London, UK (March 12, 2010) /ChinaNewswire.com/ — The NGMN Alliance today announced its NGMN Industry Conference & Exhibition 2010 will take place on the 2-4 June, in Shanghai, China. As in the previous years the conference will feature an unrivalled line-up of top executives from NGMN partner companies and representatives from the entire mobile ecosystem.
The conference will be the key platform to gain an update on the progress of the mobile broadband industry on a global scale, to assess the commercial and technological challenges ahead and to give an outlook on upcoming technology developments as well as device and service innovations.
The Industry Conference attracts high attention from the mobile industry as the NGMN Alliance is established as the world-wide premier telecom industry organization for all next generation mobile network related matters and is supported by a membership base of 60 leading operators and vendors.
Throughout two days of keynotes, interactive panels and presentations, an outstanding line-up of industry executives and thought-leaders will explore essential trends and insights including: initial deployment and performance results; migration strategies and how to deal with heterogeneous networks; operational efficiency and the future of O&M; key enablers: IPR royalty rates and patent pools, spectrum needs, certification, roaming; devices, service platforms and mobile broadband for Consumer Electronics.
Top level speakers are already confirmed by key operators and vendors including China Mobile, Deutsche Telekom, Ericsson, Huawei, Nokia Siemens Networks, NTT DOCOMO, SK Telecom, Vodafone, ZTE, and many others.
After the first commercial next generation mobile network deployments have emerged in 2010, the NGMN Exhibition with leading international NGMN partners will complement the conference with live demonstrations and product showcases of the latest next generation mobile network solutions. Exhibitors include:
Alcatel-Lucent, Anritsu, Cambridge Broadband Networks, China Mobile, Datang Mobile, Ericsson, Huawei, Motorola, NSN, Potevio, Rhode & Schwarz, RWTH Aachen University, Telcordia, Ubidyne, and ZTE.
Beyond the conference programme and the exhibition, participants will enjoy at the Industry Conference an excellent networking platform with evening events, networking breaks and the opportunity for a visit of the Shanghai World Expo.
"The NGMN IC 2010 will bring together international executives across the entire mobile broadband ecosystem" said Yuejia Sha, NGMN Board Member and VP for Business Support, Technology and R&D, China Mobile. "China Mobile is proud to contribute to this milestone event with live-network presentations showing the performance of TD-LTE technology and the achieved synchronization and synergies of FDD/TDD development."
"The NGMN Board is delighted to announce the NGMN IC 2010 & Exhibition in June in Shanghai," commented Vivek Badrinath, Chairman of the Board of the NGMN Alliance and EVP Networks, Carriers, Platforms and Infrastructure, France Telecom SA. "After the success in 2006 and 2008, the event is widely regarded as the unique opportunity to network, to receive a first-hand update on the mobile broadband technology status and to discuss critical industry challenges ahead."
About NGMN Alliance
The NGMN Alliance (www.ngmn.org) is an open group of the world-leading operators, technology vendors and research institutes. The primary objective is to create a virtuous cycle of innovation, investment, and adoption of true mobile broadband services with attractive cost-performance ratios. About 60 partners have committed to this objective and are developing requirements to shape the evolution of the mobile ecosystem. In 2010, the focus will be on operational efficiency, co-ordination of trials and tests, device availability, roaming, and assessment of IMT-Advanced technologies. Achievements and future roadmap will be presented at NGMN's Industry Conference in Shanghai, June 2010.
- Natacha Schubert
NGMN Ltd. Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 58,
60325 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Phone: +49 69/9074998-20
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