Sify Technologies Selects Redline's products for multi-city WiMAX Network in India

    - Sify to install RedMAX(TM) networks in 5 cities to meet demand for
    business-class Internet services -

    TORONTO and CHENNAI, India, July 29 /CNW/ - Redline Communications Group
Inc. ("Redline") (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband
wireless infrastructure products, and Sify Technologies Limited ("Sify")
(NASDAQ:  SIFY), a leader in Consumer, Internet and Enterprise Services in India
with global delivery capabilities, today announced that Sify has selected
Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) RedMAX products for its multi-city WiMAX
network in India.
    Sify has deployed Redline's RedMAX products in Delhi and Mumbai with the
capacity to deliver business-class Internet services to enterprise users. Sify
has also begun its WiMAX network expansion to Bangalore, Hyderabad and
Chennai. The initial WiMAX network deployment in these regions is scheduled
for completion in 2008.
    "The launch of our WiMAX services in these five cities will further our
mission of being an enabler and catalyst of the Internet for positive change
in India," said Arvind Mathur, Chief Architect, Sify Technologies Limited.
"Redline's proven WiMAX technologies and reliable high-speed connections with
the ability to support hundreds of users per base station will ensure we
deliver reliable, standards-driven, managed last mile solutions to enterprise
customers that support business critical applications over Sify's IP-MPLS
network. Redline's solutions meet the stringent requirements of our customers
who include major banks, retailers, manufacturers and other enterprises that
require the highest levels of performance, reliability and security for their
communications networks."
    Sify selected Redline's 3.3-3.4 GHz RedMAX products after a rigorous
three-month evaluation process that included a number of broadband wireless
solutions. The criteria for WiMAX equipment selection included WiMAX Forum
Certification(TM), high subscriber capacity, support for Service Level
Agreements, security, ease of installation and cost-effectiveness.
    "Sify is recognized as a pioneer in wireless and corporate networking in
India, with an innovative and successful model for offering communications
services," said Kevin Suitor, Vice President, Marketing and Business
Development, Redline Communications Inc. "With its professional approach to
its network and business models, Sify is well positioned to meet its expansion
targets with RedMAX."

    Redline's RedMAX(TM) Family

    Redline's RedMAX(TM) 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(TM) 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(TM)
Indoor Subscriber Unit (SU-I) and Outdoor Subscriber Unit (SU-O) designed for
enterprise and residential services. The RedMAX(TM) 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(TM) family to include products for additional frequency bands,
applications and standards.

    RedMAX 4C(TM) Mobile WiMAX

    The RedMAX 4C(TM), which is based on the WiMAX industry's 802.16e-2005
standards for mobile WiMAX, supports a wide range of fixed, portable and
mobile wireless services including support Voice and Video over IP, broadband
Internet access used to support highly valued education, medical,
transportation and municipal applications, VPNs (Virtual Private Networks) and
other advanced communications services. The RedMAX 4C(TM) Mobile WiMAX
platform is designed to enable operators to maximize the reach and customer
density required for a profitable carrier business model. The RedMAX 4C(TM)
includes a modular, standardized (micro)TCA (micro Telecommunications
Computing Architecture) chassis base station that is small, lightweight and
easy to deploy. RedMAX 4C(TM) will also include a suite of indoor and outdoor
fixed and portable end-user devices including laptops, mobile handsets and
PDAs. Redline's new WiMAX offering is also designed to facilitate the
integration of its existing RedMAX(TM) products with its RedMAX 4C(TM)
technologies, providing operators a path to true mobility.

    About Sify

    Sify is among the largest Managed Enterprise and Consumer Internet
Services companies in India, offering end-to-end solutions with a
comprehensive range of products delivered over a common telecom data network
infrastructure reaching 481 cities and towns in India. A significant part of
the company's revenue is derived from Corporate Services, which include
corporate connectivity, network and communications solutions, security,
network management services, enterprise applications and hosting. Sify is
recognized as an ISO 9001:2000 certified service provider for network
operations, data center operations and customer support, and for provisioning
of VPNs, Internet bandwidth, VoIP solutions and integrated security solutions,
and BS7799 certified for Internet Data Center operations. Sify has licenses to
operate NLD (National Long Distance) and ILD (International Long Distance)
services and offers VoIP back haul to long distance subscriber telephony
services. The company is India's first enterprise managed services provider to
launch a Security Operations Center (SOC) to deliver managed security
services. A host of blue chip customers use Sify's corporate service
    Consumer services include broadband home access, dial up connectivity and
the e-port cyber café chain across 180 cities and towns. the consumer
portal of Sify has sub portals like,, and,,, the city based live video on the web.
The content is available in 5 Indian languages, which include Hindi,
Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada and Tamil. For more information about Sify, visit

    About Redline Communications

    Redline Communications ( is the leading
provider of fixed and mobile standards-based wireless broadband solutions.
Redline's RedMAX(TM) WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) system, RedMAX 4C Mobile
WiMAX(TM) products, and its award-winning RedCONNEX(TM) and RedACCESS(TM)
families 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 100,000 installations in 85 countries, and a global network of
over 170 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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