LTE World Series launch brand new TD-LTE event to reflect growth in LTE market

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News release

31st

January 2013


LTE World Series launch brand new TD
-
LTE event t
o reflect growth in LTE
market

SINGAPORE, January 31
st
, 2013
-

Informa Telecoms & Media,

the leading provider
of

events

to the glob
al telecoms and media community
and producer of

LTE World Series
,

has announced
the launch of

TD
-
LTE Summit
,
the first independe
nt global TD
-
LTE focused
event. TD
-
LTE Summit
2013
on April 23
-
24

comes to Singapore at a
critical time
as
we see
some of the world’s leading operators such as China Mobile,
Airtel

and Clearwire

pushing
the
development
of TD
-
LTE networks.

TD
-
LTE Summit

2013

is the first

of three

launch event
s

this year for

the

well
-
established LTE

World
Series, reflecting the huge growth the LTE industry has seen
over the past 12 months.
The
event brings together over 150 industry leaders to discuss how TD
-
LTE can be used to
create much
-
needed extra capacity for mobile networks and to help further
push the TD
-
LTE
ecosystem into realisation.
Hosted in the Asia pacific market, th
e main growth en
gine for TD,

the event will attract both domestic and international audiences as
the technology

gains
wider acceptance across the globe.


With the GSA recently reporting that
13 operators have launched commercial services using
TD
-
LTE plus a further 23 TD

netw
ork deployments are

in progress or planned
,
the event falls
at a

prime time for the community to converge to

exchange opinions about managing and
optimising this growth, to ensure best practice is shared and hurdles succumbed.

John Saw,
CTO of
Clearwire, and

a speaker

at TD
-
LTE Summit 2013 commented ‘TD
-
LTE presents a
critically important means by which a global LTE ecosystem can be achieved and close
cooperation between all parts of the industry will greatly accelerate the realization of this
v
ision’

The exh
ibition and conference will provide unique opportunities

for
networking
through a
range of innovative sessions including evening refreshment roundtables,
an
ecosystem wide
convergence debate, panel discussions and case studies from the first

movers.

In
addition
,

the exhibition floor will bring together some of the leading supporters of TD
-
LTE showcasing
some of the most exciting products on the market and
facilitating invaluable networ
king to
secure future business. The event has received str
ong support from the industry with
sponsorship from Samsung and ZTE.

The agenda centres around the most pivotal issues facing the industry including the
opportunities that TD
-
LTE enables, creating sustainable business models, strategies for
overcoming the
barriers inhibiting TD
-
LTE growth, how to monetise TD
-
LTE deployments
and positioning TD’s convergence with the FD standard.

These themes
will be addressed by over 40
influential speakers in the sphere
,

featuring

C
-
level

operator

speakers from across the globe including
Bharti Airtel, Clearwire, Packet One
Networks
,

UK Broadband, Sprint,
Indosat, Mobinnet and YTL Communications.
The
impressive speaker line
-
up
also includes

two members of the GTI Steering Committee
, the

most influe
ntial industry body promoting TD
-
LTE development and
its
convergence with FD
-
LTE
.


Sam Oakley, Events Manager of the LTE World Series commented: “With a lot of interest in
the TD
-
LTE tracks at LTE World Summit and LTE Asia in 2012, we noticed a demand for

a
deeper learning experience and networking opportunity.
By expanding the LTE World Series
to include a TD
-
LTE technology
-
specific event, we can provide the industry
with a more
focused forum and a unique

annual platform
,
bringing together the operator, vendor, device
manufacturer and regulator community under one roof to encourage debate and analysis
around this emerging standard.



TD
-
LTE Summit

will take place at the Fairmont
Singapore, Singapore

on
23
-
24 April 2013
.
To
plan your visit, to view the full event programme, or to register for the event, then please
visit

http://td
-
lte.lteconference.com/

or call +44 (0) 20 7017 5506. Please note that
registration is free for

ope
rators
.

Alternatively, keep up to date with the event on Twitter
using the #
TDLTE2013 hashtag
.


ENDS

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.


For
media information please contact Emma Jones at
emma.jones@informa.com

or
telephone

+44 (0)20 7017 7114