|Partners with Packet Microwave & Mobile Backhaul|
|SPONSOR – PLATINUM|
NEC has a strong heritage in microwave backhaul with networks spanning 147 countries. A global leader in microwave equipment by market share, NEC has long recognised that transport networks supporting Cloud Computing and high-speed LTE need to be easily available, fast, reliable, dynamic and flexible, all with the lowest possible cost of ownership.
Responding to these needs, NEC continues to lead the market for high capacity packet microwave with recently announced innovations in high modulations up to 2048QAM, new frequencies up to and including E-band and new equipment designs such as compact radio for small cell backhaul.
In addition to microwave solutions, NEC also offers flexible choices with a portfolio of products and managed services for optical transmission of 100Gbps and beyond; a full suite of Carrier Ethernet, MPLS and IP technologies and powerful NMS and OSS applications.
By providing a combination of products and solutions that cross-utilise the company's experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100 years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses and society.
For more information.. http://www.nec.com/emea
|SPONSORS – GOLD|
The long-trusted partner of service providers, enterprises, strategic industries and governments around the world, Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE : ALU) is a leader in mobile, fixed, IP and optics technologies, and a pioneer in applications and services. Alcatel-Lucent includes Bell Labs, one of the world's foremost centres of research and innovation in communications technology.
With operations in more than 130 countries and one of the most experienced global services organisations in the industry, Alcatel-Lucent is a local partner with global reach. The Company achieved revenues of Euro 16 billion in 2010 and is incorporated in France and headquartered in Paris.
Read the latest posts on the Alcatel-Lucent blog http://www.alcatel-lucent.com/blog and follow the Company on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Alcatel_Lucent
For more information.. http://www.alcatel-lucent.com
Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT) is the premier wireless backhaul specialist.
Ceragon’s high capacity wireless backhaul solutions enable cellular operators and other wireless service providers to deliver 2G/3G and LTE/4G voice and data services that enable smart-phone applications including Internet browsing, music and video.
With unmatched technology and cost innovation, Ceragon’s advanced point-to-point microwave systems allow wireless service providers to evolve their networks from circuit-switched and hybrid concepts to all IP networks. Ceragon solutions are designed to support all wireless access technologies, delivering more capacity over longer distances under any given deployment scenario. Ceragon’s solutions are deployed by more than 230 service providers of all sizes, and hundreds of private networks in more than 130 countries.
For more information.. http://www.ceragon.com
Huawei Technologies is a leading telecom solutions provider, owned entirely by its employees.
Committed to creating maximum value for our customers, we have developed world-leading end-to-end solutions spanning network infrastructure, application & software, devices and professional services.
With comprehensive strengths in wireline, wireless and IP technologies, Huawei has gained a leading position in the All-IP convergence age. Our products and solutions have been deployed in over 140 countries and have served 45 of the world's top 50 telecom operators, as well as one third of the world's population.
Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/huaweipress and YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/HuaweiPress
For more information.. http://www.huawei.com
|SPONSORS – SILVER|
CommScope® has played a role in virtually all the world's best communication networks. We create the infrastructure that connects people and technologies through every evolution. Our portfolio of end-to-end solutions includes everything our customers need to build high-performing wired and wireless networks.
As much as technology changes, our goal remains the same: to help our customers create, innovate, design, and build faster and better. We'll never stop connecting and evolving networks for the business of life at home, at work, and on the go.
Our extensive portfolio of Andrew Solutions ™ spans the entire RF landscape, helping wireless carriers optimize network planning and better manage capacity, coverage, and performance.
Meet us at the Packet Microwave & Backhaul Forum and find out how our Sentinel™ microwave antenna solution, one of the most significant innovations in microwave antenna technology in years, can help you tackle your network overload challenges.
For more information.. http://www.commscope.com
Intracom Telecom is a global telecommunication systems vendor operating for 35 years in the market. The company innovates in the wireless access and transmission field, offers a competitive telco software solutions portfolio and combines its offerings with a complete range of professional services.
Intracom Telecom has over 2,000 employees in 16 countries and invests significantly in developing cutting-edge products and solutions while exploiting its advanced in-house R&D center. Over 100 customers in more than 50 countries choose Intracom Telecom for its state-of-the-art offerings. The company's clientele consists of fixed & mobile telecom operators, public authorities and large enterprises. Intracom Telecom's major shareholders are Intracom Holdings and Sitronics.
For more information.. http://www.intracom-telecom.com
Pioneering the development and global deployment of next generation microwave transmission equipment since 2000, Cambridge Broadband Networks’ VectaStar platform is deployed by more operators, in more markets, than any other multipoint microwave solution and operates at the heart of the world’s busiest mobile data network.
Our solutions provide operators with both capital and operational savings and manage spectrum, an increasingly scarce resource, dynamically and efficiently. Welcome to Cambridge Broadband Networks. Welcome to next generation thinking.
For more information.. http://www.cbnl.com
|SPONSORS – ASSOCIATE|
Bluwan delivers a paradigm shift by providing carrier-grade multi-gigabit wireless solutions with fibre-like speeds and capacity.
