Canada showcases leadership in ICT at India Telecom Summit 2013

Bangalore/New Delhi, Dec.4: Eleven top Canadian Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) companies are visiting India on a business mission from 2-7 December 2013.

The objective of this trade mission is to boost bilateral relationship between the two countries, explore partnership opportunities in the ICT sector and help provide new linkages that can lead to even deeper commercial ties.

Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) is organising this visit, in partnership with Export Development Canada (EDC), the Information Technology Association of Canada and the Province of British Columbia.

As a part of the program, Canada will have a national pavilion at the India Telecom Summit 2013.

Representatives from the Canadian companies will participate in roundtables with Indian companies, the Cellular Operators Association of India, and bilateral meetings with government IT and telecom officials.

The delegates will also have the opportunity to participate in B2B meetings with key potential business partners and private sector companies.

Welcoming the Canadian delegation to India, the High Commissioner for Canada to India, Mr. Stewart Beck, said: “Canadian participation at the India Telecom Summit 2013 will not only provide Canadian companies an opportunity to present their capabilities to representatives of the Indian IT and telecom sector and to consumers, but will also enable Indian companies to identify new business partners in Canada.”

The delegation will comprise representatives of the following Canadian companies and organizations:

Ballard Power Systems

Datawind Innovations


Incognito Software

Mobile Data International



TaraSpan Solutions



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