Aptilo and Redline Collaborate on Mobile WiMAX Solutions



    
    -Companies' industry leading products will provide an end-to-end Open
    Mobile WiMAX offering-
    

    WIMAX WORLD 2008, CHICAGO, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - Aptilo Networks, the global
leader in pre-integrated solutions for Service Management and Access Control
for wireless networks including WiMAX(TM), wireless mesh and Wi-Fi hotspots,
and Redline Communications Group Inc. ("Redline") (TSX and AIM: RDL), the
leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products,
announced today that the two companies have entered into a global technology
agreement to utilize Aptilo's service management and access control solutions
in Redline's RedMAX 4C(TM) Mobile WiMAX deployments worldwide.
    The joint solution will incorporate Aptilo's WiMAX CSN System(TM), the
market's first pre-integrated wireless broadband data and voice services
solution for standards compliant mobile WiMAX authentication, authorization
and accounting (AAA); policy management and service control with Redline's
RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX products based on the 802.16e-2005 standards for Mobile
WiMAX. Aptilo and Redline are jointly pursuing deployment opportunities in the
Philippines, Latin America, Saudi Arabia and South Africa.
    The RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX family, which includes the WiMAX Forum
Certified(R) RedMAX 4C RPM subscriber unit, supports a wide range of fixed,
portable and mobile wireless services including voice and video services. The
RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX platform includes the highest capacity base station on
the market supporting up to 512 users per sector controller and is designed to
enable operators to maximize the reach and customer density required for a
profitable carrier business model.
    "With Aptilo's WiMAX CSN platform, our customers can leverage a seamless,
end-to-end mobile WiMAX solution that can be deployed quickly. It is a
feature-rich solution that has been proven in numerous deployments, including
larger-scale as well as in emerging markets," said Kevin Suitor, Vice
President of Marketing and Business Development, Redline Communications. "Our
customers will benefit from a true Mobile WiMAX solution utilizing
best-of-breed technologies which will enable them to deploy more profitable
business models.
    Aptilo's WiMAX CSN System is a flexible, multi-access (WiMAX/Wi-Fi)
solution that has most typical CSN subsystems integrated into the platform
prior to deployment, which reduces deployment time and costs in procurement,
integration and overall maintenance. It delivers a highly flexible and
versatile AAA, policy management and service control solution for Mobile WiMAX
and Wi-Fi network services, with support for prepaid data and Voice over IP
(VoIP) services. The integrated data and voice services solution provides
authentication, authorization and accounting through multiple authentication
types and enforces Quality of Service (QoS) and service flow profile
parameters for users, devices and services.
    "The end-to-end mobile WiMAX offering from Redline Communications offers
service providers a fully integrated solution, which significantly reduces
time-to-installation and the time it takes to achieve profitability," said
Torbjorn Ward, Chief Executive Officer, Aptilo Networks. "We are delighted to
be working with Redline Communications, an industry leader in WiMAX wireless
broadband solutions."
    The Aptilo WiMAX CSN System is fully interoperable with WiMAX NWG
compliant clients and Access Service Network (ASN) nodes such as WiMAX
802.16e-2005 based Base Stations, Access Services Network (ASN) Gateways and
Mobile IP Home Agents (HA) through standard interfaces defined by The WiMAX
Forum(R). It is an open platform that has demonstrated proven interoperability
with several ASN Gateway and HA products from leading WiMAX suppliers.
    For more information, visit Aptilo Networks at WiMAX World 2008 in
Chicago at booth No.435 and Redline Communications at booth No.1003 in the
McCormick Convention Centre from Sept 30-Oct 2, 2008.

    About RedMAX 4C(TM) Mobile WiMAX

    The RedMAX 4C(TM), which is based on the WiMAX industry's 802.16e-2005
standards for mobile WiMAX, supports a wide range of fixed, portable and
mobile wireless services including support Voice and Video over IP, broadband
Internet access used to support highly valued education, medical,
transportation and municipal applications, VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) and
other advanced communications services. The RedMAX 4C(TM) Mobile WiMAX
platform is designed to enable operators to maximize the reach and customer
density required for a profitable carrier business model. The RedMAX 4C(TM)
includes a modular, standardized (micro)TCA (micro Telecommunications
Computing Architecture) chassis base station that is small, lightweight and
easy to deploy. RedMAX 4C(TM) will also include a suite of indoor and outdoor
fixed and portable end-user devices including laptops, mobile handsets and
PDAs. Redline's new WiMAX offering is also designed to facilitate the
integration of its existing RedMAX(TM) products with its RedMAX 4C(TM)
technologies, providing operators a path to true mobility.

    About Aptilo Networks

    Aptilo Networks (www.aptilo.com) offers a comprehensive wireless service
management platform designed for service providers, enterprises and
municipalities needing a rapidly deployable, scalable multiservice solution to
easily manage data and voice services over WiMAX, wireless mesh and Wi-Fi
networks. From smaller initial installations up to large carrier networks,
Aptilo's cost-efficient solution for wireless service management and delivery
provides a rapid time to market while flexibly supporting future network and
service expansion.
    Selected by premier technology partners such as Nortel, Cisco and HP,
Aptilo has become a global leader and the provider of choice enabling service
providers, businesses and governments to rapidly manage and deliver highly
secure voice and data services in public, semi-public and private wireless
access zones in more than 40 countries worldwide. Aptilo Networks is
headquartered in Stockholm, with regional offices in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
and Plano, Texas.

    About Redline Communications

    Redline Communications (www.redlinecommunications.com) is the leading
provider of fixed and mobile standards-based wireless broadband solutions.
Redline's RedMAX(TM) WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) system, RedMAX 4C Mobile
WiMAX(TM) products, and its award-winning RedCONNEX(TM) and RedACCESS(TM)
families of broadband wireless infrastructure products enable service
providers and other network operators to cost-effectively deliver
high-bandwidth services, including voice, video and data communications.
Redline is committed to maintaining its wireless industry leadership with the
continued development of WiMAX and other advanced wireless broadband products.
With more than 100,000 installations in 85 countries, and a global network of
over 170 partners, Redline's experience and expertise helps service providers,
enterprises and government organizations roll out wireless broadband networks
to support advanced communications.

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For further information:

For further information: Redline Communications, Carolyn Anderson,
Chantelle Bani, canderson@redlinecommunications.com,
cbani@redlinecommunications.com, Tel: (905) 479-8344; Canaccord Adams, Neil
Johnson, Andrew Chubb, Tel: +44 (0)20 7050 6500; Aptilo Networks AB, Hillary
Call, hillary.call@aptilo.com, Tel: (917) 414-9262; Equicom Group, Craig
Armitage, Vanessa Beresford, carmitage@equicomgroup.com,
vberesford@equicomgroup.com, Tel: (416) 815-0700


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