SOURCE: Proxim Wireless

December 12, 2007 09:00 ET

Proxim Wireless Takes Mesh Unit Market Share Lead in EMEA and ROW

Company Also Sees Gains in Overall Market Position According to Latest Dell'Oro Group Report

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - December 12, 2007) - Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leader in core-to-client solutions for broadband municipal wireless networks, today announced that it has achieved unit share leadership for the Wi-Fi mesh market in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) and Rest of World (ROW) geographies, according to the Dell'Oro Group's Wi-Fi mesh market share report for the third quarter of 2007.

Overall, Proxim maintained or strengthened its worldwide mesh market share position. According to the Dell'Oro Group's 3Q07 Wireless LAN report, Proxim maintained its #3 position in unit market share in the Service Provider (i.e., mesh) segment. The report also listed Proxim as fourth in radios shipped (same as 2Q07) and revenue (up one position from 2Q07).

"The Dell'Oro Group report is indicative of Proxim's strong performance in international markets in the third quarter of 2007 for a business segment which is of a strategic importance to us," said Lionel Chmilewsky, Senior Vice President, Proxim International. "We are extremely pleased to see that more and more service providers and municipalities in EMEA and in the ROW have chosen to deploy our mesh solutions."

About Proxim Wireless

Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) is a leader in core-to-client solutions for broadband municipal wireless networks. Our systems enable a variety of wireless applications including security and surveillance systems, mobile workforce automation and machine-to-machine communications. We have shipped more than 1.5 million wireless devices to more than 200,000 customers worldwide. Proxim is ISO-9001 certified. Information about Proxim can be found at For investor relations information, e-mail or call 408-731-2610.

Safe Harbor Statement

Statements in this press release that are not statements of historical facts are forward-looking statements that involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. Our actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could contribute to such differences including those relating to the intense competition in our industries; uncertainties as to whether our mesh business will continue to grow, stabilize, or decline; emergence of new competitors in the mesh business; and difficulties or delays in supplying products with the features, performance, compliances, certifications, cost, price, and other characteristics desired by customers. Further information on these and other factors that could affect our actual results is and will be included in filings made by us from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission and in our other public statements.

Contact Information

  • Contact Information:
    Bert Williams
    VP, Marketing and Investor Relations
    Proxim Wireless
    +1 408 731-2610