February 06, 2007
Industry Leaders Showcasing WiMAX at 3GSM World Congress
Sprint Nextel, Intel, Motorola, Samsung and Nokia to Demonstrate
Future WiMAX Network, Mobile Devices and Applications
--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S):
WHEN: Feb. 12-15, 2007 WHERE: 3GSM World Congress 2007, Barcelona, Spain at the Fira de Barcelona - Montjuic; Hall 1, Booth C49 WHO: Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S), Intel Corporation, Motorola, Samsung and Nokia teams will showcase mobile WiMAX in a jointly operated booth at the 3GSM World Congress 2007. WHAT: Two major themes being addressed at 3GSM World Congress 2007 are the increasing demand for a Mobile Internet and multimedia content at any time and on any device for seamless mobility, and mobile Internet demands for multi-megabit speeds and cost, performance and content improvements. Mobile WiMAX has emerged as a leading standard that can deliver on these demands with broad global support from major chip makers, service providers and device and infrastructure leaders. The Mobile WiMAX ecosystem partners and industry leaders will jointly demonstrate a variety of laptops, customer premises equipment and mobile devices running multimedia applications over a mobile WiMAX network. These companies are working together to provide a high-speed, high-quality, low-cost and convenient mobile WiMAX service that will also foster the broad proliferation of mobile devices and content. Demonstrations over mobile WiMAX networks will include: -- True mobile WiMAX TV application from MobiTV streaming on WiMAX devices -- Live video conferencing between partners on Intel(R) Centrino(R) Duo mobile technology-based laptops and ultra mobile devices. -- Interactive gaming -- Rich multimedia digital content services, enabling high bit-rate video streaming, viewing photos and accessing music.
CONTACT: Sprint Nextel John Polivka, +1 972-405-5139 or Intel Diana Kaaserer, +49 172 89 20 686 or Motorola Gemma Priscottn, +44 (0)7970 882994 or Samsung Brett White, +1 972-301-5404 or Nokia Chantal Boeckman, +1 469-789-9594 SOURCE: Sprint Nextel