Connect (X) 2021 Highlights

WIA wrapped up its 2021 Connect (X) show today in Orlando. The conference was packed with informative keynotes and sessions, exciting exhibits and plenty of opportunities for networking and catching up with wireless infrastructure industry colleagues. It was great to get together again!

See below for highlights from the show!

WIA President and CEO Jonathan Adelstein kicked off the conference with humor and grace!

WIA’s popular annual View from the Top session returned to the stage.


T-Mobile’s Neville Ray provided provided an update on the carrier’s plans.

Dish Network’s Dave Mayo gave attendees a peak behind the curtain in how it is building a network from scratch.

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr shared regulatory insights.

Halo’s Anand Nandakumar wowed attendees with details of connected vehicle possibilities.

AT&T’s Mo Katibeh talked connectivity during Tuesday’s general sessions.

Amazon Web Service’s Robin Harwani talked about the future of 5G.

Linksys’ Harry Dewhirst talked about pandemic impacts during a fireside chat.

Verizon’s Dennis Ong provided a glimpse into the future of cars.

Members of minority & diversity chambers discussed the benefits of working together in wireless.

Attendees rocked out at the Music Movement Charity Concert!

Numerous sessions educated attendees on the state of the wireless infrastructure industry.

Lots of cool things to see on the exhibit floor!

And of course, fun in the sun!

Thanks for a great show!