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Aperto Networks Named to 2007 List of "Fierce 15" Broadband Wireless Companies by FierceBroadBand Wireless  

MILPITAS, CA (July 24, 2007) – Aperto® Networks, builder of the world’s most advanced WiMAX solutions for fixed, portable, and mobile applications, announced today that it has been named to the annual "Fierce 15" list by FierceBroadbandWireless, designating it as one of the top mobile broadband companies of the year. This is the second time that Aperto has been honored by this leading wireless networking portal, formerly known as FierceWiFi.   "We are thrilled that Aperto has again been honored by FierceBroadbandWireless," said Manish Gupta, Vice President of Marketing & Alliances for Aperto Networks and WiMAX Forum Board Member. "It shows how our WiMAX Forum® Certified PacketMAX solutions are increasingly being recognized by service providers, WiMAX ecosystem companies, industry associations, leading analysts, and the media."   The FierceWireless "Fierce 15" celebrates the spirit of being "fierce"—championing innovation and creativity, even in the face of intense competition. FierceBroadbandWireless editors Lynnette Luna and Sue Marek evaluated hundreds of organizations, and found Aperto to be one of the "fiercest," proven by their market success and innovations in the industry. FierceBroadbandWireless brings the latest broadband wireless news on WiFi, WiMAX, muni WiFi and other pertinent broadband wireless topics and technologies to more than 48,000 wireless industry insiders, providing the most up-to-date news along with analysis of major industry trends.   "Aperto has long been a pioneer of WiMAX technology and has played a critical role in developing industry standards," said Lynnette Luna, Editor of FierceBroadbandWireless. "With a focus on carrier-class products and emerging markets, where WiMAX is poised to bridge the digital divide, Aperto has positioned itself nicely."   The Aperto family of WiMAX products includes the critical elements required by service providers to deliver wireless broadband services to a wide range of users—ranging from large enterprises and public-sector organizations to multi-tenet buildings and residences—using a single, standards-based platform. The company’s flagship product, the PacketMAX 5000 base station, is also the only carrier-grade base station that can support and operate both the IEEE802.16-2004 and IEEE802.16-2005 WiMAX standards simultaneously.

About Aperto Networks

Aperto Networks helps service providers worldwide profitably deliver affordable wireless voice and broadband services by building the world’s most advanced fixed, portable, and mobile WiMAX Forum Certified 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 250 customers in 70 countries, Aperto Networks is based in Milpitas, California. For more information, visit us at http://www.apertonet.com/.

About FierceMarkets

FierceMarkets is a business media company serving numerous vertical markets with email newsletters, Web sites, Webinars, and live events. Based in W ashington, DC, FierceMarkets publications reach more than 460,000 executives in over 100 countries every business day. Current publications include DailyTechRag (http://www.dailytechrag.com), FierceBioResearcher (http://www.fiercebioresearcher.com), FierceBiotech (http://www.fiercebiotech.com), FierceBioResearcher (http://www.fiercebioresearcher.com), FierceBroadbandWireless (http://www.fiercebroadbandwireless.com), FierceCIO (http://www.fiercecio.com), FierceDeveloper (http://www.fiercedeveloper.com), FierceFinance (http://www.fiercefinance.com), FierceHealthcare (http:///www.fiercehealthcare.com), FierceHealthIT (http://www.fiercehealthit.com), FierceIPTV (http://www.fierceiptv.com), FierceMobileContent (http://www.fiercemobilecontent.com), FierceSarbox (http://www.fiercesarbox.com), FierceVoIP (http://www.fiercevoip.com), FierceBiotech (http://www.FierceBiotech.com), and IT-Wireless (http://www.it-wireless.com), and The Business VoIP Report (http://www.businessvoipreport.com).
 
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