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Aperto Networks Announces new U.S. Distribution Agreement with CTI

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 CTI, a large WiMAX integrator based in Burr Ridge, IL, now distributes Aperto's award-winning line of PacketMAX® base stations and subscriber units in the U.S. "CTI is an important partner for us," said Bill Waters, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at Aperto. "They are a true full-service WiMAX resource, offering everything from planning and installation, to training and financing. They are known for launching new technologies like WiMAX and for their leadership in industry groups like WiNOG, the Network Operators Group. Through CTI, PacketMAX and its reputation for carrier-grade performance and reliability will become even better known among service providers, especially WISPs." Known for its nationwide presence and experience, CTI offers solutions that incorporate a full array of design, implementation, financing and support services. These options provide the choice of standard and enhanced localized professional services, including installation and commissioning, build-operate-maintain (BOM) capability, advanced repair and replacement, help desk and educational services, and creative financing programs. "We are very excited about adding Aperto's PacketMAX line of WiMAX equipment to our product offering in the U.S.," said Charles Wu, President of CTI. "We take pride in offering the latest technologies to our customers and PacketMAX certainly fits this bill. PacketMAX was the first product to be WiMAX Forum Certified® and is known around the world for its reliability, carrier-grade features, and outstanding QoS." 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

About CTI

CTI provides complete solutions for service providers and their business including engineering, implementation, logistics, financing, and technical support. With this core, CTI has matured in the wireless broadband industry and has also become the preferred WiMAX distributor in the 3.65 GHz spectrum. CTI holds its statute as a leader in the quantity and quality of successful real-world WiMAX deployments across the country.

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