Friday, May 5, 2006


CTIA WIRELESS 2006 is the most important technology event of the year, and now you can hear what wireless telecommunications and entertainment industry leaders had to say when they shared the stage during the unparalleled Keynote Sessions. Find out what's on the minds of such top executives as Sprint Nextel Chief Operating Officer Len Lauer, Cingular Wireless CEO Stan Sigman, and Orange Group CEO Sanjiv Ahuja. Hear why telecommunications giants such as BET CEO and Chairman Debra Lee, Time Warner Cable President and CEO Glen Britt, PayPal President Jeff Jordan, and MTV Network Groups President Van Toffler see wireless playing a key role in their companies' futures, or how Roshan Afghanistan CEO Karim Khoja is literally building a wireless network from the ground up in that war-torn country.

Excerpts of these dynamic keynote addresses and more, including an insightful question-and-answer session with Federal Communications Chairman Kevin Martin, are now available on the CTIA WIRELESS 2006 Keynote webcast!

Day One:

Day One of CTIA WIRELESS 2006 starts with a bang, as Sprint Nextel Chief Operating Officer and CTIA-The Wireless Association® Chairman Len Lauer opens the keynote session with his insightful observations on the state of the wireless industry. CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent, hosts the day's program and conducts an enlightening question and answer session with one of telecommunications' most influential figures, FCC Chairman Kevin Martin. Also appearing on the keynote stage are Karim Khoja, CEO of Roshan Afghanistan, Walt Disney Company CEO Robert Iger as he launches the company's new wireless service, Disney Mobile, and Time Warner Cable President and CEO Glenn Britt discusses the company's excitement over the prospects of integrating video and wireless. Masao Nakamura, President and CEO of NTT DoCoMo, answers questions concerning the revolutionary "wallet phone" in Japan, and the session closes with remarks by Nokia Chairman and CEO Jorma Ollila, who also receives a Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions in the world of wireless.

Day Two:

Entertainment is on center stage on the Day Two Keynote session at CTIA WIRELESS 2006! Joined on stage by basketball legend, Magic Johnson, PayPal President Jeff Jordan launches PayPal Mobile and demonstrates the new "Text to Buy" feature for wireless consumers. Debra Lee, BET Chairman and CEO, along with hip hop recording artists D4L, unveil the company's strategy to mingle music, video, and wireless through BET Mobile, and MTV Network Music/Films/Logo Group President, Van Toffler, kicks off MTV Mobile, with a featured appearance by two-time Grammy award winner LL Cool J. Like BET Mobile, MTV Mobile will provide fans with myriad opportunities to enjoy their favorite recording stars.

Day Three:

What's the wireless world of the future going to look like, and what are the challenges and opportunities ahead for the wireless industry? Some of the top executives in the wireless world share their expertise and insight on Day Three of the Keynote Sessions, as CTIA-The Wireless Association President and CEO Steve Largent leads a thought-provoking Global Carriers Roundtable featuring Cingular Wireless CEO Stan Sigman, Sprint Nextel COO Len Lauer, and Orange Group CEO Sanjiv Ahuja.

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