Aperto to Highlight WiMAX Deployments in International Markets at WCA 2006

Aperto Executives to Deliver Key Presentations on WiMAX Technology and Markets International Service Providers to Discuss Deployment Experience with Aperto Products  

WASHINGTON, DC, (June 27, 2006) – Aperto Networks, developer of the world's most advanced WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, will showcase its WiMAX Forum Certified™ PacketMAX™ product family at the Wireless Communications Association International's WCA Show in Washington, DC from June 27 - June 30, 2006. Aperto executives will also share their views on WiMAX technologies and market opportunities at several panel sessions throughout the event.  

In addition, several prominent international service provider executives will present their experiences in deploying Aperto's WiMAX gear in their respective markets. Among the key international participants will be Alin Jayant, senior vice president, network planning & implementation, for VSNL of India; Brian Brooks, vice president of operations at Comsat International; Ralph Diaz, director of engineering at BIVA Puerto Rico; and Aleksey Nesterov, general manager, Infoseti of Russia.  

“We are delighted to join hands with leading service providers from around the world to share experiences of deploying Aperto’s carrier grade WiMAX solution based networks and services,” said Manish Gupta, vice president of marketing and alliances, Aperto Networks.  

Aperto’s executives will offer their insights into Aperto’s strategies, and the issues and opportunities that will impact the growth of WiMAX-based products. Aperto executives will participate in the following WCA sessions:  

  • Wednesday, June 28th, 10:45-12:00

Mike Pratt, President and CEO, Aperto Networks, and a WCA Director, will participate as a member of a CEO panel to discuss the Future of WiMAX Mobility

  • Wednesday, June 28th, 10:45-11:45

Optimizing Cost-Benefits in Emerging Wireless Solutions Manish Gupta, Vice President, Marketing & Alliances, Aperto Networks

  • Wednesday, June 28th, 13:30-14:30

Key Technology Requirements to Enable Wide-Scale WiMAX  Dean Chang, Director, Product Management, Aperto Networks; founding board member of the WiMAX Forum; chair of the Service Provider Working Group

  • Thursday, January 29th, 13:30-14:30

Global Deployments & Pivotal Trial Results: Meeting Broadband Wireless Operator Needs in High Growth Markets Manish Gupta, Vice President, Marketing & Alliances, Aperto Networks

About Aperto Networks

Aperto Networks helps leading service providers deliver affordable wireless voice and broadband profitably by building the world's most advanced WiMAX base stations and subscriber units. Aperto fundamentally changes the economics of delivering voice and broadband services through IP-rich, point-to-point and point-to-multipoint networks, allowing carriers to offer a wider variety of services to more customers using less equipment. Its carrier-class WiMAX technology offers industry-leading subscriber density, quality of service, ease of use and reliability. Aperto is a founding board member of the WiMAX Forum as well as a founder and lead contributor to IEEE 802.16a/d and the ETSI-BRAN standards. Serving more than 200 customers in 65 countries, Aperto Networks is based in Milpitas, California. For more information on Aperto Networks, go to www.apertonet.com.  

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