DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--North America’s largest and only LTE-focused event, LTE North America, is set to take place in just over a week’s time and boasts an impressive agenda, targeting the crucial issues facing the region’s major carriers. The conference and exhibition, which is now in its seventh year and officially endorsed by 4G Americas, is firmly established as the central meeting place for the entire LTE community and for those driving the LTE industry forward within North America.
The conference attracts North America’s major mobile carriers, including AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile USA, Verizon and US Cellular, as well as many influential analysts and organisations, including the Small Cell Forum, Utilities Telecoms Council, The University of Texas at Austin, and the Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) Alliance. Renowned for attracting a high quality audience, 2014’s event has undoubtedly attracted national high-profile support, including key representatives from the Office of Emergency Communications, US Department of Defense, the First Responder Network Authority and the Federal Communications Commission.
Over 1,200 visitors are expected to attend this year’s event, with 45% of those from the carrier community and 55% at director level. Delegates will have the opportunity to listen to over 200 of the industry’s key figureheads as they impart their knowledge and insight on developments within Voice over LTE (VoLTE), Self-Organizing Networks (SON), Software Defined Networks (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), 5G and the launch of LTE-Advanced.
This year, LTE North America is co-located with the 5G North America Summit and Precise Timing Synchronization Summit. LTE North America will also play host to the 5th Annual LTE Awards (taking place on 19 November), which celebrate the triumphs and innovations of the regional LTE market. With a variety of LTE-focused awards categories, the ceremony provides a unique opportunity to throw a spotlight on the latest pioneering technologies. The categories and shortlisted companies can be viewed here: http://northamerica.lteawards.com/2014-short-list/.
For more information about the event, please view this video interview with Event Director, Sam Oakley: http://americas.lteconference.com/2015-preview-video/.
LTE North America will take place at the InterContinental Hotel, Dallas TX, USA on 18-20 November 2014. To plan your visit, to view the full event programme, or to register for the event, please visit http://americas.lteconference.com/. Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter using @LTEWorldSeries or #LTENA.
About LTE North America
LTE North America provides an opportunity to meet and network with leaders in the North American LTE community and is recognised by the entire industry as the place to learn from and meet key decision-makers and thought-leaders. This leading 4G event attracts 1500+ high level attendees from across the North America region, bringing together the ecosystem to discuss a wide range of issues including monetising LTE, hetnets, network optimisation, LTE evolution, 5G and public safety LTE.
About Informa Telecoms & Media
Informa Telecoms and Media (www.informatandm.com) organises 125 global annual events, attended by more than 70,000 executives worldwide. With a focus on quality content, Informa Telecoms and Media deliver a key audience of decision-makers from the mobile, fixed, alternative, wholesale, MVNO, broadband and satellite operator communities. Informa Telecoms and Media is also the leading provider of business intelligence and strategic services to the global telecoms and media markets. Driven by constant first-hand contact with the industry, its 90 analysts and researchers produce a range of intelligence services including news and analytical products, in depth market reports and datasets focussed on technology, strategy and content.