Future of Mobile Connectivity Takes Center Stage at Connect (X) in Charlotte, N.C., May 21-24

Connectivity Expo Features Latest Advancements in Mobile Voice and Data Technologies, Edge Computing Solutions, Internet of Things (IoT), and Wireless Infrastructure

Alexandria, VA – May 7, 2018 – The Connectivity Expo today announced details regarding the new mobile technologies and wireless infrastructure solutions that will be featured inside the inaugural event’s Exhibition Hall, which will be opened on May 22-23 in Charlotte, N.C.

Attendees at Connect (X) will have exclusive access to the latest hardware and software that are driving the deployment of mobile communications networks around the world. Major companies from all parts of the wireless ecosystem will be in the Exhibition Hall to show off the services and products that the wireless industry relies on to design, deploy and maintain the most advanced mobile communications networks.

Some of the highlights from the Exhibition Hall at Connect (X) include:

Kymeta (Booth G) will have a Microsoft Patrol Car on display. The car features Kymeta KyWay satellite terminal.

EdgeMicro) will feature one of the firm’s micro-datacenters to show the size and complexity of the center and to explain how edge computing is poised to change how mobile data networks deliver content to end users.

FiberLocator (Booth 101), a telecommunications and co-location database with detailed maps and information on facilities-based carriers, datacenters and on-net buildings.

AeroSolutions (Booth 201/203) is bringing its patented CityPole, which is already being installed in communities across the country to deliver enhanced wireless coverage and capacity.

SiteTracker (Booth A), one of the leading providers of project management solutions designed for the telecommunications professionals, will host one-on-one meetings along with an open bar.

FirstNet Built With AT&T (Booth 721) will be on hand to discuss the nationwide public safety network and the opportunities the program presents to the entire wireless industry.

Mosaik (Booth 611) will demonstrate TowerSource, the largest and most comprehensive independent tower database.

RIoT (Booth 528) is a network of professionals, academics and policy makers in North Carolina focused on the Internet of Things and the issues facing the future of IoT technologies.

For a complete list of all the companies and organizations featured at Connect (X), please visit www.connectvityexpo.com.

“The Exhibition Hall at Connect (X) will showcase the future of mobile communications by connecting attendees directly with the technologies and services that are leading the wireless industry’s march to 5G connectivity,” said Tim Downs, Executive Producer of the Connectivity Expo. “Attendees and the media will see how the world of mobile communications is changing how people live and work in a very real and meaningful way.”

Connect (X) Programming Showcases Leading Industry Trends

All programming at Connect (X) is focused on the rapidly evolving and expanding telecommunications ecosystem. Over three action-packed days, attendees will experience cutting-edge discussions, workshops and keynote speeches from leaders across multiple industries – from wireless infrastructure and automotive to smart cities and commercial real estate.

Connect (X) is designed to serve all elements of the expanding and evolving connectivity ecosystem – from the macro structures that stand high above the ground and the miles and miles of fiber networks below the ground to the 5G technology driving the ongoing network densification in our cities and the technology embedded in our cars.

Programming at Connect (X) will include Smart Cities and Connected Communities, Macro Cell: Towers and Edge Infrastructure, Private LTE Networks, Connected Real Estate, V2i (or Vehicle to Infrastructure), Critical LTE Communications, Innovations in Infrastructure, and Workforce Diversity. For more details on each of these programming tracks, go to www.connectityexpo.com/conference.

In addition to unparalleled speakers and panel discussions, Connect (X) will also bring together the buyers and sellers of connectivity solutions and showcase the latest innovative technologies and vital infrastructure driving the future of communications in a massive exhibition hall that will be opened throughout the event.

WIA also will host the third annual Supplier Diversity Summit at Connect (X). The Supplier Diversity Summit aims at connecting qualified veteran-, woman- and minority-owned businesses with procurement officials from major wireless companies including Verizon, American Tower, Crown Castle, InSite Wireless SBA Communications, Tessco, and T-Mobile.

Registered participants will be able to access an online meeting scheduling portal to connect with representatives from major telecommunications companies to set up exclusive meetings at the Supplier Diversity Summit


About the Wireless Infrastructure Association

The Wireless Infrastructure Association represents the businesses that develop, build, own and operate the nation’s wireless infrastructure. Members include wireless carriers, infrastructure providers, and professional services firms that collectively own and operate telecommunications facilities around the globe. Through public affairs and advocacy efforts – on the local, state and federal level – WIA works to support the widespread deployment of wireless infrastructure in order to deliver mobile broadband access to all citizens and communities.


Media Contact:

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Wireless Infrastructure Association

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