Media Advisory: Wi-Fi Alliance Leads Voice over Wi-Fi Session at CTIA Wireless 2006
Frank Hanzlik, Managing Director of the Wi-Fi Alliance, will lead a discussion on what industry is doing to support product interoperability and market growth for Voice over Wi-Fi. The panel, titled "Voice over Wi-Fi: Putting the Puzzle Together" will focus on the voice over Wi-Fi vision and implications for end users.
Issues covered in this panel include:
-Voice over Wi-Fi: a vision for where it's going
-Fact vs. fiction on the state of the technology and market
-VoWi-Fi and 3G working together
-Opportunities and challenges ahead
-Business cases for consideration
-Case study: UNC Hospital
-Implications for the end user
Tuesday, April 4, 2006 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
-Joe Epstein, Chief Architect Engineer, Meru Networks
-Greg Fitts, Telecommunications Analyst, UNC Hospitals
-Monika Gupta, Manager of Product Marketing for Residential VoIP, Broadcom Corporation
-Geri Mitchell-Brown, Director of Technical Business Development SpectraLink
-Kathy Small, Market Manager, Wireless & Mobility, Cisco Systems
-Steven J. Willhoff, Senior Standardization Manager, Nokia
VoIP Mobility Conference, Room N119
CTIA Wireless 2006
Las Vegas Convention Center
Las Vegas, Nevada
Wireless voice has broad implications and opportunities for the enterprise and consumer markets alike. However, there are many questions to be answered before the VoWi-Fi revolution begins. The Wi-Fi Alliance will cut through the hype and provide clarity on this important topic.
To schedule a meeting with the Wi-Fi Alliance at CTIA, contact: Dominic Ybarra, Edelman, 650-773-1949, firstname.lastname@example.org. Additionally, find the Wi-Fi Alliance at CTIA Booth #5024.
About the Wi-Fi Alliance
The Wi-Fi Alliance is a global, non-profit industry association of more than 250 member companies devoted to promoting the growth of wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs). With the aim of enhancing the user experience for mobile wireless devices, the Wi-Fi Alliance's testing and certification programs ensure the interoperability of WLAN products based on the IEEE 802.11 specification. Since the introduction of the Wi-Fi Alliance's certification program in March 2000, more than 2,500 products have been designated as Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™, encouraging the expanded use of Wi-Fi products and services across the consumer and enterprise markets.
Wi-Fi®, Wi-Fi Alliance®, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ logo, and the Wi-Fi logo are registered trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance. WMM, WPA, WPA2, Wi-Fi ZONE, and the Wi-Fi Alliance logo are trademarks of the Wi-Fi Alliance.