MTN selects Redline's RedMAX products for WiMAX network in Cameroon

    - Major African telecommunications provider deploys Redline's
    WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) RedMAX(TM) products for 12-city
    wireless broadband network -

    TORONTO, Nov. 20 /CNW/ - Redline Communications Inc., (TSX and AIM: RDL)
a leading provider of standards-based WiMAX and broadband wireless
infrastructure products, today announced that MTN Cameroon, a subsidiary of
the MTN Group, a multinational telecommunications group operating in 21
countries in Africa and the Middle East, has chosen Redline's WiMAX Forum
Certified(TM) RedMAX(TM) products for its 12-city WiMAX network.
    The first phase of the MTN Cameroon's WiMAX roll-out will include the
cities of Douala and Yaoundé, with 10 additional cities planned for 2007 and
2008. During this phase, MTN Cameroon will install base stations with capacity
to serve thousands of users and will offer VLAN services to more than 700
corporate customers. The company expects to extend its services to more than
12,000 residential users in Douala and Yaoundé in 2007. MTN Cameroon chose
Redline's RedMAX products after a two year tender process during which the
company evaluated WiMAX products from several companies.
    "MTN is revolutionizing broadband services throughout Africa. With the
launch of our WiMAX network in Cameroon, the company has catapulted the
country to the forefront of telecommunications, bringing the most advanced
services available to business and residents, and bringing connectivity
'Everywhere You Go'," said Eben Albertyn, Chief Technical Officer, MTN
Cameroon. "By selecting Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified solutions, we have
ensured that our networks will have the capacity and features that will allow
us to generate a rapid return on our investment and to serve more customers
over time."
    RapidCloud, a Redline Certified Partner and the leading wireless systems
integrator, has initiated the first phase of the WiMAX network and is
developing network plans for each of the additional 10 cities where MTN
Cameroon will roll out its WiMAX services.
    "Redline's footprint in emerging markets continues to grow as Redline
works with MTN Cameroon and RapidCloud to deploy what will be one of the
largest WiMAX networks on the African continent," said Majed Sifri, President
and CEO, Redline Communications Inc. "MTN Cameroon is the latest example of a
major telecommunications provider that is now offering commercial, revenue
generating WiMAX services with RedMAX, with plans to expand their networks to
serve more subscribers over time. With its proven ability to support a high
concentration of users on a single sector, RedMAX provides carriers with an
excellent return on investment."

    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 MTN Cameroon

    MTN Cameroon is a telecommunications company operating in Cameroon since
February 2000, following the purchase of CAMTEL Mobile. As at 30 September
2007, MTN had 2,237,000 active subscribers and to date has over 58% of the
market share. With an annual turnover of over 148 billion FCfa in 2006, MTN is
amongst the five most important Cameroonian companies in terms of annual
turnover. MTN Cameroon has invested over 213 billion FCfa in the development
of a  state-of-the-art network which is composed of over 377 base stations
which ensure its presence in the ten provinces of the country and a population
coverage rate of 80%.
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    About Redline Communications

    Redline Communications ( 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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