Wireless Infrastructure - 4G Backhaul Summit Provides Keen Insight into 4G All-IP Mobile for Operators
October 14, 2010
By Susan J. Campbell, TMCnet Contributing Editor
Understanding the importance of 4G backhaul and how it can impact your future success is important. So critical is this focus that the telecommunications sector is merging powerful players together to bring you the 4G Backhaul Summit.
Scheduled for Monday, Oct 18, 2010, Backhaul Strategies and Core Convergence for Mobile Operators” will focus on what you need to know when moving to a 4G, all-IP mobile network architecture.
The keynote speaker is Nicola Palmer, vice president of network support for Verizon Wireless (News - Alert). Palmer will focus on the optimization and monetization of the all-IP 4G mobile network. Alcatel-Lucent’s Doug Wolf, VP/GM, End-to-End LTE (News - Alert) Product Management, will focus on the 4G network architecture challenge.
Iyad Tarazi, VP, Network Development and Engineering with Sprint, will explain monetizing the first all-IP 4G mobile broadband network in the United States. Tarazi will be followed by Geroge Antoun, Head of Product IP and Broadband Networks at Ericsson (News - Alert). Antoun will take attendees beyond the flat rate and beyond coverage and capacity.
4G network topology will be a panel focus, moderated by Heavy Reading’s Berge Ayvazian. Panelists for this session include Antoun, Wolff, Tarazi, Palmer and Mike Wright with Telstra (News - Alert). At that point attendees will have the option to select a 4G mobile packet core stream curriculum or 4G mobile backhaul strategies stream curriculum.
One can’t miss session takes place at 4:30: The Business Case for 4G Packet Backhaul & Core Convergence Mobile Operator. Panelist Wright is joined by Randy Muench with CFN Services (News - Alert).
For those wanting the full picture of what to expect and how CFN Services can lend value in this process, register for this real-time event set to take place at McCormick Place, West Building – 3rd Floor, 2301 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616.
Susan J. Campbell is a contributing editor for TMCnet and has also written for eastbiz.com. To read more of Susan’s articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Stefanie Mosca