VANCOUVER, Jan. 15 - MetroBridge Networks International Inc. (TSX-V: MEB), a premier high-speed wireless broadband provider for business with operations in Canada and the United States, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as the internet access provider for the 37th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction, held from January 12-20, 2008 in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Scottsdale auction anticipates 250,000 spectators and features over 1,000 of the finest collector vehicles in the world, lavish lifestyle events, Family Value Day, and the annual Childhelp® Gala. The auction occupies nearly 70 acres, with the main Auction Pavilion covering 322,000 square feet.
MetroBridge's highly redundant mission critical Greater Phoenix area network is providing the high-speed internet access for this world-class auction event. The MetroBridge network connection will give Barrett-Jackson sufficient bandwidth to satisfy the tremendous interest in the auction worldwide and to ensure all bidders will be able to bid online in a secure reliable environment.
"MetroBridge offers cost-effective broadband solutions, multi-level security architecture, NETdetect® - unique to our brand, and scalable services to meet the connectivity needs of businesses of all sizes," said Dorian Banks, President and Co-Founder of MetroBridge. "We're excited to partner with Barrett-Jackson, providing MetroBridge's internet connections for this highly anticipated auction event - attracting the world's top car collectors and scores of spectators."
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces the "World's Greatest Collector Car Events(TM)" in Scottsdale, AZ, and has expanded to other venues, including Palm Beach, FL and in 2008, Las Vegas, NV. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com.
About MetroBridge Networks International Inc.
MetroBridge, a leading international fixed wireless provider, delivers broadband wireless access using pre-WiMAX and other advanced wireless technologies. Its highly redundant mission critical network provides connections up to 2500Mbps in Canada and the United States. MetroBridge's aggressive growth strategy contemplates acquisitions throughout North America and additional complementary products and services. The Company operates in all market segments including police and 911 services, the financial industry, retailers and businesses of all sizes. MetroBridge was the first Canadian carrier selected to join the WiMAX Forum(TM) to assist the industry in establishing equipment interoperability. Please visit the Company's website at www.metrobridge.com.
Source: MetroBridge Networks Corporation