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Expo & Sponsor Overview

Expo Hall Hours

Tuesday, September 9

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Wednesday, September 10

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Thursday, September 11

11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Expo Overview

Meet and network with the entire ecosystem of next-generation mobile networks, devices and fully integrated mobile applications, services, entertainment and transactions who can help you grow your 4G/LTE wireless and mobile broadband business.

As part of the largest wireless pavilion with Tower & Small Cell Summit at CTIA's Super Mobility Week, you will be able to meet and interact with new partners while building relationships and channels to meet the needs of your business.

Sponsors

Corporate Host

Alcatel-Lucent

We are at the forefront of global communications, providing products and innovations in IP and cloud networking, as well as ultra-broadband fixed and wireless access to service providers and their customers, and to enterprises and institutions throughout the world. Underpinning us in driving the industrial transformation from voice telephony to high-speed digital delivery of data, video and information is Bell Labs, an integral part of the Group and one of the world’s foremost technology research institutes, responsible for countless breakthroughs that have shaped the networking and communications industry. www.alcatel-lucent.com

Samsung

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 286,000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion. To discover more, please visit www.samsung.com.


Premier

Ericsson

Ericsson is a world leader in the rapidly-changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to mobile and fixed network operators all over the globe. Some 40 percent of global mobile traffic runs through networks we have supplied, and we manage networks that serve more than 1 billion subscribers globally every day. With more than 35,000 granted patents, we have one of the industry’s strongest patent portfolios. Our vision is to be the prime driver in an all-communicating world. By using innovation to empower people, business and society, we are enabling the Networked Society, in which everything that can be connected is connected. www.ericsson.com

SevOne

SevOne's mission is to build the most scalable performance monitoring platform for the world's most connected companies. SevOne invented the SevOne Cluster™ which combines peer-to-peer sharing with big data analytics to address the scaling challenges of monitoring today's global networks. The result: improved troubleshooting and reduced operational risks. http://www.sevone.com/


Platinum

Goodman Networks

Description to come.


InfoVista

InfoVista enables cost-effective orchestration of optimal network performance across all domains of the ever growing network. Our market-leading IP and RF network planning, service assurance and optimization solutions provide mobile network operators and communications service providers with a new level of comprehensive and actionable network and subscriber intelligence, visibility and control to better plan, operate, optimize and monetize the network. www.infovista.com


Gold

Altair

Altair Semiconductor is the leading provider of single-mode LTE solutions, playing a pivotal role in realizing the vision of the Internet of Everything. By offering LTE-only semiconductor solutions, unhampered by the high cost of 3G silicon, bill-of-materials and patent royalties, Altair is disrupting the ecosystem and enabling, for the first time, the introduction of connected devices at a marginally higher cost than WiFi-only devices. http://www.altair.com


Anritsu

Anritsu provides solutions for existing and next-generation wired and wireless communication systems and operators. Anritsu products include wireless, optical, microwave/RF, and digital instruments, as well as Operations Support Systems and solutions for use during R&D, manufacturing, installation, and maintenance. Anritsu also provides precision microwave/RF components, optical devices, and high-speed electrical devices for communication products and systems. http://www.anritsu.com/en-US/

Award Solutions

Network and Business Transformation with Cloud, SDN, NFV, API and Big Data

Award Solutions is the trusted technology training partner to leading operators, manufacturers, and industry events worldwide. We have delivered 280k student training days since 1997, and 98% of those attending recommend our training to others. Award Solutions has also been recognized six times in Best Companies to Work for in Texas, a program that recognizes the best employers in the state of Texas.

To learn more about Award Solutions, visit: www.awardsolutions.com


Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

Freescale Semiconductor Inc. is a global leader in embedded processing solutions, providing industry-leading products that are advancing the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. From microprocessors and microcontrollers to sensors, analog integrated circuits and connectivity – our technologies are the foundation for the innovations that make our world greener, safer, healthier and more connected. http://www.freescale.com/


Mavenir Systems

Mavenir Systems (NYSE: MVNR) provides software-based networking solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver next generation services over 4G LTE networks. Mavenir™ has a fully virtualized end to end portfolio of Voice/Video, Messaging and Mobile Core products that include IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS), Evolved Packet Core (EPC) and Session Border Controller (SBC). Mavenir’s solutions, based on the award-winning mOne® software platform, leverage NFV and SDN technologies for deployments on cloud-based infrastructure. www.mavenir.com


NetCracker

NetCracker Technology is the proven partner for communications service providers and cable operators offering comprehensive, end-to-end solutions and delivery capabilities to optimize their enterprise. With its global reach, leading-edge technology, and unbroken track record of successful implementations, NetCracker helps eliminate operational and business silos and delivers real-time experience in an on-demand world.

To learn more about NetCracker, visit: www.NetCracker.com


Saguna Networks

Saguna Networks is redefining content delivery in mobile networks by serving content and applications directly from the 4G Radio Access Network; as close as possible to mobile users. With the Saguna CODS Open-RAN, mobile operators can wow mobile subscribers and improve network utilization. The Open-RAN creates new opportunities for mobile operators seeking to monetize their networks and differentiate their offering. http://www.saguna.net/


SOLiD

SOLiD keeps people connected and safe in a rapidly-changing world through a portfolio of RF Amplifier, RF Radio and Optical Transport solutions that are battle-tested by the world’s leading carriers at some of the best-known venues on the planet. SOLiD solutions are LTE and FirstNet ready offering a toolbox approach for densifying the wireless network indoors and out. www.solid.com


