Agreement broadens TESSCO's selection of license-exempt broadband
solutions and expands Redline's exposure in key vertical markets in the
TORONTO, April 1 /CNW/ - Redline Communications Group Inc. ("Redline")
(TSX: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure
products, and TESSCO Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq: TESS), a value-added
provider of the product and supply chain solutions needed to design, build,
run, maintain and use wireless systems, today announced that Redline's WiMAX
and Broadband Wireless Infrastructure (BWI) products will be available through
TESSCO's marketing and distribution channels.
"The addition of TESSCO to our elite group of Value Added Distributors
will increase Redline's exposure to vertical markets, such as oil and gas
companies, municipalities, and others," said Kevin Suitor, Vice President,
Marketing, Redline Communications Inc.
Redline's products will join TESSCO's roster of solutions that are
eligible for deployment under Rural Utility Service (RUS) funding. Each of
Redline's RedMAX(TM) family of WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) products, as well as
the RedCONNEX(TM) and RedACCESS(TM) families of broadband wireless
infrastructure products are FCC approved and have received United States
Department of Agriculture (USDA) acceptance and 'Buy American' status.
"Our new relationship with Redline is significant on several fronts,"
said TESSCO Senior Vice President of Solutions Development and Product
Management Jerry Garland. "Redline's market-leading products will both enhance
TESSCO's current broadband wireless offering and facilitate our ability to
capitalize on a key strategic initiative of the new administration - helping
to expand broadband reach into underserved areas of the United States."
Redline's Broadband Wireless Infrastructure (BWI) products
Redline offers a full suite of RedCONNEX point-to-point and RedACCESS
point-to-multipoint BWI solutions. The company's BWI products, which
incorporate Redline's proven OFDM technology, have been deployed by carriers
and other enterprises worldwide to support a range of applications including
mobile backhaul, video surveillance, storage and business continuity, premium
Internet access, and other voice, video and data services. The BWI products
operate in the 4.9 GHz, 5.4 GHz, and 5.8 GHz bands as well as in the 3.65 GHz
WiMAX band and deliver high-speed Ethernet throughput of up to 90Mbps and
flexible software defined configurations.
Redline's RedMAX(TM) Family
Redline's RedMAX 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 AN-100U and AN-100UX Base Stations support more than 500
users per sector, offering voice, video, and prioritized data traffic, over
long-range, high-capacity wireless broadband connections. The RedMAX family
also includes the Indoor Subscriber Unit (SU-I) and Outdoor Subscriber Unit
(SU-O), enabling both enterprise and residential deployments. The RedMAX
Management Suite with Redline's Provisioning server enables operators to
monitor and control the network, ensuring high service availability,
manageability and automated user Self Install Provisioning.
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.
About TESSCO Technologies
TESSCO Technologies (Nasdaq: TESS) is a value-added provider of the
product solutions needed to design, build, run, maintain and use wireless
systems. TESSCO is committed to delivering, fast and complete, the product
needs of wireless system operators, program managers, contractors, resellers,
and self-maintained utility, transportation, enterprise and government
organizations. As Your Total Source(R) provider of mobile and fixed-wireless
network infrastructure products, mobile devices and accessories, and
installation, test and maintenance equipment and supplies, TESSCO assures
customers of on-time availability, while streamlining their supply chain
process and lowering inventories and total costs. To learn more, please visit
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