DataWind Announces Appointment of Successor Auditor

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Sept. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — DataWind Inc. (TSX:DW), the leader in delivering Internet access to emerging markets, announces the board of directors has appointed MNP, LLP as its successor auditor and entered into an engagement letter, effective immediately.

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About MNP, LLP
MNP is one of the largest national accounting, tax and business consulting firms in Canada and a member of Praxity, a global alliance of leading business advisory firms. Founded in 1945, MNP has grown to more than 70 offices and over 3,700 team members. In addition to tax and accounting expertise, MNP delivers a diverse range of advisory services, including consulting, enterprise risk, corporate finance, valuation and litigation support, succession planning, estate planning, insolvency and restructuring, investigative and forensic accounting, cross-border taxation and more. For more information, visit www.mnp.ca.

About DataWind
DataWind, Inc. is a leader in providing affordable mobile Internet connectivity in emerging markets. The company’s patented, cloud-based technology reduces up to 97% the amount of data needed for web browsing, providing a broadband experience on any network — even on legacy 2G networks that are still prevalent in developing countries. DataWind also provides economical smartphones and tablets that come bundled with one year of unlimited Internet access, making it the largest tablet provider in India. DataWind’s unique solution offers broad social and economic benefits for the billions of people around the world for whom an Internet connection was previously out of reach. DataWind is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:DW). For more information, visit www.datawind.com.

CONTACT: Company Contact: 
Dan Hilton 
Chief Financial Officer 
DataWind Inc. 
+1(613) 277-3266 
dan.hilton@datawind.com

Investor Relations: 
Michael Koehler 
Liolios 
+1(949) 574-3860 
DW@liolios.com