OTTAWA, Dec. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mitel Networks Corporation (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW), a leading provider of cloud and premises-based unified communications software solutions, and Aastra Technologies Limited (TSX:AAH), a leader in enterprise communications, are pleased to announce that, in accordance with the Investment Canada Act, the Minister of Industry has approved the proposed merger of the companies which was announced on November 11, 2013. The Minister's approval is a key requirement for the transaction and represents a significant milestone toward finalizing the merger.
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