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Redline and MARAC showcase Redline’s indoor ‘user-install’ WiMAX CPE at FITCE in Athens


RedMAX SU-I indoor ‘plug and play’ modem enables delivery of personal broadband services and rapid deployment of WiMAX networks

TORONTO, ONTARIO – August 29, 2006 - Redline Communications, a leading provider of standards-based wireless broadband equipment, announced today its RedMAX™ family of WiMAX products, including the RedMAX SU-I indoor user-installable customer premise equipment, will be featured at the Forum for European ICT Professionals event in Athens from August 30 to September 2, 2006.

MARAC, a Redline Certified Partner with operations throughout Greece and the Balkan markets, will showcase the RedMAX products at its booth number 15. Dimitrios Skribas MARAC’s Wireless Communications Sales Engineer responsible for WiMAX, will share the company’s WiMAX expertise at a session entitled “WiMAX: The Path to Success” on Thursday, August 31 at 4:00 p.m. at FITCE.

“With Redline, we have the confidence that we are providing our customers with true WiMAX Forum Certified™ products that deliver on the WiMAX standards for performance and interoperability,” said Mr Yiannis Tziotis, Manager, Telecommunications & IT Division, MARAC.

Redline’s RedMAX SU-I is a user-install, “plug and play” indoor WiMAX modem that delivers personal broadband connectivity to residences and small to mid-sized enterprises. The SU-I will allow service providers and operators to deliver services quickly, easily add new customers and realize a return on their WiMAX infrastructure investment. Operating in the 3.3 – 3.5 GHz licensed frequency band and designed to WiMAX Forum Certified™ specifications, the RedMAX SU-I incorporates an attractive and innovative design with the smallest form factor in the WiMAX industry.

“With the RedMAX SU-I, Redline has made personal broadband a reality for consumers,” says Keith Doucet, Vice President, Product Management, Redline Communications. “Its true ‘plug and play’ capabilities enable operators to add new users at a rapid pace, and allow users the flexibility to connect from anywhere within the operator’s service area.”

Redline’s RedPATH™ Architecture Roadmap
The RedMAX SU-I is among the latest milestones in Redline’s RedPATH strategic architecture roadmap that is driving success for WiMAX network operators. With RedPATH, Redline is the first to articulate a clear strategy that enables network operators to start generating revenues from fixed and portable WiMAX solutions today, and evolve their networks to meet the demands of mobile versions of the WiMAX standards as they become available.

Redline’s RedMAX™ Family
Redline’s RedMAX family of WiMAX solutions is the world’s first complete system to receive the WiMAX Forum Certified™ 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.

Redline’s WiMAX Leadership
Redline is the first in the world to receive WiMAX Forum Certification™ for a complete WiMAX system. Redline’s certified WiMAX products enable both fixed and nomadic wireless broadband connections and include the RedMAX carrier-class Base Station (AN-100U) and RedMAX Outdoor Subscriber Unit (SU-O), which are based on the IEEE 802.16-2004 technology and incorporate the Intel® PRO/Wireless 5116 broadband interface. Redline’s RedMAX products also include the user-installable Indoor Subscriber Unit (SU-I), and a suite of WiMAX products based on the IEEE 802.16-2005 standard for mobility.

MARAC was established in 1976 and has since become one of the most important electronic/ telecommunications systems manufacturers and integrators in the Greek and Balkan markets, with acknowledged expertise in defence and fleet management systems. MARAC has a manufacturing facility at Alexandroupolis and a branch office in Thessaloniki to support the market in Northern Greece. MARAC also has operations in the Balkans, Armenia, and the Ukraine. For more information on MARAC Electronics S.A. see

About Redline Communications
Redline Communications is the leading provider of standards-based wireless broadband solutions. Redline’s WiMAX Forum Certified™ systems and award-winning backhaul and transport 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 30,000 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.

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