Dave Fraser, CEO, will explain how operators can apply virtualization to public Wi-Fi in an effort to unlock new opportunities
SAN BRUNO, Calif., June 17, 2014—Devicescape today announced that Dave Fraser, CEO, will lead the discussion on how operators can apply virtualization to public Wi-Fi in order to more easily monetize the entire data experience, at the Wi-Fi Offload Summit in Palo Alto, June 18-19, 2014.
Fraser will deliver a speech entitled: “Applying Virtualization to Public Wi-Fi” at 11:50 a.m. on Thursday, June 19. During the presentation, he will address how operators can participate across the full spectrum of mobile data connectivity—on cellular, carrier-deployed Wi-Fi, private Wi-Fi and public Wi-Fi networks—and how through a virtualized strategy they can offer their customers an “Always Best Connected” experience.
Fraser will also participate as a panelist with industry executives on the Thursday afternoon panel, “Massive aggregated Wi-Fi: Are mass-market wireless services moving ‘over-the-top’?” The half-hour panel, which will be moderated by Claus Hetting, chairman of the Wi-Fi Offload Summit, starts at 1:45 p.m.
Devicescape curates and automates the world’s largest virtualized carrier Wi-Fi network. The company actively monitors over 315 million Wi-Fi hotspots worldwide, with over 20 million incorporated into the company’s Curated Virtual Network (CVN) through machine-learning algorithms. Devicescape currently manages more than two billion monthly consumer Wi-Fi connections for telecom operators around the world including MetroPCS (T-Mobile), Cricket Wireless (AT&T), U.S. Cellular, “Wi-Fi First” pioneer Republic Wireless, and U.K. based Virgin Media.
The Wi-Fi Offload Summit brings together operators, solution providers and venue owners to discuss best practices, data-driven insights and trends in mobile data usage across the globe to improve the data service experience overall. The Summit will be held at the Four Seasons, Palo Alto, June 18-19. For more information on the conference, visit http://www.wifioffloadsummit.com.
Devicescape operates the world’s largest Wi-Fi service platform delivering access, engagement, and insight services for telecom operators. Powered by a global, curated, virtual network of tens of millions amenity Wi-Fi locations, the platform enables an unparalleled customer experience at an unmatched operating cost. Headquartered in San Bruno, California, Devicescape is privately held by leading venture capital companies including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital, Jafco Ventures and Enterprise Partners. For more information visit www.devicescape.com.
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