CTO David Sperling discusses techniques for simpler, smarter, safer Wi-Fi access at Wi-Fi Global Congress
ALISO VIEJO, CA – October 14, 2015 – Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI), announced its CTO, David Sperling, will present a customer case study on Wi-Fi management challenges and opportunities at Wi-Fi Global Congress on October 14. In his presentation, “Simpler, Smarter, Safer Wi-Fi Access using Policy-on-Device Management and Analytics,” Sperling will explain how Comcast, the largest cable company in North America and provider of 11 million hotspots, is using NetWise® from Smith Micro to enhance connectivity in Comcast Xfinity WiFi Apps.
As demand for high-speed mobile data grows, Wi-Fi has become a critical strategic investment for both wireless and cable network providers. For the cable / MSO market specifically, Wi-Fi provides an opportunity to expand reach outside the home and office, engage customers over mobile devices, better understand customer experience, and promote new services to customers. However, a wide range of discovery, usability, and Quality of Service (QoS) challenges can impede adoption if not managed effectively.
“To capitalize on the benefits of Wi-Fi, providers must first address challenges around access point discovery and prioritization, secure login, connection quality, congestion, and seamless network transitions,” said David Sperling, CTO, Smith Micro. “Using our NetWise policy on device platform, we’re helping Comcast and other wireless providers address these challenges to deliver a higher quality of experience for the end user.”
David Sperling, CTO, Smith Micro
Comcast Case Study: Simpler, Smarter, Safer Wi-Fi Access using Policy-on-Device Management and Analytics
Wi-Fi Global Congress
San Jose Convention Center, San Jose, CA
October 14, 2015, 2:30 pm PT
Presented by the Wireless Broadband Alliance, the Wi-Fi Global Congress provides a global forum for wireless and cable network experts to share Wi-Fi industry insights and innovations, discuss current trends, and forecast evolutions in the space.
The NetWise technology has been shortlisted for Best Wi-Fi Service or Management Solution by the WBA 2015 Wi-Fi Industry Awards. Winners will be announced at the Wi-Fi Global Congress gala awards dinner on October 14.
Find information about NetWise here.
Request a copy of the case study presentation here.
About Smith Micro Software, Inc.:
Smith Micro provides software to simplify and enhance the mobile experience. As the leader in wireless connectivity, our applications ensure the best Quality of Experience for mobile users while optimizing networks for service providers and enterprises. Using our intelligent policy-on-device platform, along with premium voice, video and content monetization services, we create new opportunities to engage consumers and capitalize on the growth of connected devices. For more information, visit smithmicro.com. (NASDAQ: SMSI)
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