SOURCE: Proxim Wireless

February 19, 2007 09:00 ET

Sify Deploys Proxim Wireless WiMAX-Capable Point-to-Multipoint Products for Last Mile Access and Mobility

Tsunami™ Product Line Enables Leading ISP to Offer "Triple Play" Services to Millions of Residential and Enterprise Subscribers Throughout India

SAN JOSE, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 19, 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 Sify Limited (NASDAQ: SIFY), has chosen and deployed Proxim's 5.8 GHz Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX-capable product line as its core communications platform for its mobility features and last mile access in India. Sify is one of the largest Internet, network and eCommerce companies in India. Sify has deployed to date over 700 Tsunami MP.11 base stations and 3,500 subscriber units to provide Internet access and voice and video broadband services to residential, enterprise and cybercafé subscribers in over 200 cities throughout India.

Mr. Bhaskar Sayyaparaju, Chief Technology Officer, Sify Limited, said, "WiMAX is the future of Wireless Internet Communications especially in fast developing countries like India. With this launch, Sify has made a timely and strategic addition to its connectivity solutions portfolio. We are confident that this offering will enhance our customers' experience and help us cater to their fast growing wireless information needs."

Commenting on Sify's partnership with Proxim, Mr. Sayyaparaju said, "After testing and evaluating products from a number of manufacturers over a period of eight months, we chose Proxim's product line because the company met all our criteria, and its point-to-multipoint products offer the best packet processing capacity for last mile access."

"Sify's deployment is a strong endorsement of our WiMAX technology and product line," said Lionel Chmilewsky, Senior Vice President, Proxim International. "As India's premier provider of broadband access services, Sify is setting the standard for delivering the 'triple play' of voice, data and video to subscribers throughout the country. We are pleased and honored to be their partner in this effort."

Drawing on Proxim's leadership in wireless and WiMAX, the Tsunami MP.11 product family of ruggedized base stations, indoor and outdoor subscriber units and accessories have been developed as a platform to enable WiMAX capabilities for license-free frequency bands. Awarded a 2006 Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan for "Truly Innovative WiMAX Solutions", the Tsunami MP.11 Series supports converged video, voice and data transmission in both fixed and mobile applications.

About Sify Limited

Sify Limited is India's pioneer and leader in Internet, networking and e-Commerce services, and the first Indian Internet company to be listed on the NASDAQ Market in the US. Sify provides integrated end-to-end solutions for business-to-business and consumer markets, with a range of products and services delivered over a common Internet backbone infrastructure. The company is a leader in every one of its lines of businesses and has won national and international recognition for both market leadership and the quality of services. Sify is unmatched in Internet and network services expertise and technology, with the best tools, software and processes in the business. For more information, visit www.sifycorp.com.

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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    Proxim Wireless
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    Proxim Wireless
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