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Edgewater Wireless Expands into the UK Market with FLINT Partnership
FLINT targeting High-Density WiFi applications
September 19, 2014

OTTAWA, ONTARIO –  Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V), the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, announced a partnership with FLINT Professional Services, a UK-based provider of infrastructure and professional services to the mobile industry, to address growing market demand for high-density WiFi in the UK market.  Read complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Enhances Technology Expertise with CTO Appointment
Anderson strengthens technology vision for WiFi
April 30, 2014

OTTAWA, ONTARIO –  Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V), the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, is pleased to announce a strategic restructuring of its Management team. On the back of a successful private placement earlier this month, this restructuring positions Edgewater Wireless to further capitalize on the increasing global demand for high density, carrier WiFi.  Read complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Reports Results of Annual General Meeting
February 4, 2014

OTTAWA, ONTARIO –  Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V), the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, is pleased to announce the completion of its Annual General Meeting and Special Meeting of Shareholders (“AGM”) held on January 30, 2014 in Ottawa, Canada. The Company’s shareholders re-elected the incumbent board of directors, being Mr. Duane Anderson, Mr. J. Lewis Dillman, Mr. Claude Haw and Mr. Hubert A.J. Whyte.    Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Partners with Tutela Technologies; Edgewater targeting retail and large enterprise markets
December 19, 2013

OTTAWA, ONTARIO –  Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V), the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, today announced the company has partnered with Tutela Technologies, a leading developer of real-time service quality and location-based metrics for cellular providers and WiFi operators.    Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Announces Financial Results for Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013
October 9, 2013

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V) a leader in next generation WiFi technology, is pleased to announce publication of its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended April 30, 2013. Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Partners with Magellan Technologies
September 20, 2013

Edgewater Wireless Systems Incorporated, global player in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, is in a new partnership with Magellan Technologies,, a wireless and WiFi solutions and systems provider with operations in the Caribbean,  Central and South America as well as Canada. Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Partners with Trispec to Offer WiFi3 in Canada; Trispec Positions to Move Wireless Industry Forward in Canada with WiFi3

August 6, 2013

Edgewater Wireless Systems Incorporated, global player in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, is in a new partnership with Trispec, a leading wireless engineering and distribution company in Canada with operations across the country. Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless partners 3CNET
July 8, 2013 Punch by Stanley Opara

Edgewater Wireless Systems Incorporated, global player in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, is in a new partnership with Nigeria-based 3CNET, a technology integration and Information and Communications Technology services company. Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Partners with Nigeria’s 3CNET
July 3, 2013

OTTAWA, CANADA – July 3, 2013 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, today announces the company has partnered with Nigeria-based 3CNET, a leading technology integration and ICT services company. 3CNET is currently building an extensive Metro fibre and wireless network in Lagos, and other major cities in Nigeria. With this purchase of equipment from Edgewater Wireless, 3CNET will now be able to offer a comprehensive suite of services and applications to the company’s major customers, business and home users, over WiFi3 technology. Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Partners with Likusasa to Offer WiFi3 in Africa & Middle East
June 18, 2013

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, today announced the company has partnered with South African-based Likusasa, a leading systems integration company with operations throughout the African Continent and the Middle East. The partnership comes on the heels of a significant pilot project leveraging Edgewater Wireless’s next generation WiFi3 technology to deliver a carrier grade, rapid deployment, scalable Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) solution to Likusasa’s WISP customers. The solution will enable WISPs to rapidly establish local market presence and capture market share.  Read the complete article here.

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Edgewater Wireless for the 2013 New Product Innovation Award
May 23, 2013

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, was chosen to receive the Frost and Sullivan 2013 New Product Innovation Award for the company’s next generation WiFi3 Access Point Products. Each year, Frost & Sullivan presents this award to the company that demonstrates innovation excellence in next generation WiFi technology.  Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Continues to Execute on World Affinity Telecom Contract with $1.9 Million Order of Equipment & Services
May 10, 2013

OTTAWA, CANADA – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, is pleased to announce it has completed a shipment of wireless network equipment worth in excess of $350,000 to World Affinity Telecom (WAT) in April 2013 as part of a $1.9 Million purchase order. This was the second of a series called for in the previously announced $6.7 million contract between the two companies. Edgewater Wireless equipment is being installed by WAT’s Sierra Leone-based subsidiary, Sierra WiFi, to expand the network infrastructure that will provide internet and wireless services throughout Sierra Leone. Edgewater Wireless exited its 2013 fiscal year with an in-hand order backlog in excess of $1.5 million.Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless Offers User Authentication for WiFi Offload Solution to Carriers & Network Operators
April 23, 2013

OTTAWA, CANADA — Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, today announced an agreement to integrate Stoke’s WiFi eXchange solution into the company’s offerings for mobile carriers and cellular network operator customers. Pre-integrating the technology offers massive performance, flexibility and security benefits to carriers and service providers who were previously challenged by trying to manage and securely authenticate users for WiFi offload and WiFi service delivery.Read the complete article here.

