Symbol Technologies announces support for the WiMax Forum

October 13, 2004

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HOLTSVILLE, N.Y. -- Symbol Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:SBL), The Enterprise Mobility Company(TM), today announced its support for the WiMAX Forum(TM), an industry-led organization that promotes the interoperability and certification of broadband wireless products based on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.16 standard. The WiMAX Forum supports the development of new products based on the IEEE 802.16 standard.

Symbol believes that WiMAX technology will build upon Wi-Fi in a very complimentary way, expanding open standard based wireless networking for metropolitan-area outdoor mobility applications.

"Membership in the WiMAX Forum is part of Symbol's commitment to incorporate and develop leading wireless technologies into our product offerings," said Anthony Bartolo, Symbol Technologies vice president and general manager of the wireless infrastructure division. "By joining the forum, Symbol will continue to provide our customers with innovative solutions based on open standards and Symbol value added mobility services."

"We are delighted Symbol has joined the WiMAX Forum to work toward bringing exceptional vertical industry solutions of scale to the broadband wireless market," said WiMAX Forum President Ron Resnick. "The WiMAX Forum is committed to driving the build-out of the broadband wireless ecosystem, and enlisting the support of key industry players like Symbol, helps to boost our momentum as we are poised for strong worldwide adoption of WiMAX solutions in 2005."

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