Towerstream

Coming soon


Session

DragonWave

DragonWave’s carrier-grade packet and hybrid microwave backhaul solutions unleash the potential of true broadband mobility. Our complete range backhaul products (2.3 to 80 GHz) are engineered to deliver unmatched capacity, spectral efficiency and reliability for mobile operators and enterprises, while providing a simple and cost effective transition to advanced packet networks. DragonWave’s small cells platforms are optimized for small cell deployments ranging from backhaul-only to fully-integrated small cell units. http://www.dragonwaveinc.com

JDSU

Coming soon. http://www.jdsu.com/


LitePoint

Description still to come. http://www.litepoint.com/


Vasona

Founded in 2010, Vasona Networks, Inc. works with global mobile network operators on improving mobile broadband experiences. The company has introduced the pioneering SmartAIR™1000 edge application controller that addresses congestion conditions in real time for RAN performance and customer experiences, and the SmartVISION™ analysis suite for visibility about application activities within each cell of a network. The technology is based on comprehensive perspective on all data activity within every cell at any time. Bessemer Venture Partners and New Venture Partners have invested in Vasona Networks. The company is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with offices around the world. www.vasonanetworks.com


Analyst Sponsors

Maravedis Rethink

Maravedis-Rethink is a premier wireless infrastructure analyst firm. We help customers with reliable, unbiased and timely market analysis in the wireless infrastructure industry. We focus on broadband wireless infrastructure (including LTE, carrier Wi-Fi, small cells, core network, and wireless backhaul) as well as industry spectrum regulations and operator trends.


Mobile Ecosystem

Mobile Ecosystem is a leading consulting and advisory firm focused on next generation mobile communications products and services. The firm is led by Mark Lowenstein, who is widely recognized as a preeminent industry executive and thought leader. During his 25-year career in mobile, Lowenstein has been Executive VP at the Yankee Group; VPStrategy at Verizon Wireless; and VP, Industry Strategy at Informio. Lowenstein also authors the Lens on Wireless newsletter and the Lowenstein’s View column in Fierce Wireless.


Signals Research Group

Signals Research Group (SRG) is a US-based research consultancy that offers thought-leading field research and consulting services on the wireless telecommunications industry. Its flagship research product is a research product entitled “Signals Ahead,” which has attracted a strong following across the entire wireless ecosystem with corporate subscribers on five continents.  SRG’s Signals Ahead research product and its consulting services are technology-focused with a strong emphasis on next-generation networks and performance benchmarking.


Association Sponsors

4G Americas

4G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers. The organization's mission is to promote, facilitate and advocate for the deployment and adoption of the 3GPP family of technologies throughout the Americas. 4G Americas is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash.


Telecom Council

The Telecom Council of Silicon Valley is Where Telecom Meets Innovation. We connect companies building communication networks, with people and ideas that are creating it – by putting those companies, research, ideas, capital, and human expertise from across the globe together in the same room. See our member list and calendar at www.telecomcouncil.com.


TM Forum

TM Forum is a global industry association which helps its members transform and succeed in the digital economy. The collective experience and interests of our member community comprised of more than 85,000 experts from 900+ global enterprises, service providers and technology suppliers drives everything we do, from thought-provoking research and publications, to practical guidance, tools and best practices, hands-on events and training for business and IT leaders.


Wi-Fi Alliance

Wi-Fi Alliance® is a global non-profit industry association – our members are the worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi®. The members of our collaboration forum come from across the Wi-Fi ecosystem and share a vision of seamless connectivity. Since 2000, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ seal of approval designates products with proven interoperability, industry-standard security protections, and the latest technology. Wi-Fi Alliance has certified more than 18,000 products, delivering the best user experience and encouraging the expanded use of Wi-Fi products and services in new and established markets. Today, billions of Wi-Fi products carry a significant portion of the world’s data traffic in an ever-expanding variety of applications.


Media Sponsors

4G Trends

4G Trends provides unbiased news and analysis about the mobile broadband industry for mobile broadband professionals and the hardware and software companies that serve them.


Convergencia Latina

Grupo Convergencia, founded in 1995, is a company dedicated to provide strategic information about the ICT markets in Latin America. Convergencialatina is the industry´s specialized website leader in the provision of daily news and analysis articles to monitor the development of telecom business in Latin America and the Caribbean.


Extension Media

The Extension Media EECatalog network at www.eecatalog.com delivers in-depth coverage of products, technologies and solutions across 25 high-technology communities focused on processor architectures, operating systems, bus structures/interfaces and vertical market applications including military/aerospace, medical electronics design, transportation systems, smart energy, low power, multimedia and wireless. Extension Media is also publisher of Embedded Intel® Solutions and www.embeddedintel.com - the independent resource for essential product, technology and design information and solutions for engineers and embedded developers utilizing Intel® Embedded Processors.


FierceWireless

FierceWireless is the first place industry insiders turn to find out what's shaping and revolutionizing the wireless landscape. Every business day, executives at carriers and service providers rely on FierceWireless to stay up to speed on industry deals and investments, wireless technology, mobile handset releases, security news, and more.


InformationWeek

InformationWeek is the industry's foremost technology media brand focused on the business value of technology. Our magazines and events help CIOs and IT executives define and frame their business technology objectives, while our vast portfolio of online resources deliver breaking news, blogs, and proprietary research and analysis on IT trends, whitepaper library, and interactive tools, all in a 24/7 environment.


VanillaPlus

The VanillaPlus brand comprises a bi monthly print magazine, digital magazine, website, e newsletter, webinars and videos. Built around in depth, exclusive, analyst written content and divided into 6 key sectors Big Data Analytics, Policy, Bill and Charge, Revenue & Fraud, CEM & Customer Care, 4G with a focus on Business cases, success stories and challenges, trends and forecasts, industry analysis, news analysis, survey results, white papers, top-level interviews. For more information, contact Mark Bridges: mark@vanillaplus.com. Tel: + 44 (0) 1732 80741. www.vanillaplus.com