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FreeWave Technologies Receives M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award

Wireless MM2 Data Radio Honored for Outstanding Innovation

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FreeWave Technologies (http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, announced today that its MM2 wireless data radio has received an M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award from TMC and Crossfire Media.

"FreeWave is privileged to receive the M2M Evolution Product of the Year Award for our small and compact MM2 wireless data radio," said Ashish Sharma, chief marketing officer at FreeWave Technologies. "Wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communication solutions are at the forefront of industrial networking and our MM2 radio signifies one of the many innovations taking place in the M2M marketplace."

FreeWave's MM2 wireless data radio is one of the highest performing and smallest form factor radios on the market today. It represents a breakthrough in performance and is ideally suited for M2M communication applications where space is at a premium. The 2.0-inch x 1.4-inch MM2 weighs in at 14 grams and is extremely versatile in that it can operate as master, slave, repeater or slave/repeater radio. The innovation in performance and versatility is matched by the reliability of the solution. Not only does it perform reliably in noise congested environments, but each MM2 is 100 percent tested for RF performance from –40 degrees Celsius to +85 degrees Celsius. The MM2 is the leading OEM solution from FreeWave and is relied upon in some of the most mission-critical applications for government and defense customers, such as the command and control of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

"I am pleased to honor FreeWave Technologies for its innovation and helping to drive the next evolution of technology," said Carl Ford, founder and community developer, Crossfire Media. "On behalf of Crossfire Media, I extend congratulations to FreeWave for its advancement of M2M technology products. The entire wireless industry looks forward to more innovative solutions from them in the future."

"The editors of M2M Evolution are pleased to grant a Product of the Year Award to FreeWave Technologies for the significant progress achieved in the machine-to-machine industry with its MM2 wireless data radio," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC. "It is a pleasure to honor FreeWave for its accomplishments."

The Third Annual M2M Product of the Year Award winners is featured on the M2M Website and published in its e-newsletter.

For more information about the M2M Product of the Year Awards or any of the TMC media properties, please visit www.tmcnet.com.

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About FreeWave Technologies
Founded in 1993, FreeWave Technologies manufactures the most reliable, high performance, lowest power consumption, spread spectrum and licensed radios for mission-critical data transmission.  Through engineering excellence and a relentless commitment to best-in-class manufacturing, FreeWave customers enjoy superior network up-time, range and the lowest cost of ownership in its class.  Based in Boulder, Colorado, FreeWave designs and manufactures radios that are the leading choice for oil and gas, utility, military and numerous other industrial applications.  Organizations that count on radio data communications for operational trust FreeWave for custom network design, system engineering and customer support that is unparalleled in the market.  For additional information, contact FreeWave directly at 866.399.4930 or at [email protected].  Visit the company's website at (www.freewave.com).

About M2M
Launched in 2008, The M2M Evolution Website features the latest related news, articles, blogs, product reviews, and other resources to provide users a wealth of information on this emerging technology.  The most daily content on machine to machine technologies can be found on the site and is provided by contributors on the TMC's editorial staff, Crossfire Media's team of experts, as well as articles contributed by foremost experts. M2M Evolution is sponsored by TMC, a globally integrated media company helping our clients build communities in print, in person and online, and Crossfire Media, an integrated marketing company.

About TMC:
TMC is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, and Cloud Computing magazines. TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event. TMCnet.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events:  Cloud Communications Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; CVx (ChannelVision Expo); DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; LatinComm Conference & Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobility Tech Conference & Expo; MSPAlliance MSPWorld; StartupCamp; Video World Conference & Expo and more.

For more information about TMC, visit www.tmcnet.com.

About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media services also include providing insight to technology companies and associations to assist in the development of business and technical strategy as well as the development and implementation of effective communications and marketing strategy. To implement communications and marketing strategies, Crossfire Media utilizes a variety of physical and virtual experiences including web, publications, face to face events, and webinars.

Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

Company Contact:
Christin Jeffers
Catapult PR-IR
303-581-7760 ext. 19
[email protected]

TMC Contact:                                                                                                    
Jan Pierret
Marketing Manager
203-852-6800, ext. 228
[email protected]

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