Devicescape redefines the "always best connected" mobile experience, going beyond Wi-Fi Offload to uniquely combine intelligent network selection with the world's largest curated virtual network of high-quality Wi-Fi hotspots. For mobile operators this carrier-grade service delivers an overnight, cost effective step change in network capacity-reach that doubles customer lifetime value (CLV) through elevated customer satisfaction, powerful new data management solutions, and Wi-Fi service generation. Devicescape's Curator Service Platform not only curates each subscriber connection in real-time, but also leverages Devicescape's patented, machine-learning algorithms, which constantly identify and qualify Wi-Fi connections for the best fit in meeting operator-set policies and user preferences.
Birdstep Technology is a leading provider of Smart Mobile Data and Secure Mobility for operators, enterprises and governmental organizations. Drawing on extensive experience of successful customer projects and cooperation with operators, enterprise customers and OEM partners around the world, Birdstep delivers industry-leading solutions for wireless connectivity and service management. Our Smart Mobile Data services offer advanced solutions for data offload, support automation and end user communication to network operators. Our Secure Mobility services offer solutions providing seamless and secure connectivity to business data for corporations and governmental organizations.
Birdstep Technology was founded in 1996 and has been listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange since 2002. The company is headquartered in Oslo, Norway, with competence centers in Sweden, Finland and the United States.
Aptilo Networks is the leading provider of carrier-class Wi-Fi service management and offloading solutions.
Our Wi-Fi Service Management Platform is implemented in large-scale deployments with 90+ operators worldwide. This and our innovative integration with mobile core and OSS/BSS for policy and charging, together with the Aptilo SIM Authentication Server™, provide a holistic approach to offloading.
Aptilo's solution supports Hotspot 2.0 and makes 3GPP Wi-Fi access possible in real-word deployments by adding support also for devices lacking SIM authentication capabilities (EAP-SIM/AKA).
Smith Micro Software provides solutions that simplify, secure and enhance the mobile experience. Our portfolio includes a wide range of applications that manage broadband connectivity, data traffic, devices, voice and video communications over wireless networks. With 30 years of experience developing world-class client and server software, Smith Micro helps the leading mobile network operators, device manufacturers and enterprises increase efficiency and capitalize on the growth of mobile-connected consumers and workforces. For more information, visit smithmicro.com. (NASDAQ: SMSI)
BandwidthX has solved the main hurdles in putting Wi-Fi to work. The company offers a cloud-based marketplace where both Mobile Operators and Wi-Fi/Internet Service Providers can define their value for capacity in real time and are automatically matched when their values align. Bandwidth Market gives the Mobile Operators incremental data capacity at lower cost, while allowing the Wi-Fi service providers to profit from new revenue streams.
With this new form of micro-commerce, everyone in the Wi-Fi ecosystem wins: from Mobile
Operators and hotspot service providers to equipment and software vendors, aggregators
and financial clearing companies and, of course, the end user of the device. Learn more about BandwidthX at http://www.bandwidthx.com.
Wi-Fi Alliance® is a global non-profit industry association of hundreds of leading companies devoted to seamless connectivity. With technology development, market building, and regulatory programs, Wi-Fi Alliance has enabled widespread adoption of Wi-Fi® worldwide. The Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ program was launched in March 2000. It provides a widely-recognized designation of interoperability and quality, and it helps to ensure that Wi-Fi-enabled products deliver the best user experience. Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 15,000 products, encouraging the expanded use of Wi-Fi products and services in new and established markets.
Founded in 2003, the aim of the Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) is to secure an outstanding user experience through the global deployment of next generation Wi-Fi. The WBA and its industry leading members are dedicated to delivering this quality experience through technology innovation, interoperability and robust security.
Today, membership includes major fixed operators such as BT, NTT Communications, Comcast and Time Warner Cable; seven of the top 10 mobile operator groups (by revenue) and leading technology companies such as Cisco, Google and Intel. WBA member operators collectively serve more than 1 billion subscribers and operate more than 1 million hotspots globally. They also work with international operators to drive innovation, deliver seamless connectivity and optimize network investments.
The WBA Board includes AT&T, BT, Boingo, China Mobile, Cisco, Intel, iPass, KT, NTT DOCOMO and Orange France.
FierceWireless, an internationally recognized email newsletter for the wireless industry, provides more than 62,000 executives in over 100 countries a quick, authoritative briefing on the day's top wireless stories. Visit http://www.fiercewireless.com for additional information.
HanseCom Media & Communication (www.hansecom.net) is a business media company.
The company, led by an experienced management team headquartered in Porto, was established in Portugal in 2004.
HanseCom Media & Communication, a leading IT & Telecom conference organizer, has earned itself a reputation of excellence, specializing in specific themes, pertaining to the Information Technology community.
Our conferences provide not only valuable updated information, but also insight on how a given technology is likely to pan out in the future. In this way, a HanseCom event is often an interface between research and industry. It is an excellent occasion for bringing together these two worlds and ensures an extremely strong networking opportunity for delegates and speakers alike.
CEO and Senior Consultant Claus Hetting founded HETTING mobile industry consulting in 2007. The company has since worked extensively to support mobile operators, international organisations, and technology vendors all over the world. Today, Claus Hetting is exclusively dedicated to supporting carrier Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi offload activities across the global telecommunications industry
Claus Hetting holds an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and a diploma in journalism. He has worked in the mobile industry for more than 15 years and has held senior management positions for – among others – Nokia Networks. He writes regularly for leading mobile industry publications.