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Aperto Networks Appoints Behrooz Parsay VP of Engineering

Continues to Build World Class Management Team to Lead Company Through Next Phase of Growth and Expansion  

Milpitas, Calif., (June 16, 2006) – Aperto Networks, developer of the world’s most advanced WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, announced today the appointment of Behrooz Parsay as vice president of engineering. Parsay will be based in Milpitas, Calif., and will report to Mike Pratt, president and CEO of Aperto Networks.  

“We are immensely pleased to have an executive of Behrooz’s talent and experience to join the Aperto team,” said Mike Pratt, president and CEO of Aperto Networks. “In prior assignments, Behrooz has led development teams through periods of growth and maturation while delivering a range of sophisticated system solutions. His experience and leadership will serve Aperto well as we address the challenges and opportunities of this exciting market.”  

Parsay has a broad base of experience in developing and delivering carrier grade solutions in the wireline and wireless arenas. He has built engineering organizations from zero to a couple of hundred and has managed teams in multiple locations while delivering complex solutions on time and within budget.  

Parsay began his career as an RF engineer and has held engineering management positions at L3 Communications, Ericsson, DIVA, Kestrel, and Lantern Communications. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Chico State University, and a Master of Science in Engineering Management from Santa Clara University.  

Aperto Networks also announced that Dr. Subir Varma has been appointed vice president of technology. He will report to Mike Pratt and will oversee advanced technology planning, acquisition, and development.

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, visit www.apertonet.com.