CCI Wireless Selects DragonWave Harmony Enhanced MC for Network Upgrade

OTTAWA, CANADA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/22/17 -- DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DRWI)(NASDAQ:DRWI) a global supplier of packet microwave radio systems, today announced the selection of the Harmony Enhanced MC backhaul solution by Corridor Communication Inc. (CCI Wireless), a service provider in the province of Alberta, Canada, delivering broadband services to rural customers. This deployment will bring increased capacity and new capabilities to CCI Wireless' existing rural microwave network.

DragonWave's Harmony Enhanced MC will replace CCI Wireless' existing DragonWave Horizon Compact radios, while reutilizing their installed base of antennas. Harmony Enhanced MC provides a more than three-fold capacity increase over CCI Wireless' existing network, by leveraging the Harmony Enhanced MC's dual channel capability, combined with 2048QAM modulation support. In addition, the industry leading system gain of the Harmony Enhanced MC allows CCI Wireless to achieve the highest possible capacity and availability for their most challenging long-range rural links.

"We selected DragonWave and its partner, Alliance Corporation after determining that the Harmony Enhanced solution best met our high capacity and long reach requirements," said Amir Bigloo, CCI Wireless CEO. "Through our evaluation, which included field testing, we found the Harmony Enhanced MC to offer superior performance and greater operational simplicity."