Wimax Forum

This release is a little old, but thats OK. As part of my 15 minutes series I am keeping track of my name in the Press, either positive or negative.


Broadband wireless access to venue enables high-speed capacity quickly 11 July 2006, San Diego, CA – WiMAX Forum today announced that San Diego wireless Internet service provider Skyriver Communications has been selected to provide wireless wide area network (WAN) services for the broadband wireless industry member conference this week. Skyriver was selected from a number of telecommunications providers in Southern California because of its
ability to provide the business critical bandwidth that the conference requires. The wireless association requirements included providing broadband speeds to the 600+ tech-savvy professionals for an entire week. “We needed to provide no less than 10 Mbps access around the clock for our member company representatives to remain productive during the conference,??? said Matt Wangler, operations director at WiMAX Forum. “This exceeded the capabilities of the hotel resources. Skyriver was the right choice because of the quality and capacity needs. As a wireless service provider, they brought the regional experience we needed.???

“We welcome the opportunity to work with the WiMAX Forum to address their connectivity requirements in San Diego,??? said Brad Slavin, Vice President of Engineering for Skyriver Communications. “We are confident that the quality and caliber of service will exceed the WiMAX Forum’s expectations. Skyriver has engineered its network to cater to the high bandwidth demands of Enterprise customers in Southern California.??? Slavin continues, “Skyriver plans to be the first provider in Southern California to implement a full WiMAX overlay on its network.???

About 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 TM
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 Forum TM and WiMAX Forum Certified TM are trademarks of the WiMAX Forum.

About Skyriver Communications

Headquartered in San Diego CA, Skyriver Communications is a converged communications company providing businesses with Telecom, Internet and Information Technology solutions.

Skyriver’s flagship offering, Fixed Wireless Broadband, has become a trusted mainstay in the southern California telecom market. Skyriver also offers Voice over IP, Colocation, Web Hosting, Managed Services and Turn Key IT Services. Further offerings consist of Wi-Fi and HSIA networks for the hospitality industry. For more information about Skyriver Communications, view skyriver.net