WiMAX Forum

The FRC Group, a worldwide provider of broadband wireless access products, is pleased to announce its support for the WiMAX Forum™, an industry-led organization that promotes the interoperability and certification of broadband wireless products based on the IEEE 802.16 and ETSI HiperMAN standards.
The goal of the WiMAX Forum is to create economies of scale through standards-based, interoperable products that result in price and performance levels not attainable by proprietary solutions. WiMAX technology allows service providers across global markets to provide economical broadband data, voice and video services in both residential and business applications.

“The potential is unlimited for increased revenue opportunities resulting from new product development based on the IEEE 802.16 standard. The WiMAX Forum stimulates this development,” said CEO Ahmed Elmahdawy. “FRC has nearly thirty years of experience implementing best available technologies into viable products, and WiMAX Forum certification is our next target as we continue to deliver wireless solutions to our customers in today’s ever changing market.”

Mohamed Raji, Vice President, said: “A necessity for products to be WiMAX Forum Certified™, the level of interoperability makes wireless technology competitive when compared to alternate solutions.”

About FRC Company
The FRC Group, established in 1977, is comprised of diverse, multinational companies that are industry leaders and major suppliers of many products ranging from avionics components to broadband wireless services and equipment. For more information about FRC, please visit www.frccorp.com.

About the WiMAX Forum
The WiMAX Forum is an industry-led, non-profit corporation formed to help promote and certify the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products using the IEEE 802.16 and ETSI HiperMAN wireless MAN specifications. The Forum’s goal is to accelerate the introduction of these devices into the marketplace. WiMAX Forum Certified products will be fully interoperable and support Metropolitan Broadband Fixed, Portable and Mobile Applications. For more information about the WiMAX Forum and its activities, please visit www.wimaxforum.org.

“WiMAX”, “WiMAX Forum”, the WiMAX Forum logo, “WiMAX Forum Certified”, and the WiMAX Forum Certified logo are trademarks of WiMAX Forum.