ATTENDEES CONNECT TO THE LATEST WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY AT THE 2006 INTERNATIONAL CES

CES Debuts the Hottest Content-on-the-Go Products and Innovations

Arlington, Va., November 29, 2005 - The latest cutting -edge products and technology in the wireless industry connect once again at the 2006 International CES to the more than 130,000 industry professionals at the world's largest display of wireless products. The International CES, the world's largest consumer technology tradeshow, returns to Las Vegas, January 5 -8, 2006.


"Wireless technology continues to deliver more portable content for the connected consumer and attendees at this year's International CES will be among the first to experience the new products and technology changing the face of the wireless world," said Karen Chupka, vice president of events and conferences for the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA(r)), the producer of the International CES. "With conferences and SuperSessions focusing on wireless education and TechZones, such as Bluetooth and WiMedia Ultrawideband, that feature the latest in wireless products and content -on -the -go, the International CES is a one -stop shop for the hottest products and trends emerging on the wireless market."

This year's International CES will house 199 conference and SuperSessions, enabling attendees to hear from top industry professionals on key technologies and trends including the latest emerging developments in the wireless industry. Sessions such as "Wireless Rules the World" will focus on the impact of the growing wireless market and the ultimate effects and expectations of the end user. The "New Frontiers" session, part of the EE Times Great Minds, Great Ideas conference program, will explore the future of wireless technology and examine new opportunities within the growing industry.

Additionally, as part of the CES Industry Insiders series, Ivan Seidenberg, chairman and CEO of Verizon, will discuss growth opportunities in the wireless industry on Thursday, January 5, at Innovations Plus at the Sands.

The International CES is the hub for wireless content, delivery, infastructure and hardware. With a robust line -up of wireless players, including Sprint, AT&T, Qualcomm, Verizon, Research in Motion, Mobile ESPN, Leap Wireless, Sanyo and Palm Inc., the International CES is the essential event for this industry segment.
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Every major wireless handheld manufacturer will be exhibiting at the 2006 International CES, including Audiovox, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung and SonyEricsson. For a complete list of wireless exhibitors, including manufacturers, service providers and distributors, visit the CES Exhibitor Directory at http://www.cesweb.org/attendees/directory/.

The 2006 International CES features several TechZones, both at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and at Innovations Plus at the Sands, focused on emerging developments and ground -breaking achievements in wireless technology.

The Bluetooth TechZone, part of the Innovations Plus at the Sands, highlights the newest developments in short -range wireless products.

The Digital Car/Telematics TechZone, located in the North Hall of the LVCC, features the latest innovations in digital car products. With the goal of making travel easier and more convenient, attendees will test the latest in wireless communications and handheld devices emerging in the mobile electronics market.

These exhibits and events will ensure that CES attendees are the first to experience the hottest innovations in wireless technology from industry manufacturers, developers and retailers.

For more news on CES before, during and after the show, including individual conference sessions and TechZones, visit www.CESweb.org, the interactive source for CES information.

Note to Journalists: Press and analyst registration is available at CESweb.org. Detailed press conference information also is available in the Press Room section of CESweb.org. Journalists are encouraged to arrive in Las Vegas by Tuesday, January 3, 2006 to take advantage of all the CES press conferences and events, including CES Unveiled on January 3 at 4 p.m. in the Bellini Ballroom of Innovations Plus at the Sands.

About CEA:
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) is the preeminent trade association promoting growth in the consumer technology industry through technology policy, events, research, promotion and the fostering of business and strategic relationships. CEA represents more than 2,000 corporate members involved in the design, development, manufacturing, distribution and integration of audio, video, mobile electronics, wireless and landline communications, information technology, home networking, multimedia and accessory products, as well as related services that are sold through consumer channels. Combined, CEA's members account for more than $122 billion in annual sales. CEA's resources are available online at www.CE.org, the definitive source for information about the consumer electronics industry.

CEA also sponsors and manages the International CES - Defining Tomorrow's Technology. All profits from CES are reinvested into industry services, including technical training and education, industry promotion, engineering standards development, market research and legislative advocacy.

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