Top Western-based solution provider divests its telecom business

WBM sells its legacy telecom business to a Calgary-based company

Top 100 Solution Provider WBM Office Systems of Saskatoon divested and sold its legacy telecom business to Telebyte, a communications company owned by AirTel Wireless of Calgary.

“This is a big move at WBM, one we have been working for some time,” said WBM vice president Brett Bailey. As part of the deal, Telebyte will be bringing over 16 staff members from WBM.

Telebyte Announces Acquisition of WBM Telecom Division to create a Commanding Unified Communication Group in Alberta and Saskatchewan

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Calgary, Saskatoon, Regina and Red Deer, October 15, 2012 – Telebyte Communications Inc. and WBM Office Systems have concluded an agreement, that will see the Telecom Division of WBM become part of Telebyte Communications effective today. Both teams, each with strong reputations for quality installation and service of leading unified communication solutions, have worked in the Alberta and Saskatchewan markets for over 15 years.

WBM VP and Director of Communications Re-elected to NECDA

logo-nec-h-c-200Garry Laxdal, VP and Director of Communications has been re-elected President of the NEC Dealers Association (NECDA) of North America. Garry has been on the Board of Directors of NECDA, since 1999 in a variety of roles including Secretary and most recently President for the past 3 years.

Inspirational Journey for WBM President JoeAnne Hardy

JoeAnneJoeAnne Hardy writhed in pain after plummeting from the top of a rock-climbing wall and breaking her back. Neither Hardy nor the couple who rushed to help could know the journey they were about to take. "I have no recollection of falling," said Hardy, 35. "I just remember hearing their voices and having an overwhelming urge to get up."