WiMAX World Conference and Exposition Features Over 35 Speakers

11/3/2004 - Trendsmedia announced that its inaugural WiMAX World Conference & Exposition being held this week at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel has been sold out. The conference, which is now the largest event in the world focused on the next generation of wireless broadband technology known as WiMAX, will feature a three day conference program, a special 1/2 day program run by the WiMAX ForumTM and a technology showcase exhibit.

The WiMAX World Conference and Exposition conference website is http://www.wimaxworld.com.

WiMAX World Conference & Exposition is the nation’s first wireless broadband business solutions event focused on covering the commercialization the IEEE 802.16 standard known as WiMAX. Lead by the WiMAX ForumTM and its over 160 member companies, 802.16 holds the promise of transforming how wireless broadband internet access is made available throughout the world – first, as pre-standard equipment increasingly is compliant with the IEEE 802.16 standard, and second, as equipment becomes WiMAX CertifiedTM, or interoperable, driving costs down and deployments up.

According to Eliot Weinman, President of Trendsmedia and conference co-chairman, “Trendsmedia has worked closely with the WiMAX ForumTM, its member companies, and the industry's leading thought leaders for over 10 months to develop this program. WiMAX has gained considerable momentum recently with the signficant growth in membership of the WiMAX ForumTM, as well as with announced pre-WiMAX deployments throughout the world. Although there has been a tremendous amount of hype concerning WiMAX, the potential of WiMAX is clear. By building equipment, chipsets and wireless broadband components based on open certifiable standards, WiMAX has an opportunity to bring low cost wireless broadband internet access to many regions of the globe at significantly reduced costs. Yet WiMAX still has key challenges ahead. WiMAX World Conference & Exposition covers the major business and technology aspects of WiMAX usage and deployment, and presents an in-depth and balanced view for companies wishing to learn how they can deploy WiMAX solutions to enhance their services and grow their businesses.

WiMAX World Conference & Exposition features:

The conference features keynotes and general sessions by:

Other thought leading speakers include:

WiMAX World Conference & Expo is endorsed and sponsored by over 55 leading corporations, associations and magazines.

Association sponsors include WiMAX ForumTM, Massachusetts Telecommunications Council and TIA.

Corporate platinum sponsors include Fujistu and Intel. Other major sponsors include IBM, Motorola, Alvarion, Redline Communications and SR Telecom.

Technology showcase sponsors include AirNet Communications, Airspan Networks, Aperto Networks, Argus Technologies, BittWare, Cushcraft, InfiNet Wireless, Lightpointe, Navini Networks and nex-G Systems.

The conference research sponsor is ABI Research. Analyst sponsors include Mobile Competency, Rethink Research and Yankee Group.

Flagship media sponsor is Broadband Wireless magazine. Official media sponsors are Phone+, Wireless Fidelity and XCHANG magazine. Supporting media sponsors include 802.11 Report, America's Network, Antenna Systems and Technology, Broadband Wireless Exchange Magazine, InfoWorld, Mobile Viewpoint, Network World, Software Magazine, Telecommunications magazine, Telephony, Tele-Semana, Wireless Review and the WISP Directory.

About the WiMAX ForumTM
The WiMAX ForumTM is working to facilitate the deployment of broadband wireless networks based on the IEEE 802.16 standard by helping to ensure the compatibility and inter-operability of broadband wireless access equipment. The organization is a nonprofit association formed in 2003 by equipment and component suppliers to promote the adoption of IEEE 802.16 compliant equipment by operators of broadband wireless access systems. See http://www.wimaxforum.org/ for more information.

About Trendsmedia
Trendsmedia is an integrated media firm serving emerging technology markets. Trendsmedia’s mission is to help our clients stay ahead of the major technology trends that are likely to impact their businesses significantly. Trendsmedia provides our clients with independently researched and produced media products that explore emerging technology markets in-depth, including focused conferences, independently produced online media, and in-depth newsletters and market intelligence studies. For more, see http://www.trendsmedia.com

"WiMAX ForumTM” and "WiMAX CERTIFIEDTM“ are registered trademarks of the WiMAX ForumTM.

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