WCNC 2005 Technology and Business Applications Panels
Thursday 17 March 2005
9:00 - 10:30 Room 208 - 210
P9: New Technologies, Open Standards, License-Free Spectrum; Who if Anybody is Going to Make Money in the Short Run and Who Benefits in the Long Run?
Chair: Thomas S. Huseby, Managing Partner, SeaPoint Ventures, USA
Abstract: Wi-Fi , WiMAX, VOIP magic standards on licensed-free spectrum and almost free network, but in the end what is the economic incentive for technical innovation? What business models can emerge to validate this investment? What other opportunities for technical innovation exist with real market demand and solid available business models? This panel of operators, investors, and analysts will explore the market drivers for technical innovation.
Julie Ask, Senior Analyst, Jupiter Research, USA
Philip Junker, SVP Strategic Applications, Alltel, USA
Eric Stonestrom, CEO of Airspan, USA
William J. Hoffman, CEO of VWN, USA
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