RANCHO MIRAGE, CA, April 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. ("Craig Wireless" or the "Company") (TSX: CWG) is pleased to announce today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Craig Wireless New Zealand Spectrum Operations Ltd., has acquired management rights for an additional 35 MHz in the 2.3 GHz range in New Zealand from Kordia Limited, a New Zealand based telecommunications corporation for aggregate consideration of NZ$2,200,000.
"The acquisition of these 4G spectrum rights in addition those just closed on through our subsidiary Woosh Wireless (NZ) Limited evidences our enterprise's continuing commitment to the New Zealand market. We look forward to continuing to develop our business presence in New Zealand utilizing these recently acquired assets," said T. Boyd Craig, the Chief Executive Officer of Craig Wireless.
About Craig Wireless Systems Ltd.
Craig Wireless and its affiliates (collectively, the "CWS Group") offer a broad range of telecommunications services, including, broadband internet access, business connectivity solutions, hosting, security and telecommunications solutions. Through certain members of the CWS Group, Craig Wireless holds or leases licenses for spectrum in the 2.3 GHz, 2.5 GHz, 2.6 GHz or 3.5 GHz bands in New Zealand, Riverside County in Southern California, United States and in Greece. The CWS Group also has spectrum interests in Norway. Spectrum in these ranges is effective for delivery of point-to-multipoint signals, possesses robust bandwidth capability and supports emerging 4G-based applications, including portable and mobile applications.
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This release includes forward-looking statements regarding Craig Wireless and its business. Such statements are based on management's current expectations. The forward looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and actual results could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting Craig Wireless and its business. Not to limit the generality of the foregoing, the forward-looking information set forth in this news release is subject to various risks and other factors including the following: availability of funding; the risks of conducting business in a foreign country; currency fluctuations; in addition to those risks enumerated under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's AIF, available on SEDAR at www.SEDAR.com. No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and Craig Wireless does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
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