Working Capital: New Wi-Fi contracts signal improvement for Edgewater
April 2, 2013 Ottawa Citizen By Bert Hill

OTTAWA, CANADA — Edgewater Wireless Systems, one of Ottawa’s newest public companies, is ringing up decent sales after a tough first year in public markets depressed the stock. It reported sales of $349,328 in the quarter that ended in January as new contracts for advanced Wi-Fi gear started generating revenue. Read the complete article here.

Edgewater Wireless WiFi3 Technology Headed to Africa
February 12, 2013

OTTAWA, CANADA – February 12, 2013 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology today announces the company’s first shipment of its next generation WiFi3 equipment to World Affinity Telecom. World Affinity Telecom will be using Edgewater Wireless’ WiFi3 technology as the foundation for a national WiFi network in Sierra Leone that will bring data communications to the country and its people. This will be Africa’s first national WiFi network. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Continues Growth in Brazil with NWI Telecom
January 9, 2013

OTTAWA, CANADA – January 9, 2013 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology today announces NWI Telecom as a new customer in Brasilia, Brazil. NWI Telecom is the latest company to use Edgewater Wireless’ next generation WiFi3 access points to provide residential and business customers with broadband internet services over WiFi.  Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Names High Tech Veteran to its Board
November 27, 2012

OTTAWA, CANADA – November 27, 2012 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc (YFI; TSX-V), the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, is pleased to announce telecom veteran Claude Haw has joined its board of directors. He has 30 years of experience in management, consulting and venture investing in the technology industry. Mr. Haw is also Chairman of the Board of Directors at DragonWave.  Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Closes First Tranche of 2.5 Million Private Placement
November 21, 2012

OTTAWA, CANADA – November 21, 2012 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc (YFI; TSX-V), the global leader in WiFi3 next generation WiFi technology, is pleased to announce the closing of the first tranche of the company’s previously announced $2.5 million private placement.  Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement
September 28, 2012

OTTAWA, CANADA – September, 28, 2012 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. (TSX-V: YFI) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has negotiated a non-brokered private placement of up to $2,500,000 through the sale of up to 30,303,030 units of the Company at a price of $0.0825 per unit. Each unit will consist of one common share and one share purchase warrant. Each warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company for a period of 24 months from closing at an exercise price of $0.11 per share.  Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless and Aptilo Networks Take Mobile Data Offload Into The World fo Multi-channel WiFi
August 24, 2012

OTTAWA, CANADA – August 24, 2012 Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc (YFI; TSX-V), a leading supplier of wireless local area network (WLAN) solutions, is very pleased to announce that it has successfully completed interoperability testing of WiFi3with the industry leading mobile data offload solution from Aptilo Networks which is based on their WiFi service management platform and SIM authentication server. Read the complete article here

Western and Central Africa to Get WLAN and Wi-Fi Coverage
July 30, 2012 TMCnet by Mini Swamy

In several Western and Central African countries, government buildings, schools and hospitals remain unconnected to broadband. Edgewater Wireless Systems, Inc.’s $4.9-million CDN agreement with World Affinity Telecom is an effort to deliver national WLAN and Wi-Fi coverage in these regions. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless WiFi3 Technology Selected for National WiFi Deployments in Western & Central Africa
July 26, 2012

OTTAWA, CANADA – July 26, 2012 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. (YFI; TSX‐V), is pleased to announce it has entered into a $4.9 million CDN agreement with World Affinity Telecom to supply next‐generation WiFi3 technology as part of phase 1 of a multi‐phase program designed to deliver WiFi and WLAN coverage throughout several Western and Central African countries. The initial deployment will take place in Freetown, Sierra Leone in the fall of 2012. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Welcomes NEEPS Ingeniería as New Channel Partner in Mexico
July 11, 2012

