First deployment will service 28,000 subscribers
PITT MEADOWS, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – Jan. 28, 2010) – Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a premier manufacturer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, has been selected by Nth Air, a leading service provider deploying broadband wireless services, as their WiMAX and WiFi equipment partner to build out a nationwide network. The value of the first purchase order to Tranzeo is US$4.5M bringing the current backlog of all purchase orders to US$21.6 million.
Nth Air has contracts to install an initial network to service 28,000 subscribers in three states with a plan to build out similar services nationwide. The first installations will occur in California, Florida, and Texas beginning in February.
“Nth Air has the vision, enthusiasm, and contracts, to build out one of the largest broadband wireless networks in the US,” said Dave Gelvin, President of Tranzeo Wireless USA. “We are excited to be working closely with Nth Air to offer a combination of WiMAX and WiFi solutions to provide the most cost-effective services to underserved areas of America.”
“We selected Tranzeo as our partner for our nationwide rollout as a result of the many successful applications we have deployed previously with Tranzeo’s equipment,” stated Craig Niemeyer, CEO of Nth Air. “We have experience with most of the other WiMAX and WiFi suppliers and concluded that Tranzeo has the best solutions for cost-effective broadband services and the broadest family of products which allows us to select the right technology for each service area.”