Record Number of Attendees From 38 Countries Expected in Stockholm for VON Europe 2005

    Melville, New York (ots/PRNewswire) -

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    pulver.com today provided additional details for VON Europe, scheduled for May 23-26, at the Stockholm International Fairs in Stockholm. The biggest VON Europe event ever is expected to attract more than 1,200 delegates, from 38 different countries. More than 250 speakers will discuss the latest in VoIP markets, technology and regulation. And more than 120 companies will participate on the expo floor -- where dozens of new product and service announcements are anticipated.

    Several press events are planned, including a press Q&A with Niklas Zennstrom, CEO and co-founder of Skype, planned for Tuesday afternoon, May 24th. Members of the media who are interested in attending this press event should contact susan@pulver.com for additional details.

    "VON Europe provides a one-stop-shop to evaluate the opportunities and threats in the new communications landscape, and conduct business with decision makers at the world's leading carriers, telcos, mobile operators, and technology providers," said Jeff Pulver, CEO of pulver.com. "VON Europe is the place to be if you're looking to get up to speed on the VoIP industry."

    VON Europe will address the full spectrum of issues affecting IP communications in Europe. The key themes presented at this year's event include:

@@start.t1@@      The "Voice of Service Providers" - This year's event features extensive
      content covering standards, deployments and challenges that service
      providers face in bringing VoIP to existing legacy networks. Sessions
      from leading European service providers including, AT&T, T-Mobile
      International, Global Crossing, NeuStar, Telio, Inclarity, TeliaSonera,
      CableLabs, and others will discuss these issues and many others.
      WiFI VoIP - As the widespread availability of hotspots for mobile
      computing continues to increase, does WiFi VoIP compete with, or
      complement traditional mobile phone service? A panel of experts from
      Nortel, Bridgeport Networks, XtraFone, NMS Communications, and Nokia will
      answer this question, and discuss a handful of issues including handset
      convergence, roaming, authentication and security.
      EU Regulator Perspectives - As the European Commission evolves its
      telecom regulation, VON Europe will take a look at the changing
      regulatory environment, and discuss the impact it has on Internet-based
      telephony. Numerous speakers; including Alan Van Gaever, policy
      development -- DG information society & Media, European Commission; will
      discuss the work being done to harmonize different regulatory viewpoints.
      The European Venture Capital Scene - A panel of Europe's leading
      technology investors will present their views on the market and offer
      guidance to early stage and mid-stage technology companies. Panelists
      include top executives from Altas Ventures, 3i Sweden, BrainHeart
      Capital, MTI Partners, Index Ventures and more.
      Enterprise Issues, including Security and Compliance - VON Europe will
      explore the trends in enterprise Voice and Data convergence with sessions
      from leading companies such as Cisco, Alcatel, SecurityLab Technologies,
      RADVISION, Macromedia and more. Topics discussed include: Additional
      bandwidth requirements for IT; how carriers' interconnections to
      customers are changing the way enterprises communicate; how IP PBX's are
      becoming part of the IT infrastructure, and many more topics.@@end@@

    VON Europe will cover a host of other issues, including: an IMS update; Migrating PSTN to SIP; MPLS: Voice/Video/Data quality; Presence and Wireless IM; and many others. To find out more about VON Europe, or to register, please visit http://www.voneurope.com. To register for media credentials, please contact Todd Keefe at todd@pulver.com, or Susan Donahue at susan@pulver.com.

    About pulver.com

    Founded in 1994 by Jeff Pulver, pulver.com produces the highly successful VON conferences, and is engaged in many activities that promote the growth of communication technology. Jeff Pulver is also the founder of VON Magazine, The VON Coalition, Free World Dialup (FWD), LibreTel, pulverinnovations, Digisip, pulverRadio, RevUp Records, and is co-founder of Vonage and WHP Wireless.

    The pulver.com website is a key source of information for those in the IP Communications industry and The Pulver Report (http://pulver.com/reports) has more than 50,000 subscribers -- for whom it is a primary source of news and information on the latest developments in emerging net technologies. For more information, please visit http://www.pulver.com

        Todd Keefe
      Web site: http://www.pulver.com

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