Panel will examine the need for complementary Wi-Fi for mobile operator networks
SAN BRUNO, Calif., March 20, 2014—Devicescape today announced Chief Technology Officer Simon Wynn will participate in an exclusive panel during the FierceWireless Executive Breakfast at the Competitive Carriers Association Global Expo, March 25-28 in San Antonio. Devicescape will be joined by representatives from leading wireless companies including Sprint, Scratch Wireless, and Cincinnati Bell Wireless for a panel session moderated by FierceWireless Executive Editor Mike Dano titled “Wi-Fi Integration: Is It The Right Time?” on March 26 from 7:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. CDT.
The panel topic will revolve around the potential of leveraging unlicensed Wi-Fi networks to supplement capacity on wireless networks. Recent advancements – both on the business and technology side – have made this scenario much more palatable to wireless operators, including those in rural areas. In this session, Devicescape and other speakers will discuss the benefits and challenges of Wi-Fi integration for mobile operators.
Devicescape curates and automates amenity Wi-Fi for telecom operators around the world through the Devicescape Service Platform. The suite of Access, Engagement and Insight Services elevate the entire smartphone experience by helping magnify capacity-reach and automatically connecting subscribers to the best available network at any given time. The company manages more than two billion monthly consumer Wi-Fi connections for telecom operators around the world, including Virgin Media, Cricket Wireless (AT&T), MetroPCS (T-Mobile) and U.S. Cellular. Devicescape monitors more than 315 million hotspots worldwide and recently announced that its Curated Virtual Network of high quality hotspots has reached 20 million, on track to grow to 100 million by the end of 2017.
The Competitive Carriers Association Global Expo will be held at the Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, March 25-28, 2014. For more information about the FierceWireless Executive Breakfast or to register, visit http://ow.ly/uGeF2. For more information about Devicescape’s Wi-Fi service platform, visit www.devicescape.com, or follow Devicescape on Twitter @Devicescape.
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 of 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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