Redline Communications and Plessey to Deliver Broadband Wireless Systems Throughout AfricaBy Redline Communications Group Inc., PRNE
Thursday, September 22, 2011
TORONTO, September 23, 2011 -
- Partnership with Africa’s Premier Communications Integrator Provides Redline with Increased Access to Africa’s Growing Telecom Service Provider Market
Redline Communications Group Inc. (”Redline”) (TSX: RDL), a leading global provider of specialized broadband wireless solutions, announced today that it has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Plessey (Pty) Limited, Africa’s leading provider of telecoms infrastructure solutions. With more than 8000 installations throughout Africa, Plessey offers a broad range of turnkey telecommunication solutions to leading telecommunications and data companies and public network operators.
The strategic partnership agreement is an important milestone for both companies. Plessey will get access to Redline’s award-winning leading suite of broadband wireless radios and software that will meet the growing need for wireless by telecom service providers in the African marketplace. In turn, the partnership allows Redline to quickly expand its market presence and revenue opportunities in the African continent - a key component of Redline’s growth strategy.
“Africa’s unprecedented growth requires a scalable, reliable communications infrastructure,” said Wayne Wiblin, wireless product specialist at Plessey. “Partnering with Redline enables us to deliver comprehensive solutions that include the most advanced and versatile broadband wireless systems available on the market. We look forward to collaborating with Redline as we extend our presence throughout the region.”
“Plessey is recognized as a leading global integrator of quality high-performance communications solutions, and we’re proud that they will feature our best-in-class broadband wireless radio systems,” said Amir Rosenzweig, senior vice president of business development, Redline Communications. “Our strategic partnership with Plessey offers Redline tremendous opportunities for growth as we work together to meet the communications needs of the African marketplace.”
Plessey (Pty) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Dimension Data South Africa (Pty) Ltd. and enjoys the technology resources of one of the world’s most pioneering IT solutions and service providers. Dimension Data was founded in 1983. The Group operates in 49 countries on six continents.
About Redline Communications
Redline Communications (www.rdlcom.com) is a leading manufacturer of specialized broadband wireless systems used to cost-effectively deploy distributed applications and services. Since 1999, Redline systems have been used by local and state governments to extend their public safety networks; by oil and gas companies to connect their digital oil fields; by telecom service providers to bring dedicated Internet access to business users, and by the military to rapidly deploy secure networks. Redline’s award-winning broadband radio systems wirelessly enable distributed applications - private networks, video surveillance, business access, backhaul, and data acquisition - without compromising performance. Redline delivers high speed, real-time connectivity - anywhere, anytime. Redline products are marketed and supported locally through a network of certified value-added resellers in the Americas, the Middle East, and Africa.
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