MobileMonday Toronto

MobileMonday Toronto
Globalive Communications Corp.

Globalive Communications Corp.

November 25, 2008 09:00 ET

Canada's Newest Wireless Leader to Speak at MobileMonday Toronto

Anthony Lacavera, CEO of Globalive, to discuss wireless plans

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 25, 2008) - MobileMonday is pleased to announce that Chairman and CEO of Globalive Communications, Anthony Lacavera, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming event on Monday, December 1st. Lacavera will discuss Globalive's plans to launch a new mobile service offering in the Canadian market, marking the first time that the head of a Canadian mobile operator has spoken at a MobileMonday event.

"We've received a number of requests from Toronto's MobileMonday community to feature one of the new mobile operators," said Jim Brown, co-founder of the MobileMonday Toronto chapter. "This is a fantastic opportunity to hear a visionary story from a CEO who is driven to create a new, national competitor to challenge 'the status quo' of Canada's wireless industry."

"We've already seen some highly innovative marketing approaches from Globalive through online forums such as," added Alexander S. Bosika, co-founder of the MobileMonday Toronto chapter. "Our members are really looking forward to hearing more about the innovative concepts that Globalive plans to launch into the mobile marketplace."

Globalive recently invested $442 million in Industry Canada's wireless spectrum auction and has acquired enough spectrum build a national wireless network. "Globalive's approach has always been very customer-focused across all of our business lines and our plans for developing our wireless offering are built on that foundation," said Lacavera. "Speaking to the MobileMonday Toronto community and having the opportunity to gain their feedback will be very valuable as we develop our offering."

The December 1st meeting starts at 6:30 pm and will take place at the MaRS facility, located at 101 College Street (south east corner of College and University). To attend, you must send your RSVP to with complete contact information. This is a sponsored event and there is no cost to attend. Media are welcome to attend.

About MobileMonday Toronto

MobileMonday Toronto was co-founded by Alexander S. Bosika and Jim Brown and held its first meeting in June 2006. MobileMonday Toronto is one of 60+ chapters worldwide and is supported by the world's largest volunteer network of passionate mobile professionals committed to growth of the industry.

MobileMonday Toronto operates as not-for-profit organization whole sole aim is to support the growth of the mobile industry in the Greater Toronto Area and across Canada and to promote collaboration and business networking opportunities in a casual friendly co-operative environment of like-minded professionals.

The first MobileMonday chapter was started by passionate mobile professionals in Helsinki, Finland in the year 2000 and operates its current website at. Each year, the Helsinki organization sponsors the Global Summit which invites all chapter co-founders to Helsinki HQ to discuss, share and collaborate. MobileMonday Toronto is open to everyone interested in the mobile industry including telecom professionals, application developers, content creators, mobile startups, interactive agencies, industry analysts, venture capitalists and many more. Official Platinum sponsors for MobileMonday Toronto include the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association and Marketwire.

About Globalive

Globalive Communications Corp., based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has grown rapidly to become a leading provider of telecommunications solutions globally. Globalive develops innovative applications and delivers first-rate, customized telecommunications services to a wide range of clients in the consumer, enterprise and hospitality segments worldwide. Globalive services over one million customers with brands such as Yak, Canopco and OneConnect. Globalive Wireless Management Corp.'s ownership includes leading international wireless operator Orascom Telecom Holding S.A.E.

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