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November 07, 2011

WCAI Partners with TMC, Crossfire Media to Produce 4GWE Conference & Expo

The 4G Wireless Evolution Conference & Expo (4GWE) Helps Carriers Transition to 4G and Increase Their Network and Backhaul Capacities

NORWALK, CT / WASHINGTON, DC – November 7, 2011 – The Wireless Communications Association International (WCAI), TMC and Crossfire Media today announced a partnership to address the issues associated with meeting the exploding demand for smartphone and wireless data services at the upcoming 4GWE Conference & Expo, scheduled to take place February 1-3, 2012, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.  4GWE will be co-located with ITEXPO East 2012 – the world's largest B2B communications and technology conference running since its launch in 1999.

As a co-producer in the event, WCAI will work with  Crossfire Media and TMC to develop content that will help carriers meet the exploding mobile broadband demand and transition to 4G and the next generation of LTE. At 4GWE, WCAI will host several conference sessions addressing new 4G spectrum, wireless backhaul for 4G networks, Wi-Fi for data offload and other issues related to enhancing network coverage. The full conference agenda is now available.

“We are excited to have the WCAI team working with us and joining in these very important discussions,” said event producer Carl Ford of Crossfire Media. “Many of WCAI’s carrier members are facing the daunting questions of how to migrate to 4G economically and efficiently, as the demand for data consumes the network resources. These are key issues that we will be addressing at 4GWE in Miami.”

“Our partnership with the 4GWE Conference & Expo gives our members an opportunity to interact with the entire ecosystem,” said WCAI President and CEO Fred Campbell. “4GWE is the perfect place for wireless service providers to find the right path to 4G.”

Registration for 4GWE is now open. Sponsorship, branding and advertising opportunities are also available, and interested parties should contact Matthew Gleeson at 203.852.6800 ext. 145 at TMC or Leigh Ann Spellman at 202.607.8186 at WCAI. Members of the media can reserve media credentials by contacting Todd Keefe at For Immediate Release PR. 

About the Wireless Communications Association International (WCAI):
The Wireless Communications Association International is the global trade association of the wireless broadband industry. We are a technology-neutral, non-profit organization committed to advancing economic opportunity for the wireless broadband industry worldwide by:

  • Promoting favorable governmental regulatory environments;
  • Collecting and disseminating relevant economic and regulatory information; and
  • Establishing and enhancing industry best practices. 


For more information, please visit www.wcai.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, and newsletters and provide community websites with the latest information in our industries.

About TMC:
TMC is a global, integrated media company that helps clients build communities in print, in person, and online.  TMC publishes the Customer Interaction Solutions, INTERNET TELEPHONY, Next Gen Mobility, InfoTECH Spotlight and Cloud Computing magazines.  TMC is the producer of ITEXPO, the world’s leading B2B communications event.  MobilityTechzone.com, which is read by two million unique visitors each month, is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries.  In addition, TMC runs multiple industry events: 4G Wireless Evolution; M2M Evolution; Cloud Communications Expo; SIP Tutorial 2.0:Bringing SIP to the Web; Business Video Expo; Regulatory 2.0 Workshop; DevCon5; HTML5 Summit; CVx; AstriCon; StartupCamp; MSPAlliance MSPWorld and more. Visit TMC Events for a complete listing and further information,

TMC Contact:
Todd Keefe
For immediate Release PR 
617-262-1968 x 101
Todd@firpr.com

WCAI Contact:
Susan Polyakova
202-452-7823
Susan@wcai.com 




Edited by Jennifer Russell


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