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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.

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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
613-992-7332

Trade Media Relations Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
613-996-2000
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