TMNG Global to Address Network Decommissioning and Life Cycle Management at Network Decom and Lifecycle Management Conference

TMNG Global to Address Network Decommissioning and Life Cycle Management at Network Decom and Lifecycle Management Conference May 1 & 2, 2013 in Dallas, Texas  Key Executives From TMNG Global to Share Critical Insights for Network Operators in Anticipation and Planning of Network Decommissioning and Migration  OVERLAND PARK, Kan., April 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TMNG Global (Nasdaq:TMNG), a premier provider of professional services and technical solutions to the global leaders in the communications, digital media, and technology industries, today announced its participation and Signature Sponsorship at the inaugural 2013 Network Decom and Lifecycle Management Conference (http://www.networkdecom.com) on May 1 & 2, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. Key executives will address the strategies and processes to consider for end-to-end network management and legacy network assets when deploying new equipment.  "With the rapid deployment of next-generation network technologies, operators need to manage the increasing complexities of handling large-scale network optimization, capacity planning and lifecycle management as well as consider the requirements to decommission legacy networks and migrate customers," said Ron Angner, Senior Vice President and Principal, TMNG Global. "We are excited to share our insights and best practices with industry peers on key considerations for carriers to cost-effectively manage, re-allocate and shut down legacy networks."  Dr. Ron Angner, Senior Vice President and Principal, TMNG Global, will present a session on Wednesday, May 1st titled, "Establishing an Effective PMO". The session will highlight the need for an organization to establish an effective program management office with an objective that is the primary source for guidance, documentation, and metrics related to the network lifecycle and decommissioning activities and practices involved in managing and implementing projects within the organization. Ron is responsible for managing the Operational Excellence, Business Assurance and Network Lifecycle Management Services practices and leads the Sales Support & Delivery team at TMNG Global.  Edward Naef, Vice President, CSMG, will participate on a panel discussion on Wednesday, May 1^st titled, "Industry Trends Driving the Need for Strategic Lifecycle Management and Decommissioning Projects".  This session will fully explore the strategic industry drivers behind network decommissioning and migration, and will provide valuable insight for network operators and other involved service providers in anticipating and planning for these initiatives within their organizations. Edward has extensive experience in evaluating business cases for wireless and broadband network deployment (including FTTx, LTE, WiFi, and metro fiber networks) and the corresponding impact on business and spectrum valuations.  Other event topics will cover reverse logistics, inventory validation and asset valuation, legacy equipment investment recovery, network optimization and provisioning, spectrum management, partner selection, financial and tax impacts and strategy, environmental considerations and requirements, and site lease termination and renegotiation strategies.  TMNG Global has deep expertise in helping carriers address network optimization and decommissioning projects. Specifically, its Network Lifecycle Management Services portfolio enables service providers to manage their legacy network assets, while focusing on enhancing customer service and driving operational efficiencies with the release of revenue generating advanced services.  Members of the media who are interested in meeting with Dr. Angner and Mr. Naef while at the event may contact Ray Yeung (yeung@braincomm.com) or Danielle Pieri (pieri@braincomm.com) at 212-986-6667 or by email.  About TMNG Global  TMNG Global (Nasdaq:TMNG) is a premier provider of professional services and technical solutions to the global leaders in the communications, digital media, and technology industries. TMNG Global and its divisions, CSMG and Cartesian, and a team of approximately 400 experts, provide strategy, operations and technology consulting services and technical solutions to more than 1,200 communications clients worldwide. The company is headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, with offices in Boston, London, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. For more information about the company and its services, visit www.tmng.com.  TheTMNG Globallogo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6089  CONTACT: The Management Network Group, Inc.          Marty Adler          marty.adler@tmng.com          913.234.3315                   Brainerd Communicators, Inc.          Ray Yeung / Danielle Pieri (Media)          yeung@braincomm.com          pieri@braincomm.com                   Corey Kinger (Investors)          kinger@braincomm.com          212.986.6667  The Management Network Group, Inc. Logo