SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Tech today announced Saguna Networks and Dali Wireless as the respective winners of the 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit awards programs. 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit are running this week, co-located at CTIA's Super Mobility Week, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas. For more information, visit www.4gworld.com and www.towersummit.com.
The two awards recognize exhibitors who have made the most significant contributions to the wireless technology industry, including major improvements to wireless infrastructure and 4G networks.
Best of 4G World winner:
- Saguna Networks, Saguna CODS - CDN Extend
- Saguna Networks was selected for its innovative wireless Content Delivery Network using the Saguna CODS Open-RAN to deliver HTTPS content to mobile users directly from the 4G Radio Access Network (RAN). Saguna will provide a 'proof of concept' demonstration on the 4G World Expo with a Leading CDN Provider highlighting the solution's benefits to both end users and mobile operators, including a superior user experience, new monetization opportunities and improved network economics.
Best of Tower & Small Cell Summit winner:
- Dali Wireless, High Density System (HDS)
- The judges selected Dali Wireless for its High Density System (HDS) that virtualizes the RAN and allocates coverage and capacity dynamically and simultaneously. The resulting "Elastic RAN," combined with the capability to support multi-standards, enables mobile broadband capacity and coverage to be moved wherever and whenever needed. This offers unmatched flexibility and scalability to drive up performance and drive down the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for operators, system integrators, enterprises and neutral hosts.
"We extend huge congratulations to Saguna Networks and Dali Wireless. Competition was significant among the finalists, but the solutions submitted by winners are truly unique," said Conference Chair Berge Ayvazian. "We encourage attendees to check out the functionality and capabilities of both solutions in the 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit expo area."
A judging committee of wireless industry analysts reviewed the finalist entries to name a winner for each award.
Best of 4G World Judges:
- Berge Ayvazian
- Haig Sarkissian
- Phil Marshall
Best of Tower & Small Cell Summit Judges:
- Jake McLeod
- Haig Sarkissian
- Phil Marshall
The awards programs were open to all primary exhibitors or sponsors of the events. For the Tower & Small Cell Summit Award, entries hailed from across the entire tower ecosystem, including antennas, RF Components, small cells, DAS, backhaul solutions, power systems, site construction and management. In addition to Dali Wireless, the other finalists included Ehresmann Engineering and Wireless Applications Corporation (WAC).
4G World submissions encompassed network deployments, RAN and small cell technology, backhaul and core, carrier Wi-Fi and offload, customer experience, products and services, monetization, LTE Advanced, SDN and NFV, big data and enterprise mobility. In addition to Saguna Networks, the other finalists included Samsung Mobile and Vasona Networks.
The program at 4G World and Tower & Small Cell Summit this week includes a shared keynote program and adjacent expos to create the largest wireless pavilion on the Super Mobility Week show floor. Complete with in-depth educational programs, workshops, case studies, demonstrations, real-world technology implementations, and valuable networking opportunities, these premier industry events gather all the suppliers, consumers, and operators of advanced wireless networks and systems in North America.
About 4G World
4G World is the leading conference and expo devoted to driving 4G technology innovation and mobile broadband revenue growth. Owned and operated by UBM Tech and co-located with Tower & Small Cell Summit at Super Mobility Week powered by CTIA, the show provides service providers and operators the opportunity to research advanced mobile technologies and successful business models. Through educational sessions led by top industry analysts and executives, attendees will learn to overcome the challenges they will face as they develop, deploy and monetize their 4G/LTE networks. For more information, visit www.4GWorld.com.
About Tower & Small Cell Summit
Tower & Small Cell Summit is the largest event devoted to the needs of cell-site professionals. Produced by UBM Tech and co-located with 4G World at Super Mobility Week powered by CTIA, this conference and expo will bring together the industry's most innovative leaders to discuss the trends and technologies impacting wireless infrastructure. Tower owners and operators will learn to drive profitable business strategies and explore site acquisitions, tower valuations, regulatory changes and more. For more information, visit www.towersummit.com.
About CTIA Shows
CTIA Shows bring together all industries advanced by wireless technology for intense business, learning and networking. CTIA2014™ at Super Mobility Week (www.supermobilityweek.com) takes place Sept. 9, 10 and 11, 2014 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
SOURCE UBM Tech