Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 25, 2007
xchange magazine and Trendsmedia, the events and publishing division of Yankee Group that produces WiMAX World Conferences & Expos, are pleased to announce the Best of WiMAX World USA 2007 Awards winners on Sept. 26.
The annual awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of WiMAX technologies. Nominations were open to exhibitors, sponsors and presenters of the WiMAX World USA and Digital Cities conferences, being held Sept. 25-27, in Chicago, and were selected by a judging panel of experts from the WiMAX community. This year's awards program received more than 80 submissions, making it the most competitive yet.
The winners will be recognized during at special ceremony following the close of WiMAX World expo floor. Eliot Weinman, conference co-chair and president of Trendsmedia, along with Tara Seals, associate editor, and Kelly Teal, business and regulatory editor, xchange, will present the awards in seven categories, including the Industry Choice award, which will be selected by an on-site vote of conference attendees. The winners will be featured in the November issue of xchange and on the WiMAX World and xchange Web sites.
"xchange would like to thank all the WiMAX World exhibitors for support of this awards program," said Mike Saxby, publisher of xchange. "We are pleased to be able to provide a forum to showcase the incredible innovation occurring in the WiMAX arena. Congratulations to all of the winners that by virtue of a competitive field have proved to be the industry's leaders."
Eliot Weinman, conference co-chair added, "On behalf of WiMAX World, I congratulate this year's award recipients. WiMAX World Awards winners truly represent the best and brightest WiMAX technology, services and network implementations in the world."
The winners were selected by an independent judging panel, including Craig Mathias, principal, Farpoint Group; Will Strauss, principal analyst, Forward Concepts; Adlane Fellah, CEO and founder, Maravedis Inc.; Caroline Gabriel, lead research analyst, Rethink Research; Philip Marshall, vice president of enabling technologies, Yankee Group; James Farstadt, founder and president, rClient LLC; Michael Khalilan, chairman and president, IMS Forum; and representatives from xchange and Trendsmedia.
Visit http://www.xchangemag.com/wimaxusa2007 for Best of WiMAX 2007 Awards coverage.
Founded in 1996, xchange is a monthly magazine for facilities-based service providers offering voice, data, wireless, IP, WiMAX and content. Its seasoned editors do more than simply report on industry news; they dig beneath the surface to provide analysis on what new equipment, new services, new regulatory activities and other new developments mean to xchange's readers. The publication has a quarterly IPTV supplement called On the Tube; an annual print and online buyer's guide; a companion Web site, http://www.xchangemag.com; a weekly newsletter, xchange xtra; and it hosts Webinars and publishes eBooks on special topics on a periodic basis.
Trendsmedia is an integrated media firm serving emerging technology markets. Trendsmedia's mission is to help their clients stay ahead of the major technology trends that are likely to impact their businesses significantly. Trendsmedia provides their clients with independently researched and produced media products that target emerging technology markets in depth, including focused conferences, independently produced online media, and in-depth newsletters and market intelligence studies. For more, see http://www.trendsmedia.com.
About WiMAX World Conference & Expo
WiMAX World Conference & Expo is the largest event series in the world focused on WiMAX and mobile broadband. WiMAX World Conference & Expo is dedicated to providing a balanced view of where WiMAX stands today and what role it will play in the future of one of the fastest-growing market segments in the world -- wireless and mobile broadband. WiMAX World incorporates all of today's converging and diverging issues surrounding WiMAX and mobile broadband. WiMAX World provides a comprehensive view of all the related technologies, as well as regulatory and spectrum challenges, and the business opportunities and risks as they relate to all the key constituencies involved in this critical marketplace. In 2008, WiMAX World will be produced in Asia, Europe and the United States. For more information, visit http://www.wimaxworld.com.
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