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WiMAX Forum to Host WiMAX Africa 2014 at AfricaCom

06-20-2014 07:00 PM CET | Media & Telecommunications

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Pre-conference event designed for operators to share best practices for profitable 4G networks

CLACKAMAS, OR – June 18, 2014 – The WiMAX Forum® announced its upcoming annual WiMAX Africa 2014 event, a pre-conference session being held in on November 10th at the Cape Town Doubletree Hotel. The full-day session will focus specifically on supporting the African operator community in the deployment of cost-effective 4G WiMAX networks.

WiMAX Africa 2014 will present an opportunity for all participants to meet, exchange ideas, and develop business and cooperative relationships. Both operators and vendors will benefit from roundtable discussions on topics including the WiMAX Advanced roadmap – supporting multi-platform deployments for both WiMAX and LTE – and emerging markets such as Aviation, Utilities, and Oil & Gas.

Said WiMAX Forum President and CEO, Declan Byrne, “In a unique telecom environment, the WiMAX community faces a host of challenges. WiMAX Africa 2014 will give all of its attendees a better understanding of where the industry is headed and how operators can thrive in the face of change.”

Participation in this event is free and open to all participants of the WiMAX ecosystem. Membership in the WiMAX Forum is not a requirement to attend. If you have questions regarding this event or would like to request a visa invitation letter, please contact Sophia Chang, WiMAX Forum Project Manager, at Sophia.Chang@WiMAXForum.org. To register for WiMAX Africa 2014, please visit our registration page.

For more information on WiMAX technology or to become a member of the WiMAX Forum, please contact Kailey Phillips at kailey.phillips@wimaxforum.org; or by phone at +1 (703) 407-1643.

About the WiMAX Forum

The WiMAX Forum is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization that certifies and promotes the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16. The WiMAX Forum’s primary goal is to accelerate the adoption, deployment and expansion of WiMAX technologies across the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. WiMAX Forum Certified® products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. The WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. For more information, visit www.wimaxforum.org.

Alessandra Rocha
Business Development Manager
US: +1 (858) 605-0978
Alessandra.Rocha@WiMAXForum.org

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