Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 31 October 2017 – Redline Communications (www.rdlcom.com) Group Inc. (TSX: RDL), a leading provider of wide-area wireless networks for the most challenging applications and locations, has signed a partnership agreement with SOCIUS Group to develop the infrastructure to expand into new sectors including communications packages for venues like golf courses, marinas and construction sites.

SOCIUS Group will focus on establishing Redline’s presence in the UAE market with a specific focus around golf courses, sports venues, marinas and construction sites. The company plans to scale the business through 2018 into the other GCC countries and then identify wider opportunities within EMEA.

Julian Danby, Partner at SOCIUS Group, said, “At SOCIUS Group we strongly believe in the digital revolution and how new digital innovations can bring a lot of value to organisations around the world. Through our partnership with Redline, we believe that together we can be a great influence in this movement and we’re excited to be working together. Redline’s network and wifi solutions promote operational efficiencies, cost savings as well opportunities for new revenue streams, with additional key benefits such as enabling greater health, safety and security within the venues that we cover.”

SOCIUS Group is a strategic business development company that helps and supports the growth of its clients within the MENA region. As part of the agreement with Redline, the company will identify new channels and facilitate sales through a strategic go-to-market plan.

Commenting on the agreement, Guruprasad Padmanabhan, Vice President for Business Development for Middle East & Africa (MEA) at Redline Communications, said, “We are known for providing effective wireless solutions for large venues like stadiums etc and this partnership will allow us to explore and work with some of the world-class facilities that the region offers its sports fans. We are looking at three key areas that are a passion for this region and SOCIUS Group has the capability to expand into these sectors.”

is a leading supplier of mission critical communications for Oil and Gas and Mining operations in MEA. In addition, Redline supports new wireless broadband applications among Telecom Service Providers, and in Smart Cities and Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Redline is expanding its channel presence across the MEA region and exploring new partnerships to tap into new market segments in the region.

The Redline and SOCIUS team at Gitex 2017: (L to R) Julian Danby, partner at SOCIUS, Ara Krishnaswamy from Redline, Simon Hobart, partner at SOCIUS, and Guru Padmanabhan, VP at Redline.

About Redline Communications

Redline Communications (www.rdlcom.com) is the creator of powerful wide-area wireless networks for the most challenging applications and locations. Used by oil and gas companies to manage their assets, municipalities to remotely monitor highways, utilities and other infrastructures, and telecom service providers to deliver premium services, Redline’s powerful and versatile networks reliably and securely deliver voice, data, machine-to-machine (M2M)/Internet of Things (IoT) and video communications. For more information visit www.rdlcom.com.

About SOCIUS Group

SOCIUS Group (www.sociusgroup.com) is a strategic business development company that enables its clients to grow their business within the MENA region, by leveraging SOCIUS’s commercial know how, market knowledge and extensive business community network. Working closely with the executive management team of their clients, SOCIUS supports the development of a go-to-market business development strategy and then implements the plan. SOCIUS’s management team has over 50 years of collective management, commercial and marketing experience across multiple sectors within the MENA region.

For further information, contact:

Jeff Gould
Senior VP Global Sales and Marketing
+1 (905) 479-8344
jgould@rdlcom.com

Guru Padmanabhan
VP, MEA
+971 56 4134799
gpadmanabhan@rdlcom.com

Mita Srinivasan
Market Buzz
+971 55 8811756
mita@themarketbuzz.net

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