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Rapid Link Selected as Finalist for Best of WiMAX World 2008 Awards
9/30/2008 8:48:00 PM (Marketwire)

Press Release Source: Rapid Link, Inc.

Rapid Link Selected as Finalist for Best of WiMAX World 2008 AwardsTuesday September 30, 9:48 pm ET

Rapid Link Is a Finalist for the Best of WiMAX World Award for Its City-Wide 3.65 GHz Deployment in Atlanta Metro Area

OMAHA, NE--(MARKET WIRE)--Sep 30, 2008 -- Rapid Link, Incorporated (OTC BB:RPID.OB - News), a leading provider of WiMAX and Communication Services, today announced that it has been selected by xchange magazine as a finalist for the Best of WiMAX World 2008 Award in the Service Provider Category and the Best of WiMAX World 2008 Industry Choice Award.

"xchange congratulates Rapid Link for being a finalist in this category," says Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange. "The nominees for these awards are among the best and brightest in the field, showcasing the rapid advancement of WiMAX technology."

"We are honored to be included as a finalist and would like to thank Redline for nominating Rapid Link," said Matt Liotta, Chief Technology Officer, Rapid Link. "Redline's RedMAX products have enabled us to expand our services dramatically, increasing our installation efficiency and helping us achieve industry leading bandwidth and long range connections."

"Rapid Link's leading WiMAX know-how, experience deploying in the 3.65 band and dedication to providing advanced wireless communications to their customers is commendable and we are pleased that they have been recognized as a finalist," said Kevin Suitor, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Redline Communications.

Rapid Link is one of three finalists for the Service Provider award and one of 15 finalists for the Industry Choice Award. The awards will be presented on October 1st at a ceremony following the close of the WiMAX World exhibition floor. All winners and their awards will be featured in the December issue of xchange, as well as on the WiMAX World and exchange Web sites.

The Best of WiMAX World Award winners and Industry Choice Award nominees were selected by an independent judging panel that consisted of Craig Mathias, principal, Farpoint Group; Will Strauss, principal analyst, Forward Concepts; Adlane Fellah, CEO and founder, Maravedis Inc.; Caroline Gabriel, lead research analyst, Rethink Research; Philip Marshall, vice president of enabling technologies, Yankee Group; and representatives from xchange and Trendsmedia.

Delegates attending the WiMAX World 2008 conference will vote for the Industry Choice Award winner.

About Rapid Link

Rapid Link, Incorporated (www.rapidlink.com) is a Diversified Communication Services company, supplying bundled internet and voice services to Business and Residential customers. Rapid Link offers broadband access via its own facilities to ensure fast and reliable delivery of its content. As a leading licensed WiMAX carrier, Rapid Link is on the cutting edge of this exciting new technology. We are one of the only carriers that can offer an end-to-end solution for our customers without a dependency on any other company's resources.

For more information, visit www.rapidlink.com.

About xchange

Founded in 1996, xchange is an online and print publication for facilities-based service providers offering voice, data, wireless, IP, WiMAX and content. Its seasoned editors do more than simply report on industry news; they dig beneath the surface to provide analysis on what new equipment, new services, new regulatory activities and other new developments mean to xchange readers. xchange content, including news, articles, eBooks, webinars and industry buyer's guide is accessible online at www.xchangemag.com. Subscriptions to the print publication, its digital edition and the xchange Update weekly e-mail newsletter are also available at www.xchangemag.com.

About Redline Communications

Redline Communications (www.redlinecommunications.com) is the leading provider of fixed and mobile standards-based wireless broadband solutions. Redline's RedMAX(TM) WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) system, RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX(TM) products, and its award-winning RedCONNEX(TM) and RedACCESS(TM) families of broadband wireless infrastructure products enable service providers and other network operators to cost-effectively deliver high-bandwidth services, including voice, video and data communications. Redline is committed to maintaining its wireless industry leadership with the continued development of WiMAX and other advanced wireless broadband products. With more than 100,000 installations in 85 countries, and a global network of over 170 partners, Redline's experience and expertise helps service providers, enterprises and government organizations roll out wireless broadband networks to support advanced communications.

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