Airband Buys RedWire

DALLAS and SAN DIEGO -- Airband Communications, the largest fixed wireless service provider for U.S. businesses, today announced it has acquired the high-speed Internet access and Voice over IP business from VoloNet Technologies, Inc. d/b/a RedWire. The transaction provides Airband with an immediate presence in the country’s most densely populated area for businesses – covering Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.

“We now have a strong foothold in Southern California, where we believe enterprises will quickly embrace the benefits of our fixed wireless network – namely faster installations, increased scalability and the ability to manage all of their services over one connection,” said Mark Spagnolo, Airband president and CEO. “We will aggressively enhance the existing network with WiMAX technology to provide more businesses with the ability to secure the scalable bandwidth they need to effectively manage their growing data, voice, disaster recovery and network security requirements.”

“This acquisition is an exciting milestone for both RedWire customers and businesses throughout the Southern California region,” stated Mike Brooks, RedWire co-founder and CEO. “Airband’s expertise and resources will take our network to the next level, vastly increasing the number of companies that can take advantage of high-bandwidth connections for a broad range of applications, including Internet access, Voice over IP, security, video conferencing and remote data protection.”

Airband Communications Inc.

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