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WiMAX Forum® Congress Announces Speakers for WiMAX Forum Congress Asia

2009-04-22 15:27
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PORTLAND, Ore.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The WiMAX Forum® today announced the keynote speakers for WiMAX Forum Congress Asia Conference and Exhibition in Singapore on April 28 - 29, 2009. Part of WiMAX Forum's series of global tradeshows, the event is the largest and most successful WiMAX event in the region.

Many leaders in the telecommunications and WiMAX industry have already agreed to speak at the show, including Takashi Tanaka, President, UQ Communications Inc, Japan, Peter Yen, President, Tatung Infocomm Co., LTD, Taiwan and Dennis Sverdlov, CEO, Yota, Russia. The following industry leading speakers have recently confirmed their participation at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress Asia, rendering the agenda coverage even broader.

New speakers include:

Mahmoud Bashir Alteir, WiMAX Project Manager, LTT (Libya Telecom & Technology) will be providing a case study, during the Technical Symposium, on how LTT successfully developed WiMAX in Libya.

Jaikishan Rajaraman, Senior Director, Services, GSMA, will take part in a panel discussion on balancing the needs of two separate radio Communities with strategies for WiMAX/satellite coexistence - at the WiMAX Spectrum Workshop.

Andrew Gan, Regional Marketing Manager, WiMAX Business Unit, Fujitsu Microelectronics Pacific Asia Ltd, will hold a talk on developing a successful portfolio of WiMAX devices to meet user mobile Internet experience & offerings, during the main congress, on day 1.

Also on day 1, Raman Subbaiah, General Manager, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd will participate in the emerging market operators roundtable, addressing strategies for successfully positioning WiMAX in emerging markets.

Other expert industry speakers who will be presenting at the Congress include Shabbir Hussain, Group Project CEO, wi-tribe ltd, Bahrain, Dr Teddy Huang, President and CEO, WiMAX Telecom, Taiwan, Rizwan Tiwana, CTO, Wateen Telecom, Pakistan, Masron Mohamad, Chief Information Officer, AsiaSpace Sdn Bhd, Malaysia, Phil Ridley, GM, Technical Operations, Unwired Australia Pty Ltd, Australia, Byambatseren Davaakhuu, CEO, Ulusnet LLC, Mongolia, Ali Tabassi, SVP, Global Ecosystem & Standards, Clearwire, USA and Ron Resnick, President, WiMAX Forum, USA.

About WiMAX Forum Congress Asia

WiMAX Forum Congress Asia is the largest and most successful WiMAX event in the region, receiving over 2700 attendees in 2008, its launch year. This year, the operator led agenda of over 100 speakers features 32 top level operator speakers who will present current case studies. For more information please visit www.wimax-vision.com/asia.

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.

"WiMAX Forum," the WiMAX Forum logo and the WiMAX Forum Certified logo are registered trademarks of the WiMAX Forum. "WiMAX," "Mobile WiMAX," "Fixed WiMAX," "WiMAX Certified," and "WiMAX Forum Certified" are trademarks of the WiMAX Forum. Third-party trademarks contained in this document are the property of their respective owners.

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