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CTIA-The Wireless Association® to Host First Wireless Health Pavilion at MEDICA 2010 World Forum for Medicine

October 28, 2010

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — As part of its continued commitment to driving the evolution of the mobile health marketplace, CTIA-The Wireless Association® today announced that it is hosting the first Wireless Health Pavilion at the MEDICA 2010 World Forum for Medicine and International Trade Fair and Congress. The Wireless Health Pavilion will feature the latest mobile products, applications and network management solutions focused on improving health and wellness worldwide.

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Held November 17-20, 2010 at the fairgrounds in Dusseldorf, Germany, MEDICA is the world’s largest annual gathering of health professionals, attracting 4,300-plus exhibitors and 138,000 attendees from more than 100 countries. CTIA’s Wireless Health Pavilion, located in Hall 15, Stand D04, will include innovative displays, dynamic stage demonstrations, educational programming and a vibrant cafe and lounge for exhibition attendees to learn about and experience the transformative power of mobile health solutions.

Organized by CTIA-The Wireless Association in cooperation with founding partner Qualcomm Wireless Health, pavilion participants include: 3M; Accenture; A&D Medical; Axeda Corporation; Cinterion Wireless; Great Connection Inc.; Ericsson Nikola Tesla; IVT Corporation; Leaf Communications; MedApps; OBS Medical/t+ Medical Americas, Inc.; Qualcomm Wireless Health; SHL Telemedizin GmbH; Sotera Wireless Inc.; Telcare, Inc.; Telenor Connexion AB; Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance; and Zephyr Technology Corporation.

“As we’ve repeatedly seen with our own successful showcase at the International CTIA WIRELESS events, mobile health represents a fast-growing vertical that’s fostering innovation in all corners of the globe,” said Robert Mesirow, vice president of CTIA-The Wireless Association. “CTIA is proud to host the first ever wireless health pavilion at MEDICA, a step that reflects the significant expansion of a market segment we have been actively cultivating for more than five years. Our pavilion will highlight the real-world deployment of wireless technologies effectively used by hospitals, physicians and patients to improve healthcare management and overall wellness.”

Qualcomm Wireless Health is the founding partner and co-producer of the Wireless Health Pavilion. Strategic partners include Accenture and the Wireless-Life Sciences Alliance; and sponsors include Ericsson Nikola Tesla and SHL Telemedizin GmbH.

More information about the MEDICA 2010 42nd World Forum for Medicine and International Trade Fair and Congress may be found online:

www.medica-tradefair.com.

About CTIA Shows

CTIA shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 takes place March 22-24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, USA. CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS(TM) 2011 takes place October 11-13 at the San Diego Convention Center in California, USA. Visit www.ctiashow.com.

CTIA-The Wireless Association® is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry’s voluntary best practices and initiatives, and produces the industry’s leading tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, D.C., USA. Visit www.ctia.org.

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