Edgewater Wireless & WiFi3 ™ Chosen for Wireless Broadband Alliance Accelerator

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2017 WBA Accelerator Focuses on Driving Innovation into WiFi

October 12th, 2017 / TheNewswire / Ottawa, Canada – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. (YFI; TSX.V), the developer of WiFi3(TM) multi-channel WiFi technology for high-density & high-interference wireless networks is excited to announce today the company has been chosen for the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) Accelerator being held at the 2017 Wireless Global Congress in New York City. The Accelerator is designed to give select companies companies, like Edgewater Wireless, a platform to present to a seasoned panel of telecom industry specialists, investors, wireless experts and WBA Congress attendees.

Wireless Broadband Alliance members (https://www.wballiance.com/join-us/current-members/) include major telecom carriers such as Bell (TSX: BCE), China Telecom, AT&T (NYSE: T) and Sprint (NYSE: S) as well as major technology manufacturers such as Nokia (NYSE: NOK), Huawei, Google (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Facebook (NASDAQ: FB). Founded in 2003, the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) works tirelessly to champion the development of a converged wireless broadband ecosystem; through the seamless, secure and interoperable unlicensed wireless broadband services. WBA enables outstanding user experiences for more than two billion global subscribers through their member operators.

The WBA Accelerator was first introduced at the 2015 Wireless Global Congress in London, UK, and is an integral part of each Wireless Global Congress. The Accelerator will take place on Thursday November 16th, 2017, in partnership with Digital NYC (www.digital.nyc). Edgewater Wireless is one of 6 companies selected to participate in The Accelerator at the 2017 WBA Congress.

"We’re excited to have been recognized by the WBA as a company Driving Innovation in WiFi and to have the opportunity to introduce our WIFi3(TM) technology to a very select audience from the telecom industry." said Andrew Skafel, President and CEO of Edgewater Wireless "Accelerating our company and WiFi3(TM) within the telecom industry as well as to industry peers like Cisco, Ruckus and others is a tremendous leap forward for our company."

Backed by 24 patents, Edgewater’s WiFi3(TM) is the best solution for in high-density WiFi applications. Edgewater’s patented technology mitigates adjacent and co-channel interference to enable multiple, concurrent channels of transmit and receive from a single WiFi standards-compliant radio. Delivering the highest channel density in the industry means fewer access points to deliver the highest Quality of Service (QoS) for users. For more information on High-Density WiFi solutions and OEM packages, visit: www.edgewaterwireless.com or http://www.aera.io/

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Edgewater Wireless Contact:

Matt Massey

VP, Marketing

T: +1 613-797-9628

E: mattm@edgewaterwireless.com
W: www.edgewaterwireless.com

About Wireless Broadband Alliance

WBA is the leading organization driving the adoption of wireless broadband and championing the development of the converged wireless broadband ecosystem through seamless, secure and interoperable unlicensed wireless broadband services for delivering outstanding user experience.

Wi-Fi and unlicensed wireless have now become a serious part in the telecommunications field, and are stepping outside their traditional role of providing connectivity to consumers toward vertical market specific sectors such as Cities, IoT service platforms, etc. Interoperability and security between different technologies is rapidly becoming a key requirement in developing new services, and this is what we work to achieve for with our members.

About Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc.:

Edgewater Wireless develops and commercializes leading edge technologies and intellectual property for the communications market. Edgewater Wireless delivers advanced product solutions designed to meet the high-density, high quality of service (QoS) and high-reliability needs of service providers and their customers. Leveraging over twenty-four (24) patents, Edgewater’s WiFi3(TM) is redefining WiFi technology with its wide-band, multi-channel radio and high-capacity Access Point solutions, and delivering next generation WiFi, today.

The best solution for High-Density WiFi networks, Edgewater Wireless WiFi3 powered access point products enable innovative service providers to plan, build and deploy reliable, high-capacity services (like VoWiFI) for high-density wireless data demand in any environment.

Do more with less! Fewer access points delivering high quality service at a lower overall deployment cost make our patented WiFi3(TM) technology the right choice for your next WiFi network.

Explore the evolution of Wi-Fi at www.EdgewaterWireless.com and www.aera.io/

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