TechWeb Light Reading's LTE Virtual Event Attracts Telecommunications Operators, Investors, Content & Third-Party Service Providers and Technology Vendors

Combines Audience Recruitment, Content and User Interface through UBM Studios

Jun 04, 2010, 12:30 ET from UBM Studios

CHICAGO, June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TechWeb's Light Reading LTE Virtual Trade Show, using UBM Studios platform, took place June 3, 2010 from 9AM-5PM Eastern.  Targeted at telecommunications operators, investors, content & third-party service providers and technology vendors, the virtual event addressed the essential steps toward the broad commercialization of LTE technology, covering subjects including spectrum, device profiles, network deployment, applications, and business models delivering panel sessions and keynote presentations by global operators, global equipment vendors, and exclusive Heavy Reading research.

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Topics covered in the virtual event included:

  • Aligning the LTE Technology Roadmap With Internet-Speed Service Innovation
  • The Applications & Services Opportunity With LTE/4G
  • Deployment Strategies for LTE Radio Access Networks
  • Evolved Packet Core: The Heart of LTE Networks
  • Evolving the Backhaul Network Architecture for LTE/4G

This virtual event combined Light Reading content, audience recruitment and platform supplied by UBM Studios.  Event sponsors attended with booth presence including, gold sponsors Anritsu Test & Measurement Solutions and Continuous computing; silver sponsors Camiant, RadiSys, Tektronix and service provider participants FEMTO Forum and TeliaSonera. The event also offered an Auditorium that delivered industry presentations, a Networking Lounge and a Media Center. In addition, all presentations were immediately available on demand.  

According to Wired Magazine (August 2009), analysts expect 5,000 virtual events next year, an increase of 500 percent for the industry.

Virtual events offer many business benefits:

  • An affordable communications solution  
  • Expands audiences globally
  • Complements live events
  • Provides qualified leads for organizations of all sizes and across all industries
  • Content can be easily shared, archived and reused
  • Eco-friendly solution does not require travel 
  • Unparalleled access to real-time and post-event data for clear and measurable business value
  • Increased productivity for attendees

The virtual event drew 1421 registrants and 622 live telecommunications operators, investors, content & third-party service providers and technology vendors.

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UBM Studios

516 562 7383