Winnipeg and Toronto — November 27, 2006 — KORE Telematics, North America's largest independent provider of wireless GSM services for the machine to machine (M2M) market, today announced its sponsorship of the Winnipeg-based Varsity View 8A1 and 9A1 hockey teams in the Novice and Minor Atom hockey leagues."As a member of the Winnipeg business community, KORE is honored to support local community teams, fostering team building, recreational exercise and above all, fun among children," said Bruce Waite, VP of Operations, based in the company's Winnipeg Wireless Operations Centre. "We are especially proud to be a sponsor of the Varsity View Minor Hockey teams and the
operations centre is cheering for them."
"KORE Telematics is pleased to be involved in community oriented programs through its Minor Sports Sponsorship Program," added Alex Brisbourne, president and chief operating officer. "KORE Telematics takes pride in becoming an integral part of the Winnipeg community, where we have based our operation centre for more than four years."
Residing in Winnipeg, the Varsity View 8A1 and 9A1 teams, comprised of players between the ages of eight and nine, visit and play communities throughout Manitoba and Northern Ontario as well as hosting games in Winnipeg. The teams play in one of the
best youth hockey leagues in Canada, the Novice and Minor Atom. For more information on the Varsity View teams, visit them at http://www.hockeysite.biz/varsityview9a1/.
The KORE Telematics Minor Sports Sponsorship Program is a community-oriented program intended to help foster growth and opportunity for children in community-based curriculums, ages eight to 14 years, who participate in local sports teams.