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UWC Consortium

(Universal Wireless Communications Consortium) A membership organization created in 1996 and dissolved in 2001 that supported the IS-41 (WIN) information and control system and EDGE enhancements for increased data rates. UWCC completed its goals of developing and promoting TDMA standards in the wireless industry. 3G Americas, its successor trade organization, was founded in January 2002. See UWC-136, WIN and 3G Americas.
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Based on feedback from roundtable participants, the UWCC plans to host two additional roundtables in the coming year.
Recently the UWCC, which represents TDMA technology, and the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA), which represents GSM technology, announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work toward worldwide voice and data interoperability.
AG Communication Systems and the entire ROAMEO team are very pleased with the recognition provided by the UWCC membership in selecting ROAMEO for this prestigious award," said Chuck Hellquist, vice president of wireless products at AG Communication Systems.
We will work together with the UWCC to gain the appropriate approvals with the GSM Association to advance interoperability standards and mutually beneficial commercial roaming agreements between member companies," stated Stapleton.
The UWCC is already working with the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to gain approval of TDMA's 2G and 3G standard.
The UWCC conference, "Multiple Options for 3G Success," will be held May 1 through May 3 in Orlando FL.
Vicki Livingston, Director of Marketing for the UWCC noted, "Diane Cornell is the ideal keynote speaker to lead off a day of important presentations involving the business models and marketing predictions for the successful future of the wireless industry.
The UWCC is honored to have Tom Wheeler offering a keynote address at our 5th annual conference," commented Chris Pearson, Executive Vice President for the UWCC.
TDMA continues to be the most widely used wireless technology in the Americas -- with the greatest number of subscribers, operators, and geographic coverage area," commented Chris Pearson, Executive Vice President for the UWCC.
Attendees will find the UWCC Global Summit packed with insightful presentations from companies on the leading edge of wireless communications as they discuss the options for providing 3G services and share their views on the future of global wireless communications," commented Chris Pearson, Executive Vice President for the UWCC.
As in previous years, UWCC has posted conference proceedings on its web pages: www.
Our customers expect to be able to enjoy services from their home network, wherever they may be in the world," he said further, "and the role of the Roaming Forum with the much appreciated help of UWCC members is to make that wish a reality.