REMINDER/Aperto Networks and TowerStream Invited to Participate at Wireless Technology Event Convened by FCC, Commerce and State Departments.
REMINDER...for Monday (May 12)
Wireless Innovations: New Technologies and the Evolving Policies
MILPITAS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 12, 2003
Companies will speak on growth, potential for unlicensed
wireless access networks
Aperto Networks, a leading provider of new generation scalable broadband wireless access systems, and TowerStream, the leading fixed wireless broadband provider in the Northeast United States, have been invited to speak and demonstrate their technologies at "Wireless Innovations: New Technologies and the Evolving Policies" from May 12-13, 2003 at the U.S. Department of Commerce Lobby and Auditorium at 1401 Constitution Avenue, N.W. (entrance on 14th Street), Washington D.C., http://www.ntia.doc.gov/forums/wi2003/index.html.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Commerce Department's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and U.S. Department of State's International Communications and Information Policy (CIP) groups have convened the two-day wireless technology showcase and policy discussion. The technology exhibition on day one will provide policy-makers and members of the public and news media an opportunity to witness live demonstrations of cutting-edge wireless technologies and applications. The five panel discussions on day two will focus on unlicensed wireless technologies and allow technology innovators and entrepreneurs the opportunity to interact and exchange ideas with policy decision-makers.
The Aperto Networks and TowerStream teams are among fifteen companies invited to exhibit:
When: Monday, May 12, 2003, 10am - 3pm What: Technology Showcase: Aperto Networks and TowerStream will demonstrate the PacketWave(R) Point-to-Multipoint system (base station & subscriber units). Key technologies such as dynamic per-subscriber link optimization will be demonstrated. An Internet connection will be used to demonstrate TowerStream's extensive wireless access network in the Boston Metro area. Who: Aperto Networks and TowerStream executives Where: U.S. Department of Commerce Lobby
Aperto Networks has been invited to speak on the first panel, co-moderated by the FCC and NTIA:
When: Tuesday, May 13, 2003, 9:15 - 10:45am What: Panel 1: The Growth and Future Potential for Unlicensed Wireless Networks Who: Alan Menezes, Vice President of Marketing, Aperto Networks Where: U.S. Department of Commerce Auditorium
Mr. Menezes will be the official representative of the WiMAX Forum, a cross-industry standards compliance and interoperability body, and will specifically address issues of wireless standards including IEEE 802.16 and WiMAX, license-exempt spectrum market and applications, interference management and emerging successful business models for license-exempt carriers, as well as Wi-Fi to Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (MAN) integration.
Panel discussions and exhibits will be open to the public and press on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited.