Premier Sponsors

Level 3

Built from the ground up for IP, Level 3 enables our partners to enter the Consumer VoIP market quickly, efficiently and with maximum coverage. Level 3's regulatory compliant PSTN interconnection, local and long distance capabilities and solid telecom expertise will catalyze your entry into the emerging VoIP market. Level 3 Communications (Nasdaq: LVLT,


Tropos is the proven leader in ubiquitous, metro-scale, Wi-Fi mesh networking. We deliver the fastest, lowest cost and simplest wireless broadband solutions, as demonstrated by more than 300 metro-scale Wi-Fi mesh deployments in 29 countries worldwide. Our patented MetroMesh™ architecture allows municipalities and service providers to quickly deliver mobile broadband connectivity to users in any locale. Tropos MetroMesh™ provides carrier-grade, standards-based access to voice, data and video.


Voxeo Corporation is the leading provider of standards-based, hosted and customer premise telephony solutions, built with versatile IP and XML technologies that make it easy to create, deploy, and maintain the widest variety of telephony applications. Voxeo customers, VARs, resellers, and channel partners leverage Voxeos industry-leading technology solution to enhance customer care, reduce costs, and generate new sources of revenue. With over $40 million invested in infrastructure, technology, and programs, Voxeo has customers ranging in size from the Fortune five to small startups with just five employees. Voxeo has been profitable and cash-flow positive for eight straight quarters, reflecting its more than 100 percent annual growth since its founding in 1999.

Platinum Sponsors


Caspian is the leading supplier of multimedia traffic management solutions for service provider and large enterprise networks. The company's Media Controllers leverage Flow-State QoS technology to manage and control bandwidth in IP and MPLS networks. Caspian enables customers to enforce usage policies, enhance multimedia service quality, and prioritize applications. Caspian is headquartered in San Jose, California with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Japan, Korea, Singapore and China. For more information, visit Caspian on the Web at

Gold Sponsors


Kelley Drye

Kelley Drye’s Telecommunications Group offers an unmatched combination of assets and in-depth experience serving the U.S. and global telecommunications industry. We provide exceptional service to our clients in the roll-out and provisioning of VoIP services. Highlights include: a seasoned team of over 40 experienced telecom specialists; active practices in six U.S. offices as well as India, Southeast Asia and Europe; experience in litigation and arbitration in proceedings before the regulatory commissions in over 40 states; long-established relationships with local counsel in most states; many years of experience appearing regularly before the FCC, the Department of Justice, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and numerous federal district courts and courts of appeals across the country; and support from 20 other practice groups within Kelley Drye. For more information about Kelley Drye, please visit


Lavalife Corp., one of the leading providers of technology-based dating services, allows its members anytime, anywhere access to like-minded singles. Founded in 1987, Lavalife markets its web, telephone and mobile products across the United States, Canada and Australia. Lavalife believes in and supports an open internet.


Motorola is known around the world for innovation and leadership in wireless and broadband communications. Inspired by our vision of Seamless Mobility, the people of Motorola are committed to helping you get and stay connected simply and seamlessly to the people, information, and entertainment that you want and need. We do this by designing and delivering the "must have" products, "must do" experiences and powerful networks - along with a full complement of support services. A Fortune 100 company with global presence and impact, Motorola had sales of $36.8 billion in 2005.

NetsEdge Consulting, LLC

NetsEdge Consulting, LLC is a Washington, D.C.-based consulting practice specializing in telecommunications and Internet public policy. Founded by a former vice president for federal law and policy with MCI, the firm provides legal analysis, regulatory strategy, and advocacy counsel to Web-based companies. Our overarching goal is to help provide U.S. policymakers with clear direction to support an innovative and evolving Internet. (Public SIP Telephone Network) is a public benefit alliance consisting of industry leaders committed to promote SIP- based Voice-over-IP communications via the public PsipTNTMnetwork. Members of the consortium provide SIP-compliant hardware, software and services which interoperate with the PsipTN network. members include device manufacturers, VoIP solution providers, ISPs, CLECs and value-added service providers and members collaborate to promote interoperability, set open standards, and create new business opportunities.


The name Wibiki is derived from “wireless ubiquity” – or “wibiquity (a term we admit we made up.) The Internet grows every day. Wi-Fi is the technology that will make connectivity ubiquitous. Wibiki is the technology that will make it free and easy.

Media Sponsors

Broadband Properties Magazine

BROADBAND PROPERTIES is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The-Premises while keeping readers up to date on the available solutions capable of serving their practical needs. BP offers in-depth news, expert insights, and practical know-how on the technical, business, financial, and legal aspects of outfitting properties and communities with broadband solutions.

With a focus on residential buildings, developments, and municipalities, BP helps the large-scale and wholesale buyers and users of broadband technologies, equipment, and services competitively distinguish their properties and communities in a rapidly changing marketplace.

BP connects the providers of voice, video, data, security and other services with the top decision-makers and influencers in the "connected community" market.

