|UWCC To Host TDMA-EDGE Wireless Solutions Symposium in Brazil|
Posted: 27-Jul-2000 [Source: UWCC press release]
[The future of TDMA-EDGE and its future interoperability with GSM will be discussed at a symposium in Brazil.]
Bellevue, WA -- The Universal Wireless Communications Consortium (UWCC) will showcase advances in the implementation of TDMA-EDGE at a Third Generation (3G) Wireless Solutions Symposium at the Sheraton Mofarrej Hotel in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on September 13 and 14, 2000. "TDMA-EDGE is the most widely used wireless technology in all the Americas, and this event will highlight the advances in TDMA-EDGE achievements in the various world markets, including its future interoperability with GSM," stated Sheila Mickool, President of the UWCC. She added, "It is especially important at this time to share developments in bringing 3G to the mass market."
Information on 2nd and 3rd Generation wireless solutions will be provided to current and future TDMA-EDGE operators, regulators, analysts and media representatives. Dr. Richard Downes,
UWCC Regional Director of Latin America and the Caribbean, stated, "The symposium will bring together executives from UWCC member companies discussing critical issues involving the advancement of TDMA-EDGE in Latin America." Agenda items include implementation experiences, infrastructure vendor solutions, wireless Internet and 3rd Generation devices as well as presentations by worldwide operators who will describe their success stories deploying TDMA-EDGE.
The symposium is open to UWCC members and invited members of the press, analyst, and regulatory communities. More information regarding the program and registration is available on the UWCC website at www.tdma-edge.org.
The UWCC is a Bellevue, Washington-based international consortium of more than 100 wireless carriers and vendors supporting the TDMA-EDGE & WIN technology standards. TDMA-EDGE network operators currently serve an estimated 65 million TDMA and Analog subscribers within their networks. The TDMA-EDGE 'Taking Wireless Beyond the Call' technology brand represents not only second generation enhanced services but also 3G compliant high-speed wireless data and Internet access technology to be available anytime, anywhere. For more information, visit the UWCC website at www.tdma-edge.org.
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