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Third Annual AeroMACS 2018 – Madrid at the World ATM Congress on March 7


WiMAX Forum to Host AeroMACS Presentations and Exhibition


CLACKAMAS, OR – January 25, 2018 – The WiMAX Forum®, the leading nonprofit organization that certifies and promotes the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16, announces the third annual AeroMACS 2018 - Madrid collocated with World ATM Congress on Wednesday, March 7 at 16:00-18:00 at the Aireon Spotlight Stage on the exhibition floor located at IFEMA – Feria de Madrid Convention Centre.

The event will support the global Aviation community in deploying profitable and effective Aeronautical Mobile Airport Communication System (AeroMACS) networks. AeroMACS 2018 - Madrid will highlight the latest AeroMACS developments and its positive impact on the Aviation industry. This year’s presentation will evolve towards the latest milestones, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Policy and cyber threats, security announcements, new standards development, worldwide tests and other successful implementations.

The WiMAX Forum would like extend an especial thank you to Comodo, Eonti and Powertech Labs for supporting the event. Confirmed speaker companies include ANA - Aeroportos de Portugal, Aviation Data Communication Corporation (ADCC), Comodo, Digicert-Symantec, Eonti, Leonardo Company, International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Powertech Labs, and Siemens. Additional speakers and agenda details will be announced soon.

Participation is free and open to all World ATM Congress attendees. Our goal is for attending participants to gain concrete knowledge that will help them build best-in-class AeroMACS networks and fully utilize them. Visit the AeroMACS stand during World ATM Congress exhibition at Hall 10 - Stand 143. We would be happy to tell you about AeroMACS and learn more about you.

“It has become obvious that AeroMACS has exceeded its expectations with unprecedented milestones in the past few years,” said Declan Byrne, WiMAX Forum President. “We expect additional AeroMACS deployments in airports around the world and more positive outcomes in 2018. Learn how you can improve data communications on the airport surface at the AeroMACS 2018 - Madrid.”

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. For more information, visit