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PHAZR Wins the Most Innovative Startup Award at IEEE WCNC 2017

ALLEN, Texas, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- PHAZR was recognized as one of the most innovative startups at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference,19-22 March 2017 in San Francisco, CA.

The WCNC'17 Startup City featured 15 wireless startups with potentially game-changing technologies. Technologies and products were exhibited in the startup booths, as well as in a "pitch" presentation to conference delegates and a panel of distinguished judges from industry, academia and venture capital. 

PHAZR's presentation won the "Most Innovative Startup" award in its category.

At the conference, PHAZR demonstrated reliable gigabit per second performance of its 5G wireless system. PHAZR's 5G technology utilizes 24 – 40 GHz licensed millimeter wave spectrum for downlink and sub-6 GHz spectrum for uplink.

"We are very pleased with this award which further validates our unique approach to 5G millimeter wave," said Farooq Khan, founder and CEO of PHAZR. "In less than a year, PHAZR's team has developed an industry-leading 5G network solution and we look forward to product commercialization in the next 12 months."


Founded in 2016 by Dr. Farooq Khan, PHAZR brought together the pioneers of 5G millimeter wave to develop industry-leading 5G millimeter wave fixed and mobile wireless network solutions.  PHAZR's patent-pending Quadplex™ and Hyperdense™ beamforming technologies uniquely enable high-performance, cost-effective, and power-efficient 5G systems. Before founding PHAZR, Dr. Khan was President of Samsung Research America in Dallas, Texas, where he led high impact collaborative research projects in mobile technology, including 4G LTE and 5G millimeter wave programs. Prior to Samsung, Dr. Khan played a key role in developing 3G technologies at Bell Labs and 2G technologies at Ericsson.

Contact: Farooq Khan PHAZR (972) 816-3302 f.khan@phazr.net


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