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Fujitsu to Demonstrate its Newest WiMAX System at WCA's 12th Annual International Symposium, January 17-19, Booth 110

Fujitsu Joins “Chips Unplugged” Panel January 19, Led by WiMAX Industry Leaders

Fujitsu Semiconductor America Inc.

Sunnyvale, CA, January 12, 2006

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) will demonstrate its newest WiMAX reference design system at the 12th annual Wireless Communications Association (WCA) International Symposium, January 17-19, at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose.

The Fujitsu demonstration, which will be located at booth 110, will feature a WiMAX base station communicating with a subscriber station built using the Fujitsu WiMAX reference design kit. The kit incorporates all the hardware and software required to allow designers to develop WiMAX-compliant equipment based on the Fujitsu MB87M3400 WiMAX System-on-Chip (SoC), the industry-leading WiMAX implementation.

"Fujitsu has established itself as a global leader in this powerful, exciting new broadband wireless technology," said Keith Horn, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Fujitsu Microelectronics. "Our new reference design kit is giving customers a valuable technology edge, helping them launch their new WiMAX-compliant products efficiently and on schedule."

Fujitsu Featured at "Chips Unplugged" Panel at IEEE Communications Society Session

Fujitsu also will take part in a special panel presentation featuring WiMAX industry pacesetters. The "Chips Unplugged: WiMAX Chip Leaders Describe Goals and Strategies" panel will take place on Thursday, January 19, at 6:15 p.m. at the IEEE Communications Society Santa Clara chapter's monthly meeting, which is co-located with the WCA. George Wu, director of marketing for Technology Solutions/ASSPs, will represent Fujitsu on the panel. The session will be moderated by Wei-Min Lu, Co-Chair, IEEE Santa Clara Valley Chapter.

About Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) leads the industry in innovation. FMA provides high-quality, reliable semiconductor products and services for the networking, communications, automotive, security and other markets throughout North and South America. As a founding and board member of the WiMAX Forum™, Fujitsu supports the standards development and compliance programs that are essential to successful Broadband Wireless deployment. Fujitsu provides performance-driven WiMAX solutions by leveraging the company's experience and expertise in the networking and communications markets. Fujitsu offers flexible WiMAX SoC and reference designs for WiMAX-certifiable systems to equipment vendors. For more product information, please visit the company's web site at or please address e-mail to

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Date: January 12, 2006
City: Sunnyvale, CA
Company: Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.