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SAN JOSE, CA, August 20, 2007—LGC Wireless, the leader in specialized wireless coverage and capacity solutions, today announced that it has joined the WiMAX Forum®, an industry-led non-profit organization committed to promoting and certifying interoperable WiMAX™ products.

The WiMAX Forum is striving to create economies of scale made possible by standards-based, interoperable products that drive price and performance levels not achievable by proprietary approaches. WiMAX technology is designed to help service providers across global markets deliver economical broadband data, voice and video services to both residential and business customers.

“The WiMAX Forum stimulates the development of new products based on the IEEE 802.16 and ETSI HiperMAN standards, and we look forward to future certification of forthcoming products based on those standards,” said John Spindler, vice president of marketing at LGC Wireless. “We believe that in-building coverage and capacity solutions will be a key to the rapid adoption of WiMAX, and as the leader in in-building coverage, we are committed to developing new wireless coverage and capacity solutions for the WiMAX market.”

About WiMAX Forum®

The WiMAX Forum® is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization formed to certify and promote the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon the harmonized IEEE 802.16/ETSI HiperMAN standard. A WiMAX Forum goal is to accelerate the introduction of these systems into the marketplace. WiMAX Forum Certified™ products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. Along these lines, the WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. Through the WiMAX Forum Global Congress Events Series of premier trade shows and conferences, the WiMAX Forum is committed to offering a hands-on business and education experience with meaningful networking opportunities to drive worldwide adoption of WiMAX technology and deliver wireless broadband Internet services anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit the trade show link at

“WiMAX Forum” is a registered trademark of the WiMAX Forum. “WiMAX,” the WiMAX Forum logo, "WiMAX Forum Certified," and the WiMAX Forum Certified logo are trademarks of the WiMAX Forum. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

About LGC Wireless

With more than 10,000 systems shipped worldwide to more than 100 countries, LGC Wireless is the leader in specialized wireless coverage and capacity solutions for carriers and the enterprise. LGC’s scalable, high-performance indoor solutions are at work inside buildings in all major venues and industries. In addition, as a leading supplier of compact GSM and CDMA wireless networks, LGC also provides specialized solutions to mobile operators for a broad range of applications. LGC’s products offer low-cost installation, end-to-end monitoring and management, and easy integration of emerging wireless technologies. LGC Wireless is based in San Jose, California USA and is privately held.

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Penny Flood
Ascendant Communications
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