Aperto Networks' CEO to Speak on WiMAX at Prudential Equity Group -
Broadband Wireless Investor Forum

Milpitas, CA - March 31, 2004 - Aperto Networks, a leading provider of 802.16a-class broadband wireless access systems, has been invited to present at the Broadband Wireless Investor Forum hosted by Prudential Equity Group at the InterContinental Hotel in New York, New York on April 1, 2004. Dr. Reza Ahy, Aperto's chairman and CEO, will discuss Aperto Networks customer successes, expansion into broader markets and the company's continued leadership in the WiMAX Forum.

With the dramatic market acceptance of standards-based Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) throughout the past year, the industry is now at the crossroads of mass-market carrier deployment of affordable, scalable and feature-rich wireless networks for enterprise and consumer subscribers. Aperto's pioneering involvement in industry wide standards and successful business formula allows its 120 service provider customers to offer guaranteed Service Level Agreements (SLA), large scale coverage and superior economics.

In tomorrow's session, Dr. Ahy will describe what exciting steps lie ahead in the application of WiMAX certification and Moore's Law in the wireless space, the convergence of multiple wireless segments, and the achievement of breakthrough economics to enable greater carrier and end-user adoption of wireless access worldwide.

About Aperto Networks
Aperto Networks is a leading provider of 802.16a-class multiservice broadband wireless access systems and a Board member of the WiMAX Forum™. The company was founded to provide a breakthrough solution to one of today's critical network bottlenecks - last-mile broadband access. The PacketWave® system provides a family of base stations, subscriber units, and associated radios and antennas in 2.5, 3.5 and 5 GHz frequency bands for global point-to-point and point-to-multipoint deployments. Its scalable systems and patented technologies support new wireless builds and complement existing wireline broadband access technology. Aperto systems have been deployed by service providers in 40 countries, meeting their needs for ease of installation, IP-rich network functionality and cost effectiveness, while enabling rapid provisioning and interference resilient operation in dense urban to suburban locations. The company is a founder and leading contributor to IEEE 802.16a/d as well as to ETSI-BRAN standards. For more information on Aperto Networks, go to