VANCOUVER, Aug. 8 /CNW/ - MetroBridge Networks International Inc. (TSX-V:
MEB) a premier high-speed wireless broadband provider for business in British
Columbia, with operations in Arizona, is pleased to announce that Mr. Daniel
Piergentili has been appointed as the Chairman of its Board of Directors.
Mr. Piergentili has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of
Mitec Telecom Inc. (TSX: MTM) since August 2006, prior to which he held
positions in wireless telecommunications product development with Ericsson
Inc. In his last role, he was Vice-President, Engineering, for Ericsson's
North American Wireless Unit responsible for all wireless development centers
throughout the United States and Canada.
Dave King, President and CEO of MetroBridge stated, "We look forward to
Daniel's contribution to our Board and we believe his experience will benefit
us as MetroBridge expands its network and its presence in US markets."
"I am excited to be taking on the role of Chairman of MetroBridge and to
be part of this very talented team. I look forward to contributing to the
growth and success of MetroBridge in this very exciting and fast growing
segment of the wireless market," added Daniel Piergentili.
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 British Columbia and Arizona. 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.
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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.
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www.metrobridge.com or contact: Samantha Singh, MetroBridge Investor
Relations, Toll Free: (888) 628-1240, Direct: (604) 628-5627, Fax: (888)