DENVER, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WeFi Inc. (www.wefi.com) announced today that it has been recognized by this year's Fierce Innovation Awards, an operator-reviewed awards program from the publishers of FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable. WeFi received top honors for its WeANDSF UXT Platform in the category "Mobile Network: Service Delivery."
Winners were selected by an exclusive panel of carrier-only judges, including Stephen Bye, Sprint CTO and Vice President Technology Development & Strategy; Mattias Fridstrom, TeliaSonera International Vice President and head of Technology; Abhi Ingle, AT&T Vice President of Ecosystem and Innovation; Tom Nagel, Comcast Cable Senior Vice President of Business Development & Strategy for Communications & Data Services; Todd Smith, Cox Communications Director of Media Relations; and Jim Wales, Verizon Executive Director of Networks.
Judges evaluated submissions based on technology innovation, financial impact, market validation and end-user customer experience.
"We're delighted to be included among such a stellar line-up of companies honored by the publishers of the FierceWireless, FierceTelecom and FierceCable, coupled with such distinguished judges," said Zur Feldman, WeFi chairman and CEO. "It's especially gratifying that our Access Network Discovery and Selection Function User Experience Topology Platform stood out. This onloading/offloading platform enhances service providers' business decisions in terms of where and when to deploy their own capacity enhancements, up-leveling the quality and capacity of Wi-Fi. This award affirms that we are on the right track to seamlessly integrate Wi-Fi usage into providers' Mobile Broadband services, optimally switching between mobile broadband and Wi-Fi when and where operators and users would benefit from this switch, helping to create the best possible broadband data experience."
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Through its advanced WeANDSF technology and comprehensive hotspot database – the industry's largest with over 140 million hotspots – WeFi optimizes wireless data service performance and extends past and new investments in infrastructure Wi-Fi networks to assure wireless carriers, cable operators and streaming media content producers deliver the best mobility experience in a data dependent world. WeFi's patented technology provides customers unparalleled control of and visibility into the use of Wi-Fi and cellular connectivity, both on and off their own networks, allowing operators to better plan networks, predict usage and deliver the best network connections. For more information visit: www.wefi.com.
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