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September 01, 2010

Industry Veteran Brough Turner Added to Keynote Lineup at 4GWE in Los Angeles

Norwalk, CT – September 1, 2010  – TMC and Crossfire Media today announced that telecommunications industry veteran, and founder of netBlazr, Brough Turner will deliver a keynote address at their 4GWE Conference entitled, “WiFi -The Real 4G."

This session, scheduled for Monday, Oct. 4, at 3:15 PM, day one of the three-day 4GWE event, will look at current WiFi deployments and illustrate why we are at the tipping point of Broadband Wireless. 4GWE Conference runs Oct. 4-6, 2010 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles.

Brough Turner is a well known, and well respected communications industry engineer and entrepreneur.  He is founder of netBlazr, a startup working to change the landscape for broadband Internet access in urban areas of the United States.  

Before founding netBlazr, Brough was co-founder and chief technology officer of Natural MicroSystems and NMS Communications. While his leading interests are technology and innovation, his career has included roles in engineering, operations, finance, marketing and customer support. He writes and is widely quoted on telecommunications topics in trade and general business publications and he is a frequent speaker at telecom industry events around the world.

Since 2001, Brough has focused on the wireless infrastructure and mobile applications. His 3G and 4G tutorials are widely popular and usually appear at the top, or near top, of Google 3G and 4G tutorial searches. Turner’s blogs cover technology, economic, and social issues addressing the intersection of telecom, mobility and the Internet.

“Wireless is at a tipping point and WiFi is leading the way,” said Brough Turner. “LTE and WiMAX are relative laggards, as innovation shows up in WiFi first. In this session, we’ll look at current WiFi deployments; examine current and future opportunities; and I’ll illustrate why we’ve reached the tipping point for Broadband Wireless.”

Details on the entire conference program are now available online. Event sponsors for 4GWE include: Alvarion, AT&T, BridgeWave Communications, CDMA Development Group, DDB Unlimited, Qwest Wholesale, and Xirrus. 

Sponsorship, exhibiting, and advertising opportunities are still available, and interested parties should contact Anthony Cassio at 203-852-6800 ext. 105. Members of the media can reserve media credentials by contacting Todd Keefe at todd@firpr.com.  

About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars, newsletters and provide community websites with the latest information in our industries. 

About TMC:
Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) is a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online. TMC publishes Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Unified Communications, and NGN magazines. MobilityTechzone, TMC's Web site, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries. MobilityTechzone is read by two million unique visitors each month on average worldwide, according to Webtrends. MobilityTechzone has ranked within the top 3,500 in Quantcast's Top U.S. sites, placing MobilityTechzone in the nation’s top .03% most visited Web sites. In addition, TMC produces ITEXPO; 4GWE Conference and M2M Evolution (in conjunction with Crossfire Media); Digium|Asterisk World (in conjunction with Digium); and Smart Grid Summit (in conjunction with Intelligent Communication Partners). TMC serves other communications market segments with the Cloud Communications Summit (in conjunction with Light and Electric); CVx ChannelVision Expo (in conjunction with Beka Publishing); and MSPWorld™ (in conjunction with the MSP Alliance).

TMC also serves technology professionals with industry-specific websites: InfoTech Spotlight, 4GWE, M2M Evolution.com, Smart-Grid.MobilityTechzone.com, Smart Products Ecosystem, Robotics.MobilityTechzone.com, Cable.MobilityTechzone.com, Satellite Spotlight, Green.MobilityTechzone.com, Healthcare.MobilityTechzone.com, and Education.MobilityTechzone.com.

Contact Information:
Todd Keefe
For Immediate Release PR (for ITEXPO)
617-262-1968 x 101
todd@firpr.com

To find out more about Brough Turner and what he has to say, visit the company at the
4GWE Conference. To be held Oct. 4 to 6 in Los Angeles and collocated with ITEXPO West 2010, the 4GWE Conference will focus on the realities of deploying 4G technologies and delivering broadband wireless applications to a growing community of wireless broadband consumers. Don’t wait. Register now.



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