4G World Expands to Asia

Largest Independent Event Focusing on Entire 4G Ecosystem Will Address World's Leading Regional Market

Feb 28, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb today announced plans to extend its popular 4G World Conference and Expo to Singapore. 4G World comes to serve the APAC region, which today represents nearly half of all mobile users globally. The inaugural event will be held May 21 through 23, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Singapore. For more information visit http://asia.4gworld.com

"A recent Pyramid Research report indicates that LTE subscriptions in Asia-Pacific will top all other regions by 2014," said Berge Ayvazian, Program Chairman of 4G World and Senior 4G Consulting at Heavy Reading. "We're launching 4G World Asia as an open industry forum for the entire 4G ecosystem to facilitate an exchange of innovation and expertise focused on the Asia market."

"4G World Asia is part of the acquisition of the 4G World Conference and Expo brand by UBM earlier this month," said Joe Braue, EVP/Group Director of Light Reading which will be co-producing the event with the TechWeb Events Network. "We'll be able to optimize UBM's worldwide expo and conference infrastructure to ensure its success."

4G World Asia's program and ancillary special events will provide a unique reality check for stakeholders in the global 4G community. Ayvazian will be leading discussions that will examine the unique opportunities and challenges associated with the intense growth and market demands of this region.  4G World Asia will feature executive keynotes, in-depth technology tracks, special focus summits and industry-recognized training programs that encompass critical aspects of 4G business and technology, including:

  • Technology and investment priorities for 4G
  • Game changing 4G business models
  • Migration, deployment and launch strategies
  • Asia Pacific region opportunities and case studies
  • 4G value creation and service strategies
  • Radio access and core network innovations
  • Capacity and coverage optimization
  • Backhaul technology solutions
  • Machine-to-machine (M2M) communications
  • Mobile cloud applications delivery
  • Smartphones, tablets and cloud-connected devices
  • Mobile transactions and commerce

The two-day conference program, pre-conference summit, and training sessions are expected to attract hundreds of industry experts, media partners and sponsors.

About UBM TechWeb

UBM TechWeb, the global leader in technology media and professional information, enables people and organizations to harness the transformative power of technology. Through its three core businesses - media solutions, marketing services and paid content - UBM TechWeb produces the most respected and consumed brands and media applications in the technology market. More than 14.5 million business and technology professionals (CIOs and IT managers, Web & Digital professionals, Software Developers, Government decision makers, and Telecom providers) actively engage in UBM TechWeb's communities and information resources monthly. UBM TechWeb brands include: global face-to-face events such as Interop, Web 2.0, Black Hat and Enterprise Connect; award-winning online resources such as InformationWeek, Light Reading, and Network Computing; and market-leading magazines InformationWeek, Wall Street & Technology, and Advanced Trading. UBM TechWeb is a UBM plc company, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion.

About 4G World 2012

4G World™ continues to be the world's largest independent conference and expo event covering the global technology and applications ecosystem for next-generation mobile broadband networks. The 4G World 2012 four-day conference program will include updates on the latest innovations in wireless business and technology from more than 200 speakers and industry leader keynotes.


For further information: Media and Marketing, Kathleen Mitchell, Senior Director, Marketing, +1-508-416-1183, kmitchell@techweb.com, or Sales and Sponsorship, John Sellazzo, VP, Sales, jsellazzo@techweb.com