|September 17, 2003
American Red Cross UnWires National Headquarters with MobileAccess Networks
|WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 17, 2003--The American Red Cross, an international provider of disaster relief services, contracted with MobileAccess Networks, a provider of converged wireless enterprise networks, to install a future proof wireless network in their Washington DC Headquarters. The MobileAccess solution, which is now installed and operational, is designed to simultaneously support multiple wireless services including public safety, cellular, paging, PCS and WLAN. The American Red Cross system is currently providing cellular, paging and PCS services for three major wireless service providers, and further wireless operators and services can be added to the existing infrastructure as needed.
"MobileAccess is pleased to support a forward thinking organization like the American Red Cross as they UnWire their Workplace," states Cathy Zatloukal, President of MobileAccess Networks. "Our ModuLite(TM) product is the perfect solution for corporate enterprises who want to offer ubiquitous wireless coverage to all of their mobile users."
About MobileAccess Networks www.mobileaccess.com
MobileAccess Networks is the leading equipment developer of converged wireless networks for corporate enterprises and wireless service providers. The MobileAccess Product Family leverages patented techniques for the transmission of Radio Frequency (RF) signals over optical fibers.
MobileAccess products guarantee business-quality performance and reliability for all current and future wireless voice and data services throughout large buildings and campuses. With hundreds of networks installed worldwide, MobileAccess Networks, founded in 1998 as Foxcom Wireless, UnWires the Workplace with cost-effective, scalable solutions that deliver superior wireless coverage for all current and emerging data and voice applications.
About American Red Cross www.redcross.org
Governed by volunteers and supported by community donations, the American Red Cross is a nationwide network of local community supporters -- volunteers, blood donors, and financial donors -- organized into nearly 1,000 chapters, Blood Services regions and field units dedicated to saving lives and helping people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Led by 1.2 million volunteers and 36,000 employees, the Red Cross annually mobilizes relief to families affected by more than 67,000 disasters, trains nearly 12 million people in lifesaving skills and exchanges more than a million emergency messages for U.S. military service personnel and their families.
The Red Cross is the largest supplier of blood and blood products to more than 3,000 hospitals across the nation and also assists victims of international disasters and conflicts throughout the world.
Meredith Lawrence, 703-584-3304