Redline's RedMAX products chosen by Divona Telecom for WiMAX network in Tunisia



    -- Major African WiMAX and satellite telecom operator deploys Redline's
    WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) RedMAX(TM) products for a five-city wireless
    broadband network --

    TORONTO, Jan. 10 /CNW/ - Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM:
RDL), a leading provider of standards-based WiMAX and broadband wireless
infrastructure products, today announced that Divona Telecom, a leading
satellite and WiMAX telecom operator in Tunisia, has chosen Redline's WiMAX
Forum Certified(TM) RedMAX(TM) products for its five-city WiMAX network.
    Redline's high capacity RedMAX(TM) AN100U base stations and indoor and
outdoor subscriber units were chosen after an extensive three-month trial
period that involved several WiMAX vendors. The US$1 million network buildout
will take place in several phases over the next two years, and will connect
five major cities in Tunisia, including Tunis, Nabeul, Souse, Monastir and
Sfax. Divona Telecom is already serving several hundred corporations on its
WiMAX network.
    "Divona is the broadband business partner of choice in Tunisia", said
M. Mohamed Garbouj, General Manager, Divona Telecom. "Our premier business
partners depend on us to deliver reliable, high-speed, uninterruptable fixed
and nomadic voice, video and data services throughout this region, and our
existing infrastructure - a combination of VSAT and incumbent operator copper
lines - prevented us from meeting this mandate."
    Mr. Garbouj continued, "By deploying Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified
solutions, we've taken active measures to increase our network's capacity,
features and reliability. To date, we have several hundred WiMAX customers,
and plan to double our subscriber base every quarter for the next four years,
exceeding our four-year ROI goal."
    "Redline is recognized worldwide as a leader in WiMAX technology and
deployments, with well over 130 trials and 44 revenue-generating commercial
deployments," said Majed Sifri, Chief Executive Officer, Redline
Communications. "Redline is also leading the industry in the development and
deployment of open WiMAX systems that enable operators to easily incorporate
RedMAX with their existing networks or to establish new carrier-class networks
that will enable them to easily expand their services and networks over time."
    Divona Telecom is the latest example of a major carrier in a key emerging
market that has advanced from a comprehensive trial of WiMAX systems to a
commercial, revenue generating network using Redline's RedMAX products.

    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 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 Indoor
Subscriber Unit (SU-I) and Outdoor Subscriber Unit (SU-O) designed for
enterprise and residential services. The RedMAX 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 family to include products for additional frequency bands,
applications and standards.

    RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX Platform

    The RedMAX 4C is the latest addition to Redline's family of WiMAX
products. Operating in the 2.5 GHz and 3.5 GHz spectrum bands, RedMAX 4C is
designed to conform to the requirements for 802.16e Certification Wave 2,
which is the WiMAX Forum's official certification program for Mobile WiMAX.
Supporting a high concentration of subscribers, it enables operators to
realize a rapid return on their WiMAX investment, with a low total cost of
ownership. The RedMAX 4C includes a modular, standardized (micro)TCA (micro
Telecommunications Computing Architecture) chassis base station that is small,
lightweight and easy to deploy. RedMAX 4C will also include a suite of indoor
and outdoor fixed and portable end-user devices including laptops, mobile
handsets and PDAs.

    About Divona Telecom

    Divona Telecom is Africa's leading satellite and WiMAX telecom operator,
created following the concession of a telecommunications license by the
Tunisian government in 2003. Divona Telecom belongs to Planet Tunisie the
first ISP in Tunisia and Monaco Telecom, a Cable & Wireless subsidiary with
operations in Monaco, Algeria, sub-Saharan Africa, Kosovo and Afghanistan.
Divona Telecom provides integrated end-to-end solutions for the region's
premium corporate customers. For more information: www.divonatelecom.com

    About Redline Communications

    Redline Communications (www.redlinecommunications.com) is the leading
provider of standards-based wireless broadband solutions. Redline's RedMAX(TM)
WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) systems and award-winning RedCONNEX(TM) family 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 75,000
installations in 80 countries, and a global network of over 140 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: Redline Communications, Carolyn Anderson, Paree
Katharos, canderson@redlinecommunications.com,
pkatharos@redlinecommunications.com, Tel: (905) 479-8344; Equicom Group, Craig
Armitage, Vanessa Beresford, carmitage@equicomgroup.com,
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