Enabling the industry's lowest total cost of ownership for bridging the digital divide, Bluwan's Fibre Through The Air (FTTA) solutions are ideally suited for last mile access, as well as highly efficient backhauling of wireless access networks (e.g., WiMAX, LTE, HSPA+).
Our solutions are the culmination of several years of R&D performed in collaboration with the Thales Group in the defence and aerospace verticals.
Bluwan has deployed several pilots in France and in Europe, and has been awarded sizeable subsidies in government sponsored competitive programs to develop very compact radios and antennas in the 12 GHz and 42 GHz spectrum.
Bluwan is a privately held company with a capital of 2.313 260€.
For more information.. http://www.bluwan.com
Accedian Networks is the leader in Performance Assured Networking™ for Mobile Backhaul, Business Ethernet and Cloud Services.
Accedian Networks' solutions enable mobile operators and service providers to assure, manage, improve and optimise their Carrier Ethernet and IP network performance; thereby delivering the best possible experience to their subscribers. Accedian's award-winning solutions deliver the most precise network performance measurements, as well as, advanced service creation and traffic management capabilities that enable high value SLA-backed services.
Established in 2004, Accedian Networks has an installed base that exceeds 75,000 cell sites and has over 130,000 (and counting) platforms deployed world-wide.
For more information.. http://www.accedian.com
Current Analysis helps leading telecommunications, information technology, and business software companies differentiate themselves in the market to win more business.
As the only provider of real-time, tactical competitive intelligence, analysis, and advice, product managers, sales, and marketing executives rely on us to anticipate and quickly take action on market opportunities and competitive threats.
IT Connection is the premier source of unbiased analysis and assessments of IT equipment and telecom services. IT Connection provides cost-effective, non-vendor-sponsored research to IT professionals. The assessments on IT Connection allow you to easily and efficiently assess suppliers and determine the best technology solution to fit your needs.
For more information.. http://www.currentanalysis.com/itc
EJL Wireless Research provides proprietary, accurate and cutting-edge market analysis and consulting services on the wireless technology ecosystem. The firm focuses its research on the wireless radio access network, specifically on the mobile base station cell site, including base stations (macro/micro), RF transceivers, PTP radios, RF feeder/jumper cables, RF cable/bulkhead connectors, and base station antennas. In addition, the firm provides analysis across horizontal technology suppliers including RF semiconductor materials, RF semiconductor/components, subsystems and OEMs. Our goal is to provide our clients with mission critical market analysis and information.
EJL Wireless Research is managed by Earl Lum. Earl has 18 years of experience within the wireless industry including 8 years as an Equity Research Analyst on Wall Street covering the global wireless industry. The company is headquartered in Salem, NH, USA.
For more information.. http://www.ejlwireless.com
Infonetics Research, founded in 1990, is an international market research and consulting firm helping clients plan, strategize, and compete in the global communications market.
We offer the following services:
- Market share, market size, and forecasts
- Insightful, strategic, and timely analysis
- Service provider and enterprise buyer surveys
- Service provider capex and subscriber tracking
- Custom research, consulting, events, and papers
Known for our perceptive analysts, accurate forecasts, and quickly adapting to market changes, Infonetics defied the recent recession with a 27% increase in revenue and a 98% renewal rate in 2010. Our clients include the majority of the largest equipment vendors, communications silicon vendors, and investment banks.
Our analysts, who have an average tenure of 8 years with Infonetics and 18 years in the communications industry, are some of the most influential in the business, advising the world's service providers, vendors, and financial community. Infonetics is consistently ranked by Apollo Research in the Top 200 for media coverage among thousands of U.S. tech companies.
For more information.. http://www.infonetics.com
To effectively respond to today's changing markets, you need timely, reliable data. Dell'Oro Group, the trusted source for market information about the networking and telecommunications industries, provides in-depth, objective research and analysis that enables you to make strategic business decisions with confidence and maintain your competitive edge.
Founded in 1995 with headquarters in the heart of Silicon Valley, Dell'Oro Group has long-standing relationships with major telecommunications and networking companies and leverages those relationships to deliver the most accurate market research to you.
For more information.. http://www.delloro.com
Maravedis-Rethink is a premier wireless infrastructure analyst firm. We focus on broadband wireless technologies (including LTE, WiMAX, small cells, core and backhaul) as well as industry spectrum regulations and operator trends.
Since 2002, Maravedis and Rethink Research have provided clients worldwide with strategic insight to help them achieve key business objectives. Clients can access Maravedis-Rethink' technology, spectrum and market intelligence through subscription-based research services which include disruptive reports, webinars and online databases, analyst support and briefings as well as custom consulting engagements.
Maravedis-Rethink has offices in 7 countries across 4 continents.
For more information.. http://www.maravedis-bwa.com
The MEF is a global industry alliance comprised of more than 210 companies, including telecommunications service providers, cable MSOs, network equipment/software manufacturers, systems integrators and testing organisations.
The MEF develops technical specifications and implementation agreements to promote interoperability and deployment of Carrier Ethernet world-wide. The MEF has driven the record-setting double digit growth of Carrier Ethernet world-wide since its inception in 2004. Membership is at record levels.
