Industry Group Endorses Cellular-to-WLAN Roaming Spec

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2004-09-10 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fourteen companies, including telecom heavy-weights have published a cellular-to-WLAN roaming specification designed to extend mobile voice and data services to wireless LANs.

Fourteen companies, including Alcatel, AT&T, British Telecom, Cingular Wireless, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB, Motorola Inc., Nokia, Nortel Networks and T-Mobile USA, have published a cellular-to-WLAN roaming specification that would extend mobile voice and data services to wireless LANs. Ken Kolderup, vice president of marketing at Kineto Wireless, a mobile solutions provider and member of the group, said the specification could produce significant savings for customers using high-speed mobile voice/data networks.
"I think this is a service model that really makes a lot of sense for inclusion of Wi-Fi in mainstream mobile devices," Kolderup said.
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