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August 22, 2013

WhiteSpace Alliance Joins Super Wi-Fi Shared Spectrum Summit as Gold Sponsor

Whitespace organization to lend key industry speakers to Las Vegas event August 27-29

Norwalk, Conn.—August 22, 2013—TMC and Crossfire Media announced that the WhiteSpace Alliance has signed on as a Gold Sponsor for the Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit, being held August 27-29, 2013, at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. The event will analyze current technological innovations that allow businesses to maximize their broadband capabilities as well as push new mobile revenue opportunities, and will feature speakers from key members of the WhiteSpace Alliance.

“WhiteSpace Alliance is pleased to participate in the Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit and showcase technologies that will bring broadband access to 4 Billion people and 50 Billion devices in the future,” said Dr. Apurva N Mody, chairman of the WSA.

The WhiteSpace Alliance (WSA) is an international trade association that enables the emerging worldwide WhiteSpace ecosystem to deliver products and services that use WhiteSpace Bands. It collectively educates and seeds the market to demonstrate the benefits of using White Spaces. WSA has created the worldwide successful marketplace providing high-efficiency spectrum sharing cognitive radio solutions. Its solutions enable many new applications, such as smart utility networks, Internet of Things, intelligent transportation and cognitive machine-to-machine. 

WhiteSpace Alliance members speaking at Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit include:

  • Dr. Haiyun Tang, Adaptrum
  • Ivan Reede, Amerisys
  • Dr. Hiroshi Harada, Director, Smart Wireless Laboratory, NICT
  • Dr. Sam McMullan, ORB Analytics, Author
  • Peter Flynn, Texas Instruments
  • Apurva Mody Ph. D, Chairman, WhiteSpace Alliance, IEEE 802.22, Standard Working Group
  • John P. Malyar, iconectiv

“The WhiteSpace Alliance includes key companies that are at the cutting edge of whitespace developments,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and ITEXPO chairman. “We are looking forward to having so many different perspectives and ideas represented at Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit this year.”

Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit is also supported by Diamond Sponsor iconectiv and Gold Sponsors Adaptrum, Carlson Wireless and KTS Wireless.

Registration for Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit is now open, contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster.

Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit should contact TMC's Matthew Gleeson at 203-852-6800 x145.

For the latest news, updates and information, follow on Twitter at @SuperWiFiSummit.

About TMC:
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. MobilityTechzone is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading Global Business Technology event, as well as industry events: 3D Printing Conference & Expo; Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developers Conference; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Secure Mobility Conference; Small Cell Summit, Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

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. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

Media and Analyst Contact:        
Sue O’Keefe      
Connect2 Communications          
(508) 494-7771

Edited by Alisen Downey

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