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BLiNQ Networks Nominated for Telecom Council 2012 SPIFFY Award


July 17, 2012 - Plano, TX

BLiNQ Networks, Inc., the pioneer in small cell wireless backhaul solutions, today announced that it has been nominated by the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley for the Zephyr Award for Best Mobile Opportunity. The SPIFFY Awards recognize the most outstanding telecommunications start-ups as judged by the members of the Service Providers Forum (SPiF) of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley. Winners will be announced at a ceremony on September 12 during TC3: Telecom Council Carrier Connections.

"BLiNQ Networks was nominated from a pool of over 200 promising start-ups which our carriers reviewed last year," said Liz Kerton, President of the Telecom Council. "We work with over 25 global carriers who clearly see value in BLiNQ's technology -- The Zephyr Award, the award category BLiNQ has been nominated for, recognizes the best investment opportunity within the mobile telecom sector."

BLiNQ Networks is an innovator in small cell backhaul networks that enable Mobile Operators to cost effectively deliver high bandwidth video and other data driven services. BLiNQ's patent pending solution provides carriers an easy-to-deploy, highly scalable backhaul service wherever they need to add capacity to meet the insatiable bandwidth demands of the mobile consumer. The solution is self-organizing and implements interference management technology to maximize capacity and reliability of wireless backhaul in true non-line-of-sight conditions.

BLiNQ is rapidly gaining industry-wide recognition for its innovative small cell backhaul solution. The company was also recently named to the annual FierceWireless, "Fierce 15" list, designating it as one of the top privately-held wireless companies of the year.

"It's a tremendous honor to be nominated by the Telecom Council," said Mickey Miller, CEO and President of BLiNQ Networks. "Backhaul cost, scalability and performance are essential to mobile operators. We would like to thank our customers for working with us to create an innovative solution to solve one of the most challenging elements in a small cell deployment: backhaul."

The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley is Where Telecom Meets Innovation. The council connects companies that are building communication networks, with the people and ideas that are creating it -- by putting those companies, research, ideas, capital, and human expertise from across the globe together in the same room. More than 500 telecom companies are active members of the Telecom Council including AT&T, Verizon, Vodafone, Orange, Telus, and Telefonica. By joining, speaking, sponsoring, or simply participating in a meeting, there are many ways telecom companies of any size can use the Telecom Council network. For more information, visit www.telecomcouncil.com.

About BLiNQ Networks

BLiNQ Networks was founded in June 2010 after the acquisition of intellectual property and wireless assets from Nortel Networks. BLiNQ is a pioneer of wireless backhaul solutions that fundamentally changes the way mobile operators deliver mobile broadband services in urban areas. BLiNQ uses cost-effective sub-6 GHz TDD spectrum and unique and patent-pending Managed Adaptive Resource Allocation (MARA) technology to provide network-level intelligence, self-organizing network capabilities, and eliminates interference challenges to maximize spectral efficiency. BLiNQ is headquartered in Plano, TX with research and development facilities in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, please visit www.blinqnetworks.com.

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