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Previous revision suggested Stockholm to be the location of Wireless Valley. I rather think it's Kista, an industrial area in northern Stockholm.

Note that there is an on-going battle where people in Sweden are improperly using the term "Wireless Valley." Wireless Valley is a US Trademark, in use since 1995.

People are improperly using the words "Wireless Valley", which is owned by US corporation, Wireless Valley Communications, Inc. of Austin, Texas. WikiPedia, and those in Sweden who continue to modify WikiPedia, may be liable if it continues to foster the improper use of "Wireless Valley", the trademark owned by Wireless Valley Communications, Inc.

By the way, is your trademark on "Wireless Valley", "Wireless Valley Communications, Inc.", or both? I'll try to stick the appropriate 'r' symbol in there where it belongs.
Wireless Valley owns the trademark WIRELESS VALLEY , and has been using it commercially since the mid 1990's, well before Sweden or Finland began its improper use of the trademarked name. Thank you most kindly for including the (R) symbol to denote a registered trademark.
I don't suppose it's a Swedish trademark. :) lysdexia 07:32, 12 Oct 2004 (UTC)

Wireless Valley Communications[edit]

I have removed all information about Wireless Valley Communications from the article, as it was not supported by any references to reliable sources, and was not well-placed in this article. If this company is notable, it should have it's own article, with a dablink at the top of this one to guide readers there. Wikipedia articles are organized by topic, not by term: this article is about the term Wireless Valley. A company by the same name is off-topic for this article. --Srleffler (talk) 05:04, 30 July 2012 (UTC)

Wireless Valley Communications[edit]

Srleffler, please do not remove that language. Here are some key links that are evidence of the original use of the term "Wireless Valley" in the Blacksburg/Roanoke Virginia region, as part of Virginia Tech's pioneering education and research work in wireless communications in the late 1980's through the 1990s, when the cellular industry was in its infancy. Virginia Tech faculty and students used the term "Wireless Valley" as early as 1989 or 1990, sweatshirts by the hundreds were printed with the language "Building the Wireless Valley" and given to students, faculty, and wireless industry executives who came to Blacksburg, VA to attend an annual conference and to hire students. In 1995, a company of that same name was spun out of academic research from Virginia Tech and was eventually acquired by Motorola. Also, one can readily do a trademark search, and see the date and originator of the US trademark for the term "Wireless Valley" was a Virginia Tech professor and entrepreneur. Thus, your removal of the text was not appropriate, as the term "Wireless Valley" was indeed first used in the Southwest Virginia region and was used to describe the region around Virginia Tech. See, for example, the following evidence (links below). There were also many newspaper articles written in the Roanoke Times and Blue Ridge Business Journal about "Wireless Valley.":

 http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/VTMAG/v15n3/page14-15.html

http://www.chemistrydaily.com/chemistry/Wireless_Valley_Communications

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/wireless-valley-awarded-pioneering-patent-for-transportable-building-database-72565137.html

http://www.bizjournals.com/austin/stories/2005/09/26/smallb1.html 71.183.248.217 (talk) 11:09, 19 August 2012 (UTC)