SOURCE: NextPhase Wireless

September 05, 2007 08:45 ET

NextPhase Wireless Names Mark Kociela as New Vice President of Business Development

ANAHEIM, CA--(Marketwire - September 5, 2007) - NextPhase Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB: NXPW), a next-generation wireless connectivity solutions provider specializing in integrated Internet, voice and data communication, today announced the appointment of Mark Kociela as the Company's new Vice President of Business Development. Tasked with leading nationwide sales and strategic business development for NextPhase, Kociela will report directly to CEO Robert Ford.

Commenting on Kociela's appointment, Ford noted, "As we continue to execute critical growth strategies related to our overriding mission to establish a nationwide WiMAX-ready wireless network, it is essential that we expand and enhance our senior leadership team with talented and capable individuals who share our vision for the future of NextPhase. Given Mark's impressive background and experience in telecommunication sales and business development, he is an ideal choice to assume this important new role at our Company. We are most pleased to welcome Mark to the NextPhase team and know that he will play a vital role in our continued success."

A proven sales professional with notable experience serving the telecommunications and Internet industries, Kociela brings NextPhase considerable expertise in creating and managing critical technology sales and market penetration initiatives related to voice data networking, network utilization and network optimization. Prior to joining NextPhase, Kociela served as General Manager at ARINC-Cybertime, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of ARINC Inc., a global transportation communications provider with nearly $1 billion in annual sales, 100 offices worldwide and more than 3,300 employees. From 2004 through 2006, he was Manager of Strategic Accounts, Vertical Markets at PAETEC Communications, a $1 billion telecommunications provider. Prior sales management posts also included Senior Account Executive at TelePacific Communications; Major Account Executive at WorldCom; Strategic Account Manager at AT&T; Director of Sales and Marketing for CyberStrategies, Inc.; and Regional Advertising Sales Manager for News and Opportunities Magazine.

About NextPhase Wireless, Inc.

With a mission to build a device-agnostic wireless broadband connectivity/content delivery platform serving all 48 contiguous U.S. states, NextPhase Wireless, Inc. is focused on delivering integrated Internet, voice, video and managed services to its fast growing customer and client base which currently numbers more than 10,000. Engaged in designing, deploying and operating its own WiMAX-ready wireless networks and providing advanced wireless technology solutions to both businesses and municipalities, the Company is currently providing wireless coverage in California and Nevada and Internet Service Provider (ISP) coverage in 19 states throughout the country. For more information, please visit and

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