Bridgewater Systems Continues Global WiMAX Momentum

    New customer wins through successful reseller agreement with Alvarion

    AMSTERDAM, June 1 /CNW/ - Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), the mobile
personalization company, today announced that it is continuing to extend its
global market leadership in WiMAX(TM) through its successful global reseller
agreement with Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:  ALVR), the world's leading provider of
WiMAX(TM) and wireless broadband solutions.


    -   Alvarion and Bridgewater are providing WiMAX solutions to several new
        customers in 2009 including four in Europe, one in Asia Pacific, and
        two in Latin America.

    -   Alvarion's 4Motion advanced network solution with the Bridgewater(R)
        Service Controller (AAA) or the new entry-level ServiceMAX 500
        system, both anchored by Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker(TM),
        delivers broadband Internet and voice services to subscribers and

    -   The Bridgewater solution enables WiMAX operators to:

        -  Rapidly deliver services by authorizing and authenticating
           subscribers, and performing critical accounting functions.

        -  Deliver innovative, personalized services to attract and retain
           subscribers including casual usage based on time or volume,
           pre-paid and post-paid services.

        -  Reduce operating costs by unifying subscriber data, and activating
           new subscribers and devices 'over-the-air.'

    -   There are over 470 WiMAX network deployments in 139 countries
        covering a population of at least 430 million people.(1)


    Avinoam Barak, President of wireless network division, Alvarion

    "As part of Alvarion's Open WiMAX strategy, we continue to forge
strategic product partnerships with leading companies such as Bridgewater to
provide a complete end to end solution. Alvarion's mature, extensively
deployed WiMAX solution, together with Bridgewater's service control and
subscriber data management products provide a turnkey approach to delivering
broadband services."

    David Sharpley, Senior Vice President, Bridgewater Systems

    "Our successful global reseller agreement with Alvarion has enabled WiMAX
operators to rapidly and cost effectively delivers broadband services to
subscribers who are often not served by traditional wireline access. Over 25
operators are now using Bridgewater's market leading WiMAX solutions to easily
activate services and devices 'over-the-air,' and deliver personalized
services such as prepaid and casual usage options."


    Bridgewater Systems, Alvarion, WiMAX, 4Motion, Service Control, AAA,
Subscriber Data Management, Subscriber Data Broker, Mobile Personalization


    About Alvarion

    Alvarion (NASDAQ:   ALVR) is the largest WiMAX pure-player with the most
extensive WiMAX customer base and over 250 commercial deployments around the
globe. Committed to growing the WiMAX market, the company offers solutions for
a wide range of frequency bands supporting a variety of business cases.
Through its OPEN WiMAX strategy, superior IP and OFDMA know-how, and ability
to deploy end-to-end turnkey WiMAX projects, Alvarion is shaping the new
wireless broadband experience (

    About Bridgewater Systems

    Bridgewater Systems, the mobile personalization company, enables service
providers to efficiently manage and profit from mobile data services, content
and commerce. The company's market leading mobile personalization suite
provides a real-time, unified view of subscribers including entitlements,
devices, networks, billing profiles, preferences and context. Anchored by
Bridgewater's Subscriber Data Broker(TM), the portfolio of carrier-grade and
standards-based products includes the Bridgewater(R) Service Controller (AAA),
the Bridgewater(R) Policy Controller (PCRF) and the Bridgewater(R) Home
Subscriber Server (HSS). More than 120 leading service providers including
America Movil, Bell Canada, Clearwire, Hutchison Telecom, Iusacell, Scartel,
SmarTone-Vodafone, Sprint, Tata Teleservices, Tatung, Telmex, Telstra, and
Verizon Wireless use Bridgewater's solutions to rapidly deliver innovative
mobile services to over 150 million subscribers. For more information, visit
us at

    Bridgewater, Bridgewater Systems, the Bridgewater Systems logo, WideSpan,
Smart Caps, and Subscriber Data Broker are trademarks or registered trademarks
of Bridgewater Systems Corporation. All other company, product names and any
registered and unregistered trademarks mentioned are used for identification
purposes only and remain the exclusive property of their respective owners.

    "WiMAX Forum" is a registered trademark of the WiMAX Forum. "WiMAX," the
WiMAX Forum logo, "WiMAX Forum Certified" and the WiMAX Forum Certified logo
are trademarks of the WiMAX Forum.

    (1) WiMAX Forum(R) Industry Research Report. Review of April, 2009

For further information:

For further information: Contacts: Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater
Systems,, (613) 591-9104 extension
2032; Sam Harrisingh, MS&L EMEA,, Tel: +44
(0)20 7878 3137

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