SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwire - March 28, 2008) - NextWave Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ: WAVE), a global provider of mobile multimedia and wireless broadband technologies, will showcase its next-generation WiMAX semiconductors, WiMAX and UMTS mobile broadcast technologies, carrier-grade Wi-Fi infrastructure products, and mobile broadband network systems at the upcoming CTIA WIRELESS 2008 show in Las Vegas.

Located at booth #5265, NextWave's senior engineers and executives will highlight the company's most recent innovations in mobile communications -- including the company's recently launched MXtv™ broadcast over WiMAX solution and its TDtv broadcast over UMTS solution, its "No Compromise" family of WiMAX semiconductors, its multi-standard V5 base-station platform, and its expanded line of Wi-Fi infrastructure equipment.

During the show, several NextWave senior executives will participate in panel discussions to offer their perspectives on next-generation mobility:

Dr. James Brailean, CEO of NextWave Mobile Products and CEO and Co-founder of PacketVideo, a NextWave subsidiary, will participate on a panel addressing the topic of "Handset Feature Set Roadmap" on Wed., April 2, from 1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Dr. Brailean will also join leading device manufacturers on a panel entitled "The 4G Device Promise -- Connectivity Anywhere." This session, which is part of the co-located FierceWireless: Path to 4G event, will take place on Wed., April 2, from 3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Dr. Roger Marks, Senior Vice President, Industry Relations, NextWave Wireless, and Chair of the IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access, will participate in a panel discussion on "What is 4G?", focusing on next-generation wireless standards. This panel is also part of the FierceWireless: Path to 4G event and will take place on Wed., April 2, from 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Dr. Osama Alshaykh, CTO of PacketVideo, will speak at the Smartphone Summit, co-located with CTIA WIRELESS, on Mon., March 31 in room N115 from 5:00 to 5:50 p.m. The session, titled "Smartphone & Mobile Entertainment - Pioneering the Rich Media Experience," will address opportunities for monetizing content from rich media to mobile applications and networks. Session participants also include HP, Imagination Technologies, ArcSoft and Adobe Systems.

About NextWave Wireless

NextWave Wireless Inc. (NASDAQ: WAVE) is engineering the future of mobility by providing next-generation mobile multimedia and wireless broadband technologies to the world's leading mobile handset manufacturers, consumer electronics manufacturers and wireless service providers. From mobile television and mobile broadband systems to semiconductors and device-embedded mobile multimedia software that can be found in more than 200 million handsets around the globe, NextWave is evolving the way consumers experience mobile multimedia content. In addition, the company's global spectrum footprint allows service providers to deploy next-generation wireless broadband networks utilizing NextWave's advanced wireless broadband products and technologies. For more information, visit NextWave at

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" for purposes of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurances that forward-looking statements will be achieved, and actual events or results could differ materially from the events or results predicted by such statements. Important factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially are discussed in greater detail in the filings of NextWave with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such documents are available through the SEC's website at NextWave makes no commitment to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect subsequent changes in events or circumstances except as may be required pursuant to applicable law.

Contact Information: Media Contacts: Michael Gury NextWave Wireless Inc. (203) 742-2535 Kristie Heins Fox Ruder Finn Chicago (312) 329-3985