Portland, OR – May 28, 2009 – Gaining greater momentum, the WiMAX Forum® today announced new WiMAX industry leaders who have agreed to present at WiMAX Forum Global Congress 09

June 1, 2009

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Additional Leading Industry Speakers Announced For WiMAX Forum® Global Congress 09

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Portland, OR – May 28, 2009 – Gaining greater momentum, the WiMAX Forum® today announced new WiMAX industry leaders who have agreed to present at WiMAX Forum Global Congress 09 in Amsterdam taking place from 1st – 3rd June.  Recently added speakers feature key WiMAX network operators from rapidly development markets including India, Asia and Brazil.

These additional speakers join an elite line-up of experts featuring more than 40 operator companies, 14 analysts, 7 regulators and 3 investors from 40 different countries. The conference sessions will follow a flexible 3 day, 7 track event format which enables delegates to tailor their conference experience to meet their needs, and gain an in-depth and focused understanding of the most pressing issues relevant to each attendee. The final speakers and sessions include:

1st June, Special Emerging Markets Focus Day

Closing the Digital Divide – WiMAX in Emerging Markets
Roger Dorf, VP Broadband Wireless, Cisco (USA)

Integrating WiMAX with Existing Network Assets to Deliver a Competitive Pan- Indian Offering
R.N. Prabhakar, Member, TRAI (India)

Analysing the Existing Market Conditions and Understanding How WiMAX Fits Into The Scenario
Naeem Zaminder, Vice President, Mobilink (Pakistan)

PANEL DISCUSSION India’s Broadband Ambitions: Plans and Present Status of WiMAX Deployment
Prateek Pashine, COO Retail Broadband Unit, Tata Communications (India)

2nd June, Main Conference Keynote Sessions

International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT): Delivering Broadband Access in Emerging Markets
Malcolm Johnson, Director, Telecommunication Standardization Bureau, ITU (Switzerland)

2nd June, Main Conference Track One

Approaches To Launching WiMAX Into A Market: Should Operators Start With Consumers Or Corporate Users? Which Segment Is Easier To Serve?
Andy McKinnon, WiMAX Principal, EMEA, Motorola Home & Networks Mobility

The P1 Journey … Challenges and Lessons learnt
Michael Lai, CEO, P1 (Malaysia)

2nd June, Main Conference Track Two

Operator Presentation – WiMAX: The Operator’s Perspective
George Matsumoto, Chair of NOTF, WiMAX Forum (USA)

2nd June, Main Conference Track Three

Utilizing WiMAX for Digital TV return channel to promote Social Inclusion in Brazil
Andre Barbosa, Special Assistant, Office of the President, Casa Civil, Presidency of the Federative Republic of Brazil

Results of Telefonica Brazil’s WiMAX Field Test in Sao Paulo: Pros and Cons of WiMAX at 2.5Ghz
Marcos Bafutto, PhD, Director, Regulatory Affairs, Telefonica Sistemas de Televisão (Brazil)

Role of the Legislative Branch in Promoting Technology Led Innovations that Will Accelerate Social Inclusion
Mr. Paulo Henrique Lustosa, Congressman, Lower House, Camara dos Deputados, member of the Science and Technology Committee Brazil

For more information about WiMAX Forum Global Congress 09 and to download a full conference programme please visit http://global.wimax-vision.com/conference/download_brochure

About WiMAX Forum® Global Congress

WiMAX Forum® Global Congress 2009 is a premier global WiMAX event. This year, the operator led agenda of over 80 speakers features over 40 top level operator speakers who will present current case studies. Other program highlights include a pre-conference Special Focus Day on WiMAX in Emerging Markets: Greenfield and Incumbent Operator Strategies (1st June), Analyst Breakfast Briefings (2nd & 3rd June), a Technical Symposium (2nd & 3rd June) and a post conference workshop led by Celplan Technologies on 4th June. For more information please visit http://www.wimax-vision.com/global.

About the WiMAX Forum®

The WiMAX Forum® is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization formed to certify and promote the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon the harmonized IEEE 802.16e/ETSI HiperMAN standard. A WiMAX Forum goal is to accelerate the introduction of these systems into the marketplace. WiMAX Forum Certified products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. Along these lines, the WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. Through the WiMAX Forum Congress Events Series of global trade shows and events, the WiMAX Forum is committed to furthering education, training and collaboration to expand the reach of the WiMAX ecosystem. For more information, visit the trade show link at www.wimaxforum.org.

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