EDX and Hutton Sign North American Distribution Agreement

EDX Wireless and Hutton Communications enter into distribution agreement for EDX SignalPro wireless planning software

Mar 10, 2011, 16:48 ET from EDX Wireless

LAS VEGAS, March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EDX Wireless, a recognized leader for RF planning tools, today announced that it has entered into a partnership and distribution agreement with Hutton Communications, Inc. of Carrollton, Texas, a leading U.S. distributor of wireless broadband products and services, to sell and distribute EDX SignalPro range of products.

Under the terms of this agreement, Hutton will market and supply the EDX SignalPro suite of wireless network design and RF engineering tools throughout North America to its customers and partners. In addition, Hutton will use the EDX system in its own design and engineering processes, serving thousands of customers nationally across multiple types of microwave networks. The two companies have further agreed to collaborate on identifying and developing enhancements and additional products which will better serve their mutual customer base.

This agreement extends to EDX's entire range of products, including its flagship SignalPro suite of RF planning software, its associated advanced Network Design Module, SignalMX advanced large scale mesh solution for Smart Grid system design, and its recently announced SignalRT route based planning system for rail PTC (Positive Train Control) and other transportation related RF system design.

"We are excited to be working with a leading distribution company such as Hutton and are very pleased they selected our tool for their ongoing RF planning needs," said Mark Chapman , CEO of EDX Wireless. "Our target markets are highly complementary and we believe this partnership will serve to greatly extend the EDX reach. Additionally, it will help to improve our products as we benefit from Hutton's extensive experience and as we learn from their customers' emerging requirements."

"Hutton is very pleased to add EDX's broad product line to our growing wireless product portfolio," added Kevin Fitzgibbons, Director of Marketing at Hutton Communications. "Combining our market expertise with EDX SignalPro design suite and EDX SignalMX advanced large scale mesh planning tool will give Hutton network design engineers and our customers the most relevant and up-to-date software and system design capability, particularly in the emerging WISP (Wireless Internet Service Provider) and Smart Grid spaces."

About Hutton Communications

Hutton Communications, Inc., established in 1967, is a leading distributor of wireless communications products including site infrastructure, broadband and related networking components. Hutton provides products and services from leading wireless manufacturers to dealers, wireless carriers, tower contractors, Value Added Resellers and government agencies through a network of strategic warehouses located throughout North America. For more information about Hutton Communications Inc., visit www.HOL4G.com.

About EDX Wireless LLC

EDX Wireless, established in 1985 and headquartered in Eugene, Oregon, develops wireless Radio Frequency (RF) planning, performance visualization and design software. It offers some of the industry's most widely used engineering software tools for planning and designing wireless communications networks. These products support a growing range of standards including wireless broadband, WiMAX, LTE, Wi-Fi, public safety, and many other mobile wireless technologies.

This mature suite of tools is the result of over 25 years of development effort, EDX propagation and planning tools have been used in more than 60 countries worldwide for the successful design and deployment of wireless networks. For more information, visit www.edx.com.

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