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BUS.4 : Device developments
Thursday, 08 October 2009, 14:30 - 16:00, Room G

Our interaction with advanced networks depends on the devices we use, from large video screens to netbooks and smartphones. Consumers face difficult choices for home and personal devices, not only between brands, but in deciding between classes of device. Enterprise users want longer-lasting devices, with guarantees of service.
KEY QUESTIONS: - How has the global financial crisis affected the adoption of new devices? - Do device manufacturers and service providers compete or collaborate?

* Mr Dean Bubley, Founder and Director, Disruptive Analysis, United Kingdom

* Dr Mike Short, Vice President Public Affairs, Telefónica Europe plc, United Kingdom
* Mr Steve Bell, President, KeySo Global, United States
* Mr Jon S von Tetzchner, CEO , Opera Software , Norway
* Mr (Fouad) Brahim Boumakh, President & CEO, Nano-Techpower, Inc., United States