Aperto to Highlight WiMAX Products and Technology Achievements at WCA 2006

Aperto to exhibit live PacketMAX™ product demonstrations, deliver keynote andpanel presentations on WiMAX technology and markets  

San Jose, CA, (January 16, 2006) – Aperto Networks, developer of the world’s most advanced WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, will showcase its WiMAX leadership with a live demonstration of its PacketMAX™ product family at the Wireless Communications Association’s WCA 2006 event in San Jose, Calif. From January 17 - January 20, 2006. Aperto executives will also share their views on WiMAX technologies and market opportunities at keynote and panel sessions throughout the event.  

"WCA 2006 portends to be a watershed event for Aperto Networks and the WiMAX industry in general," said Manish Gupta, vice president of marketing and alliances, Aperto Networks. "We are delighted to once again have the opportunity to demonstrate the capabilities of our PacketMAX™ product family, including our industry leading PM5000 base station." The demonstrations will occur at Aperto’s booth (spaces #313 and #315).  

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 sessions at WCA 2006:  

  • Wednesday, January 18th, 10:55-12:10 PM
    Dr. Reza Ahy, Chairman and CEO, Aperto Networks, and a WCA Director, will participate as a member of a keynote CEO panel to discuss the company’s WiMAX strategy.
  • Tuesday, January 17th, 10:45-11:45
    Global Overview On Next Generation Investor Interest In WiMAX Deployments
    Manish Gupta, Vice President, Marketing & Alliances, Aperto Networks
  • Thursday, January 19th, 13:30-15:30
    WiMAX Forum 2006 Plan
    Dean Chang, Director, Product Management, Aperto Networks; founding board member of the WiMAX Forum; chair of the Service Provider Working Group
  • Friday, January 20th, 8:30-10:30
    Customer Requirements & Solutions For Enterprise Access In Business, Municipal Or Public Safety Elvis Tucker, Director of Solutions & 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 802.16 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