Gitex 2017: Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 10 October 2017 – Redline Communications (www.rdlcom.com) Group Inc. (TSX: RDL), a leading provider of wide-area wireless networks for the most challenging applications and locations, has signed a distribution agreement with IT Max to offer its complete range of mission critical communications solutions across West Africa. IT Max helps customers design, plan, integrate, deploy, and service all IT and Telecom environments – from physical to virtual and cloud.

Commenting on the appointment, Guruprasad Padmanabhan, Vice President for Middle East & Africa (MEA) at Redline Communications, said, “We are at an exciting stage of expansion across the MEA markets and this is a strategic alliance for us in Africa. IT Max brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and skills and, together, we will bring robust network options to customers across the continent.”

“Redline has a premium brand reputation across a number of vertical markets and this is in line with our commitment to our partners and customers in Africa,” said Naji Salameh, IT Max’s CEO. “We are very excited to leverage our customer base with Redline’s portfolio to deliver premium broadband wireless networks for IOT applications, service providers, government applications, and energy markets throughout Africa.”

IT Max will be recruiting and developing channel partners in Africa to create a sustainable channel network for Redline and address the needs of several sectors including Service providers and Telecoms, organisations building and working on Smart City, Public Safety, projects as well as the enterprise sector addressing the digital divide.

Redline is a leading supplier of mission critical communications for Oil and Gas and Mining operations in MEA. In addition, Redline supports new wireless broadband applications among Telecom Service Providers, and in Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Redline is expanding its channel presence across the MEA region and exploring new partnerships to tap into new market segments in the region.