February 10, 2009
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Scientia Global awarded a consulting contract to support and expand the Wireless Broadband Network in Baghdad, Iraq.

Melbourne, FL, (February 10, 2009) – Scientia Global, Inc, a Melbourne, Florida based professional services company, has received a contract to provide consulting services through Kufan Engineering and Technology to the Iraq State Company for Internet Services (SCIS) to support and expand a communications network for Government of Iraq offices. The project, known as the Wireless Broadband Network, or WBBN, is funded by the Iraq Ministry of Communications and involves point to multipoint microwave and potential expansion using the 802.16e WiMax technology to connect the Iraq Government and Ministry offices throughout Baghdad. The consulting contract began February 2, 2009 and has a six-month duration with an option for an additional six months of support.

According to Mr. Ronald Phillips, Principal Consultant with Scientia Global, under the terms of the contract Scientia will provide a full complement of both Operations & Maintenance (O&M) and Network Engineering & Planning services for the prime contractor Kufan. The O&M Support will include a Remote Network Operations Center coupled with In-Country Field Support. The Network Engineering & Planning effort will focus on solving the challenges faced by all network operators when migrating to Next Generation Network (NGN) and 4G technologies such as WiMax & LTE in order to offer fixed and mobile broadband services.

Personnel from the Scientia team have been involved in all phases of the WBBN since its inception in 2004 and look forward to the opportunity to continue support of this state-of-art network. “Through our new consulting relationship with Kufan Engineering and Technology, we expect the WBBN to become the primary voice & data network for the Government of Iraq in Baghdad.” said Dr. Martin Dougherty, President of Scientia Global, “At Scientia, we are very pleased to have formed this new relationship with a strong Iraqi partner like Kufan, in order to provide support to the Iraqi government in one its first ever commercial O&M contracts in communications. Our corporate goal for our work in Iraq has always been to provide the highest-level of support to programs of national and international significance, for the United States as well as for the Government of Iraq.”

Scientia Global, (www.scientiaglobal.com) founded in 2002 in Melbourne, Florida, offers professional services in scientific, engineering, and business management consulting. With worldwide reach and experience, Scientia experts have completed technical integration projects in some of the most challenging and difficult environments in the world. It specializes in the systems engineering, integration, and support of telecommunications, intelligence, public safety and other technology programs.

Kufan Engineering and Technology (www.kufan-group.com) is a Baghdad-based system integrator and e-solutions provider, founded in Iraq in March 2004, and it specializes in telecommunications and internetworking technologies. It has expanded its operations to cover many different applications and services in the ICT Sector. Kufan is a leading partner within the Iraqi ICT Alliance www.iraqictalliance.org.


Contacts: Martin Dougherty, mdougherty@scientiaglobal.com, Office: 321-733-1971, Fax: 321-733-1713

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