway

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
Follow us on Twitter: @Canada_Trade