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Aperto Networks Announces U.S. Distribution Agreement with Wireless Connections

MILPITAS, CA (Sept 29, 2008) – Aperto® Networks, builder of the world's most versatile carrier-grade and cost-effective WiMAX Forum? certified base stations and subscriber units, announced today that Wireless Connections, a large WiMAX integrator based in Norwalk, OH, now distributes Aperto's award-winning line of PacketMAX® base stations and subscriber units in the U.S.

"We are delighted to add Wireless Connections to our ApertoWiSE ecosystem," said Bill Waters, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Aperto. "As a leader in providing expertise needed for proper design, equipment purchases, implementation and maintenance of wireless networks in both licensed and unlicensed frequencies, Wireless Connections has the experience and depth necessary to leverage our PacketMAX technology." Wireless Connections, a division of Advanced Computer Connections, Inc., provides high quality broadband wireless communications solutions and services for markets including education, businesses, utilities, telephone companies and government agencies. The company's typical clients include ISPs, utilities, telcos, emergency management agencies, municipalities and other resellers in need of a wireless solution. "The addition of Aperto's award-wining PacketMAX line of base stations and subscriber units substantially strengthens our product and service offerings," said Mike Cowan, President of Wireless Connections. "Aperto has one of the broadest WiMAX product lines in the world, and PacketMAX's support of both license-exempt and lightly-licensed applications sets Aperto apart from other manufacturers in the U.S. Together, we are well positioned to meet the increasing demand for carrier-grade WiMAX products." Aperto's PacketMAX family of products delivers the critical elements required to extend wireless broadband services to a wide range of users-ranging from governments, large enterprises and public-sector organizations to multi-tenet buildings and residences-using a single, standards-based platform. PacketMAX also supports the widest range of licensed and licensed-exempt frequencies in the world, including the 2.5 GHz, 3.3 GHz, 3.5 GHz, 3.65 GHz, 5.1 GHz, 5.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz bands.

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 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-grade 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 400 customers in 90 countries, Aperto Networks is based in Milpitas, California. For more information, visit us at www.apertonet.com.

About Wireless Connections

Wireless Connections is the leader in providing expertise needed for proper design, equipment purchases, implementation and maintenance of wireless networks in both licensed and unlicensed frequencies. Their typical clients include ISPs, Utilities, Telco's, Emergency Management Agencies, Municipalities and resellers across the country in need of a wireless solution. More information can be found at http://www.wirelessconnections.net.

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