Industry Leaders Join Forces, Create Two-Way Radio Communications Market Leader


Turris Communications Limited has announced the acquisition of Christie and Walther Communications’ 2-way radio and call center operations by Turris Communications.

The transaction, which closed on January 22, 2016, included the transfer of Christie and Walther Communications’ radio network, infrastructure, and other business assets to Turris Communications. In addition, Christie and Walther Communications’ sales, service, and administration teams have joined Turris Communications. They will continue to operate out of the Ottawa, Cornwall, Kingston, and Gatineau locations.

“In Turris Communications we found a strategic partner that will expand our market reach, enhance our network coverage and strengthen our resources and professional skill sets enabling us to deliver greater value to our customers, as well as sharing a common vision of the industry. We know that Turris Communications will continue to provide exceptional service for our customers and employees well into the future” said Charles Walther, CEO of Christie and Walther Communications Limited.

“The acquisition of Christie and Walther Communications’ 2-way radio business significantly strengthens Turris’ market position in Canada, in particular Ontario and Quebec”, stated John Wahba, CEO of Turris Communications Ltd. “With the acquisition of Christie and Walther Communications’ business we have gained the largest independent Motorola authorized sales and service facility in the country, and the largest digital Connect Plus Network in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. We believe that this acquisition is the right direction for Turris’ long-term strategy, and will best serve customers from both organizations” he added.

About Turris Communications Limited

Turris Communications Limited is a provider of two-way radio communications systems operating out of 8 locations in Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia making it the true national player in Canada for two-way radio communications, and one of the most trusted names in the communications industry. For more information on Turris Communications, please visit

Turris Communications Ltd. is a member of Turris Group, which is a leader in the communication tower industry in Canada. Turris’ related entities own, manage, and operate over 200 communication sites across Canada. Turris also provides engineering, procurement, and project management services for communications, broadcast, and wind energy applications across Canada, the US, and internationally.

The Turris team is led by a group of highly skilled and experienced professional engineers and managers. More information about the Turris Group is available at

About Christie and Walther Communications Limited

Christie and Walther Communications Limited is an established leader in radio-wireless communication systems. Christie and Walther Communications provides municipalities, public safety, and business organizations with turnkey Land Mobile Radio (LMR) based solutions that deliver mission critical, instant communications with mobile work groups.

Christie and Walther Communications’ continuing partnerships with major LMR equipment manufacturers like Motorola, Kenwood, Harris and Icom, provides customers with customized, best-in-class dispatch and radio communication solutions. For more information on Christie and Walther Communications visit