Redline's WiMAX network to be deployed by Saudi Telecom Company

    - STC brings true WiMAX Forum(TM) Certified products to businesses and
    residents via its nation-wide WiMAX network -

    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, March 26 /CNW/ - Redline Communications, a leading
provider of standards-based WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure
products, today announced Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has chosen Redline's
RedMAX WiMAX Forum (TM) Certified products for its nation-wide WiMAX network
in Saudi Arabia. STC, the country's national telecommunications operator, has
deployed RedMAX products in Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam as part of the first
phase of its WiMAX network deployment.
    "STC is bringing broadband communications in Saudi Arabia to a new level.
Our WiMAX network will help us to deliver much-needed broadband access to
IP-VPN in every city and community in the country," said Eng. Saud Bin Majid
Al-Daweesh, President, Saudi Telecom Company. "With the RedMAX installation
now well underway, STC is one of the first carriers to introduce WiMAX Forum
Certified products and services to its customers."
    "RedMAX is already enabling service providers around the world to deliver
the most advanced, reliable and cost-effective broadband access to their
customers," said Majed Sifri, President and CEO, Redline Communications Inc.
"By choosing RedMAX, STC is deploying the most advanced and proven WiMAX
solution. We are pleased to have been chosen as a technology provider to STC."

    RedMAX Advantages

    Redline's WiMAX products deliver the performance required to operate a
full scale WiMAX network in any environment. Using TDD (time division
duplexing), RedMAX ensures a high degree of spectral efficiency even in dense
urban environments. Its advanced OFDM technology enables RedMAX to overcome
the many line-of-sight barriers in urban areas including buildings, trees and
other obstructions. With the Quality of Service (QoS) controls of the RedMAX
system, operators can offer various service level agreements to their
customers, enabling them to tailor their services to meet their customers'
    "Redline's broadband wireless products have been chosen by
telecommunications carriers around the world," said Majed Sifri. "Our WiMAX
products have been trialed or deployed by more than 100 carriers in the last
year alone, and our RedCONNEX products for the backbone of thousands of
wireless networks for a range of companies including large carriers,
enterprises, government organizations and other entities requiring secure
reliable broadband connections."

    Redline's RedMAX(TM) Family

    Redline's RedMAX family of WiMAX solutions is 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.

    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 35,000 installations in 75 countries, and a
global network of over 100 partners, Redline's experience and expertise helps
service providers, enterprises and government organizations roll out the
services and applications that drive their business forward. For more
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For further information: Media Contact: Carolyn Anderson, Redline
Communications, (905) 479-8344 ext. 333, (M) (647) 296-3117,

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