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February 03, 2014

Super Wi-Fi Summit Concludes Three-day Exploration of Shared Spectrum Alternatives

Norwalk, Conn—February 3, 2014—Today TMC and Crossfire Media announced the completion of Super Wi-Fi Summit, the global spectrum sharing and TV White Space event, held January 29-31, 2014, at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Super Wi-Fi Summit offered three full days of educational programming that explored how wireless spectrum alternatives will drive innovation, new products and new broadband revenue opportunities.

The agenda at Super Wi-Fi Summit featured content from the shared spectrum community, from radio and device manufacturers to progressive thought leaders, all of whom are well-versed on understanding how alternatives to licensed spectrum can be used to meet broadband demand. Presenters included DISH Network, Google Access, Motorola Mobility, Nokia Solutions and Networks, White Space Alliance, Carlson Wireless, LightSquared and more. These speakers presented a long list topics and discussions that included the following sessions:

  • LSA and ASA Are Coming. Hold On to That Priority-Based Spectrum License!
  • Alternative Access Using White Space for Tablets and Smartphones
  • White Space Radios Deliver 50Mbps: How the Skeptics Ask?
  • Battle of the Devices: White Space and Beyond
  • Incentive Auction Debate – Can Broadcasters Become Service Providers?
  • VCs and Investors Buying into White Spaces
  • Commercial Rollout of White Spaces in Kenya, South Africa, India, Brazil, Nigeria, Kazakhstan
  • White Spaces OFCOM, EC, FCC, Industry Canada, India, South Africa International Standards
  • Window of Opportunity The WISPS Moving Past the Trials
  • Receivers: What’s In and What’s Out? Spectrum Sensing is In and Out of Band is Out
  • Terrestrial Use of Satellite Spectrum: Got Some Space to Share?
  • Spectrum Sharing Turf War 3.550-3.700 GHz and 5 GHz, 700 MHz
  • Application Friendly Spectrum Solutions

“Through robust conference programming and an expert speaker lineup, Super Wi-Fi Summit explored the alternative wireless access methods that must be considered and utilized in order for carriers to keep up with today’s outrageous demand for data,” said Carl Ford, CEO, Crossfire Media, executive director of content, Super Wi-Fi Summit. “Our attendees gained immense insight into the shared spectrum ecosystem, and we look forward to seeing how they use this new knowledge to reach their own business goals at home.”

Super Wi-Fi Summit is supported by Platinum Sponsor Motorola, Gold Sponsors WhiteSpace Alliance and iconectiv; and Silver Sponsor Carlson Wireless Technologies.

Super Wi-Fi Summit will return to Las Vegas on August 11-14, 2014, at the Rio Conference Center. The event’s Call for Papers is now open, and those interested in speaking should submit their proposal via the online form. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for Super Wi-Fi Summit should contact Matthew Gleeson at 203-852-6800 x145.

For the latest Super Wi-Fi Summit news, updates and information, follow the event 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 business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Mobile Payment Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; 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:       

Ashley Baster

Connect2 Communications         

(919) 435-9112

Edited by Cassandra Tucker

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