|Motorola Wins WiMAX World
Europe Award in Devices Category
Other topics: WiMAX CPE Antenna,
WiMAX Market Share
May 31, 2007
Vienna, Austria -- WiMAX World Europe -- xchange announced today that
Motorola has been selected to receive the WiMAX World Europe 2007 Award
for the Motorola CPEi 200/300 series WiMAX desktop unit in the Devices
Category. The awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment
of WiMAX technologies. Nominations were open to exhibitors and sponsors
of the WiMAX World Europe Conference, being held May 29-31, in Vienna,
Austria, and selected by a judging panel of experts from the WiMAX
|The Motorola CPEi 200/300
series desktop Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) offers a WiMAX solution
that delivers fast, reliable, high-speed wireless Internet connectivity.
Customers benefit from easy installation with "plug- and-play"
functionality and the CPE employs multiple antenna technology, which
delivers increased range, and higher throughput, when compared to
products with single antenna solutions. In addition, the CPEi 300 series
offers customers the ability to make Voice over IP (VoIP) calls enabling
the CPE to be used for both data and voice connectivity, hence providing
a new revenue stream.
The award was received by Motorola's director of WiMAX global marketing,
Hossein Parandeh, who commented: "We are delighted to be honored in
these prestigious awards. It is testament to the innovative design, high
quality and feature-rich CPEi 200/300 series of WiMAX desktop units. As
a leader in WiMAX, Motorola is pioneering the end-to-end WiMAX
experience, from the radio and core network infrastructure through to
the end-user devices."
Motorola received the award last night during the WiMAX World Europe
Conference at a reception following the close of the first day's
convention sessions. Eliot Weinman, president of Trendsmedia, the events
and publishing division of Yankee Group that produces WiMAX World
Conferences & Expos, and Mike Saxby, group publisher of xchange
magazine, presented the awards in six categories.
"xchange is pleased to acknowledge Motorola's contributions to the
development and promotion of WiMAX technology and services," said Saxby.
"WiMAX success is dependent upon sustained innovation of companies like
Motorola that will no doubt be rewarded in the marketplace but also
deserve recognition by the community it supports."
"Yankee Group would like to congratulate Motorola on winning this year's
device award," said Weinman. "This award demonstrates Motorola's place
among the leaders of the WiMAX industry, and we look forward to seeing
their future innovations."
The winners 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; James
Farstadt, founder and president, rClient LLC; and representatives from
xchange and Trendsmedia. For a complete list of winners, visit http://www.xchangemag.com/wimaxaward.
Motorola (NYSE: MOT) is known around the world for innovation and
leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our
vision of seamless mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to
helping you connect simply and seamlessly to the people, information and
entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and
delivering "must have" products, "must do" experiences and powerful
networks -- along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune
100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of US
$42.9 billion in 2006. For more information about our company, our
people and our innovations, please visit http://www.motorola.com/.