Radiant Communications Corp.

Radiant Communications Corp.

August 16, 2006 17:16 ET

Radiant Secures Major Retail Chain Contracts Worth $1Million in Revenue

Recent customer wins further Radiant's success in multi-location retail market

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 16, 2006) - Radiant Communications Corp. ("Radiant") (TSX VENTURE:RCN), Canada's leading supplier of Internet-based data communications and Internet services to the business market, is pleased to announce that it has recently signed long-term service agreements with two of Canada's premier fashion and clothing retailers. Radiant will provide high-speed Internet connectivity and a managed Virtual Private Network (VPN) solution to over 165 stores across Canada.

"We are very excited about these high profile customer wins," said David Buffett, President and CEO of Radiant Communications. "They are a testament to our strength in delivering reliable, secure IP data communications to multi-location retailers across Canada."

The two contracts have a combined value in excess of $1 million that will be realized over the next three years. Both retailers are using the Radiant RetailCONNECT™ solution for high-speed Internet connectivity, to process point of sale debit and credit transactions, securely transmit critical data and manage inventory.

"Our successful track record with large Canadian retailers was key in winning these contracts," said Tom Gillette, Senior VP Sales and Marketing, Radiant Communications. "Radiant's competitive advantage comes from our ability to handle complex national rollouts, our seamless installation process and the convenience of offering each retailer a single point of contact for their locations across Canada."


Radiant Communications Corp. (www.radiant.net) provides a total, integrated solution for businesses requiring national IP data communications services including, broadband and managed network services, Internet access and web hosting. Radiant offers a complete range of coast-to-coast broadband services including DSL, T1, Fibre, and Cable.


Designed specifically to meet the needs of retailers, Radiant RetailCONNECT™ provides specialized IP services for the Canadian retail industry, including high-speed Internet connectivity, managed Virtual Private Networks and TurboSwitch IP payment gateway services.

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