Redline's RedMAX(TM) products chosen for first WiMAX network in Lebanon

    Comium Data Lebanon selects Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified(TM)
    system for high-capacity IP network in Lebanon

    TORONTO, Nov. 12 /CNW/ - Redline Communications Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL),
a leading provider of standards-based WiMAX and broadband wireless
infrastructure products, today announced that its RedMAX(TM) WiMAX products
have been chosen by Comium Data Lebanon ("Comium"), for its country-wide WiMAX
network in Lebanon.
    Comium Data Lebanon is part of the Comium Group, which has a presence in
14 countries, including the United States, Brazil, Poland, France, and several
countries throughout the Middle East and Africa, and is one of four licensed
data carriers in Lebanon. Comium Data is the first in Lebanon to deploy WiMAX
Forum Certified(TM) WiMAX equipment for commercial voice, video and data
broadband services. Redline's RedMAX technology was selected following a
competitive review process to replace Comium's existing line-of-sight fixed
wireless access legacy infrastructure for its broadband network. Comium plans
to complete country-wide coverage based on RedMAX by mid-2008.
    "Comium chose Redline products to construct the largest, most rigorously
engineered IP network in Lebanon because we believe that Redline has the most
technologically advanced, reliable WiMAX infrastructure solutions available
today," said Khaldoun Farhat, VP, Comium Data. "Redline's WiMAX technology
enables us to deliver high-bandwidth services to a higher number of
subscribers than with other solutions we considered, with 24 hours a day, 7
days a week fault-proof availability."
    Comium joins the more than 125 operators worldwide that have chosen
Redline's RedMAX products for their WiMAX deployments. Comium's WiMAX network
will have the potential to pass hundreds of thousands of homes and currently
has many thousands of subscribers in Beirut, Mount Lebanon, Tripoli, Keserwan
and Nabatiye with potential for additional growth.
    "Comium is one of the latest examples of a leading telecommunications
company with the vision and expertise to choose WiMAX technologies as the
foundation for their broadband wireless networks," said Kevin Suitor, Vice
President, Marketing and Business Development, Redline Communications. "The
economic and operational benefits of WiMAX continue to ensure that operators
expand their networks and service offerings to reach new, lucrative markets
without the burden of substantial capital expenditure."
    The Redline RedMAX installation delivers high-speed internet and data
services to VLAN and WWAN enterprise customers, SOHO and SME customers and
educational and health care institutions, using Redline's WiMAX Forum
Certified(TM) RedMAX Base Station (AN-100U), RedMAX Outdoor Subscriber Unit
(SU-O) and RedMAX Indoor Subscriber Unit (SU-I).
    The RedMAX network consists of Redline base stations that connect with
end-users in Beirut, Mount Lebanon, Tripoli, Keserwan and Nabatiye via Redline
subscriber units. The WiMAX links connect customers at distance of up to 17 km
at speeds of up to 2Mbps per connection for applications such as telemedicine,
branch offices, and remote ICT development centres.

    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

    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
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 such as laptops, mobile
handsets and PDAs.

    About Comium Data Holdings

    Comium is a Group of Engineering and Service companies specializing in
fixed and mobile telecommunications networks and services. Founded in 1994,
the Group is an acknowledged leader in the provision of telecommunication
services in the Middle East and African markets, with growing interests in
both North and South America. For more information, visit

    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 50,000
installations in 80 countries, and a global network of over 100 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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For further information:

For further information: Redline Communications, Carolyn Anderson/Paree
Katharos,, Tel:
(905) 479-8344; Equicom Group, Craig Armitage/Vanessa Beresford,, (416) 815-0700;
Buchanan Communications, Jeremy Garcia/James Strong, Tel: +44 (0)20 7466 5000;
Canaccord Adams, Chris Bowman/Andrew Chubb, Tel: +44 (0)20 7050 6500

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