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AeroMACS 2017 – Madrid to Be Held at World ATM Congress


Learn about the latest developments for a wireless broad technology that is an upgrade for the communication system on the airport surface


CLACKAMAS, OR – January 11, 2017 – The WiMAX Forum® is proud to announce that its second AeroMACS 2017 – Madrid will be collocated with World ATM Congress on Wednesday, March 8 at 13:00-17:00 at the Delegate Theater on the exhibition floor located at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid Convention Centre. The event will support the global Aviation community in deploying profitable, effective Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communication System (AeroMACS) networks. Participation is free and open to all World ATM Congress attendees.

AeroMACS 2017 – Madrid will highlight the latest AeroMACS developments and their positive impact on the Aviation industry. The afternoon seminar will focus on the AeroMACS international standardization, government perspective, implemented projects, certification, security, and more. AeroMACS 2017 – Madrid will foster networking, exchanging of ideas, and sharing key lessons to advance progress for AeroMACS and influence the technology worldwide. While the event will identify the challenges, it will go into the many opportunities that are available to the Aviation community.

“AeroMACS is growing with us being on the cusp of achieving full AeroMACS certification and a security solution with more deployments being implemented in airports around the world,” said Declan Byrne, WiMAX Forum President. “AeroMACS 2017 – Madrid offers the chance to weigh in and shape the direction of AeroMACS.”

AeroMACS 2017 – Madrid will be an interactive working event. Participation is open and free to all World ATM Congress attendees, and membership in the WiMAX Forum is not a requirement. Registration is required to attend. To register, please visit: AeroMACS 2017 - Madrid Registration.

During the World ATM Congress Exhibition visit WiMAX Forum – AeroMACS at Hall 9 - Stand 143. We would be happy to tell you about AeroMACS and learn more about you.

For questions regarding AeroMACS or the WiMAX Forum, please contact Alessandra Rocha at

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, AeroMACS, and WiGRID technologies across the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. WiMAX Forum and WiGRID 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

About World ATM Congress
World ATM Congress is a global aviation conference attended by 6,200 Air Navigation Service Providers, air traffic control (ATC) experts, air traffic controllers, high-tech/operations experts, as well as CEOs, senior managers, and other decision makers. Organized by the Civil Air Navigation Services Organization (CANSO) and Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA), the conference hosts expert speakers from the industry, military, and government to address the technologies behind ATM and the institutional and regulatory frameworks necessary to implement them.