OTTAWA, CANADA and MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – July 11th, 2012 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V) a leading developer and manufacturer of 802.11 wireless communications equipment, is pleased to announce that it continues to grow its presence and expand its distributor network in the Americas.  Edgewater Wireless and NEEPS Ingeniería have signed a channel partnership agreement for the distribution of Edgewater Wireless’ WiFi3-enabled multi-channel access point products in Mexico. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Inks Distribution Agreement in Central America – JMTelcom Commits to Acquire 1000+ WiFi3 Enabled Access Points Over Next 12 Months
May 29, 2012

OTTAWA, CANADA and SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR – May 29, 2012 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V) the developer and manufacturer of next generation WiFi³ 802.11 wireless communications equipment, is pleased to announce that it has signed a distribution agreement with JMTelcom, a leading wireless equipment distributor and systems integrator in Central America. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless WiFi3 in latest Auriga Market Insights
May 14, 2012 Auriga Insight By Kevin Dede

Meanwhile, we did run across a few companies bringing innovative solutions to real issues. Edgewater Wireless, out of Ottawa, Canada, provides a highly unique outdoor, carrier grade Wi-Fi solution that uses a purposely-built, proprietary chipset in handling standard Wi-Fi traffic that provides relief from the typical congestion issues and allows for quality of service options. Read the complete article here

How Edgewater’s WiFi3 could make public Wi-Fi actually work
May 10, 2012 Digital Trends By Jeffery Van Camp

There are few things more annoying than trying to connect to Wi-Fi and failing, or thinking you’re connected only to lose connection randomly. Despite our advances in mobile technology throughout the last decade, Wi-Fi remains a problem. We want it to work, but whenever too many people start using it, data tends to jam up. Edgewater thinks it has solved this. A couple days ago, the company unveiled WiFi3 Read the complete article here

Hands-on with Edgewater’s WiFi3
May 7, 2012 Engadget By Joseph Volpe & Sean Cooper

Edgewater may not be a familiar name for even the most tech savvy, but its WiFi3 chipset is poised to propel the wireless industry beyond the limits of traditional access point tech. Aiming to leap past the low power solutions provided by the likes of Cisco, the company’s developed a proprietary standard that delivers multiple channels per radio — three channels over 2.4GHz in the showfloor demo — versus the typical single channel currently employed. The chipset’s not necessarily an end consumer product as it’s intended for use by carriers, enterprise and ISPs, but it does stand to clear up the clutter when network congestion gets unwieldy. Read the complete article here

Edgewater claims 50x performance improvement with WiFi3
May 7, 2012 Fierce Wireless By Tammy Parker

Startup Edgewater Wireless Systems is claiming its WiFi3 infrastructure technology, which delivers three independent channels on a single wireless access point, will provides 50 times the aggregate throughput of single-channel Wi-Fi access points.
“Not to be overly dramatic, but we’re really at the end of the single-channel era,” said Andrew Skafel, president of Edgewater Wireless, arguing that common single-channel access points are easily overwhelmed by today’s skyrocketing wireless data needs. Read the complete article here

Ottawa firm says its APs outrun competition
May 7, 2012 by Howard Solomon For: ComputerWorld Canada

An Ottawa company says it’s found a way to leap ahead of access point competitors by tripling the number of channels in its APs. Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. said Monday that its new access points using a new chipset it created with three independent channels are now commercially available after earlier announced trials. The outdoor APs for carriers and indoor access points for enterprises can push aggregate throughput about 50 times faster than most APs available, the company said. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Introduces Next Generation WiFi3 – Advanced WiFi Technology Has Major Implications for Wireless Infrastructure Technology
May 7, 2012

May 7, 2012, Ottawa, Canada – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc (YFI; TSX.V) is pleased to announce the release of WiFi3 – its advanced WiFi infrastructure technology. WiFi3 technology provides three independent channels on a single wireless access point radio, delivering over 50X performance improvement when compared to single-channel access point products which are the common standard in the WiFi Access Point Infrastructure market. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Appoints New CFO
April 30, 2012

April 30, 2012, Ottawa, Canada – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. (TSX-V: YFI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Sam Sgabellone as Chief Financial Officer of the Company. An Ottawa native, Sam obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) from Carleton University in 1979 and his designation as a Chartered Accountant in 1981. Since leaving public practice in the fall of 1985, Sam has worked almost exclusively in senior financial roles with public and private technology-based companies in Ottawa including Canadian Astronautics Ltd., InfoGraphic Systems Inc., Systemhouse Ltd. and, most recently, with Semiconductor Insights Inc. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Enters Channel Partnership with Nomadix – Combines High-Performance WiFi Access with Leading-Edge Public Internet Access Management
April 24, 2012

