MEDIA ALERT: Motorola Wins Four Awards at CTIA Wireless 2009
MOTO™ W233 Renew and CDMA 9100 Series KeepMeConnected™ Femtocell win firsts and Long Term Evolution (LTE) Self Organizing Network solution takes third place in CTIA Wireless 2009® E-Tech Competition
MOTOROKR S305 wins LAPTOP’s Best of CTIA Wireless 2009 Award for Accessories
CTIA WIRELESS 2009 – LAS VEGAS – April 3, 2009 – Motorola, Inc., (NYSE: MOT) has captured two first-place and one third-place awards in the prestigious 4th Annual 2009 CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) competition as well as LAPTOP Magazine’s Best of CTIA Wireless 2009 Award for Accessories. MOTO™ W233 Renew, CDMA 9100 Series KeepMeConnected™ Femtocell, and Long Term Evolution (LTE) Self Organizing Network took home honors in the E-Tech competition, while MOTOROKR S305 was honored with LAPTOP’s Best of CTIA Wireless 2009 Award for Accessories.
The CTIA Emerging Technology Awards program is designed to give industry recognition and exposure to the best wireless products and services in the areas of mobile consumer electronics and applications; enterprise and vertical market technology; 4G and network infrastructure; and environmentally friendly hardware and services. The LAPTOP award recognizes groundbreaking products announced at CTIA Wireless 2009 that are that enhance the end user’s mobile experience through innovative design and functionality.
Motorola won in the following categories:
CTIA Wireless 2009 E-Tech: Network Infrastructure - In-Building/Local Area Network Solution
First place: Motorola CDMA 9100 Series KeepMeConnected™ Femtocell
The KeepMeConnected Femtocells - CDMA 9100 Series features an integrated touch-screen digital picture frame with a built-in femtocell. This is the second award for this innovative product. It was selected as an honoree of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) Innovations 2009 Design and Engineering Awards.
The CDMA Femtocell 9100 Series includes a session-initiated protocol (SIP) / voice-over Internet protocol (VoIP) soft phone and provides enhanced mobile phone coverage inside the home. A first of its kind, the CDMA 9100 Series allows users to deploy a femtocell - a small, low-cost, wireless access point – connected through a broadband connection for optimal wireless performance and coverage. The device also serves as a touch-screen digital picture frame, fitting aesthetically into a home environment.
CTIA Wireless 2009 E-Tech: Green - Consumer Hardware
First place: MOTO™ W233 Renew
MOTO™ W233 Renew is the world’s first mobile phone made using plastics comprised of recycled water bottles. The environmentally responsible Renew offers the first certified Carbonfree® alternative to conventional mobile phones. MOTO W233 Renew delivers the expected quality of a Motorola device at an affordable price, while empowering consumers reduce their carbon footprint.
CTIA Wireless 2009 E-Tech: 4G - Service Management
Third place: Motorola LTE Self Organizing Networks (SON) solution
A typical LTE network has thousands of base stations spread across different markets. Motorola’s advanced SON is well suited for such complex network. The Motorola LTE SON solution reduces an operator’s cost of operations by automatically extending, changing, configuring and optimizing the networks’ topology, coverage, capacity, cell size, and channel allocation based on changes in location, traffic pattern, interference and the situation/environment.
LAPTOP Best of CTIA Wireless 2009 Award: Accessory
MOTOROKR S305 Wireless Stereo Headphones
Wireless music rocks on MOTOROKR S305 headphones, with dynamic speakers delivering strong bass and a rich, full-range listening experience. The S305 is comfortable and lightweight, making it easy to wear all day without feeling weighted down. Controlling music and phone calls is a breeze with one-touch controls that keep consumers connected to the music and family and friends.
In other Motorola LTE news at CTIA, Motorola introduced its eNodeB and deployed a live 700MHz LTE demonstration network in Las Vegas to show the how the next generation of wireless broadband technology can deliver true personal media experiences. During the Motorola LTE drive tour visitors experienced the real-life performance of LTE in an urban environment including site-to-site hand-over and a number of demanding applications running over LTE.
Motorola is known around the world for innovation in communications and is focused on advancing the way the world connects. From broadband communications infrastructure, enterprise mobility and public safety solutions to high-definition video and mobile devices, Motorola is leading the next wave of innovations that enable people, enterprises and governments to be more connected and more mobile. Motorola (NYSE: MOT) had sales of US $30.1 billion in 2008. For more information, please visit www.motorola.com.
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