were open to exhibitors, sponsors and presenters of the WiMAX World EMEA
Conference, May 19-21, in Munich, Germany. A select judging panel of
experts from the WiMAX community chose 22 Industry Choice finalists
among the nominees, including Aptilo's WiMAX AAA Connectivity Service
Network (CSN) System.
Conference delegates will vote for the Industry Choice Award at the
WiMAX World EMEA Conference. The winner will be announced May 20 during
the Best of WiMAX World EMEA Awards presentation hosted by Eliot Weinman,
conference co-chair and president of Trendsmedia, the events and
publishing division of Yankee Group that produces WiMAX World
Conferences & Expos; and Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange.
"xchange congratulates the finalists in this contest," said Mike Saxby,
group publisher of xchange. "The Industry Choice nominees are among the
best and brightest in the field, showcasing the rapid advancement of
Eliot Weinman, conference co-chair, added, "We're excited about this
prestigious and objective awards program and the innovation represented
by its nominees."
The standards-compliant Aptilo WiMAX CSN System is the first integrated
wireless broadband data and voice services solution for
standards-compliant Mobile WiMAX™ authentication, authorization and
accounting (AAA) and Service Control. The unique multi-access support
allows for management of services provided over WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks
from within the same platform.
integrated CSN solution offers service providers a best-in-class, cost
effective approach to enable WiMAX network installations that can easily
support rapid expansion," said Torbjorn Ward, chief executive officer,
Aptilo Networks. "We are proud to be recognized as a finalist for the
WiMAX World EMEA 2008 Industry Choice Award."
Finalists were selected by an independent judging panel, including Craig
Mathias, principal, Farpoint Group; Will Strauss, principal analyst,
Forward Concepts; Adlane Fellah, CEO and founder, Maravedis Inc.;
Caroline Gabriel, lead research analyst, Rethink Research; Philip
Marshall, vice president of enabling technologies, Yankee Group; and
representatives from xchange and Trendsmedia.
For more information on the Best of WiMAX World EMEA Awards, visit
Please visit Aptilo at WiMAX World EMEA 2008 in booth #610 for more
Founded in 1996, xchange is a monthly magazine for facilities-based
service providers offering voice, data, wireless, IP, WiMAX and content.
Its seasoned editors do more than simply report on industry news; they
dig beneath the surface to provide analysis on what new equipment, new
services, new regulatory activities and other new developments mean to
xchange's readers. The publication has an online buyer's guide; a
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About Aptilo Networks
Aptilo Networks offers a comprehensive wireless
service management platform designed for service providers, enterprises
and municipalities needing a rapidly deployable, scalable multiservice
solution to easily manage data and voice services over WiMAX, wireless
mesh and Wi-Fi networks.
From smaller initial installations up to large carrier networks,
Aptilo's cost-efficient solution for wireless service management and
delivery provides a rapid time to market while flexibly supporting
future network and service expansion.
Selected by premier technology partners such as Nortel, Cisco and HP,
Aptilo has become a global leader and the provider of choice enabling
service providers, businesses and governments to rapidly manage and
deliver highly secure voice and data services in public, semi-public and
private wireless access zones in more than 40 countries worldwide.
Aptilo Networks is headquartered in Stockholm, with regional offices in
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Plano, Texas. For more information, please
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