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WiGRID at DistibuTECH & WiMAX Aviation at World ATM Congress

Clackamas, OR – January 26, 2015 – The WiMAX Forum® is pleased to invite you to attend two key meetings: WiGRID 2015, a pre-conference session being held at DistribuTECH in San Diego, California; and WiMAX Aviation 2015, a two-day program being held at World ATM Congress in Madrid, Spain. These informative and interactive meetings are designed to support the Global WiMAX Community in the deployment of efficient, affordable wireless networks in the utility and aviation markets. Details of these conferences are as follows:

  • Monday, February 2, 2015 – WiGRID 2015 is a pre-conference session being held the day prior to the 25th Annual DistribuTECH Conference, one of the leading conferences in the utility industry, at the San Diego Convention Center. Participation is free to all conference attendees. The event will kickoff with a WiMAX Forum Smart Energy Working Group (SEWG) meeting to discuss the ongoing FCC 3.65 GHz proceeding, WiGRID testing and certification, and continuation of group business. Speakers have been invited to share utility-focused technology expertise, spectrum analysis and availability, and case studies to highlight the latest strategies involved with operating an efficient and affordable smart grid network. To register, please visit:
  • Tuesday & Wednesday, March 10-11, 2015 – WiMAX Aviation 2015 – Madrid, will be held at the World ATM Congress (WATMC) conference in Madrid, Spain. The two-day program is free to all WATMC attendees, focused specifically on the deployment of broadband networks based on the technology standard known as AeroMACS. Held at the IFEMA – Feria de Madrid Convention Centre, the program will provide an opportunity for members of the global aviation community to share lessons regarding the advancement of best-in-class aviation broadband networks. Topics will include the future deployment of AeroMACS networks; international standardization; current and future applications; solutions and enablers; network and security considerations; and certification for equipment and devices. To register, please visit:

Said WiMAX Forum President, Declan Byrne, “We have an exciting first quarter with two key conferences that will bring together leading industry professionals to work closely together, and set the future toward building increasingly interoperable broadband ecosystems for both the utility and aviation industries. DistribuTECH is around the corner. Anyone who is engaged in utility networks and communications should sign up today.”

About the WiMAX Forum®

The WiMAX Forum® is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization that certifies and promotes the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16. The WiMAX Forum’s primary goal is to accelerate the adoption, deployment and expansion of WiMAX technologies across the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. WiMAX Forum Certified® products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. The WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. For more information, visit