BelAir Networks Highlights Mobile Broadband Mesh Momentum at MuniWireless Conference

New Partnerships, Wins in Minneapolis, Toronto and the City of London, and Boston Wireless Network Pilot

MINNEAPOLIS, MN -- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 24, 2006 --MuniWireless, Booth #11 -- BelAir Networks, the leading provider of mobile wireless broadband mesh network solutions will showcase its products at the MuniWireless Conference in Minneapolis, October 24th, 2006. At the show, the company will discuss their municipal wireless strategy, new partnerships and recent deployments in world-class cities including Minneapolis, Toronto, and City of London, UK.

"Cities across the globe are increasingly relying on BelAir Networks to deliver industry-leading mobile broadband performance and scalability, and carrier-class capacity and reliability," said Jim Freeze, SVP of Marketing and Alliances for BelAir Networks. "BelAir Networks partners with industry leaders and technology innovators to bring BelAir's high performance wireless infrastructure to leading cities."

BelAir Networks offers the industry's only complete portfolio of mobile broadband mesh networking equipment including single, dual- and multi-radio wireless mesh nodes offering three times the performance at the same price as traditional single radio solutions.

BelAir Networks has recently announced:

--  Wireless Minneapolis - BelAir Networks and US Internet have begun site
    surveys and the first steps in building the network that will blanket the
    entire city of Minneapolis.  The city will offer inexpensive broadband high-
    speed Internet access from one to three megabits for less than $20,
    guaranteed for ten years.
--  Boston's Wireless Initiative - BelAir Networks, US Internet and Charys
    Technology Group will offer the first pilot wireless network in connection
    with the city's wireless broadband initiative, covering one square mile in
    Roxbury, and reaching over 5,000 households.  This pilot will serve as the
    first demonstration network for the Boston initiative.
--  Siemens Networks Partnership - A worldwide agreement enables Siemens
    to market and sell BelAir Networks products globally under the Siemens
    brand as part of its mobile networking portfolio.  The companies have
    already teamed on several projects for leading cable and cellular
    operators, focused on both WiMAX mesh deployments and cellular backhaul.
In addition to their participation at the MuniWireless Conference, BelAir Networks will also be presenting with Infonetics Research in Telecommunications Magazine's webinar "Metro Wireless: Hotspots, Hotzones, All Meshed Up" on Tuesday, October 24th at 11:30am EDT. The webinar will discuss real world examples of wireless mesh networks, Wi-Fi and WiMAX as well discuss what the future of municipal wireless networks will look like. For more information, please visit:

BelAir Networks' wireless mesh network solutions are built specifically for large-scale deployments and are the chosen infrastructure for the world's leading cities including Minneapolis, Toronto and the City of London. BelAir Networks has deployed more than 200 wireless mesh networks worldwide and continues to work with leading partners to bring reliable wireless Internet access and mobile applications to cities around the globe.

About BelAir Networks

BelAir Networks is the first company to offer scalable, mobile wireless broadband mesh networking solutions with the highest quality for data, voice and video. The company teams with world-class global partners to deploy proven, cost-effective wireless broadband mesh networks. BelAir's wireless networking solutions are built on the only multi-service architecture for municipal wireless broadband deployments of Wi-Fi, WiMAX and 3G Cellular networks. Built specifically for outdoor-in deployments, BelAir Networks' patented solution delivers the lowest cost per user and deploys in days, blending into the physical infrastructure of downtown business districts, hotels and resorts, and campuses. Founded in 2001, BelAir Networks is a privately held company. For more info, visit

Contact Information: For more information contact: Sheila Burpee Duncan BelAir Networks 613.254.7070 ext. 134 Email Contact or Alicia Mickelsen Breakaway Communications 212.616.6002 Email Contact