By Mazen Chmaytelli, MulteFire Alliance President

Some say the holiday season slows productivity; however, I find that difficult to believe given the growing momentum and support for MulteFire technology. With the release 1.0 specification publication right around the corner, the MulteFire Alliance has kicked things into overdrive with event participation, industry liaison partnerships and online webinars. More importantly, the Alliance membership has continued to strengthen in numbers, as we have welcomed several new members.

Joining the table with Ericsson, Intel, Nokia and Qualcomm, it’s a pleasure to introduce Huawei as the newest board member. We are excited to see how Huawei will leverage the potential of MulteFire technology within the enterprise setting and “steer the future of wireless connectivity for several vertical industries.”

From mobile operators and cable providers to ISPs and various venue and enterprise owners, the Alliance supports the common interests of its members in the application of next-gen mobile cellular technology.  Our newest members also include Comcast and CAICT, China Telecommunication Technology Labs-Terminals. Comcast will be a great asset to our membership base, helping to round out our expanding cable operator presence, while, CAICT, a prominent test lab in Asia, has joined at the opportune time as we begin discussions around MulteFire certification.

As the president of the MulteFire Alliance, I am honored to be part of this collaborative group enabling the future of mobile cellular technology and a new way to wireless, and look forward to seeing the membership continue to grow. I encourage you to check out the rest of our newly redesigned website where you will find the current list of members, latest news announcements, as well as a resource library.

There are several ways to get involved with the Alliance and promote the future of MulteFire technology, use cases and business opportunities. If your company is interested in joining the Alliance, please visit: https://www.mfa-tech.org/join/become-a-member.