Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc.

Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc.

September 09, 2008 09:00 ET

Wavesat Chairman Joins Tranzeo Wireless Board

Patrick Smith is CEO and chair of Natural Convergence, chair of Wavesat, and former Sprint Senior Vice President

PITT MEADOWS, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 9, 2008) - Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a leading producer of high-performance wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, announces the appointment of Patrick Smith to its board of directors.

Mr. Smith is chair of the board of directors at Wavesat, a global leader in mobile broadband, providing advanced semiconductor solutions to the world's leading carrier and mobile device manufacturers. He is also CEO and chairman of Natural Convergence which develops and markets carrier-grade VoIP software for service providers.

Mr. Smith retired from Sprint in 2001, where he served as senior vice president of systems integration and technology planning for the company's information technology division for seven years. There, he worked in concert with the senior vice president for network design and planning and was responsible for company-wide technical architecture decisions. He led the team responsible for the development of the One Sprint program which has resulted in a substantial reduction in Sprint's costs for enterprise networking, IT infrastructure and development services. He provided the technology vision and leadership for Sprint's entry into the managed services business, now one of the major profit growth areas in the company. Prior to joining Sprint, Mr. Smith was the chief technology officer for Comdisco, and, from 1983 to 1994, he served as the CTO for SHL, Systemhouse Inc.

"We are pleased to welcome Patrick to the Tranzeo board of directors. His extensive experience with Sprint and his experience marketing to carriers will be tremendous assets," commented Tranzeo President and CEO, Jim Tocher.

Also announced today, effective August 15, 2008, is the resignation of Mr. Tony Kot from the Tranzeo board of directors. Mr. Smith now replaces Mr. Kot, Tranzeo's Vice President of Sales and Marketing, who has served on the board since May 2005 and will continue in his role leading the company's sales and marketing teams.

About Tranzeo

Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) leads the wireless broadband industry as a premier manufacturer of high-performance wireless network equipment that allows communities and businesses to communicate without boundaries. Tranzeo's optimum cost effectiveness, premium quality and responsive support have attracted a growing and devoted worldwide following of more than 2,465 dealers and 15 distributors. Tranzeo's full spectrum of point-to-point and point-to-multipoint radios, WiMAX equipment, and mesh network solutions are designed for wireless internet service providers, governments, campuses, military, carriers, enterprise customers, and systems integrators around the globe. Headquartered in British Columbia, Canada, Tranzeo also has offices in San Diego, California and Shannon, Ireland. Visit or phone 1.866.872.6936 for more information.

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