INT MEDIA GROUP ANNOUNCES THAT ITS 802.11 PLANET TRADE SHOW RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT FROM THE WIRELESS ETHERNET COMPATIBILITY ALLIANCE (WECA)(New York, NY - August 15, 2001) - INT Media Group, Incorporated (Nasdaq: INTM) today announced that its 802.11 PLANET Fall 2001 Conference & Expo, the first trade show in the world focused on the business strategies associated with the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 broadband wireless standards, has been endorsed by the group that certifies and promotes Wi-Fi wireless LAN products - the Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance (WECA). The event will take place for the first time at the Santa Clara Convention Center on October 2-3, 2001. Composed of the world's leading technology companies, the WECA organization is focused on promoting and certifying 802.11-based wireless LAN standards such as Wi-Fi - the world's dominant wireless LAN standard. Wi-Fi-based technology products consist of wireless access points, PCI cards, PCMCIA cards and mini-PCI modules. Over 150 products from 50 WECA member companies have been certified since March of 2000.
Keynotes for 802.11 PLANET Fall 2001 Conference & Expo include David Cohen, Chairman of WECA, and Dean Douglas, General Manager of Wireless e-business Services, Americas, for IBM Global Services. Other speakers include Allan Scott of Agere Systems; Jeff Abramowitz, President of the Wireless LAN Association (WLANA); Robert Kaiser, CEO of MobileStar Network Corporation; Dennis Eaton, Strategic Marketing Manager of Wireless Networking Products for Intersil Americas Inc.; and Christine Falsetti, Director of Marketing for Cisco Systems, among others.
To register for 802.11 PLANET Fall 2001 Conference & Expo, or to view the full seminar agenda, go to http://seminars.internet.com/80211/fall01/index.html. For additional information and registration procedures call Allison Alessio, Registration Manager, at (203) 662-2857 or [email protected]. For sponsorship and exhibition information, contact Frank Fazio, Jr., Sales Manager, at (203) 662-2976 or [email protected].
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INT Media Group (Nasdaq: INTM), headquartered in Darien, CT, is a leading provider of global real-time news, information and media resources for Internet industry and information technology professionals, Web developers and experienced Internet users. INT Media Group includes the internet.com and EarthWeb Network of 160 Web sites and nearly 250 e-mail newsletters that generate over 250 million page views monthly. INT Media Group events include nearly 40 offline internet.com and Intermedia Group seminars on Internet and IT-specific topics that are aligned with our Network of Web sites and e-mail newsletters. In addition, INT Media Group recently launched its CyberAtlas Research Division that publishes research reports analyzing the Internet and information technologies sectors worldwide.
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