WIND Mobile Selects iBwave’s In-Building Wireless Software Solutions and Expertise in Canada’s Largest City
Montreal, Canada – June 2, 2010 – iBwave Solutions is proud to be the in-building solutions partner of choice for WIND Mobile, Canada’s new wireless provider, as it rolls out service across Canada.
WIND Mobile has selected iBwave’s software solutions and expertise to help design and plan wireless coverage of Toronto PATH, the world’s largest underground shopping complex, used by over 100,000 people daily. Toronto PATH spans 27 kilometres below ground and links 1,200 stores and restaurants, 50 office towers and five subway stations downtown.
“We are thrilled that WIND Mobile chose our software solutions for optimal in-building mobile voice and data service in such a strategic location as Toronto PATH. We are also pleased to have supported WIND Mobile in the design and planning of this critical phase of their deployment in Canada’s most populated city,” said Mario Bouchard, President and CEO of iBwave.
“We have selected iBwave’s software solutions because it is critical for us to deliver the most robust wireless network coverage, quality and technologies. Our mission is to bring a great wireless experience and value that Canadian customers deserve,” said Maged Bekheit, Vice-President Access Network at WIND Mobile. “With the solution we have implemented, we are confident of delivering unsurpassed indoor wireless coverage to our mobile subscribers in the Toronto PATH while supporting the surge in demand for Smartphone data applications.”
WIND Mobile launched service in Greater Toronto Area and Calgary in December 2009. That was followed by launching Ottawa and Edmonton in Q1-2010. WIND Mobile aggressive plans continue as they plan to commercially launch another western market in Vancouver in Q2-2010. iBwave will continue to support WIND Mobile in its national expansion and help design robust wireless networks that ensure their success in other Canadian cities.
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WIND Mobile provides voice, text and data services to Canadians on a next-generation wireless network and is committed to offering a level of wireless service presently not available in Canada. WIND Mobile is built on actual conversations that are happening with Canadians who are passionate about wireless and creating a better mobile offering nationally. For more information, please visit www.WINDmobile.ca.
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iBwave Solutions, the standard for converged indoor network planning is the power behind great in-building wireless experience, enabling billions of end users and devices to connect inside a wide range of venues. As the global industry reference, our software solutions allow for smarter planning, design and deployment of any project regardless of size, complexity or technology. Along with innovative software, we are recognized for world class support in 90 countries, industry’s most comprehensive components database and a well-established certification program. For more information visit: ibwave.com
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