SOURCE: BLiNQ Networks, Inc.

BLiNQ Networks, Inc.

June 20, 2012 12:15 ET

FierceWireless Names BLiNQ Networks as One of Its "Fierce 15" Wireless Companies of 2012

Non-Line-of-Sight Small Cell Backhaul Solution Adds Capacity, Accelerates Deployment and Drives Down Cost of Mobile Networks

PLANO, TX--(Marketwire - Jun 20, 2012) - BLiNQ Networks announced today that it has been named to the annual FierceWireless "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top privately-held wireless companies of the year. FierceWireless editors evaluated hundreds of organizations, and found BLiNQ to be one of the "fiercest," proven by their creativity and innovations in the marketplace.

FierceWireless, an internationally recognized daily email newsletter reaching more than 80,000 senior wireless industry executives, provides executives in over 100 countries with a quick, authoritative briefing on the day's top wireless stories, including new trends and technologies.

"BLiNQ Networks offers a solution to one of the most challenging dilemmas in the industry -- how to backhaul traffic from small cells deployed to improve network capacity and coverage," said Sue Marek, Editor-in-Chief of FierceWireless.

BLiNQ Networks is the pioneer in defining small cell backhaul networks enabling Mobile Operators to cost effectively deliver high bandwidth video and other data driven services. BLiNQ's patent pending solution provides carriers an easy-to-deploy, highly scalable backhaul service wherever they need to inject capacity to meet the insatiable bandwidth demands of the mobile consumer. The solution is self-organizing and implements interference management technology to maximize capacity and reliability of wireless backhaul in true non-line-of-sight conditions.

"We are thrilled to be recognized by FierceWireless, the industry's must-read news leader," said Mickey Miller, president and CEO at BLiNQ. "The wireless community depends on FierceWireless to provide the most up-to-date news along with analysis of major industry trends. It is an honor to be recognized by such a well-regarded news outlet."

The FierceWireless "Fierce 15" celebrates the spirit of being "fierce" -- championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of intense competition. The complete list of winning companies is available on the FierceWireless Web site at http://www.fiercewireless.com.

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About BLiNQ

BLiNQ Networks 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 in urban areas. BLiNQ uses cost-effective sub-6 GHz TDD spectrum and unique and patent-pending Managed Adaptive Resource Allocation (MARA) technology to provide network-level intelligence, self-organizing network capabilities, and eliminates interference challenges to maximize spectral efficiency. BLiNQ is headquartered in Plano, TX with research and development facilities in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, please visit www.blinqnetworks.com.

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