Quebec, QC, Canada, March 26th, 2019 –  NuRAN Wireless Inc. (“NuRAN Wireless” or the “Company”) (CSE: NUR) (OTC: NRRWF) (FSE: 1RN) is pleased to announce that leading industry expert, Mr. Babak Fouladi, is joining the NuRAN Wireless Board of Directors as an Independent and non-executive director.

Mr. Fouladi is currently the Chief Technology and Digital Officer for KPN, a Netherlands based landline and mobile telecommunications company. Mr. Fouladi has also held a number of senior executive roles in the telecom industry including:

  • Chief Technology and Information Systems Officer at MTN, the largest telecom operator in Africa and one of NuRAN’s current partner;
  • Chief Technology Officer of Vodafone Spain and Vodafone Romania;
  • Vice President of Multimedia and Services for Ericsson.

Mr. Fouladi is currently based in Europe and has a deep and extensive understanding of the Asian, African and European wireless telecom and mobile networks markets. Mr. Fouladi is strategically positioned to assist NuRAN with both the technical and business challenges of rural and remote connectivity.

Until December 2018, Mr. Fouladi was leading MTN’s strategic realignment to focus on rural connectivity. His presentation at the Telecom Infra Project Summit in London in 2018 demonstrates his thought leadership: TIP Summit 2018 in London – Reaching the Unconnected by Babak Fouladi

Martin Bedard Chief Executive Officer and President of NuRAN Wireless stated: “We are very excited and certainly look forward to having Babak join us. The entire NuRAN Wireless Board welcomes Babak and looks forward to having access to his expertise and assistance.” Mr. Bedard added: “We expect this addition will further strengthen NuRAN’s marketing and sales strategy, as well as increase NuRAN’s visibility throughout the telecom industry.”

Due to the Company by-laws regarding the maximum number of directors, Francis Létourneau has resigned from the board to allow Mr. Fouladi’s appointment.

Mr. Babak Fouladi, Director of NuRAN Wireless stated: “I am really excited to start contributing to the efforts at NuRAN and help the Company achieve its goals of connecting rural African communities and other areas of the world. Often times it is the smaller participants in a market who can move swiftly and really change the landscape, I feel that NuRAN has this potential.”

No regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained in this news release.


About NuRAN Wireless

For further information about NuRAN Wireless;

Martin Bédard
President and CEO
(418) 914-7484


Frank Candido
Direct Financial Strategies and Communication

(514) 969-5530


United States Contact

Trevor Brucato

Managing Director

RB Milestone Group, LLC

Stamford, CT & New York, NY

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