) has signed an agreement to supply its VistaMAX 802.16-2004 compliant 5.8 GHz wireless communications platform to the U.S. Air Force
. The contract is for an unclassified communications platform providing a ubiquitous network via a WiMAX/Wi-Fi hybrid deployment for up to 1,000 service personnel at Bagram Air Force Base in Afghanistan. The deployment is intended to open access to the Internet for personal communications with friends and relatives at home and abroad. The platform will be marketed via worldwide sales and distribution channels with the direction to assist other bases and communities around the world seeking similar turnkey services. Vecima also provided installation and training services on location in Bagram, ensuring a smooth maintenance transition to the base's IT staff.