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Towerstream Announces Participation at WiMAX World 2008 and Telephony LIVE 2008
Sep 29, 2008 (08:09 AM EDT)

MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Towerstream , a leading fixed WiMAX service provider, today announced that its President and CEO, Jeff Thompson, will participate as a featured panelist at Telephony LIVE and WiMAX World 2008 in Chicago, Ill. on September 30th and October 1st, 2008, respectively.

Mr. Thompson is a frequent speaker at major industry events in the U.S. and around the world. At Telephony LIVE and WiMAX World, he will discuss his business experience with the emerging WiMAX standard, the potential for WiMAX growth in the U.S. outside of Clearwire, and the future direction of service providers. His presence at these events will help educate the market about the history and success of WiMAX to date, and the future for this technology in North America.

Towerstream is also a finalist in the Best of WiMAX World 2008 Awards for Service Provider Deployment and has been nominated for the Industry Choice Award. The Industry Choice Award winner will be chosen by delegates of the WiMAX World USA Conference and Expo, and the winner will be announced at the awards presentation on Wednesday, October 1 at 6:00PM CDT.

When: September 30, 2008; 10:15 a.m. CDT

Where: Embassy Suites Downtown -Lakefront, 511 N Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL

When: October 1, 2008; 3:00 p.m. CDT

Where: McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL, West Building

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Towerstream is a leading fixed WiMAX service provider in the U.S., delivering high-speed Internet access to businesses. Founded in 2000, the Company has established networks in nine markets including New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, the San Francisco Bay Area, Miami, Seattle, Dallas-Fort Worth, and the greater Providence area where the Company is based. The Company was the first carrier selected to join the WiMAX Forum to assist leading vendors in establishing industry compliance with international broadband wireless access standards and cross-vendor interoperability.

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