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Khurram Sheikh of Powerwave Technologies to Moderate Wireless Panel at the 2008 SCTE Conference on Emerging Technologies.

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Khurram P. Sheikh, chief product and development officer for
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Powerwave Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWAV), a global supplier
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of wireless infrastructure solutions, will serve as the
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moderator for a pre-conference tutorial at the Society of
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Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) Conference on
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Emerging Technologies, taking place in Los Angeles,
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California, January 14 through 16, 2008.
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The pre-conference tutorial, entitled "Wireless: .a to .z,"
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will provide an overview of wireless technologies as they
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pertain to the cable marketplace. In addition, the session
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will outline various applications, ranging from in-home Wi-Fi
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to WiMAX, and the industry standards initiatives currently
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surrounding these applications.
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Panelists participating in the tutorial moderated by Mr.
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Sheikh are Michael Hayashi, senior vice president,
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& Technology, Time Warner Cable; Stephen Bye, vice president,
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Wireless Strategy & Development, Cox Communications; and Mike
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Roudi, vice president, Wireless, Time Warner Cable.
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During the session, three technical papers will also be
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presented. They include "Beyond Cable: Opportunities with 4G
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Wireless Broadband" by Alan Pritchard, vice president,
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Account Development, Nortel; "Leveraging Cable Infrastructure
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with Wireless Extension to Deliver Seamless Triple Play
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Services Outside the Home" by David C. Hartrum, R&D engineer,
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Motorola-H&NM and, "Wireless Coverage Analysis and
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Prediction: Getting it Right" by Dean A. Stoneback, senior
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manager, Systems Engineering, Motorola-H&NM.
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The SCTE Emerging Technology Conference brings together
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industry thought leaders--the movers and shakers in the cable
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telecommunications industry - for two days of high level
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technical discussions on key aspects that may transform the
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industry in the next three to five years.
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Khurram P. Sheikh, chief product and development officer at
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Powerwave, is a leader and pioneer of various industry and
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technology standards bodies, including the 3GPP/2, IEEE
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801.11/16/20/21, WiMAX/WiBro, Cable Labs and the Wireless
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Communications Association International (WCAI). He has led
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his teams in developing groundbreaking technologies such as
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Broadband Radio Services (BRS) - 2.5GHz spectrum acquisition
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and development, space-time processing technologies (smart
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antennas), and cable-wireless seamless mobility and
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OFDMA-based 4G wireless technologies.
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Mr. Sheikh joined Powerwave in 2007 from Time Warner Cable,
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where as vice president, Wireless Strategy and Development,
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he was responsible for developing technology and business
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plans, and driving a converged end-to-end service
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architecture that incorporated seamless mobility inside and
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outside the home through multi-mode multimedia devices,
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scalable wired/wireless infrastructure and mobile content
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delivery. Prior to this, Mr. Sheikh served as chief
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technology advisor for Sprint, where he led technology
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assessment, research and development, network architecture
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and design, technology trials and the strategic development
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of next generation wireless solutions.
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SCTE Emerging Technologies Conference 2008
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California Ballroom
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Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites
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404 S. Figueroa Street
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Los Angeles, CA 90071
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The preconference tutorial: "Wireless: .a to .z", will take
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place Monday, January 14, 4 to 6 p.m.
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CONTACT: <
Press passes to the SCTE Emerging Technologies Conference can
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be obtained at: http://et.scte.org/content/media/index.cfm


About Powerwave Technologies

Powerwave Technologies is a global supplier of end-to-end solutions for wireless communications networks. Powerwave designs, manufactures and markets antennas, boosters, combiners, filters, repeaters, multi-carrier RF power amplifiers, tower-mounted amplifiers and advanced coverage solutions, all for use in public safety, cellular, PCS and 3G networks throughout the world. Corporate headquarters are located at 1801 E. St. Andrew Place, Santa Ana, Calif. 92705. Telephone (714) 466-1000. For more information on advanced wireless coverage and capacity solutions, call (888)-PWR-WAVE (797-9283) or visit www.powerwave.com. Powerwave, Powerwave Technologies and the Powerwave logo are registered trademarks of Powerwave Technologies, Inc.
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