SOURCE: BLiNQ Networks, Inc.

BLiNQ Networks, Inc.

October 22, 2014 09:00 ET

BLiNQ Receives IEEE Ottawa Section 2014 Outstanding Information & Communications Technology Company Recognition Award

Recognized for Innovative Non-Line-of-Sight (NLOS) Wireless Backhaul Solutions for Outdoor Small Cell Networks

PLANO, TX and OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - Oct 22, 2014) - BLiNQ, the pioneer in small cell backhaul innovation, today announced that the Company has been recognized by the IEEE Ottawa region for the Outstanding Information and Communications Technology Award. The award was presented at the 70th Annual General Meeting Banquet of IEEE Ottawa Section held on October 10th at the Ottawa Convention Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

"I am proud that BLiNQ has been selected to be the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Ottawa Section Award as an outstanding ICT company for its innovation in NLOS solutions for cellular networks," said Dr. Wahab Almuhtadi, P.Eng., Chair of the Awards and Recognition Committee, IEEE Ottawa Section.

BLiNQ's solution enables mobile operators to cost-effectively add more mobile capacity allowing subscribers to use the Internet, stream video and engage social networks on mobile devices. This results in an improved quality of experience, increased usage and reduced subscriber churn.

"We are pleased to be acknowledged with this award from IEEE Ottawa," said Carleton "Mickey" Miller, Co-founder and CEO at BLiNQ. "This award not only recognizes BLiNQ and our leading backhaul solution, but also recognizes the people behind the solution and confirms the strength of our engineering talent in Ottawa. We have an exceptionally skilled team of engineers and developers at BLiNQ that have designed and developed the industry's leading NLOS solution."

About BLiNQ
BLiNQ was founded in June 2010 after the acquisition of intellectual property and wireless assets from Nortel Networks. BLiNQ is a pioneer of wireless backhaul solutions that fundamentally changes the way mobile operators deliver mobile broadband services. BLiNQ uses cost-effective sub-6 GHz TDD spectrum and unique and patent-pending NetLiNQ technology to provide network-level intelligence, self-organizing network capabilities, and eliminates interference challenges to maximize spectral efficiency. For more information, visit

About IEEE Ottawa Section:
The IEEE Ottawa Section was founded in 1944 and has over 2200 members, and is the largest and most active of IEEE Canada's 20 sections. Ottawa Section has 19 IEEE chapters, 4 affinity groups, 3 student branches, and 12 committees. The IEEE Ottawa Section serves to promote local events significant to Electrical, Computing, and Software Engineering.

About IEEE:
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (IEEE) is a non-profit, technical professional association of more than 400,000 worldwide. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.

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