Will Discuss New Entrant’s Plan for 4G-LTE Network
Alexandria, VA – Drew Caplan, Chief Network Officer of the newly-formed Lightsquared, is joining the keynote speaker lineup at the upcoming Wireless Infrastructure Show, October 4-7, in Hollywood, Florida.
In his first presentation since the formation of LightSquared, Mr. Caplan will speak about the new entrant’s plans for building it’s one-of-a-kind nationwide wholesale-only 4G-LTE network that combines ground terrestrial and satellite network components.
Making headlines for their recent agreement with Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), Lightsquared plans to be the nation’s first wholesale-only integrated wireless broadband and satellite network. Lightsquared’s agreement with NSN, pending approval of both boards, represents more than $7 billion over 8 years, and includes network design, equipment manufacturing and installation, and network operations and maintenance.
Mr. Caplan is leading the development and deployment of the network. A 25-year veteran of the wireless industry, he previously served as CNO for SkyTerra Communications prior to its acquisition by LightSquared.
Mr. Caplan is joining an impressive keynote roster that includes:
- Dr. John Saw, CTO at Clearwire
- Magnus Ojert, Vice President Deployment & Operations at Ericsson
- Kevin P. Jones, Global 4G Evangelist at Intel Corporation
- Tower Owner CEO’s Richard Byrne, Marc Ganzi, Ben Moreland, Jeff Stoops and Jim Taiclet
Connecting participants from the entire wireless infrastructure ecosystem, the 2010 Wireless Infrastructure Show spans 3 days and includes more than 20 sessions covering the latest in wireless infrastructure policy, finance, technology, and architecture.
For more information: www.wirelessinfrastructureshow.com
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