Reston, VA.—August 25, 2009—KORE Telematics, the world's largest digital wireless services provider specializing in machine-to-machine (M2M) communications, today announced that Alex Brisbourne, president and chief operating officer, has been selected to participate in the educational program at International CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2009®, which takes place October 7-9 at the San Diego Convention Center.
Selected to speak in the session "Smart Energy - Telecom Takes Utilities Green," which is part of the Critical Infrastructure Track, Brisbourne will discuss the wireless technologies that are enabling forward-thinking utility companies to conserve resources and operate more efficiently. He will also explain what needs to happen for utility companies to "go green" with remote monitoring and smart grids. Brisbourne will be joined by other executives in the wireless industry who will share their perspectives and experiences in the mobile marketplace. For more information on the "Smart Energy - Telecom Takes Utilities Green" session, please visit:
"We are delighted that Alex Brisbourne will be joining the discussion on the critical technical, business and policy issues facing the wireless industry," said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director for CTIA. "Our speakers will share with attendees their secrets for developing successful mobile business strategies."
"Advancements in wireless technology are helping drive energy management improvements in not only the utility industry, but in our homes and places of business," said Brisbourne. "The KORE network currently powers a number of specialized applications for improved energy usage, smart grids and advanced meter reading. I am looking forward to joining the 'Smart Energy' panel discussion at CTIA and sharing my thoughts on this rapidly emerging market."
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About International CTIA WIRELESS I.T. & Entertainment 2009®
International CTIA WIRELESS IT & E is CTIA's fall show focused on mobile business. This event brings together a unique community of enterprise users, carriers, developers and manufacturers to generate dialogue, share ideas and debate the economics of wireless innovation. Visit www.ctiashow.com.
CTIA -The Wireless Association® is the international association for the wireless telecommunications industry, representing carriers, manufacturers and wireless Internet providers. CTIA is also recognized as the producer of two annual technology events: International CTIA WIRELESS 2010 takes place in Las Vegas, March 23-25; International CTIA WIRELESS IT & Entertainment 2010 takes place in San Francisco, October 6-8. For more association information, visit www.ctia.org.
About KORE Telematics
KORE Telematics is the world's largest fully digital wireless network provider specializing exclusively on the rapidly-expanding machine-to-machine (M2M) communications market. Companies in fields as diverse as security, utilities, health care and fleet management, as well as government agencies, are implementing M2M solutions to achieve productivity gains, cost management, environmental improvement and to expand customer services. Through its extensive network of application and hardware partners, KORE enables complete solutions for vehicle tracking, homeland security, automated metering and dozens of other M2M applications. KORE's long-term, direct agreements with Tier 1 wireless operator partners allow it to offer a range of technologies—including GSM, HSPA, CDMA and EV-DO—that ensures the greatest possible reliability and coverage. For more information, please visit www.koretelematics.com.