SOURCE: Proxim Wireless

June 13, 2007 09:00 ET

Shangri-la's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei Chooses Proxim Wireless ORiNOCO® Wi-Fi Solution to Provide Hotel-Wide Wireless Internet Access

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - June 13, 2007) - Proxim Wireless Corporation, a global pioneer of end-to-end solutions in Wi-Fi mesh, WiMAX, MeshMAX™, WLAN, and wireless backhaul and wholly owned subsidiary of Terabeam, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRBM), today announced that Shangri-la's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei has deployed Proxim's ORiNOCO® AP-4000 Series of Wi-Fi Access Point products to provide ubiquitous high-speed wireless Internet access to its 420 guest rooms and suites. WiTak Technology Co. Ltd., a wireless systems integrator and a Proxim Wireless partner, assisted the hotel in network design and deployment.

Proxim's ORiNOCO AP-4000 Series of products are well suited for large Wi-Fi deployments. Supporting enterprise voice and video applications, the AP-4000 Series delivers enterprise-scale security, management, and QoS features. These features enable best-in-class performance and flexibility in large Wi-Fi deployments. To manage the network of more than 300 individual access points, the hotel is using ProximVision™, Proxim's wireless network management system. ProximVision includes an integrated, easy-to-use console that allows the hotel to monitor network performance from a centralized location.

"To provide our hotel guests with the best in amenities, it was imperative that we make Wi-Fi access available to all guest rooms," said Mr. Richard Lin, IT Manager, Shangri-la's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei. "Our Proxim-based Wi-Fi network also helps keep us competitive in attracting guests to our hotel, extending their stays, and generating repeat business."

"We are honored that Shangri-la's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei has chosen our Wi-Fi products to give their guests and visitors access to the world wide web in and around the hotel," said Joshua Chao, Vice President, Sales - Asia Pacific, Proxim International. "Now completed, the Wi-Fi network supporting Shangri-la's Far Eastern Plaza Hotel, Taipei serves as a blueprint for hotels, offices, and other large buildings requiring high performance, reliable wireless networks."

About Proxim Wireless

Proxim Wireless Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Terabeam, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRBM). Proxim Wireless is a global pioneer in developing and supplying scalable broadband wireless networking systems for service providers, municipalities, governments, and enterprises. The company's end-to-end wireless products -- including Wi-Fi® mesh, WiMAX, MeshMAX™, WLAN, and wireless backhaul -- are available through an extensive global channel network, backed by world-class support. Proxim is a Principal Member of the WiMAX Forum and is ISO-9001 certified. Information about Proxim and its products and support can be found at http://www.proxim.com.

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