Powerwave Technologies (NASDAQ:PWAV) VP, Government Solutions Business Unit, Jake MacLeod has put together and will moderate a panel at 2010 Military Communications Conference (MILCOM) on “Future Government Use of Commercial Wireless Networks.”
MILCOM is a conference focused on military communications, and features participants from government, military, industry and academia.
According to Powerwave: “The panel will debate the pros and cons of government agencies adopting commercial wireless networks as a key means of communication and will discuss advancements in network technology and architecture that could facilitate greater government adoption.”
MILCOM 2010 is set for Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 in San Jose, Calif. The panel discussion will take place Nov. 1 from 3:30-5 p.m.
“The commercial wireless communications industry has invested tens of billions of dollars in the competitive development of highly functional 3G wireless networks with enhanced features and functionality, ” MacLeod said. “It is becoming increasingly clear to government and military entities that it would be advantageous to leverage the investment of the commercial sector to supplement their existing communications. As an industry leader in commercial wireless infrastructure, Powerwave is uniquely positioned to help lead the adoption of commercial technology within the government sector.”