SOURCE: NextPhase Wireless

January 10, 2007 08:45 ET

NextPhase Wireless Announces Network Expansion

ANAHEIM, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 10, 2007 -- NextPhase Wireless (OTCBB: NXPW), a next-generation wireless company that specializes in integrated Internet, voice and data communication, today announced further expansion and enhancement of its next-generation WiMAX wireless network in response to increased customer demand for high-bandwidth connectivity services.

Building on its earlier announcement of its plans to deliver its comprehensive portfolio of broadband solutions nationwide, NextPhase announced its plans to expand and enhance its next-generation wireless network which is capable of providing flexible, scalable, reliable and cost-effective connectivity solutions to the 135,000 businesses in Southern California within Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

"When we first built out our wireless footprint in 2004, we encountered some resistance from potential customers who didn't understand the technology. They questioned the reliability and scalability of wireless broadband, and were reluctant to use it for mission-critical applications," said Robert Ford, President and CEO. "In less than three years, we've seen the market change dramatically, as we've moved towards an 'always on' world where customers increasingly require connectivity that allows them to access information 'any time, any place and with any device.' Over that same period, customer acceptance of wireless technologies has increased significantly, and we're seeing a marked increase in customer demand as the communication and media explosion drives bandwidth consumption," added Ford.

In response to increased demand for bandwidth from our customers, we're further accelerating our network upgrade program, with plans to utilize licensed spectrum for all backhaul by the end of 2007," said Tom Hemingway, Chairman and COO. "In addition, we are actively looking to add additional tower sites in fast-growing, underserved markets within Southern California," added Hemingway.

About NextPhase Wireless, Inc.

NextPhase Wireless is a next-generation connectivity company that specializes in delivering integrated Internet, voice and data communication solutions to its customers. The Company designs, deploys and operates its own wireless networks and also provides wireless technology solutions to businesses and municipalities. The Company is an active member of the WiMAX Forum™ and the Wireless Communications Association International (WCA). Leveraging its full-service capabilities and world-class infrastructure, NextPhase Wireless offers a comprehensive portfolio of broadband solutions that meet customers' needs today, and can anticipate and grow to meet their needs of tomorrow.

This press release includes statements that may constitute "forward-looking" statements, usually containing the words "believe," "estimate," "project," "expect" or similar expressions. These statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that would cause or contribute to such differences include, but are not limited to, acceptance of the Company's current and future products and services in the marketplace, the ability of the Company to develop effective new products and receive regulatory approvals of such products, competitive factors, dependence upon third-party vendors, and other risks detailed in the Company's periodic report filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. By making these forward-looking statements, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release.

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