August 29, 2013

Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit Explores Spectrum Alternatives and Opportunities

Norwalk, CT – August 29, 2013 – The Super Wi-Fi and Shared Spectrum Summit wrapped up in Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, providing attendees a deep understanding of shared spectrum’s true potential as well as the business and technical issues surrounding it, TMC and Crossfire Media announced. Sessions analyzed the current technological innovations that allow business to maximize their broadband capabilities as well as push new mobile revenue opportunities.

Highlights from the event include:

  • The Battle of the Devices Show & Tell Round, where industry experts from top companies showed off their white space devices, answering questions ranging from technical specifications and performance to throughput availability. The panel, moderated by Barlow Keener, principal of Keener Law Group, included Jim Carlson, president and CEO of Carslon Wireless;  Andy Mancone, director of sales and marketing for KTS Wireless; Darrin Mylet, business operations for Adaptrum, and Robert Wu, Ph.D, founder and CEO of 6Harmonics Inc.
  • An update on the explosive growth of White Spaces Technologies in countries around the world, including the efforts for harmonization of international standards.
  • An update on auctions and licenses, including opportunities in upstream spectrum.

“Events like the Battle of the Devices helped showcase the leading radios and devices that will allow us to take advantages of these new unlicensed spectrum alternatives,” said Carl Ford, CEO of Crossfire Media and executive director of content and community. “There is tremendous potential in White Spaces and Spared Spectrum, and attendees were able to see first-hand through information-packed sessions how they can implement the technology and solutions to really increase their opportunities.”

Super Wi-Fi and Shared Spectrum Summit was supported Diamond Sponsor iconectiv; and Gold Sponsors KTS Wireless, Adaptrum, Carlson Wireless and WhiteSpace Alliance.

Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit will next be held at the Miami Beach Convention Center January 28-31, 2014, in Miami Beach, Florida. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for Super Wi-Fi and Spectrum Sharing Summit should contact TMC's Matthew Gleeson at 203-852-6800 x145.

For the latest news, updates and information, follow on Twitter at #SuperWiFiSummit.

About TMC:
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading B2B communications event, as well as industry events: 3D Printing Conference & Expo; Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Cloud4SMB Expo; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developers Conference; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; Secure Mobility Conference; Small Cell Summit, Software Telco Congress, StartupCamp; Super Wi-Fi & Shared Spectrum Summit; SIP Trunking-Unified Communications Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo; WebRTC Conference & Expo; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

About Crossfire Media:
Crossfire Media is an integrated marketing company with a core focus on future trends in technology. We service communities of interest with conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information Technology company based in New York.

Media and Analyst Contact:
Sue O’Keefe
Connect2 Communications
(508) 494-7771

Edited by Blaise McNamee

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