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Energy Broadband Adds Extensive Wireless Broadband Coverage in Texas, Colorado and Oklahoma Through Strategic Agreement Between ERF Wireless and Skybeam Inc.

Energy Broadband Adds More Than 25,000 Square Miles of Wireless Coverage for Delivery of Digital Oil Field Solutions

LEAGUE CITY, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 11/30/10 -- ERF Wireless (OTCBB: ERFW), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless broadband products and services, announced today that the company has entered into a Master Services Agreement with Skybeam Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of JAB Wireless Inc., for the delivery of wholesale Internet and bandwidth services to Energy Broadband Inc., the oil and gas subsidiary of ERF Wireless. Energy Broadband will use this enhanced wireless broadband coverage to deliver digital oil field solutions to oil and gas companies under existing contracts, as well as to other oil and gas companies active in areas such as Colorado's Piceance Creek and Denver Basin, Texas' Barnett Shale, and locations near Oklahoma's Anadarko and Arkoma Basins.

According to Dr. H. Dean Cubley, CEO of ERF Wireless, "This agreement marks the fifth in a series of agreements with quality wireless network providers throughout major oil and gas regions of North America. This approach, when combined with our continued construction of quality wireless broadband networks, allows the company to rapidly expand its wireless coverage area in strategic locations required to have Energy Broadband service to meet the needs of the company's growing oil and gas customer base."

"JAB Broadband and its wholly owned operating subsidiaries, Skybeam Inc. and Digis LLC, have built extensive quality networks and operations over the past five years and are currently servicing more than 90,000 customers off some 750 towers that provide more than 25,000 square miles of wireless broadband coverage," said Jeff Kohler, Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer of JAB Broadband. "We are pleased to have completed the strategic partnership with ERF Wireless and look forward to providing quality Internet and bandwidth services to ERF Wireless for ultimate delivery to their end user oil and gas customers."

ERF Wireless, through its wholly owned subsidiary Energy Broadband Inc., continues expansion of its energy industry business base with new contracts to provide communications service, equipment and infrastructure to a number of oil, gas and related energy sector companies throughout North America. These service offerings have been especially concentrated throughout western Texas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma for the past two years. More recently, some of Energy Broadband's larger customers have been expanding their holdings in other key markets including the Barnett Shale in North Texas and areas of northern and western Colorado.

"Through our strategic relationship with Skybeam, our ability to fulfill requests for broadband service to drilling and production operations in key areas such as the Piceance Creek Basin in western Colorado has been greatly accelerated," commented John Nagel, CEO of Energy Broadband. Nagel went on to say, "Skybeam-has put together a world-class wireless broadband Internet service and we are proud to be working closely with their professional staff members. We will be capable of extending reliable, high-quality voice and data connectivity to our energy based customers located within their remote coverage areas."

For more information about the continued growth and diversification of Energy Broadband, please visit the ERF Wireless website at www.erfwireless.com. The Energy Broadband section details the company's network design and implementation services, the company's unique Mobile Broadband Trailer System (MBTS) and the VoIPNet™ comprehensive voice telecommunications solution. The section also includes a map which is being updated to reflect these new and other pending broadband coverage areas and a white paper detailing how ERF Wireless collaborated with Apache Corporation to deliver a wireless alternative to rig operators. For more information, please visit: http://www.erfwireless.com/oil_ognet.htm.

About JAB Wireless and Skybeam Inc.

JAB Broadband is one of the nation's largest fixed wireless broadband service providers. Through their subsidiaries, Skybeam and Digis, JAB Broadband provides wireless broadband Internet and digital voice telephone service to residential and business customers in Colorado, Wyoming, Utah, Idaho, Texas and Oklahoma. Utilizing the latest wireless technology, JAB's network provides exceptional performance, security and reliability -- all at low everyday prices. For more information, visit www.jabbroadband.com, www.skybeam.com and www.digis.net.

About ERF Wireless

ERF Wireless Inc. is a fully reporting public corporation located in League City, Texas, and is the parent company of Energy Broadband Inc., ERF Enterprise Network Services, ERF Bundled Wireless Services, ERF Wireless Messaging Services and ERF Network Services. The company specializes in providing wireless and broadband product and service solutions to enterprise, commercial and residential clients on a regional, national and international basis. Its principals have been in the wireless broadband, network integration, triple-play FTTH, IPTV and content delivery business for more than 40 years. For more information, please visit our websites at www.erfwireless.com and www.erfwireless.net or call 281-538-2101. (ERFWG)

Forward-looking statements in this release regarding ERF Wireless Inc. are made pursuant to the "safe harbor" provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties, including, without limitation, continued acceptance of the company's products, increased levels of competition, new products and technological changes, the company's dependence upon third-party suppliers, intellectual property rights, and other risks detailed from time to time in the company's periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

ERF Wireless Inc.
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