Libra MAX Dual-Mode WiMAX Platform Wins Product of the Year Award

EION Wireless, a global provider of broadband wireless and communications products and WiMAX technologies, announced that Technology Marketing Corporation’s (TMC) Communications Solutions has awarded Libra MAX as a 2006 Product of the Year. Libra MAX is the world’s first dual-mode integrated chassis-based WiMAX class product family. This makes the Libra MAX the first product of its kind where sensitive data can be transported over the highly secure Turbo WOFDM module while simultaneously, commercial data traffic can be transported through the WIMAX standard interfaces. This makes Libra MAX with dual-mode configuration an ideal broadband wireless solution for security, defense and financial sectors.

“EION Wireless has been recognized with a 2006 Product of the Year Award for their excellence in technological advancement and application refinement,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC President and Group Editor-in-Chief of Communications Solutions, “EION Wireless has proven they are committed to quality and excellence in solutions that benefit the customer experience as well as ROI for the companies that use them. I am pleased to honor their hard work and accomplishments and look forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future.”

“We are privileged to receive this distinguished award for the Libra MAX, it truly reflects the achievements we have made in bringing network intelligence to the WiMAX platform” stated EION Wireless CEO Kalai Kalaichelvan. “Libra MAX boasts exceptional Quality of Service features with the ability to differentiate voice, video and data services into multiple service flows and WiMAX scheduling services, in a chassis based architecture.”

The seventh annual Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award recognizes vision, leadership and attention to detail that are the hallmarks of the prestigious award. The most innovative products and services brought to market in 2006 have been selected as recipients of this year’s Communications Solutions Product of the Year Award for their groundbreaking achievement.

The chassis based architecture of the Libra MAX is unique allowing service providers to gracefully scale their deployments as the demand for WiMAX grows. The Libra MAX product is already deployed to a large scale international customer base with networks in Eastern Europe and the Middle East. The uniqueness of this product has positioned EION in a leadership role in the WiMAX marketplace.

About EION Wireless
EION Wireless, a division of EION Inc., is a global provider of Broadband Wireless Access products that enable effective, economic and secure wireless high-speed communications solutions. As a Principal Member of the WiMAX Forum with several thousand broadband wireless installations, EION Wireless is committed to providing standardized, interoperable products based on 802.16 standards. The company’s licensed and unlicensed frequency products are used by wireless ISPs, private network operators, and remote rural networks and in voice and data backhaul applications to solve last mile challenges. EION Wireless works with more than 165 worldwide channel partners to support its diverse global customer base.

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