BELLEVUE, Wash. – August 3, 2015 – 4G Americas, a wireless trade association representing LTE technology and its evolution beyond to 5G, is presenting a free webinar mini-series that will serve as a reality check on 5G. Industry experts from Alcatel-Lucent, AT&T, Cisco, Ericsson and Intel will dive into topics such as spectrum, global developments and new technology concepts all centering on the most buzzed about topic in the wireless industry—5G.
The webinar mini-series, moderated by Chris Pearson and Vicki Livingston of 4G Americas, will address key requirements and recommendations which will shape the foreseeable future of 5G in 2020 and beyond. As the next evolutionary step in mobile broadband technology, the concept of 5G is slowly becoming a reality with new research and developments rapidly occurring around the globe. For this reason, 4G Americas, the leading voice for 5G in Americas, has taken the initiative to steer the conversation about the numerous challenges and conceivable solutions the industry faces for a seamlessly connected society which will rely on the success of 5G technology in the next decade.
The webinar will address many levels of understanding for media, analysts, regulators and government agencies, as well as researchers, academia and industry stakeholders. Both sessions allow for audience questions for the experts.
Day One: 4G Americas’ Vision for the Americas: 5G Spectrum Recommendations
Date: Wednesday, September 2, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PDT
Moderator: Vicki Livingston, Head of Communications, 4G Americas
Speakers: Chris Pearson, President, 4G Americas; Anders Svensson, Principle Solution Manager, Ericsson; and Reza Arefi, Director of Spectrum Strategy, Intel
Day Two: Progress of 5G Technology Concepts
Date: Thursday, September 3, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PDT
Moderator: Chris Pearson, President, 4G Americas
Speakers: Michael Peeters, CTO, Wireless Technologies, Alcatel-Lucent; Brian Daly, Core Network & Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T; and Mike Recchione, Principle Engineer Mobility CTO Group, Cisco
About 4G Americas: Unifying the Americas Through Mobile Broadband Technology
4G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers. The organization's mission is to advocate for and foster the advancement and full capabilities of the LTE mobile broadband technology and its evolution beyond to 5G, throughout the ecosystem's networks, services, applications and wirelessly connected devices in the Americas. 4G Americas, the voice of 5G for the Americas, is invested in leading 5G development for the Americas and maintaining the current global innovation lead in North America with LTE technology. 4G Americas is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash. More information is available at www.4gamericas.org or www.twitter.com/4gamericas and www.facebook.com/4gamericas.
4G Americas' Board of Governors members include: Alcatel-Lucent, América Móvil, AT&T, Cable & Wireless, Cisco, CommScope, Entel, Ericsson, HP, Intel, Mitel, Nokia, Qualcomm, Sprint, T-Mobile US, Inc. and Telefónica.