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RADWIN Wireless Links Chosen by Syracuse Housing Authority

RADWIN Wireless Broadband Links Chosen by Syracuse Housing Authority in NY to Boost Wide Area Network Capacity

RADWIN's links increase the efficiency and throughput of Syracuse Housing Authority's Network.

Tel-Aviv, Israel - June 9, 2010 - RADWIN, the leading provider of Backhaul and Broadband Wireless Solutions, today announced that the Syracuse Housing Authority (SHA) chose its wireless links to connect properties and campuses to boost capacity of its Wide Area Broadband Network. The Syracuse Housing Authority is an organization that provides safe and affordable housing in the Syracuse NY area. Transwave Communications Systems Inc., the NY-based system integrator, was in charge of implementing SHA's private network.

David Paccone, Senior Management Analyst at Syracuse Housing Authority, stated: "The Syracuse Housing Authority is spread across much of the city which created the demand for greater efficiency of our Wide Area Network. Over the years we've utilized a variety of technologies - ranging from microwave, cable modem services and standard telecom services. Of all these technologies, RADWIN's microwave solutions have proven to be the most reliable, cost effective and robust for our growing bandwidth needs. With RADWIN links we can provide high-capacity connectivity to the edge sites and support a range of applications from day-to-day data transfer, security applications, building controls, video, security and more."

David Bassanello at Transwave Communications Systems, stated: "We assessed the needs of the Syracuse Housing Authority and found that a major boost in bandwidth was required to support all their properties. The RADWIN 2000 microwave links were ideal for the last mile segments of this project. These highly reliable and robust links provide up to 50 Mbps Full Duplex Ethernet connectivity over a wide range of path lengths. RADWIN's radios also incorporate an advanced multi-band feature that supports multiple bands in the same radio, including 4.9 GHz, 2.4 GHz and the three 5 GHz frequency bands."

Jim Guido, Vice President of Sales at RADWIN USA, stated: "We were happy to be chosen by the Syracuse Housing Authority for this project. RADWIN's wireless links are the ideal solution for private and public organizations that seek to connect buildings and campuses over a wide geographical area."

RADWIN delivers wireless backhaul and broadband access solutions in the sub-6GHz space, empowering carriers and service providers to connect subscribers everywhere. Whether voice, data, or video streaming, the company provides wireless broadband solutions of unrivaled performance, capacity, range, and quality at competitive prices. Established in 1997, RADWIN has installations in over 110 countries around the world.

About Transwave Communications
Transwave, a privately held company located in Clarence NY, is composed of a group of seasoned veterans of the microwave integration industry and provider's of turnkey and sub contracted services throughout the country. Over the years, they have developed an excellent reputation as a provider of turnkey wireless solutions for entities that require reliable communications. Markets served include: critical applications for public safety, municipal IT, health care, education, military, carriers, industry, and much more. Transwave Enterprise offerings include complete, EF&I integration services, site surveys, tower design and build-outs, site development and the installation of various bandwidth management and CPE equipment.

About Syracuse Housing Authority
The Syracuse Housing Authority is located in Syracuse, New York and exists to provide quality, safe and affordable housing, to create opportunities for residents' self sufficiency and economic independence, and to empower individual potential in an environment where people want to live, work, and build communities. The Syracuse Housing Authority owns and manages 15 housing developments with over 2,500 apartments. Just over half the apartments are designated for the elderly or disabled with the remainder set aside for families. The Syracuse Housing Authority also operates the tenant based housing choice voucher program which provides subsidies to private landlords on behalf of more than 3,000 low income families.

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