-- Company to deploy WiMAX Forum Certified(R) RedMAX(R) products in 1000
rural & urban areas to meet the demand for broadband services --
TORONTO, June 17 /CNW/ - Redline Communications Group Inc. ("Redline")
(TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless
infrastructure products, today announced that NOMOTECH, the largest
alternative telecommunications network provider in France, has selected its
WiMAX Forum Certified(R) RedMAX(R) products for its $5 million broadband
wireless network expansion.
NOMOTECH will deploy Redline's RedMAX products to establish a WiMAX
network that will cover more than 1000 regions and municipalities in Brittany
and Pyrenees, and will deliver broadband wireless services to businesses and
residents throughout the area. NOMOTECH plans to expand its network to reach
capacity to serve millions of users with broadband access capabilities.
NOMOTECH's West Telecom & Idyle Telecom business units will manage
subscriptions and deliver services to the end-users. NOMOTECH began the
initial phase of its WiMAX network in May 2008 in North Brittany and Pyrenees
regions, and will expand to cover Brittany in 2009 and 2010.
"NOMOTECH has been a leader in introducing new technologies that have
expanded the reach, performance and service offerings of telecommunications
networks throughout Europe and parts of Africa," said Bruno Weinreich, CEO,
NOMOTECH. "Our customers have come to expect the highest quality broadband
services from NOMOTECH. With the addition of Redline's RedMAX products to our
offerings, we are confident we can bring true broadband services to more areas
than ever before and surpass our customers' expectations for high quality,
NOMOTECH is actively involved in France's nationwide efforts to bring
digital services to more regions across the country, and has helped carriers
across Europe and Africa to expand their networks with wireless technologies.
The easy-to-install RedMAX technology will enable NOMOTECH to accelerate its
network deployment plans and provide higher levels of services compared to
what other wireless technologies can offer.
"NOMOTECH is recognized as a pioneer in wireless networking, with proven
success in planning, deploying and operating advanced communications
networks," said Kevin Suitor, Vice President, Marketing and Business
Development, Redline Communications Inc. "Redline's proven RedMAX family, with
its reliable high-speed connections and ability to support thousands of users
per base station, ensures that NOMOTECH can quickly deliver the most advanced
broadband services to in these key French territories."
Redline's RedMAX(TM) Family
Redline's RedMAX(TM) family of WiMAX solutions includes the world's first
complete system to receive the WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) mark for conformance
to the WiMAX standards for performance and interoperability. Redline's
carrier-class RedMAX(TM) Base Station (AN-100U) supports voice, video, and
prioritized data traffic, enabling long-range, high-capacity wireless
broadband networks. Redline's WiMAX products also include the RedMAX(TM)
Indoor Subscriber Unit (SU-I) and Outdoor Subscriber Unit (SU-O) designed for
enterprise and residential services. The RedMAX(TM) Management Suite enables
operators to monitor and control the network, ensuring high service
availability. Redline is maintaining its WiMAX leadership with the expansion
of its RedMAX(TM) family to include products for additional frequency bands,
applications and standards.
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.
NOMOTECH, established in 2003, is a leader in the delivering
telecommunications technologies for the French Internet communications market
and has played an active role in bringing broadband services to rural and
suburban regions. NOMOTECH is known as the originator of the largest 'Hotzone'
in Europe, with its innovative WiFiMAXsolution. NOMOTECH also offers radio
engineering, the design of the network design, deployment, operation, and
maintenance of carrier broadband networks. In addition, NOMOTECH delivers
telecommunications services to individuals and companies via its West Telecom
and Idyle Telecom ISP operations. NOMOTECH also expands its networks over
several regions of North and Central Africa, where it focuses on Oil
extraction, Mining and Corporate markets.
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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