RADWIN Chosen by the Largest Mining Company in Chile for Rural Connectivity Project

July 7, 2010

TEL-AVIV, Israel, July 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — RADWIN
(http://www.radwin.com), the leading provider of Backhaul and Broadband
Wireless Solutions, today announced that its RADWIN 2000 high-capacity links
were chosen by the largest mining company in Chile. As part of its corporate
social responsibility policy, the mining company deployed RADWIN’s solutions
to help extend Internet connectivity and e-learning to rural communities in
Chile’s Atacama Desert. Transworld S.A, a leading distributor and integrator
and RADWIN’s certified partner, was in charge of project deployment.

Alejandro Melipillan A., a Wireless and Video Surveillance Product
Manager at Transworld S.A., stated: “The mining company’s mission is to drive
connectivity to rural communities. No ISP could provide this service because
of the vast distances involved, and the only other solution available was a
satellite connection that offered extremely limited bandwidth. RADWIN’s links
proved to be ideal for this type of rural connectivity. The topology entailed
installation across multiple hops, and RADWIN’s links connected bases as far
as 70 Km apart while securing continuous high throughput. RADWIN’s systems
were deployed within hours and they work perfectly in the Atacama Desert, one
of the driest deserts in the world that contends with extremely high and low

Roni Weinberg, RADWIN’s Chief Operating Officer, stated: “We are proud to
have been chosen by the largest mining company in Chile and to play a key
role in promoting connectivity to remote communities. RADWIN’s systems are
deployed in rural connectivity projects across the globe due to a powerful
combination of high-speed, long-range connectivity and low power consumption
at cost-effective prices. As more and more private companies and service
providers reach out to rural communities, RADWIN is becoming their vendor of

    Sales Contact
    Sam Meltzer
    Commercial Manager, Americas
    T: +972-3-766-2917
    E: sales@radwin.com

    Media Contact
    Tammy Levy
    Marcom Manager
    T: +972-3-7662916
    F: +972-3-7662918
    E: pr@radwin.com


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