Motorola Demonstrates Global Wireless Broadband Leadership at October Tradeshows in Singapore, Paris, Boston, and Beijing
Events to feature MOTOwi4™ product demonstrations and executive speakers
ARLINGTON HTS., Ill. 2 October 2006 - Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT), a leading provider of broadband wireless technologies and devices, today announced it is participating in four wireless broadband tradeshows in October. At these events Motorola will demonstrate to audiences worldwide the benefits of MOTOwi4™, its portfolio of wireless broadband solutions, as cost-effective means for delivering wireless connectivity for fixed, portable, and mobile applications.
Senior executives from Motorola’s Asian, European and U.S. entities will discuss and demonstrate how WiMAX technology will maximize the potential of wireless applications, deliver seamless connectivity and provide faster connections.
Motorola’s participation in and sponsorship of these events builds upon the momentum it has achieved in WiMAX and wireless broadband in recent months. Notably:
* Sprint Nextel’s selection of Motorola as a vendor to build its nationwide WiMAX network
* Motorola’s investment in Clearwire, a high speed wireless broadband Internet services provider, to accelerate the development and deployment of WiMAX networks
* Wateen’s current deployment of a Motorola WiMAX network across Pakistan
* Motorola’s announced strategic initiative to develop mobile WiMAX chipsets for use in Motorola’s next-generation WiMAX devices
Conference: Wireless Broadband Week
Where: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore
When: Oct. 3-4, 2006
On Oct. 3, Ray Owen, director, Wireless Broadband – Asia Pacific, Networks & Enterprise, Motorola, will chair Day One of the conference and deliver the opening speech, followed by a keynote from Benhur Mesfin, director, Wireless Broadband – Asia Pacific on “WiMAX, Unlicensed or 3G? Which Makes Most Sense For Your Business in Asia?”. The keynote will address wireless broadband in Asia, strengths of technologies applied to the Asian market and strategy recommendations for optimum market success.
Conference: Broadband World Broadband/WiMAX Global ComForum
Where: CNIT La Défense, Paris, France
When: Oct. 9-12, 2006
At the Broadband World Forum, Paul Budgen, director of sales, Motorola Wireless Broadband Products, EMEA, will chair a session “Macedonia Connects: A Template for Nation-Wide Wireless Broadband Networks in Developing Nations” with speakers from the Macedonia Connects Project. Macedonia Connects Project is the first program in the world that provides it citizens with affordable, high-speed access to the Internet on a national scale. Motorola’s wi4 Canopy® wireless broadband technology was chosen for this wireless broadband network and deployed nationwide in under three months.
At the co-located WiMAX Global ComForum, Laith Sadiq, director of strategy, Motorola Infrastructure, EMEA will participate in a panel discussing “WiMAX: Enabling Open Services Delivery Platform.”
Conference: WiMAX World USA
Where: World Trade Center, Boston, MA
When: Oct. 10-12, 2006
Greg Brown, president, Motorola Networks & Enterprise, will deliver a keynote on “The State of Wireless Broadband and its Future” on Oct. 11. Motorola will also host the Oct. 12 Power Breakfast featuring Dan Coombes, Networks & Enterprise chief technology officer, discussing “Fitting WiMAX Into the Broadband Access Mix”. There are six additional Motorola presentations throughout the two-day event including sessions on: Investing in WiMAX, an Executive Perspective; Role of WiMAX in Municipal System Architectures; and Comparing Cost/Performance Benefits in WiMAX & 3G.
Global WiMAX Summit in China 2006
Where: The Presidential Plaza, Beijing
When: Oct. 23-24, 2006
On Oct. 23 Adolfo Masini, vice president for business development in the Wireless Broadband Group of Motorola Networks & Enterprise, will deliver a keynote on “Enabling Seamless Mobility through Wireless Broadband.” Other speakers during the conference include Randy Cox, presenting a “WiMAX Deployment Case Study,”; Fang Yuan discussing “Wireless Broadband Driving Convergence,” and Wu Kai covering “WiMAX Network Planning, Deployment and Optimization Service.”
Additional information on these tradeshows is available on the Motorola website: http://www.motorola.com/mediacenter/calendar.jsp
For more information about Motorola’s WiMAX Week visit: Motorola WiMAX Week
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