Devicescape CEO leads Wi-Fi user experience discussion at Mobile World Congress

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CEO to examine how amenity Wi-Fi can deliver ‘always best connected’ subscriber experience, improve ROI for mobile operators

BARCELONA, SPAIN & SAN BRUNO, Calif., February 25, 2014—Devicescape today announced that Dave Fraser, CEO of Devicescape, will be speaking at the WBA Carrier Wi-Fi Summit held during Mobile World Congress, February 24-27, in Barcelona. The summit will bring together operator representatives and executives from across the industry to discuss next generation Wi-Fi technologies and the important role Wi-Fi will play in the future of mobile networks.

Devicescape will give a presentation on Wednesday, February 26 at 3:00pm CET titled “Improving User Experience and ROI for Carrier Wi-Fi.” Fraser, recently announced as a Light Reading “Carrier Wi-Fi Mover & Shaker” will examine how operators can use Wi-Fi to deliver an “always best connected’ experience and extend their capacity-reach, as well as stimulate growth in overall data usage to increase ARPU. Fraser will also discuss how operators can use Devicescape’s Wi-Fi service platform to harness the power of Wi-Fi, which is increasingly becoming an essential element in their overall mobile data strategies.

Devicescape curates and automates access to the world’s amenity Wi-Fi through the Devicescape Service Platform. The company provides carrier-grade access and engagement services, monitoring and managing access to high quality access points identified using sophisticated machine-learning algorithms. The company now manages more than two billion monthly consumer Wi-Fi connections for telecom operators around the world, including Virgin Media, Bouygues Telecom, MetroPCS (T-Mobile) and U.S. Cellular. Agreements also exist with Intel and Microsoft (deployed by Verizon). In total, Devicescape monitors more than 315 million hotspots worldwide and recently announced that its Curated Virtual Network of high quality hotspots has reached 20 million.

Devicescape has been shortlisted for a 2014 Telecoms.com award for the “Best Use of Wi-Fi” and a GSMA award for “Best Cloud Based Technology for Mobile,” with winners named in Barcelona during Mobile World Congress.

To learn more about Devicescape’s attendance at the Carrier Wi-Fi Summit in Barcelona, visit www.devicescape.com or follow Devicescape on Twitter @Devicescape. Devicescape will also be exhibiting at Mobile World Congress at hall 2, stand 2O25.


About Devicescape

Devicescape operates the world's largest Wi-Fi service platform delivering access, engagement, and insight services for telecom operators. Powered by a global, curated, virtual network of tens of millions of amenity Wi-Fi locations, the platform enables an unparalleled customer experience at an unmatched operating cost. Headquartered in San Bruno, California, Devicescape is privately held by leading venture capital companies including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital, Jafco Ventures and Enterprise Partners. For more information visit www.devicescape.com.

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