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HiBeam Selects Tellabs Smart Mobile Internet for WiMAX

Thursday, July 29, 2010

HiBeam Selects Tellabs Smart Mobile Internet for WiMAX08:20 EDT Thursday, July 29, 2010 CHESTERFIELD, Mo. (Business Wire) -- HiBeam Internet & Voice (www.MyHiBeam.com) selected Tellabs® SmartCore™ 9100 platform as part of its new WiMAX network. With this new 4G wireless network, HiBeam will offer reliable and fast services to customers in selected unserved and underserved markets. “Tellabs' 4G mobile packet core solution provides HiBeam with an open network architecture, industry leading performance, and intelligence critical to network optimization,” said Chuck Bernstein, Vice President, North American Sales, at Tellabs. “HiBeam's network enables its customers to enjoy reliable, secure, fast and cost-effective WiMAX services.” Tellabs' SmartCore 9100 platform offers a uniform and comprehensive layer of services on wireless broadband networks. The platform provides a key interface to millions of constantly moving mobile devices with their multiple service flows to the IP world, managing security, dynamic services, seamless mobility, paging, location tracking, and dynamic charging. "We evaluated several providers and Tellabs SmartCore 9100 platform was the clear leader in this space," said Keith Coker, Chief Technology Officer of HiBeam. "Best in class technology is a high priority at HiBeam. We understand that our network technology is absolutely essential to providing WiMAX services to growing our customer base." About HiBeam HiBeam Internet & Voice is a rapidly growing privately owned Broadband and Voice provider. Its mission is to be the leader in providing broadband services to residential, small and medium business, and local government in selected, regionally concentrated tier two through tier five markets. The company is headquartered in Chesterfield, MO. Info: (636) 764-0343 or www.MyHiBeam.com. About Tellabs Tellabs innovates to deliver the mobile Internet and help our customers succeed. That's why 43 of the top 50 global communications service providers choose our mobile, optical, business and services solutions. Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB) is part of the NASDAQ Global Select Market, Ocean Tomo 300™ Patent Index, the S&P 500 and several corporate responsibility indexes including the Maplecroft Climate Innovation Index, FTSE4Good and eight FTSE KLD indexes. http://www.tellabs.com.