SOURCE: Elan Digital Systems Ltd

January 23, 2008 06:57 ET

Elan Digital Systems Ltd Announces Support for the WiMAX Forum®

FAREHAM, UK--(Marketwire - January 23, 2008) - ELAN DIGITAL SYSTEMS LTD today announced its support for single-standard WiMAX™ technology by joining the WiMAX Forum, an industry-led non-profit organization committed to promoting and certifying interoperable WiMAX products, as a regular member.

Julian Barnard, Elan's Managing Director, welcomed the opportunity to become further involved in this exciting new area: "Elan is looking forward to contributing to the success of WiMAX technology worldwide."

"The WiMAX Forum continues to gain industry support with nearly 500 members to-date," said Ron Resnick, president of the WiMAX Forum. "As companies, both large and small, join together to create an ecosystem of interoperability, their products and services are delivering anytime, anywhere broadband access to consumers around the world."

The WiMAX Forum is an industry-led non-profit organization comprising nearly 500 companies committed to promoting and certifying interoperable WiMAX products. WiMAX products are designed to deliver wireless broadband services to both residential customers and businesses by creating economies of scale made possible by standards-based, interoperable products and services.

A complete list of current WiMAX Forum members is found here:

About Elan Digital Systems

Elan Digital Systems Ltd is a specialist design house centered on interface technology. A worldwide range of clients use their products and custom design services. Elan Digital is a privately owned company which has gained unique experience over its 30 year history and uses the latest design & manufacturing technology which makes them one of the leading PC and PDA interface design companies globally. In recent years Elan Digital has expanded its design expertise to include USB, Express Card and SD technologies as well as focusing its design efforts on unique products for the fast-growing mobile datacomms market. Elan Digital has ISO9001 (2000) approval.

About the WiMAX Forum™

The WiMAX Forum® is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization formed to certify and promote the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon the harmonized IEEE 802.16/ETSI HiperMAN standard. A WiMAX Forum goal is to accelerate the introduction of these systems into the marketplace. WiMAX Forum Certified products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. Along these lines, the WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. Through the WiMAX Forum Global Congress Events Series of premier trade shows and conferences, the WiMAX Forum is committed to offering a hands-on business and education experience with meaningful networking opportunities to drive worldwide adoption of WiMAX technology and deliver wireless broadband Internet services anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit the trade show link at

"WiMAX Forum" is a registered trademark of the WiMAX Forum. "WiMAX," the WiMAX Forum logo, "WiMAX Forum Certified," and the WiMAX Forum Certified logo are trademarks of the WiMAX Forum. All other trademarks are the properties of their respective owners.

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