calendar icon 16th march       location Amsterdam, Nl

WiMAX Forum

Network with 4000+ attendees at the world’s first truly global operator led WiMAX show. Meet 1300+ operator representatives who will make up 32% of the total audience. New this year Technical Symposium including tailored content for engineers.

Mena Program – Agenda

Mena Program – Agenda


  • What is the best strategy to attract new customers from established broadband players?
  • Lessons learned about realising deployment ambitions and the impact of different market conditions upon the business model

Market Overview from an Early Entrant’s Perspective:

  • Early launch challenges and key lessons learnt
  • Competitive strategies to differentiate
  • The importance of the eco-system
  • Looking at the challenges ahead

Qualifying the Customer Offering and Segmentation Strategy

  • How does customer segmentation influence service deployment strategy?
  • Capitalising upon the open ecosystem of WiMAX to drive innovation

Planning and Implementing a Successful Go To Market Strategy

  • Optimising all elements of a go to market strategy: from procurement to deployment
  • Understanding the process of taking an RFP from strategic intent to short-listing the essential features of the WiMAX standard and signing a contract
  • How can vendors and operators ensure their goals are aligned?


  • Introduction to Nawras and the Omani market
  • WiMAX opportunity in Oman
  • WiMAX market segmentation
  • Leveraging the mobile base and complementing 3G

How WiMAX Can Create Profitable New Opportunities For New Entrant

  • Countering competitive response to market entry from strong but inflexible incumbents
  • What is the best strategy to attract new customers from established broadband players?
  • Evaluating the potential for WiMAX to be used as more than just a ‘Gap-filler’ in MENA

Developing Sustainable Retail Distribution Models

  • Strategies for new entrants and operators with existing wireless network assets
  • Positioning WiMAX services in a competitive local market:When does mobility make sense?
  • Pricing and bundling strategies to drive data usage and acquire new subscribers
  • How to control the ever increasing traffic demands by customers

Opportunities and Key Factors for Success in 2010 & Beyond

  • WiMAX is here to stay: momentum and growth opportunities
  • a maturing ecosystem: super devices, open-retail certification, global roaming, market dynamics
  • addressing operators’ needs in meeting ‘on-demand everything, everywhere’ consumer expectation
  • key success drivers for operators in 2010

4G Networks: A New Generation of Capabilities

  • Overview of an end-to-end Greenfield WiMAX network launch
  • Addressing which segment to serve? Start with consumers, corporate users?
  • Considerations for launching into a DSL dominated market also served by other wireless broadband players
  • Marketing strategies and service bundles

How Are WiMAX Operators Addressing Infrastructure/Device Interoperability

  • Solving the plug and play problem: How do you standardise network provisioning more effectively?
  • Interpretation of the WiMAX standard:What are the mandatory fields for interoperability and what features do carriers want to incorporate?
  • A progress report on WiMAX certification

Press Zone

Hear the latest from the WiMAX Forum®, pickup press packs and receive new product/company announcements from 100+ sponsors and exhibitors. The facility offers the press community both PC and Wireless access to report on the latest news as it happens

Networking Tool

All pre-registered delegates, speakers, press, sponsors and visitors will be given the opportunity to access the whole attendee list 3 weeks prior to the event, throughout the event and for 3 months after the event. This fantastic NEW feature will give you the opportunity to initiate introductions and set up meetings before the event has started.

Private Meeting Rooms

GLOBAL CONGRESS is all about driving business, forging partnerships and closing deals. These meeting rooms are perfect for just that. They are purpose built, fully equipped and located on the exhibition floor.

Taiwanese Pavilion

Meet and engage with the Taiwanese WiMAX ecosystem. Check out the live demos and keep up to date with the latest developments, products and services from the Taiwanese market.


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Technical Symposium

Technical Symposium

Will MIMO Be the Making of Mobile WiMAX? How important are wider channels to the performance of MIMO? How robust is beam-forming and where does this fit in with WiMAX? Overcoming obstacles created by NLOS Can advanced technologies like MIMO and beam-forming help to...

What makes us different

What makes us different

A truly world class partnership providing you with access to the largest network of WiMAX professionals across Asia.  Owned by your industry association…

Congress Mena Testimonials

Congress Mena Testimonials

The message received from the conference is that WiMAX is a perfect fit for the MENA Region and is being deployed at a rapid pace throughout the region.

Monday 1st June

“Wimax On a Plate” – Analyst Breakfast Briefings
Exhibition Visit
Track 1 – Business Models and Deployment Strategies
Track 2 – Applications and Service Provisioning
Track 3 – Spectrum and Regulation Global Roaming
Technical Symposium – Network Planning for WiMAX Engineers
Exhibition Visit

Wednesday 3rd June

“WiMAX On a Plate” – Analyst Breakfast Briefings
Day Two – Keynote Plenary
Exhibition Visit
Track 1 – Securing Capital and Addressing Commercial Realities
Track 2 – Devices and Equipment
Certification and Interoperability
Technical Symposium – Network Planning for WiMAX Engineers
Exhibition Visit