HetNet Expo 2015 Explores Wireless Network Evolution to Meet Soaring Consumer Demand

Full Schedule and Keynotes Released: Features Industry Pioneer Marc Ganzi, Verizon, Nokia, Boingo, Chetan Sharma

Alexandria, Virginia, October 19, 2015 – Today, PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association announced the lineup for its HetNet Expo, which takes place October 27-28 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles. The premier event on mobile network evolution, HetNet Expo offers two days of programming, including educational sessions on topics ranging from The Internet of Things to Mobile Healthcare to Smart Cities and the Connected Consumer. For a full schedule of events and listing of sponsors and exhibitors, visit: HetNet Expo Schedule.

HetNet Expo 2015 keynote speakers include:

• Marc C. Ganzi, Co-Founder and CEO of Digital Bridge Holdings
• Derek Peterson, Chief Technology Officer, Boingo Wireless
• Eric Reed, Vice President, Entertainment and Tech Policy for Verizon Communications
• Don Hewitt, Vice President of Services, North America, Nokia Networks
• Chetan Sharma, Founder and CEO Chetan Sharma Consulting

The event will draw a diverse audience of property owners and managers discussing ways to achieve consistent mobile coverage throughout their venues. It will also attract the wireless service providers operating the networks, as well as the companies installing heterogeneous networks. Finally, it will bring together experts from across industries to discuss how mobility impacts every sector it touches, ranging from healthcare to retail.

“Today’s wireless infrastructure is increasingly innovative and highly sophisticated. Yet, consumers often do not realize the enormous investment, research and development required to advance wireless services. While macro sites provide an abundance of support for the majority of consumer needs, small cells are increasingly being deployed in certain cases – primarily in highly populated urban areas – to address capacity demands.

“This year’s HetNet Expo will bring together leaders throughout the wireless ecosystem. PCIA and our HetNet Forum play a vital role in helping to facilitate collaboration and understanding between seemingly disparate parties, so that industry can continue to deploy these much needed solutions,” Adelstein said.

This is the second annual PCIA HetNet Expo.
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PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association is the principal organization representing the companies that build, design, own and manage telecommunications facilities throughout the world. Its over 230 members include carriers, infrastructure providers, and professional services firms.