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Fujitsu and Partner Customers to Address Opportunities in Broadband Wireless at Broadband Wireless World 2006

The company to deliver a conference keynote presentation, “Communications On-The-Go: New Business Opportunities in the Broadband Wireless Era,” which discusses Fujitsu’s vision of wireless mobile applications

Sunnyvale, CA, April 24, 2006

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) and five customer partners will showcase the Fujitsu fixed WiMAX SoC and their systems with a variety of applications at the Broadband Wireless World 2006, April 27 to 28, in Las Vegas.

At booth #305, Fujitsu will exhibit its WiMAX reference design, which serves as an enabling platform for developing both base stations and subscriber stations. Five of Fujitsu’s customers will also exhibit their WiMAX systems at the Fujitsu booth. Their applications, all of which incorporate the Fujitsu MB87M3400 WiMAX SoC, include enterprise and residential modem terminals, mesh networks and point-to-multipoint access products. Specifically:

  • Air Broadband will demonstrate its base station and subscriber station, PiMAX™, for metropolitan broadband wireless networks based on the IP MCSQ architecture.
  • Aperto Networks will showcase its PacketMAX™ 5000 base station.
  • Hopling Technologies will exhibit its subscriber station, HopMAX™ 1600. Hopling has selected the Fujitsu WiMAX SoC as the standard silicon for its next-generation HopMAX™ product portfolio of base-station systems, micro-base stations and high-end subscriber stations.
  • MiTAC will showcase its subscriber station using the Fujitsu WiMAX SoC, and
  • Orza Networks will feature its CPE that is optimized for, and is an integral component of, Orza's proprietary home-gateway solution "Super Orza V.”

Case Studies Key Element of Press Briefing Thursday, April 27

In addition to showcasing their applications at the Fujitsu booth, Air Broadband, Aperto Networks and Hopling Technologies will participate in a Fujitsu press briefing on Thursday, April 27, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. in the Pisa Room. The customer partners will speak about their deployment successes, the range of topologies and applications implemented, and their product roadmaps.

Following the launch of the Fujitsu WiMAX SoC at last year's Broadband Wireless World, the company has been working with more than 20 customers worldwide to help them deploy WiMAX-compliant and WiMAX-ready systems. Aperto Networks' 3.5GHz systems were among the first to be fully certified by the WiMAX Forum in January 2006.

In addition to Fujitsu’s leadership as an IEEE 802.16-2004 WiMAX SoC provider, Fujitsu is fully committed to mobile WiMAX SoC development, and has just released its new technology backgrounder detailing application of its WiMAX reference design board for systems developers creating WiMAX-compliant subscriber units,

Fujitsu Keynote on “Communications On-The-Go: New Business Opportunities in the Broadband Wireless Era”

On Friday, April 28, at 11 a.m., Makoto “Mac” Awaga, head of the 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 wireless applications and ways in which telecommunications equipment and service providers can best leverage the convergence of wireless technologies to provide the best access anytime, anywhere. The presentation will include examples of new AV multimedia services and applications for mobile devices.

Fujitsu will exhibit at booth 305 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas Thursday, April 27, from 12:30 to 6:00 p.m., and Friday, April 28, from 12:30 to 4:00 p.m.

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: April 24, 2006
City: Sunnyvale, CA
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