DAVE Wireless completes first call on its 3G network

New wireless carrier reaches important milestone; on schedule for early 2010 launch

TORONTO, Dec. 8 /CNW/ - Data & Audio Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (DAVE Wireless) announced today that it has successfully completed its first test call on its state-of-the-art Ericsson 3G network - marking an important milestone as the company gears up to launch.

"We're building a great wireless company on a world-class network - and we're doing it on schedule," said Vice President of Network Operations Sharyn Gravelle. "We are one step closer to bringing Canadians the wireless service and value they deserve in early 2010."

The mobile call, completed by DAVE Wireless' network team late last week, validated the performance and reliability of 3G mobile devices on the company's HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) network. For future mobile broadband services, the network is also enabled with the capability of HSPA+ (High Speed Packet Access evolution).

About Data & Audio Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (DAVE Wireless)

DAVE Wireless is a Canadian wireless company led by Obelysk, a diversified Canadian holding company, and Quadrangle Capital Partners, a global investor in the telecommunications and media sectors with more than $3 billion of capital under management. Following the Canadian wireless spectrum auction, DAVE Wireless holds licenses which cover more than half of Canada's population in 10 of the 13 largest markets including Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Ottawa.


For further information: For further information: or interviews, please contact: Sheryl Steinberg, DAVE Wireless, (416) 736-3806, sheryl.steinberg@davewireless.com; Trevor Boudreau, Wilcox Group, 1-866-809-5965, media@davewireless.com

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