Next Generation Wireless Networks Explored at Mobile Monday Detroit

Mobile Monday Michigan - Detroit Chapter, a subsidiary of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM), explores advances being made in 5G and Wi-Fi Networks
By: Mobile Technology Assn of Michigan
Join us at Mobile Monday Detroit on May 9th!
Join us at Mobile Monday Detroit on May 9th!
CLARKSTON, Mich. - May 1, 2016 - PRLog -- A new wave of mobile technology is on the way, and with it comes the need for wireless networks with increased capabilities. To help the Mobile Monday Detroit audience understand the advances being made in wireless network technologies, experts from Verizon Wireless and Aerohive Networks will share information about 5G and the next evolution of Wi-Fi. The event takes place on Monday, May 9th at 6:00 p.m. at the offices of RIIS, located at 1250 Stephenson Highway, Suite 200 in Troy.

Joining us as speakers will be:

• Jim Doran, Client Partner - Connected Solutions, Verizon Wireless Business Group
• Mike Fortenberry, Regional Sales Manager - Great Lakes, Aerohive Networks

Doran's presentation will focus on 5G as the foundation for the 'Internet of Things', and how it will combine existing technologies with next-generation radio access advances to deliver greater connectivity for M2M services and connecting billions more devices to the burgeoning Internet of Things. He'll provide a broad overview of the pending 5G roll-out and highlight what it means for business and technology development.

Fortenberry's presentation will focus on 802.11ac and upcoming WLAN standards, iBeacons, and building robust wireless networks to meet the challenges IT professionals are facing in terms of capacity, flexibility, security, privacy and visibility as they evaluate complex combinations of WLAN standards, management, and technology like MU-MIMO.

The event is free to attend but advance reservations via Meetup ARE REQUIRED in order to attend; make your reservation at Refreshments will be served courtesy of our host and sponsor, RIIS. Free parking is available onsite.

Mobile Monday Detroit is sponsored by the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) and RIIS (

About Mobile Monday Michigan:

Mobile Monday Michigan, a subsidiary of the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan, is a mobile/wireless industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000 members state-wide. Information about Mobile Monday Michigan can be found at

About the Mobile Technology Association of Michigan

Based in Detroit and serving all of Michigan, MTAM is a non-profit trade association for Michigan's mobile / wireless technologies, the firm's who provide them, and the firm's - in all industries - who use them. The organization's mission is to facilitate conversation/collaboration between varied sectors of the mobile/wireless eco-system and serve as the bridge to enable diverse organizations to understand each other's perspectives and needs in order to drive new innovation and opportunities involving these technologies; to increase the use of Michigan-based mobile/wireless technology products and services in-state, nationally and globally; to increase the productivity and profitability of every industry vertical in Michigan via the use of these technologies; to create sustainable jobs and increased entrepreneurial opportunities in the state based on the use of these technologies, thereby achieving substantial growth of Michigan's economy; and to help the communities we serve via the use of these technologies. Information about MTAM can be found at

Linda Daichendt
Mobile Technology Assn of Michigan
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