Sprint, T-Mobile USA & Alcatel-Lucent to Keynote 4G World, Tower & Small Cell Summit

UBM Tech's Leading Wireless Events to be Co-located at CTIA's Super Mobility Week, September 9-11 in Las Vegas

Jun 12, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit, both produced by UBM Tech, today announced speakers who will present on the events' shared keynote stage. Executives from Alcatel-Lucent, Sprint and T-Mobile USA will talk about trends, challenges and opportunities in 4G, LTE, wireless and more. Covering the entire ecosystem of mobile and wireless infrastructure technologies, 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit are co-located at CTIA's Super Mobility Week, September 9-11 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. For more information and to save $200 by registering before July 21, visit www.4gworld.com and www.towersummit.com.

4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit - September 9-11, 2014 - Las Vegas

The 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit keynote program includes armchair interviews with C-level technology executives from two of the largest US wireless carriers. As Sprint rolls out its super-high-speed Spark network, T-Mobile USA continues to revolutionize the wireless industry with its Un-Carrier initiatives. Both carriers will reveal successful 4G network deployment strategies to overcome obstacles they've encountered, and share the major industry shifts they're creating. Additionally, driving network architecture improvements for service providers, Alcatel-Lucent will focus on how 4G network virtualization can shape competition in LTE services and solutions.

The initial keynote lineup includes:

  • Dr. John Saw, Chief Network Officer, Sprint – Adding a "Spark" to Sprint's 4G Network Vision
  • Neville Ray, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, T-Mobile USA – Un-leashing a 4G LTE Network for Un-carrier Success
  • Michael Peeters, Wireless Chief Technology Officer, Alcatel-Lucent How Today's Architecture Choices Impact Tomorrow's Competitiveness

"Aiming to provide conference attendees the most comprehensive overview of the wireless industry, our keynote program brings together different perspectives from competitive carriers as well as wireless infrastructure and mobile solution vendors," said Conference Chair Berge Ayvazian. "4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit are proud to host these speakers and other soon-to-be announced experts in network engineering and mobile innovation."

In addition to keynote programming, 4G World and Tower & Small Cell summit will run parallel conference sessions, divided into several distinct tracks. The nine tracks of 4G World each fall into the conference's four themes around Building, Operating, Monetizing and Evolving 4G networks. Tower & Small Cell Summit programming will provide insight into a new breed of tower entrepreneurs and emerging technologies that are driving the wireless revolution today and in the future.

4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit will also produce adjacent expos to create the largest wireless pavilion on the Super Mobility Week show floor. Complete with in-depth educational programs, workshops, case studies, demonstrations, real-world technology implementations, and valuable networking opportunities, these premier industry events will gather all the suppliers, consumers, and operators of advanced wireless networks and systems in North America.

About 4G World
4G World is the leading conference and expo devoted to driving 4G technology innovation and mobile broadband revenue growth.  Owned and operated by UBM Tech and co-located with Tower & Small Cell Summit at Super Mobility Week powered by CTIA, the show provides service providers and operators the opportunity to research advanced mobile technologies and successful business models. Through educational sessions led by top industry analysts and executives, attendees will learn to overcome the challenges they will face as they develop, deploy and monetize their 4G/LTE networks. For more information, visit www.4GWorld.com.

About Tower & Small Cell Summit
Tower & Small Cell Summit is the largest event devoted to the needs of cell-site professionals. Produced by UBM Tech and co-located with 4G World at Super Mobility Week powered by CTIA, this conference and expo will bring together the industry's most innovative leaders to discuss the trends and technologies impacting wireless infrastructure. Tower owners and operators will learn to drive profitable business strategies and explore site acquisitions, tower valuations, regulatory changes and more. For more information, visit www.towersummit.com.

About CTIA Shows
CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. CTIA2014™ at Super Mobility Week (www.supermobilityweek.com) takes place Sept. 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.

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For further information: Jamie Porter, jamie.porter@ubm.com, 415-947-6306