Economic Impact of Wavefront 2010-2015

Wavefront is Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, accelerating the growth and profitability of wireless companies by connecting them with critical resources, partners and opportunities, to drive economic and social benefits for Canada.

Generating return on investment, growing Canada’s wireless sector and building our national economy:


Helping to Create Jobs that Build Canada’s Knowledge-Based Economy:


Enabling and Accelerating the Commercial Impact of Companies:


Accelerating Wireless Innovation and Achieving Economic Impact

We are dedicated to supporting wireless companies in Canada and making a big impact on our economy in the process.

  • Generated almost $300 million in GDP
  • Generated a return of $14.50 in economic benefits for every dollar of public funding received
  • Accelerated time to market for Canadian wireless businesses by 4-5 months
  • Helped create more than 4,600 total cumulative jobs in Canada
  • Increased sales revenues for companies by 31% through our programs and services

Wavefront delivers the end-to-end know-how necessary for wireless businesses to confidently grow through:

  • High-impact connections to the right people, partners and networks
  • Dedicated wireless expertise
  • Valuable technical and physical infrastructure
  • Direct access to new and overseas markets