VANCOUVER, Sept. 18 /CNW/ - MetroBridge Networks International Inc.
(TSX-V: MEB) a premier high-speed wireless broadband provider for business
with operations in Canada and the United States, is pleased to announce that
it has hired Mr. Thorsten Gutsche as Vice President of Operations.
Thorsten brings to MetroBridge deep telecommunications experience, having
been in the industry for thirteen years. Before joining MetroBridge, Thorsten
was Director of Operations for Teraspan Networks Inc. a Vancouver-based
supplier of last-mile fiber optic solutions. He was also Director of
Operations for FatPort Corporation in Vancouver, an operator of public
Wireless (Wi-Fi) Hotspots in Canada. Previously, he worked in various
management positions at Colt Telecom in Germany, a British company
specialising in high-quality voice, data and Internet services for businesses
throughout Europe. His prior experience with those organizations includes
managing geographically disparate departments, managing local and central
operations, establishing network control centers, improving customer care and
Dave King, President and CEO of MetroBridge said, "Thorsten brings a
tremendous amount of telecommunications experience to MetroBridge. He has
proven expertise in operations process and procedure, multi-city operations,
and team building and project management. We look forward to the valuable
experience he will bring to the Company as we execute our growth plans."
Additionally, MetroBridge has taken the following actions:
Granted 75,000 incentive stock options to Geoff Hamilton, VP, Corporate
Development, exercisable at $0.60.
Issued Grignan Holdings Ltd. 40,000 common share purchase warrants priced
at $0.60 which expire July 29th, 2009, and paid $24,000 as a finder's fee in
connection with capital raising.
About MetroBridge Networks International Inc.
MetroBridge, a leading international fixed wireless provider, delivers
broadband wireless access using pre-WiMAX and other advanced wireless
technologies. Its highly redundant mission critical network provides
connections up to 2500Mbps in Arizona and British Columbia. MetroBridge's
aggressive growth strategy contemplates acquisitions throughout North America
and additional complementary products and services. The Company operates in
all market segments including police and 911 services, the financial industry,
retailers and businesses of all sizes. MetroBridge was the first Canadian
carrier selected to join the WiMAX Forum to assist the industry in
establishing equipment interoperability. Please visit the Company's website at
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This press release contains certain forward-looking statements that
reflect the current views and/or expectations of MetroBridge Networks
International Inc. with respect to performance, business and future events.
Such statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and
assumptions. Actual results and events may vary significantly from those
disclosed herein. Investors are cautioned not to rely on these forward-looking
statements. MetroBridge Networks International Inc. does not undertake to
update these forward-looking statements.
For further information:
For further information: Samantha Singh, MetroBridge Investor Relations,
Direct: (604) 628-5627, Toll Free: (888) 628-1240, Fax: (888) 628-2650,