Broadband Wireless World to Collocate at NXTcomm 2008 in Las Vegas

CMP Announces Collocation of Broadband Wireless World at NXTcomm 2008, the Premier Service Provider Event in the US

Dec 17, 2007

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- CMP and NXTcomm today announced the collocation of CMP's Broadband Wireless World at NXTcomm, June 16-19, 2008, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Broadband Wireless World will include an exhibit pavilion on the NXTcomm tradeshow floor, which will be the wireless destination at NXTcomm, showcasing more than 60 vendors specializing in wireless technologies and mobile broadband solutions. It will also feature a two-day conference led by Heavy Reading's top mobile industry analysts, Patrick Donegan and Gabriel Brown, who will discuss today's critical broadband wireless issues, including:

-- The transition to next-generation Evolved 3G, WiMax, and LTE networks;
  -- The impact of open-access business models on mobile Internet
  -- An assessment of Google's mobile industry plans, and the 700MHz
     technology options and deployment strategies;
  -- Flat all-IP wireless network architectures optimized for mobile
     broadband; and
  -- Fixed wireless technologies such as mesh, Ethernet microwave, and WiMax

"Broadband Wireless World and NXTcomm is a powerful combination," says Joseph Braue, Group Director and SVP with CMP's Light Reading, the world's leading publishing and live events company focused on service providers, which is running the event. "Broadband Wireless World brings a ten-year history delivering quality information to leading service providers including mobile operators, ISPs, wireline carriers, utilities, and municipalities. NXTcomm quite simply is the biggest service provider show where all these groups converge."

"The collocation of CMP's Broadband Wireless World at NXTcomm 2008 makes perfect sense, because NXTcomm is a major destination for service providers and enterprise customers searching for technology and solution partners," says NXTcomm Executive Director Wayne Crawford. "NXTcomm can give CMP and the communications industry what they are most interested in: a venue with stellar technology and business model-oriented conference programming, exhibition, and networking opportunities. Attendees want to meet and hear from the best and the brightest in converged communications, and the collocation of Broadband Wireless World helps us to achieve this goal by showcasing the future of mobile broadband networks. We look forward to working with CMP to host and collocate Broadband Wireless World at NXTcomm in 2008."

For more information on exhibiting in the Broadband Wireless World Pavilion at NXTcomm or sponsoring the Broadband Wireless World educational conference, please contact or visit For more information on exhibiting or sponsoring at NXTcomm08, please contact Cathy Hawkins of NXTcomm at

For more information, contact:

  Amy Averbook
  Director of Marketing
  Light Reading
  (212) 925-0020 x112

  Neil Gaffney
  Senior Manager, Communications & PR
  (703) 907-7011

  About NXTcomm

NXTcomm is the one event delivering the ecosystem of network-enabled voice, video, and data. NXTcomm08 comes to the Las Vegas Convention Center, June 16-19, and will collocate with InfoComm. NXTcomm08 will occupy some 225,000 net square feet of exhibit space and has a projected attendance of 20,000+ communications industry professionals, including service providers, communications manufacturers, and Tier I, II, and III carriers, as well as representatives from the enterprise and content communities. NXTcomm08 will be home to the entire ecosystem of network-enabled IP communications that form the infrastructure and delivery system for digital media, communications, and information technology. NXTcomm was created in 2006 by its co-owners, the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) and the United States Telecom Association (USTelecom), to serve as the industry show for the communications, information and entertainment technology marketplace. For more information, go to

About Light Reading

Founded in 2000, Light Reading ( is the ultimate source for technology and financial analysis of the communications industry, leading the media sector in terms of traffic, content, and reputation. It reaches an extensive audience of executives and technologists within the telecom and enterprise networking communities, as well as the financial/industry analysts and investors who track these sectors. Light Reading was acquired by United Business Media in August 2005, and operates as a unit of CMP.

About CMP

CMP ( is a media and marketing solutions company serving the technology industry. With the leading online, event, and print brands in all technology market categories, and with services and tools that reach beyond traditional advertising, CMP shapes and influences the technology industry worldwide. CMP publishes such highly respected media brands as TechWeb, InformationWeek, ChannelWeb, CRN, EE Times, and TechOnline; produces major industry events such as Interop, Web 2.0 Expo, XChange, Game Developer Conference, and the Embedded Systems Conferences; and provides business information and marketing services such as the International Customer Management Institute, Semiconductor Insights, and Second Life consulting for technology marketers. CMP is a subsidiary of United Business Media (, a global provider of news distribution and specialist information services with a market capitalization of more than $3 billion. For more CMP news, go to


CONTACT: Amy Averbook, Director of Marketing, Light Reading,
+1-212-925-0020, ext. 112,; or Neil Gaffney, Senior
Manager, Communications & PR, NXTcomm, +1-703-907-7011,, both for CMP

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