LTE World Summit 2013 to Set Future of 4G LTE, as Industry Enters New Era
Biggest 4G LTE event to focus on maximising and monetising the mobile
LTE World Summit 2013
AMSTERDAM -- April 22, 2013
LTE leaders from around the globe will gather this June for the world’s
leading 4G LTE event, LTE World Summit. As 4G LTE networks drive mobile data
capabilities and the delivery of services that mobile has been envisioning for
years, the event provides the perfect platform for visitors to explore the
future of LTE and the growth opportunity it presents.
Now in its ninth year, the conference and exhibition intends to address
several key themes: Service Innovation; LTE Roaming and Spectrum Management,
Hetnets; Handling the Mobile Data Explosion; Monetising LTE; Voice and Device
Developments; LTE-Advanced; and Network Optimisation.
These themes are echoed by a stellar speaker line-up that will give visitors
exclusive insight into understanding the future of LTE and the opportunities
that exist within the ecosystem. Day one will see Erik Hoving, Chief Strategy,
Innovation and Technology Officer at KPN Group, deliver a conference welcome
that explores LTE within the Netherlands. This will be followed by Dr. Jae W.
Byun, CTO at SK Telecom, South Korea, who will focus on first mover
perspectives, and a panel discussion that addresses ‘diversifying business
models and optimising content delivery with digital innovation.’
Erik Hoving, Chief Strategy, Innovation and Technology Officer at KPN Group,
says: “We officially launched LTE in the Netherlands on 4 February, just six
weeks after the end of the 800 MHz auction. We’re in the middle of a huge
roll-out scheme in the Netherlands, increasing coverage every week. The LTE
World Summit is a valuable opportunity for us to get together with other
leading operators to exchange frank views on LTE.”
The event provides a truly global representation and will include an
exceptional number of speakers, made up of a record breaking number of C-level
executives from the industry’s global leaders. Andreas Lieber, Director of
Mobile Partnerships at Groupon, USA; Iain Dendle, Business Development
Director of Shazam, UK; Chang Feng, VP Technology and Innovation at ooVoo,
USA; Roxanna Zea, CSO at Tele2, Sweden; Rob Shuter, CEO of Vodafone,
Netherlands; and Yoshiharu Shimatani, Board Member, Senior Vice President and
General Manager of Technology at KDDI, Japan, are all confirmed to deliver
presentations and case studies on the first day.
Adrian Scrase, CTO of ETSI and Head of 3GPP Mobile Competence Centre, will
open Day Two’s agenda, followed by a case study presentation by Orange Group’s
Alain Maloberti, Senior Vice President of Network Architecture and Design at
Orange, France. IP Hong, VP of Marketing at Samsung, will concentrate on
creating an LTE wonderland through sustainable innovation, while Seong-Mook
Oh, President of Network Group Korea Telecom, South Korea, will provide an
operator update and the role of carrier aggregation.
Sam Oakley, Events Director of the LTE World Series, comments: “Following the
mobile data explosion, LTE is already becoming the mainstream global
technology for 4G networks and has gained unparalleled support from major
mobile players from around the world. As service providers look to continue to
improve data usage and offer superior browsing experiences, there is a wealth
of opportunity within the LTE ecosystem.
“2013’s programme truly reflects the shifting nature of this dynamic market
offering the right balance of network, technology and standardisation
representation, as well as showcasing service and business innovations.”
The event will also play host to the fourth annual Telecoms.com LTE World
Summit Awards, which continue torecognise and reward the most impressive and
innovative technologiesdeveloped for LTE services. The deadline for entries
has been extended and will now close on 26 April 2013. Taking place at the
exclusive venue,De Duif, Amsterdam, on25th June 2013, the awards will be
judged by an esteemed panel of industry professionals. To enter the awards, go
Visitors will be able to experience a pre-conference focus day and the event’s
co-located summits, which include LTE Backhaul Summit, Connected Cars, and
Simposium Global, which are all new to the agenda. Back by popular demand, the
agenda also offers five reinvigorated expo summits, consisting of LTE Public
Safety, the Mobile App Hub, the Innovation Accelerator, Maximising LTE, and
5G. To find out more about the expos click here. To register for your free
exhibition pass click here.
The exhibition and conference provides networking opportunities for carriers
looking for potential new partners, and also gives visitors the chance to
learn from over 250 top-level speakers, through in-depth focus sessions, case
study examples, panel discussions and interactive roundtable sessions.
LTE World Summit will take place at the RAI, Amsterdam, on 24-26 June 2013. To
plan your visit, to view the full event programme, or to register for the
event, please visit http://ws.lteconference.com/. Alternatively, keep up to
date with the event on Twitter using @LTEWorldSeries.
About LTE World Summit
LTE World Summit is the LTE World Series flagship event. It provides a unique
opportunity to meet and network with leaders in the global LTE community and
is recognised by the entire industry as THE place tolearn from and meet key
decision-makers and thought-leaders. The event continues to attract senior
executives from around the globe, bringing together 3,000 attendees and 125
exhibitors each year. For further information please go to
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