O'Reilly Media

O'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, and conferences. Since 1978, O'Reilly has been a chronicler and catalyst of leading-edge development, homing in on the technology trends that really matter and spurring their adoption by amplifying "faint signals" from the alpha geeks who are creating the future. An active participant in the technology community, the company has a long history of advocacy, meme-making, and evangelism.

VoIP Business News

VoIP Business News is a bi-weekly print publication read by service providers selling VoIP and other IP-based communication services. These readers work at independent VoIP, telephone, cable TV, Internet Service Provider, Value Added Reseller, distributor and agent firms. VoIP Business News focuses on the business context and issues facing providers of VoIP and IP-based, real time services, sold to residential consumers, small and medium business, as well as enterprise customers.

Association Sponsors

The Berkman Center

The Berkman Center is a research program founded to explore cyberspace, share in its study, and help pioneer its development. We represent a network of faculty, students, fellows, entrepreneurs, lawyers, and virtual architects working to identify and engage with the challenges and opportunities of cyberspace.

We investigate the real and possible boundaries in cyberspace between open and closed systems of code, of commerce, of governance, and of education, and the relationship of law to each. We do this through active rather than passive research, believing that the best way to understand cyberspace is to actually build out into it.

Computer & Communications Industry Association

CCIA's mission is to further our members' business interests by being the leading industry advocate in promoting open, barrier-free competition in the offering of computer and communications products and services worldwide.

The Center for Democracy and Technology

The Center for Democracy and Technology works to promote democratic values and constitutional liberties in the digital age. With expertise in law, technology, and policy, CDT seeks practical solutions to enhance free expression and privacy in global communications technologies. CDT is dedicated to building consensus among all parties interested in the future of the Internet and other new communications media.

The Center for Digital Democracy

The Center for Digital Democracy is committed to preserving the openness and diversity of the Internet in the broadband era. CDD's works to enhance public understanding of the changing dimensions of the US digital media system, by explaining the communications options and the public-interest resources that citizens should have at their disposal.


FirstMile.US is a public benefit nonprofit organization. The FirstMile.US objective is to build demand for big broadband through grass-roots education activities - creating the "I need that. When can I get it?" broadband attitude across the nation. Visit us at

Free Press

Free Press is a national nonpartisan organization working to increase informed public participation in crucial media policy debates, and to generate policies that will produce a more competitive and public interest-oriented media system with a strong nonprofit and noncommercial sector.

Free Press considers information to be among the most important resources to any society. We strive to open up the media system to allow more diversity of opinion to be expressed, to present a broader perspective, and to increase the caliber of information available to everyday people.

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With 400 direct and affiliate member companies, the Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) is the leading trade association serving the information technology industry. ITAA seeks to foster an environment that is conducive to the health, prosperity and competitive nature of the information technology industry and to help its members succeed in delivering the benefits of IT to their customers.

New America Foundation

The purpose of the New America Foundation is to bring exceptionally promising new voices and new ideas to the fore of our nation's public discourse. Relying on a venture capital approach, the Foundation invests in outstanding individuals and policy ideas that transcend the conventional political spectrum. Through its Fellowships and Policy Programs, New America sponsors a wide range of research, writing, conferences, and events on the most important issues of our time.

The New America Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit public policy institute that was conceived through the collaborative work of a diverse and intergenerational group of public intellectuals, civic leaders, and business executives. New America's founding President and CEO is Ted Halstead, and its Board of Directors is chaired by James Fallows. Based in our nation's capital, the Foundation opened its doors in January 1999.

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The Web is worth celebrating. OneWebDay is one day a year when we all - everyone around the physical globe - can celebrate the Web and what it means to us as individuals, organizations, and communities. As with Earth Day - an inspiration and model for OneWebDay - it's up to the celebrants to decide how to celebrate. We encourage all celebrations! Collaboration, connection, creativity, freedom.

By the end of the day, the Web should be just a little bit better than it was before, and we'll be able to see our connection to it more clearly. OneWebDay is September 22 every year, starting in 2006.

The Progress & Freedom Foundation

The Progress & Freedom Foundation is a market-oriented think tank that studies the digital revolution and its implications for public policy. Its mission is to educate policymakers, opinion leaders and the public about issues associated with technological change, based on a philosophy of limited government, free markets and individual sovereignty.

PFF's research combines academic analysis with a practical understanding of how public policy is actually made. Its senior fellows and other scholars are leading experts in their fields, with distinguished careers in government, business, academia and public policy. Its research is substantive, scholarly and unbiased. At the same time, PFF is focused on having an impact on public policy.

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The VON Coalition

Member supported coalition of service and software providers and equipment manufacturers organized to advocate and educate policy makers and regulators the viewpoint that the IP Telephony industry should remain as free of governmental regulation as possible.

Network Sponsor

Atlantech Online

Atlantech Online is a full service Communications Service Provider serving businesses, federal, state and local government institutions. Profitable since 1995, the company specializes in T-1 Internet connectivity, hosting and colocation in it's self-owned and operated data center and Business Telephone solutions. Atlantech Online also offers other value-added services such as email services, remote data backup, and custom VPN solutions. Located in Silver Spring, MD, Atlantech Online's footprint spans from Northern VA to New York City.