AT&T CEO and Chairman Randall Stephenson to Keynote TIA 2012 Inside the Network Conference & Exhibition

Telecommunications Industry Association Hosts Annual Membership Meeting in Dallas, June 5-7

TIA 2012

ARLINGTON, Va.--()--The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) today announced that Randall Stephenson, the Chairman and CEO of AT&T, will participate in the TIA 2012: Inside the Network Conference and Exhibition as opening day Keynote Speaker. Additionally, Dallas-based AT&T will participate in the event as Opening Night Reception Sponsor.

The TIA 2012 Conference and Exhibition, scheduled for June 5-7 at the Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, is a unique industry event. Focused on innovation and thought leadership, TIA 2012 is the annual gathering of the community of technology suppliers that form the foundation of the global communications experience.

“As the largest integrated communications carrier in North America, AT&T has demonstrated a willingness to expand its core offerings beyond the traditional delivery of ‘voice, video and data,’” said TIA President Grant Seiffert. “Today, AT&T is exhibiting leadership and innovation in new areas of communications and connectivity such as mobile broadband, M2M and connected devices, mobile health and more. In this way, AT&T is at the forefront of the changing business for network operators and service providers, and as a result the communications supply chain of products, services and applications.”

TIA 2012 features multiple educational tracks, including Optical Networking, Green ICT, Network Convergence, M2M & Connected Devices, Mobile Backhaul and more. It also features specialty conferences, technology demonstrations, and a Connected Home Pavilion (hosted by Parks Associates), positioning this industry event as the leading business and technology exhibition for the converged network community.

Join TIA at its annual Member Meeting, Conference and Exhibition, TIA 2012: Inside the Network, June 5-7, 2012 in Dallas. For detailed information about the event go to

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents the manufacturers and suppliers of global communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. Since 1924, TIA has been enhancing the business environment for broadband, mobile wireless, information technology, networks, cable, satellite and unified communications. Members' products and services empower communications in every industry and market, including healthcare, education, security, public safety, transportation, government, the military, the environment, and entertainment. Visit

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TIA's Board of Directors includes senior-level executives from ACS Solutions, ADTRAN, Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco Systems, Dow Chemical Company, Ericsson, Inc., FAL Associates, GENBAND, Inc., Henkels & McCoy, Juniper Networks, ILS Technology, Intel Corporation, LGE, Microsoft, Motorola Mobility, Motorola Solutions, Nokia Siemens Networks, Numerex Corp., OneChip Photonics, Panasonic Computer Solutions Co., Qualcomm, Sumitomo Electric Lightwave Corporation, Tarana Wireless, Inc., Tellabs, TE Connectivity, Walker and Associates, and WirefreeCom, Inc.


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AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to deliver opening keynote at TIA 2012: Inside the Network, the annual gathering of global communications technology manufacturers and suppliers, in Dallas, June 5.


Telecommunications Industry Association
Mike Snyder, +1-703-907-7723