April 24, 2012, Ottawa, Canada – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc (YFI; TSX.V) is pleased to announce that it
has entered into a channel partnership with Nomadix, a wholly owned subsidiary of DOCOMO InterTouch, to
combine Edgewater Wireless’ multi-channel WiFi access points with Nomadix’s leading software for
managing the quality, security and usage of public Internet access. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Continues Growth in Mexico with DIVITEL® – Chooses EAP3000 for Superior Performance
April 4, 2012

OTTAWA, CANADA and MEXICO CITY, MEXICO – April 04, 2012 – Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI; TSX.V) a leading developer and manufacturer of multi-channel 802.11 wireless communications equipment, is pleased to announce that it has received a sizeable order for its EAP3000 access points from División Integral de Telefonía (DIVITEL®) S.A. de C.V., a leading systems integrator and solution provider of communications networks in Mexico. The order for approximately one-hundred thousand dollars in Edgewater Wireless equipment is the first order from DIVITEL® to be applied against a distribution agreement between the two companies signed in January which enables DIVITEL® to sell, service and support Edgewater Wireless EAP3000 products in Mexico. Further orders against the distribution agreement are expected. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Strengthens Board with Experienced Business Leader
March 29, 2012

Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., (YFI;TSX.V) a leading developer and manufacturer of multi-channel 802.11 wireless communications equipment, is pleased to announce that Hubert “Bert” Whyte has agreed to join its board of directors. Mr. Whyte, a 30 year veteran of the telecommunications industry, brings tremendous experience, hands-on leadership and creative vision to Edgewater Wireless’ board. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Announces First Million Dollar Order
March 6, 2012

Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc (YFI; TSX.V) is pleased to announce it has received multiple orders for its EAP3000 access points, including a $1.1 million order from a distribution partner in Brazil. Edgewater Wireless has begun shipping units to various customers in South America, Asia Pacific and Africa. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Product Certification Opens Up Large Markets
EAP3000 WiFi Access Points Successfully Complete FCC Certification Testing
February 21, 2012

Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc (YFI; TSX.V) is pleased to announce it has successfully completed FCC (Federal Communications Commission) Certification testing of its flagship EAP3000 family of wideband, multi-channel WiFi access point (AP) products. With this certification, Edgewater Wireless can begin selling EAP3000 units in the U.S. and other countries that rely on the regulatory approval of the FCC.  Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Leaves Competitors in the Dust
February 14, 2012

Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc (YFI; TSX.V) is pleased to announce that the independent test of its EAP3000 family of WiFi access points achieved better than 50 times (50x) greater performance when compared with three leading carrier class access points. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Successful Trial in Brazil
February 2, 2012

Edgewater Wireless (YFI; TSX.V) a leading developer of IP and technology for the communications market, is pleased to report another successful trial of its flagship EAP3000 family of multi-channel, 802.11 compliant access point (AP) products in the region of Tres Pontas, Brazil. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Changes Trading Symbol
February 1, 2012

Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. is pleased to announce that it has received the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange to change its trading symbol to YFI on the Venture Exchange, effective immediately. The change was made to reflect the company’s business focus and commitment to the rapidly growing WiFi market. The shares will continue to trade on the TSX Venture Exchange. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Strengthens Distribution Network With Red Network
January 18, 2012

Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc. formerly known as KIK Polymers Inc and currently trading as KPI.V on the TSXV, and Red Network, a leading distributor of networking solutions in Brazil, have entered into a distribution supply agreement following a successful trial in Brazil. Read the complete article here

KIK Polymers Renamed Edgewater Wireless
January 17, 2012

Edgewater Wireless Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of KIK Polymers Inc, (KPI.V TSXV), is pleased to announce that the shareholders of KIK Polymers voted at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to change the name of the parent company to Edgewater Wireless Systems Inc., effective immediately. The KIK Board of Directors also agreed to the proposed ticker symbol change which will see Edgewater Wireless trading under the new symbol YFI.V on the TSX Venture Exchange within the next two weeks. Read the complete article here

Edgewater Wireless Signs Distribution Agreement with DIVITEL
January 10, 2012

Edgewater Wireless, a wholly owned subsidiary of KIK Polymers Inc, (KPI.V TSXV) is pleased to announce that División Integral de Telefonía (DIVITEL) S.A. de C.V., a leading systems integrator and solution provider of communications networks, has entered into a Distribution Agreement that will enable DIVITEL to sell, service and support Edgewater Wireless EAP3000 products in Mexico. Read the complete article here

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