AIR2LAN's Bhagat Elected to Board and to Lead WCA License Exempt Alliance

Apr 27, 2001, 01:00 ET from AIR2LAN, Inc.

    JACKSON, Miss., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Jai P. Bhagat, chairman and CEO
 of AIR2LAN, Inc., was elected this week to the board of directors of the
 Wireless Communications Association International (WCA), the wireless
 broadband industry's principal trade organization, and will lead the group's
 WCA License Exempt Alliance.
     Bhagat, along with six other executives from some of the country's leading
 broadband equipment manufacturers and service providers, was elected to the
 board by WCA's existing board members.
     "I am excited that my industry peers have elected me," Bhagat said.  "I am
 looking forward to participating with the WCA in this new capacity to help
 develop the enormous opportunities in the broadband marketplace for license-
 exempt providers."
     Bhagat was a founder of AIR2LAN, which began offering fixed-wireless
 broadband services to Jackson, Miss. customers in early 2000, and has since
 grown to four additional markets: Houston, Tex.; New Orleans and Baton Rouge,
 La.; and Montgomery, Ala.  AIR2LAN has been recognized as one of the country's
 leading license-exempt broadband services providers.
     Bhagat will participate in his first board meeting on June 24 at the WCA's
 conference in Boston.
 
     ABOUT AIR2LAN > AIR2LAN provides a range of broadband services, including
 high-speed wireless access, web design, web hosting, e-commerce, network
 security and VPN solutions to small and medium-sized businesses.  AIR2LAN
 provides wireless connectivity via license-exempt spectrum at speeds ranging
 from 128 kilobits per second (kbps) to 4.5 megabits per second (mbps).
 AIR2LAN provides broadband services in Jackson, Miss.; Houston, Tex.; New
 Orleans, La.; Montgomery, Ala.; and Baton Rouge, La.  The company has
 announced plans to deploy five additional markets in 2001 and grow to
 40 markets by the end of 2003.
 
     ABOUT WCA > The Wireless Communications Association International (WCA) is
 a trade organization comprised of more than 470 companies in the broadband
 fixed-wireless industry.  The WCA's mission is to advance the interests of the
 wireless carriers that provide high-speed data, internet, voice and video
 services on broadband spectrum through land-based towers to fixed
 reception/transmit devices in all broadband spectrum bands.  For more
 information, visit the WCA online at www.wcai.com.
 
      CONTACT
      Jef Judin
      AIR2LAN
      601.713.8309
      jefjudin@AIR2LAN.com
 
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SOURCE AIR2LAN, Inc.
    JACKSON, Miss., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Jai P. Bhagat, chairman and CEO
 of AIR2LAN, Inc., was elected this week to the board of directors of the
 Wireless Communications Association International (WCA), the wireless
 broadband industry's principal trade organization, and will lead the group's
 WCA License Exempt Alliance.
     Bhagat, along with six other executives from some of the country's leading
 broadband equipment manufacturers and service providers, was elected to the
 board by WCA's existing board members.
     "I am excited that my industry peers have elected me," Bhagat said.  "I am
 looking forward to participating with the WCA in this new capacity to help
 develop the enormous opportunities in the broadband marketplace for license-
 exempt providers."
     Bhagat was a founder of AIR2LAN, which began offering fixed-wireless
 broadband services to Jackson, Miss. customers in early 2000, and has since
 grown to four additional markets: Houston, Tex.; New Orleans and Baton Rouge,
 La.; and Montgomery, Ala.  AIR2LAN has been recognized as one of the country's
 leading license-exempt broadband services providers.
     Bhagat will participate in his first board meeting on June 24 at the WCA's
 conference in Boston.
 
     ABOUT AIR2LAN > AIR2LAN provides a range of broadband services, including
 high-speed wireless access, web design, web hosting, e-commerce, network
 security and VPN solutions to small and medium-sized businesses.  AIR2LAN
 provides wireless connectivity via license-exempt spectrum at speeds ranging
 from 128 kilobits per second (kbps) to 4.5 megabits per second (mbps).
 AIR2LAN provides broadband services in Jackson, Miss.; Houston, Tex.; New
 Orleans, La.; Montgomery, Ala.; and Baton Rouge, La.  The company has
 announced plans to deploy five additional markets in 2001 and grow to
 40 markets by the end of 2003.
 
     ABOUT WCA > The Wireless Communications Association International (WCA) is
 a trade organization comprised of more than 470 companies in the broadband
 fixed-wireless industry.  The WCA's mission is to advance the interests of the
 wireless carriers that provide high-speed data, internet, voice and video
 services on broadband spectrum through land-based towers to fixed
 reception/transmit devices in all broadband spectrum bands.  For more
 information, visit the WCA online at www.wcai.com.
 
      CONTACT
      Jef Judin
      AIR2LAN
      601.713.8309
      jefjudin@AIR2LAN.com
 
                     MAKE YOUR OPINION COUNT -  Click Here
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