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 leader in 802.16-class multiservice broadband wireless access systems for global markets. The company was founded to provide breakthrough solutions to the bottleneck in last-mile broadband access, and is a founding board member of the WiMAX Forum as well as a founder and lead contributor to IEEE 802.16 and the ETSI-BRAN standards. Its PacketWave® system is a family of base stations, subscriber units, radios and antennas in 2.5, 3.5 and 5 GHz frequencies for point-to-point and point-to-multipoint deployment. PacketWave's scalability and patented technologies support new wireless builds and complement wireline broadband access networks. Aperto is already deployed in 50 countries, meeting service provider needs for installation ease, IP-rich network functionality, cost effectiveness, rapid provisioning and interference resilience. For more information on Aperto Networks, go to www.apertonet.com.