TeliaSonera to Keynote at Light Reading's LTE Virtual Event With Panelists From FemtoForum, Anritsu, Continuous Computing & More

Jun 02, 2010, 12:18 ET from Light Reading

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM TechWeb's Light Reading (, the leading research-led media company serving the global communications marketplace, and Heavy Reading (, its prestigious market research division, will be hosting the LTE Virtual Event on June 3.  The LTE Virtual Event 2010, hosted by Heavy Reading Senior Analysts Gabriel Brown and Patrick Donegan, is the second global virtual tradeshow in Light Reading's mobile series.  The online event will address the essential steps toward the broad commercialization of LTE technology, covering topics including spectrum, device profiles, network deployment, applications, and business models.

The LTE Virtual Event 2010 will feature keynote speaker Johan Wickman, Head of R&D for TeliaSonera. Wickman will be sharing his experience launching the world's first commercial LTE networks in two Scandinavian markets, and discussing challenges, successes, and key network objectives. Additional speakers at the LTE Virtual Event include wireless industry expert Rupert Baines, Chair of Marketing Working Group for FemtoForum; Mike Barrick, Business Development Manager, Wireless, for Anritsu; Todd Mersch, Director of Product Line Management for Continuous Computing; Manish Singh, VP Product Line Management for Continuous Computing; Randy Fuller, VP Business Development for Camiant; Chandresh Ruparel, Sr. Product Line Manager for RadiSys; and Othmar Kyas, CTO of Tektronix Communications.

"With the success of 3G, there's tremendous interest in next-generation mobile broadband technologies," says Gabriel Brown, Senior Analyst at Heavy Reading. "This online virtual event is one way we can share high-value information on the LTE market with a broad, global audience."

LTE Virtual Event Sponsors include Anritsu and Continuous Computing as Gold sponsors; and Silver sponsors Camiant, RadiSys, and Tektronix Communications. The LTE Virtual Event has already exceeded its registration goal of 1,000. Expected attendance is between 500 and 700 attendees.

Registration is free. To register for the LTE Virtual 2010 please visit:


Amy Averbook

Director of Corporate Marketing

Light Reading Inc.


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