|Accton Technology Partners with Beceem to provide WiMAX CPE Solutions,as the first and only one Taiwan ODM vendor participating Fall 2006 WiMAX Plugfest Event|
September 28, 2006 – Accton Technology Corporation (TAIEX: 2345), the global premier provider of networking and communications equipment, today announced that it is partnering with Beceem Communications, the leading provider of chipsets for Mobile WiMAX, to bring a wide range of WiMAX CPE solutions to the market. Accton is the first ODM supplier to make available 802.16e CPE devices and to participate in the Fall 2006 WiMAX Forum™ Plugfest event in Frederick, Maryland from September 24 to October 1, demonstrating interoperability with different WiMAX Base Stations.
Cashew Chen, Vice President of Accton Technology said, “We are very excited to partner with Beceem for our WiMAX CPE solutions. We selected Beceem’s MS120 802.16e chipset solution because Beceem is the only company providing the chipset with field-proven, high performance and good compatibility with standards. Through this partnership, Accton will provide 802.16e Mobile WiMAX CPE solutions that will lead the market with respect to availability and performance”
“Accton’s selection of our MS120 Mobile WiMAX chipset will enable them to rapidly deliver a set of highly competitive and robust WiMAX CPE’s for multiple markets” said David Patterson, VP of Marketing for Beceem. “Accton is aggressively developing solutions for the wireless broadband equipment market, and we are delighted that Accton has chosen us as their preferred chipset technology partner.”
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