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Infoseti Deploys Aperto PacketWave® throughout Greater Metropolitan Moscow

Primary business-class ISP relies exclusively on Aperto WiMAX-class solutions for 5.8 GHz multiservice connectivity  

Milpitas, Calif. and Moscow, Russian Federation, (May 10, 2005) – Aperto Networks, a leading WiMAX-class multiservice wireless access systems provider, and its channel partner Avalcom, a leader in the design and construction of data transmission networks across the Russian Federation, have been chosen by Infoseti, one of Russia’s premier business-class Internet Service Providers, for deployment of a citywide PacketWave multiservice network across the greater metropolitan area of Moscow.  

Infoseti operates in the 16th largest metro area in the world, and has amassed a diverse business user base of over 1000 enterprises by delivering a variety of 5.8 GHz high-speed wireless data transmission services, Internet access, Wi-Fi networking, VPNs, videoconferencing and Voice over IP features. Its network technicians are among the most expert in access technologies, having installed some of the largest and most challenging WiMAX-class access networks in metro Moscow.  

“Our users are highly demanding, as access competition is keen in Moscow and we serve a high number of foreign branches accustomed to the best service and facilities,” stated Louis Loizou, Deputy Director General of Infoseti. “Avalcom and Aperto have worked seamlessly with our team to enable the Quality of Service functionality as wellas line-of-sight and non-line-of-site transmissions so important to our business-grade multiservice portfolio and users.”  

“Infoseti has shown tremendous entrepreneurial drive, expanding business-grade access in Moscow to keep pace with the high rate of enterprise growth in the Russian capital,” emphasized Aperto CEO Reza Ahy. “Infoseti has now become the first wireless ISP to deliver a full line of multiservice applications over WiMAX-class networks to Moscow businesses. Aperto is proud to be part of the carrier’s impressive accomplishments.”  

About Aperto Networks

Aperto Networks is a leader in WiMAX-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 802.16a/d 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-multipoint and point-to-point deployment. PacketWave’s scalability and patented technologies support new wireless builds and complement wireline broadband access networks. Aperto is already deployed in 60 countries, meeting service provider needs for installation ease, IP-rich network functionality, cost effectiveness, rapid provisioning and interference resilience. For more information on ApertoNetworks, go to www.apertonet.com.  

About Avalcom

One of Russia’s leading system integrators, Avalcom is part of Avalcom Limited (Avalcom, OmniSistems, OmniPark and Avaltek) with headquarters in Moscow, Russia. The company plans, designs, deploys, manages and maintains WiMAX-class broadband wireless networks throughout Russia and the CIS. Avalcom serves as a one-stop center of excellence for end-to-end network solutions for top-tier manufacturers, carriers, oil, gas and mining companies, seaports, government agencies and public utilities. It has over 70 major successful deployments ranging from the Russian Joint Unified Energy System to the Savings Bank of the Russian Federation, LukOil, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works and the Ministry of the Interior. The company actively serves customers in the greater Moscow region, as well as widely across Siberia, the Ural region and Central Russia. For more information in the Russian language, visit http://www.avalcom.ru.