3rd 4G International Forum to take place at Sheraton Taipei Hotel
Date: Tue, 07/10/2012 - 18:33
Jointly organized with the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan, the third 4G International Forum 2012 opens today at Sheraton Taipei Hotel
The two-day Forum will see major stakeholders from the wireless industry In Taiwan and international nameplate players in the Global 4G Ecosystem to congregate & deliberate on the latest challenges shaping the evolution of the mobile sector, assist telcos to overcome present 3G operational challenges & facilitate their seamless migration to 4G, preparing them for the on-coming of 5G.
Dr Hsieh Ching-Tarng, Director of ITRI commented “The rapid deployment of 4G networks, indeed will enable wide varieties of innovative applications that enrich people's life and work experience. ITRI welcomes all international 4G/5G experts, ITU resource eminent persons and Taiwanese operators, 0TT players and telecom experts, to contribute to the growth and future of Taiwan’s telecom sector, the advancement of Taiwan’s economy and the success of this signally important 4G International Forum”.
Leading organizations and international heavyweight players present at the Forum include: Rohde & Schwarz, Verizon Wireless, Vodafone, Telefonica O2, KDDI/UQ Communications, Microsoft, Korea Telecom, Telstra, ITU, Ministry of Knowledge Industry (Korea), National Communications Commission (Taiwan), Office of Science and Technology/Executive Yuan, Ministry of Transport & Communications (Taiwan), Chunghwa Telecom, Far EasTone Telecom, Global Mobile Corp, Vee TIME Telecom, VIBO Telecom, Alcatel-Lucent, D-Link, Asia Pacific Telecom, Smartant Telecom, First International Telecom, Newnet, Accton Wireless Broadband, APTG, Arcadyan, Askey Computer, Benu, Billion Electric, Cameo Communications, CellMax Technologies Asia, Compal Electronics, eClick Interactive Technology, Foxconn, GCOM Technologies, Gemtek Technology, Getac Technology, Infolink, Intertek Testing Services, Inventec Corporation, Liteon Technology Corp, Mitrastar, Quanta, SerComm Corp, SJ Antenna Design, Taitien Electronics, Victory Telecom, TSMC, Industrial Bank of Taiwan, Maravedis and top researchers from leading universities including National Chiao Tung University & National Chengchi University, Topology Research Institute and many others.
New & Hot issues to be discussed include: TV White Spaces spectrum & Cognitive Radio AKA Super WiFi; Towards 5G: Spectrum Management for IMG-AG; Triple-Play convergence of Telephony, TV and Internet Services or Internet TV as envisioned by a would-be Apple TV or Google TV; Overcoming interconnect issues; Small Cell Rollouts as an Option; Network partnering & OTT business models; Impact of 4G “heterogeneous networks”; Voice over LTE; Launching global LTE roaming; Mobile Cloud in 4G; LTE and WiMAX 2.0 in Japan; WiMAX BTS along Taiwan’s High Speed Rail; M2M in Real-Time; 5G in Korea; Mobile Platform of the Future.
Rohde & Schwarz, an international name which has more than 80 years of history will be on hand to demonstrate their expertise in addressing diverse market segments, including wireless communications, the broadcasting and electronics industry, aerospace and defense, homeland security and critical infrastructures.
D-Link, a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of advanced networking, broadband, digital, voice and data communications solutions will be showcasing their products at the Forum.
Elaborating on the importance of the Forum, Maggie Tan, CEO of Magenta Global said “Wireless infrastructure and broadband networks are vital infrastructure critical to the economic and social development of all economies. We are very pleased to bring together the stakeholders to tackle the operational challenges, the new buzz and what to expect in the months ahead.”
The Forum will be held at Sheraton Taipei Hotel.