Ciena Signs up as Platinum Partner at 4G World India

             Ciena Signs up as Platinum Partner at 4G World India

  PR Newswire

  NEW DELHI, February 8, 2013

NEW DELHI, February 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Light Reading India, the telecom vertical at UBM Tech, is proud to announce
participation of Ciena at 4G World India Expo & Conference. The Indian leg of
the successful 4G World, will take place at The Epicentre, Gurgaon, from April
25-26, 2013.

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4G World is the largest event in the world covering the entire ecosystem of
next-generation technologies and business models that power the mobile
internet industry and economy.

Ciena is a network specialist and they collaborate with customers worldwide to
unlock the strategic potential of their networks and fundamentally change the
way they perform and compete. Besides Ciena, Tellabs and PeerApp are also
supporting the event. Participation of the prominent industry associations
will further add depth to the event.

This two-day event is a perfect platform to connect and network with the key
professionals and organizations that are driving the growth of adoption of 4G
technologies across the globe. The conference program will have sessions
covering all the facets of the mobile broadband ecosystem spread across the
three tracks of 4G Network Evolution, Monetizing 4G Network and 4G Device
Strategy.

"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 India & Senior 4G Consultant at Heavy Reading .
Adding to which, Gagandeep Kaur , Editor, Light Reading India said, "Time is
just right for 4G World India as the industry has now started to witness a
surge in mobile broadband traffic. The event is sure to become an annual event
where the industry will come together to chart out future directions. We are
very happy to see such a positive response from the industry as is event from
the support by the partners, supporting associations and speakers on board for
4G World India."

Leading speakers presenting at the conference:

  *AK Bhargava , Director (Ops.), Bharat Broadband Network
  *Arvind Bali , Director & CEO, Videocon Telecommunications
  *Ashwani Khillan , CTO, Sistema Shyam Teleservices
  *Bijender Yadav , Associate Director- Networks, Sistema Shyam Teleservices
  *Dr. CS Rao , President, AUSPI
  *Jagbir Singh , Director - Network Services Group, Bharti Airtel
  *Nitin Bhandari , AVP - New Products & Partnerships, Vodafone India
  *Shyam Mardikar , Chief - Strategy, Arch. & Engg, Bharti Airtel
  *S Krishnan , Director, Videocon Telecommunications
  *Tarun Kumar , Director, Tikona Digital Network
  *Viswanathan Ramaswamy , Chief - Strategy, Architecture and Engineering,
    Vodafone India

To know more about 4G World India, the speakers empanelled and the conference
agenda, visit www.4gworldindia.com .

About UBM India

UBM India is a part of UBM Plc, a leading global business media company. We
inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events,
online, and in print, providing them with the information they need to do
business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities
- from doctors to game developers, journalists, jewellery traders, farmers,
and pharmacists - around the world. UBM worldwide organizes 300 events,
publishes 200 magazines and periodicals, and hosts 200 websites.

UBM India with its technology and publishing division - UBM Technology Media ,
started in May 2007 - brought the power of trusted IT media brands to
technology and business decision makers through online properties, IT
gatherings and industry-leading magazines via renowned IT brands such as CRN,
InformationWeek, TechOnline India, and Light Reading India . Events such as
Cloud Connect India, ESC India,  INTEROP, 4G World India, TFM&A, FTS, ICSC,
and other customized IT - related events are innovative marketing solutions to
help create long-term, profitable relationships with technology builders,
sellers, and buyers.

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Secondary Media Contact: Yogesh Joshi, yogesh.joshi@ubm.com , 91-9811431951

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