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Fujitsu Delivers Keynote, Exhibits Reference Boards at Upcoming Broadband Wireless World Forum 2006

Fujitsu Releases New Technology Guide for Subscriber Station Designs, Based on its WiMAX Reference Design

Fujitsu Semiconductor America Inc.

Sunnyvale, CA, April 12, 2006

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) announced today that two leaders from Fujitsu will keynote the Broadband Wireless World Forum 2006, hosted at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas. In addition, the company has released a new technology backgrounder detailing the application of its WiMAX reference design board for systems developers creating WiMAX-compliant subscriber units.

On Friday, April 28, 2006, at 11 a.m., Makoto “Mac” Awaga, head of Mobile Solution Business Division for Fujitsu Limited's Electronic Devices Group, and Keith Horn, senior vice president of sales and marketing for Fujitsu Microelectronics America, will jointly deliver a conference keynote presentation entitled “Communications On-The-Go: New Business Opportunities in the Broadband Wireless Era.” The keynote will discuss Fujitsu’s vision of wireless fixed and mobile convergence, and show how telecommunications equipment and service providers can best leverage the convergence of wireless technologies to provide the best access anytime, anywhere.

Fujitsu expects carriers and handset providers to leverage and converge wireless access technologies to deliver the best service options to their users based on their unique needs. The presentation will include examples of new AV multimedia services and applications for mobile devices.

“Fujitsu is squarely at the intersection of market needs and state-of-the-art solutions to make Communications-on-the-Go a reality,” stated Keith Horn. “The company is a leading IEEE 802.16-2004 WiMAX SoC provider, and is fully committed to a major mobile WiMAX SoC development program. We are pleased to represent the continuum of fixed, mobile and convergent applications enabled by the IEEE 802.16 standards.”

New Technology Backgrounder from Fujitsu Details Subscriber Station Designs, Based on its WiMAX Reference Design

The Fujitsu WiMAX reference design serves as an enabling platform for developing indoor and outdoor TDD or HDX-FDD subscriber stations. System software deliverables include MAC-layer software and device drivers for various operating systems. Using these resources and the new technology backgrounder, OEMs can develop application software for configuration and control, network monitoring and management, and multiple QoS profiles for high-demand applications such as VoIP, video surveillance and audio and video streaming.

Developers and Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) can download the WiMAX subscriber station technology backgrounder from the FMA website at: http://www.fujitsu.com/us/services/edevices/microelectronics/broadbandwireless/whitepaper/

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 http://us.fujitsu.com/micro/WiMAX or please address e-mail to inquiry.bwa@fma.fujitsu.com

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Emi Igarashi

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E-mail: E-mail: eigarash@fma.fujitsu.com
Company:Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc.


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