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CONSISTEL Press Release - April 2014

GRID and CONSISTEL READY TO DELIVER ADVANCED WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY TO SINGAPORE SPORTSHUB

GRID Communications has launched its Trunked Radio system coverage with Singapore Headquartered Technology firm, Consistel in Singapore’s new flagship Sporting Complex

GRID Communications and Consistel are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement for Consistel to Neutral Host GRID’s system in the iconic Sports Hub. We are also pleased to announce that GRID’s system is already On Air in Sports Hub and is going through the final integration and testing stage. GRID is the leading public trunked radio service provider in Singapore with island wide coverage.

Lim Meng Poo, CEO of GRID Communications, said: “We are pleased that GRID Communications is able to continuously enhance our trunked radio coverage in Singapore, especially at the iconic Sports Hub. Many of our enterprise customers who depend on our trunked radio service within the Sports Hub will definitely benefit from our newly integrated indoor coverage in the building.”

GRID’s system which is hosted on Consistel’s Neutral Host network, is already on air at the Singapore Sports Hub, is currently undergoing final integration and testing. GRID’s services will be transmitted via a vast network of sophisticated systems containing over 4500 antennas and over 250 km of cables. This will allow clients to use their mobile phones not only at the Sports Hub, but also island wide.

Masoud Bassiri, CEO of Consistel, said: “As a home grown SME, we are immensely proud to be the DAS network provider for GRID in such an iconic venue as the Singapore Sports Hub. GRID’s system is already On Air in Sports Hub and we look forward to providing GRID with full coverage for many years to come. Our system is creatively designed to support and host a wide range of frequencies up to 6 GHz.”

Consistel is a leading provider of global indoor wireless systems and software solutions, and is in the final stages of launching comprehensive site-wide coverage for all potential service providers. The Singaporean SME has been working on the Singapore Sports Hub complex project for over 24 months to integrate a multi-system Distributed Antenna System for mobile service providers to ensure Singaporeans and all visitors enjoy a high quality wireless “Fan Experience” so that they can share their experience at the Singapore Sports Hub.

About GRID Communications

GRID Communications is the leading public trunked radio service provider of Singapore with more than 300 base stations island wide. As the leading digital trunked radio service provider, GRID Communications is fully committed to provide its customers a pleasant user-experience through enhanced radio coverage, better services and greater savings for our services. In addition, GRID Communications provides data-enabled services so that its customers can use their wireless applications and other mobile enterprise solutions, all in a single handset.

About Consistel

Consistel is a global wireless software solutions provider and system integrator with extensive experience in delivering In-building wireless communications systems around the world. Consistel is expanding its network services into the Neutral Hosting domain for building owners and telecom service providers. We design and develop a complete range of wireless network software applications that enable our customers to integrate systems for mobile connectivity through efficient planning, designing and integration of wireless networks for profitability and growth. The company is the pioneer and an expert in providing end-to-end mobile coverage solutions including design, implementation, project management and documentation of the project on the ATRIUM software platform. The firm has over 3500 deployments worldwide including entertainment venues, airports, residential towers, hotels and conference centers. Consistel has a ready pool of highly qualified professionals and recognized experts located regionally to support its operations. For more information, please visit http://www.consistel.com

About Singapore Sports Hub

The Singapore Sports Hub will be Singapore's premier sports, entertainment and lifestyle hub with integrated community programming.

Consisting of a unique cluster development of integrated world-class sports facilities within the city, it will play a critical role in accelerating the development of sports industry, excellence and participation, and will take sports to the next level in Singapore.

Located on a 35-hectare site in Kallang, the Singapore Sports Hub will include the following facilities:

  • A new 55,000-capacity National Stadium with a retractable roof and movable tiered seating
  • A 6,000-capacity OCBC Aquatic Centre that meets FINA standards
  • A 3,000-capacity OCBC Arena which will be scalable and flexible in layout
  • Water Sports Centre featuring dragon boating, kayaking and canoeing
  • 41,000 sq m retail mall
  • The iconic Singapore Indoor Stadium
  • Singapore Sports Museum
  • Sports Hub Library
  • Daily community facilities and activities open for Singaporeans, including beach volleyball, hard courts for basketball, lawn bowls, giant chess, skate park, climbing wall and running/cycling circuit

The Singapore Sports Hub, which is managed by SportsHub Pte Ltd, is one of the largest sporting Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project in the world. It is also Singapore's largest flagship PPP project of this nature, and has won the PFI award in London in 2011 and the World Architecture Festival Award for Best Future Project in the leisure-led development category in 2013.

For more information, please visit the Singapore Sports Hub website: http://www.sportshub.com.sg

The Public-Private Partnership includes:

Singapore Sports Council Vision 2030  InfraRed Capital Partners  Dragages Singapore  DTZ  Global Spectrum Asia