Aperto Networks CEO to Speak at Broadband World Forum Opening Plenary Panel  

Madrid, Spain, (October 3, 2005) – Aperto Networks, a leading WiMAX systems provider, today announced the company’s chairman and CEO, Reza Ahy, will be speaking on “Visions of a Wireless Broadband Future” in the opening plenary panel of the WiMAX Global ComForum being held in conjunction with Broadband World Forum this week in Madrid, Spain. Ahy will address the technology and business challenges in implementing WiMAX wireless broadband networks for fixed, portable and mobile.  

Aperto Networks’ award-winning wireless broadband solutions have been deployed by over 200 service providers in over 65 countries, delivering a wide range of voice, data, and video applications, including wireless VPNs and VLANs, disaster recovery Hot Spots, cellular and nomadic wireless backhaul, as well as VoIP and streaming media.  

Dave Palmer, Senior Director of Business Development for Aperto Networks will also be speaking on the topic, “Deployment Strategy of WiMAX for Fixed Network Operators” at the Broadband World Forum on a panel of the WiMAX Global ComForum.  

Palmer’s presentation will explore the salient issues pertaining to the deployment strategies of leading wireless broadband service providers in Europe, Latin America, the US and Asia. He will discuss issues of network management, provisioning interfaces, security, coverage parameters, traffic models and business models. He will address operational differentiators and the importance of Quality of Service, cost-effectiveness of equipment, and newly enabled WiMAX applications.  

WHO: Reza Ahy, Chairman and CEO, Aperto Networks
TOPIC: Visions of a Wireless Broadband Future
WHAT: WiMAX Global ComForum, Opening Plenary Panel
WHEN: October 5, 2005, 9:00 AM GMT
WHERE: Madrid, Spain

WHO: Dave Palmer, Senior Director of Business Development, Aperto Networks
TOPIC: Deployment Strategy of WiMAX for Fixed Network Operators
WHAT: WiMAX Global ComForum
WHEN: October 4, 2005, 11:45 AM GMT
WHERE: Madrid, Spain  

About Aperto Networks

Aperto Networks is a leader in WiMAX systems selling to the global markets. 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. Its PacketMAX and PacketWave® systems consist of 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. The scalability and patented technologies in these systems support new wireless builds and complement wireline broadband access networks. Aperto is deployed in over 65 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