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Aperto Announces Expansion of India Operations and Inaugurates New Bangalore Office  

Bangalore, india, May 17, 2007– Aperto® Networks, builder of the world’s most advanced WiMAX base stations and subscriber units for fixed, portable, and mobile applications, today announced that it has significantly expanded its offices in Bangalore, India. The new facility is almost four times larger than the company’s previous regional headquarters and will house teams in engineering, marketing, and customer service for India and the global market. Aperto now has two subsidiaries in India to support its engineering, sales, and marketing efforts.  

The address of Aperto’s new office is:
Aperto Networks India Pvt Ltd
#201 to 210, 218 to 223
2nd Floor, Raheja Arcade
No.1, Koramangala industrial Layout
Koramangala, Bangalore 560 095
 
"This was a strategic decision that reflects the huge market opportunity for our WiMAX Forum Certified PacketMAX™ solution in India and surrounding countries," said Michael Pratt, CEO of Aperto.

"India continues to be a major focus for Aperto," added Manish Gupta, Vice President of Marketing & Alliances and WiMAX Forum board member. "Our Tier I customer wins in India are indicative of Aperto’s leadership in WiMAX globally. Our expansion in India will reinforce the increasing growth momentum that the company is experiencing."  

Aperto’s PacketMAX line of products includes three base stations (the multi-sector PacketMAX 5000 and the single sector PacketMAX 3000) and three subscriber units (PacketMAX 300, PacketMAX 505, and PacketMAX 100).  

In addition to being the industry’s highest density base station, the PacketMAX 5000 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/.
 
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