For more information.. http://www.metroethernetforum.org
Mobile broadband is changing the way the world communicates. The UMTS Forum helps all players in this dynamic new value chain understand and profit from the opportunities of 3G/UMTS networks and their Long Term Evolution (LTE).
The UMTS Forum participates actively in the work of the ITU as member of all three ITU Sector Groups. It also regularly contributes to the works of EC and CEPT, and fosters strong links with other governmental, administrative, industry and technical bodies.
As an ETSI Observer and a Market Representation Partner in the Third Generation Partnership Project, 3GPP (www.3gpp.org), the UMTS Forum offers market-focused contributions to their standardisation work of mobile broadband. It also contributes to the timely licensing and deployment of mobile broadband globally through regular dialogue with regulators and responses to public consultations.
The UMTS Forum supports the interests of its membership with a range of studies, reports and other outputs. Principal focus areas include markets trends, mobile broadband services and applications, key growth markets, spectrum & regulation, technology & implementation. A strong promotional voice is maintained via a high-profile presence at conferences, seminars and workshops as well as regular briefings to the media, analysts and other stakeholders.
Membership of the UMTS Forum draws together everyone with an interest in mobile broadband, including network operators, regulators and the manufacturers of network infrastructure and terminal equipment.
For more information.. http://www.umts-forum.org
Sky Light Research (SLR) is an objective, third party research firm focusing on wireless access and backhaul technologies for the global marketplace. These technologies include: microwave, unlicensed point to point, WiMAX, LTE, and proprietary wireless broadband technologies.
SLR's goal is to report the market honestly and accurately, providing its clients the resources they need to win in today's turbulent, highly competitive, and dynamic market environment. SLR has established itself as a credible and reliable resource for market intelligence in the microwave and broadband wireless industries and has been told by several industry leaders that the microwave market has standardised on the company’s research.
SLR works closely with equipment vendors, operators, and the investment community to establish accurate and reliable numbers for reports that are published every 90 days, on a quarterly cycle. By analysing current activity in the market, at silicon, equipment, and operator levels, SLR is able to help its clients make strategic decisions that help them to compete more effectively. This process helps build a solid report that companies can count on for accurate forecasts, market sizing and market shares. Sky Light Research was founded in 2001 by Emmy Johnson and is located in Scottsdale Arizona, USA.
For more information.. http://www.skylightresearch.com
ABI Research, established in 1990, is a market intelligence company specialising in global technology markets. Our unique blend of quantitative forecasting and trend analysis, coupled with in-depth analysis of the markets and companies that are both important today, and will be key players tomorrow, helps us to provide our clients with an unrivalled 360-degree perspective.
Our clients rely on our services to uncover key market metrics and trends that are compiled through a combination of hundreds of comprehensive stakeholder interviews per year, technical intelligence from teardowns, hundreds of years of collective market experience, vendor-contributed data and end-user research.
For more information.. http://www.abiresearch.com
Signals Research Group, LLC (SRG) offers thought-leading field research and consulting services covering the wireless telecommunications industry. The 'Signals Ahead' newsletter and other research products provide timely insight and analysis of key issues, emerging trends and news flow that impact the future of the industry.
The "no holds barred" approach to conducting research and analysis means that SRG's first and foremost objective is to offer differentiated research products and services. Instead of just capturing market data analyzing past events, SRG focus on where the industry will be tomorrow and the technologies and service offerings that will shape its future and not those that defined its past.
For more information.. http://www.signalsresearch.com
Heavy Reading is an independent research organization offering deep analysis of emerging telecom trends to network operators, technology suppliers, and investors.
Its product portfolio includes in-depth reports that address critical next-generation technology and service issues, market trackers that focus on the telecom industry's most critical technology sectors, exclusive worldwide surveys of network operator decision-makers that identify future purchasing and deployment plans, and a rich array of custom and consulting services that give clients the market intelligence needed to compete successfully in the $4 trillion global telecom industry.
Heavy Reading is part of the Light Reading Communications Network.
For more information.. http://www.heavyreading.com
In tight economic times, being successful means realizing as much as possible from your existing telecom operations and capabilities. To do this involves understanding what your competitors are doing, how efficient and effective your own operations are, and what your customers are saying about you.
ACG Research offers a comprehensive program of services that addresses Managing and Selling at the Business Level and Strategic and Technical Product Planning. We help service providers and vendors design new business models that focus on understanding customers and the market.
Through ROI and TCO analysis, product and service message testing, and business model review, ACG Research provides answers to service providers and vendors so that they can grow their operations more efficiently and make business decisions with confidence.
For more information.. http://www.acgresearch.net
|OFFICIAL MEDIA PARTNERS|
Telecompaper is a well respected, independent research and publishing company focused on the telecommunications industry.
Telecommunications is a fast changing industry which makes it difficult for telecom professionals to keep up with the latest developments. Telecompaper tracks the
world-wide telecommunications industry and publishes need-to-know information and market insights.
We provide international customers with breaking news, newsletters, expert analyses, reports and advisory services. Telecompaper was founded in 2000 and now employs 18 staff and also employs correspondents in various countries who track the local telecom industry.
For more information.. http://www.telecompaper.com