CDMA Americas Congress Announces Driving Mobile Data Services Adoption With Java Workshop

    September 23, 2004

Hosted By Sun Microsystems, Attendees Will Gain Insights On How To Increase Wireless Data Service Revenue With Java.

The 2004 CDMA Americas Congress, co-organized by the Institute for International Research (IIR) and the CDMA Development Group (CDG) today announced a pre-Congress workshop titled “Driving Mobile Data Services Adoption With Java(TM)” on Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2004, in Miami. The workshop is hosted by Sun Microsystems, which joins the event’s leading line-up of sponsors as an associate sponsor.

“CDMA carriers are finding that leveraging the 4 million Java developers and a massive Java ecosystem is the fastest, most cost-effective way to bring innovative, revenue-generating mobile data services to customers,” said Juan Dewar, senior director, Consumer and Mobile Systems Group of Sun Microsystems. “Sun Microsystems is happy to respond to carriers and developers by hosting a workshop in conjunction with the CDMA Americas Congress to connect people and identify opportunities where mobile Java can drive significant new revenue.”

Taking place prior to the official opening of the CDMA Americas Congress, the “Driving Mobile Data Services Adoption With Java” workshop will feature a panel of CDMA operators discussing their experiences in deploying Java-based services. Attendees will also hear about the evolution of Java, an in-depth analysis of how to deploy Java services, and the current and future opportunities for Java users. The workshop will be led by:

— Juan Dewar, Senior Director, Consumer and Mobile Systems Group, Sun Microsystems

— Amit Khanduja, Business Development, Consumer and Mobile Systems Group, Sun Microsystems

— Carl Pichotta, Business Development, Consumer and Mobile Systems Group, Sun Microsystems

Sponsors of the 2004 CDMA Americas Congress include Comverse, Dyaptive Systems, Ericsson, Kyocera Wireless Corp., Lucent Technologies, Nokia, Nortel Networks, Qualcomm, Sun Microsystems, Texas Instruments and UTStarcom. Exhibitors at the event include Aeroflex, Agilent Technologies, Airvana, Anritsu, Audiovox, Comarco, ISCO, MultiTech Systems, NAVTEQ, NMS Communications, Racal Instruments, Rohde & Schwarz, Spirent Communications, STMicroelectronics, Sun Microsystems, Tektronix, and TestQuest.

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