Redline's Customer Rapid Link Selected as Finalist for Best of WiMAX World 2008 Awards



    
    - Rapid Link of Atlanta is a finalist for the Best of WiMAX World award
    for its city-wide 3.65 GHz deployment of Redline's RedMAX(TM) WiMAX Forum
    Certified(R) equipment -
    

    TORONTO, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - Redline Communications Group Inc. ("Redline")
(TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless
infrastructure products, today announced that its customer, Rapid Link
Incorporated, (OTCBB: RPID) a leading provider of WiMAX and communication
services in Atlanta, Georgia has been selected by xchange magazine as a
finalist for the Best of WiMAX World 2008 Award in the Service Provider
category and the Best of WiMAX World 2008 Industry Choice Award.
    Rapid Link was selected for the roll out of its 3.65 GHz city-wide WiMAX
network in Atlanta, using Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified(R) RedMAX(TM)
products.
    "xchange congratulates Rapid Link for being a finalist in this category,"
says Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange. "The nominees for these awards
are among the best and brightest in the field, showcasing the rapid
advancement of WiMAX technology."
    "We are honored to be included as a finalist and would like to thank
Redline for nominating Rapid Link," said Matt Liotta, Chief Technology Officer
of Rapid Link." "Redline's RedMAX products have enabled us to expand our
services dramatically, increasing our installation efficiency and helping us
achieve industry leading bandwidth and long range connections."
    Rapid Link is one of three finalists for the Service Provider Award and
one of 15 finalists for the Industry Choice Award. The awards will be
presented on October 1st at a ceremony following the close of the WiMAX World
exhibition floor. All winners and their awards will be featured in the
December issue of xchange, as well as on the WiMAX World and xchange Web
sites.
    The Best of WiMAX World Award winners and Industry Choice Award nominees
were selected by an independent judging panel that consisted of Craig Mathias,
principal, Farpoint Group; Will Strauss, principal analyst, Forward Concepts;
Adlane Fellah, CEO and founder, Maravedis Inc.; Caroline Gabriel, lead
research analyst, Rethink Research; Philip Marshall, vice president of
enabling technologies, Yankee Group; and representatives from xchange and
Trendsmedia. Delegates attending the WiMAX World 2008 conference will vote for
the Industry Choice Award winner.

    RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX

    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 their reach and
customer density 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.

    About xchange

    Founded in 1996, xchange is an online and print publication for
facilities-based service providers offering voice, data, wireless, IP, WiMAX
and content. Its seasoned editors do more than simply report on industry news;
they dig beneath the surface to provide analysis on what new equipment, new
services, new regulatory activities and other new developments mean to xchange
readers. xchange content, including news, articles, eBooks, webinars and
industry buyer's guide is accessible online at www.xchangemag.com.
Subscriptions to the print publication, its digital edition and the xchange
Update weekly e-mail newsletter are also available at www.xchangemag.com.

    About WiMAX World Conference & Expo

    WiMAX World Conference & Expo is the largest event series in the world
focused on WiMAX and mobile broadband. WiMAX World Conference & Expo is
dedicated to providing a balanced view of where WiMAX stands today and what
role it will play in the future of one of the fastest-growing market segments
in the world - wireless and mobile broadband. WiMAX World incorporates all of
today's converging and diverging issues surrounding WiMAX and mobile
broadband. WiMAX World provides a comprehensive view of all the related
technologies, as well as regulatory and spectrum challenges, and the business
opportunities and risks as they relate to all the key constituencies involved
in this critical marketplace. In 2008, WiMAX World is being produced in Asia,
Europe and the United States. For more information, visit www.wimaxworld.com.

    About Rapid Link

    Rapid Link, (www.rapidlink.com) Incorporated is a Diversified
Communication Services company, supplying bundled internet and voice services
to Business and Residential customers. Rapid Link offers broadband access via
its own facilities to ensure fast and reliable delivery of its content. As a
leading licensed WiMAX carrier, Rapid Link is on the cutting edge of this
exciting new technology. We are one of the only carriers that can offer an
end-to-end solution for our customers without a dependency on any other
company's resources.

    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; Equicom Group: Craig
Armitage, Vanessa Beresford, carmitage@equicomgroup.com,
vberesford@equicomgroup.com, (416) 815-0700; Canaccord Adams: Neil Johnson,
Andrew Chubb, Tel: +44 (0)20 7050 6500


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