GSM Company Profiles

Microcell Telecommunications Inc. is a publicly-owned Canadian company awarded one of two 30 MHz PCS national licenses in Canada. The company is structured into four independent subsidiaries that operate under a single management company. These subsidiaries are: Microcell Connexions, responsible for network deployment, operations and wholesaling; Microcell Solutions, the national supplier of PCS services under the Fido® brand name; Microcell Labs, a PCS research centre; and Microcell Capital, a venture-capital company operating in the PCS sector. Microcell launched its Fido Service in Montreal in November 1996.

Microcell is a national provider of PCS in Canada. Its network covers 52 percent of the Canadian population. Service is available in a number of centers including Quebec, Montreal, Sherbrooke, Ottawa-Hull, Oshawa, Toronto, St. Catharines-Niagara, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Edmonton, Calgary, Vancouver and Victoria. Microcell has been a public company since October 15, 1997. Its principal shareholders include: Telesystem Ltd., Call-Net Enterprises Inc. (parent company of Sprint Canada) and Le Groupe Vidéotron Ltée. Microcell's head office is located in Montreal. The company employs over 1,400 people across Canada.

Chief Executive:
André Tremblay

Corporate Address:
Microcell Telecommunications Inc.
1250 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Suite 400
Montreal, Quebec
H3B 4W8 Canada

Public Relations Contact:
(GSM North America)
Alain Denis
Ph: 514-846-6923
Fax: 514-846-7404

Media Relations Contact:
Claire Fiset
Ph: 514-846-7824
Fax: 514-846-7404

Financial Relations Contact:
Vicki Ollers
Ph: 416-216-1348
Fax: 416-601-1552