CTIA 2011 - Mobile Backhaul Presentations

Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
End Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Mobile Backhaul Conference at CTIA 2011 - Latest Strategies and Best Long-Term Solutions

March 22, 2011
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

FREE to all registered CTIA Attendees

Developed to help executives and technology professionals evaluate the various backhaul technologies, products, and techniques available today, these 3 interactive sessions feature hard data, trends and forecasts, case studies and lessons from the field, and plenty of Q&A.

10:45 AM – Successful Business Models for Mobile Backhaul


Moderator: Michael Howard, Principal Analyst & Co-Founder, Infonetics Research, Inc.

Panelists: Craig Easley, VP of Marketing & Product Management, Accedian,
Hal Roberts, Systems Engineer and Architect II, Calix,
Ran Avital, Vice President of Strategic and Product Marketing, Ceragon Networks
Abel Tong, Vice President of Marketing, Omnitron

• Market trends, bandwidth forecasts and drivers
• 3G, 4G, LTE, WiMAX and the mobile Internet
• New products and technologies to streamline backhaul operations
• How and when to move to all-IP/Ethernet backhaul
• How to design packet timing and synchronization into the network
• From the field: deployment lessons about QoS/SLAs and latency for LTE networks

Download Presentation (.pdf 9.17 MB)

12:00 PM – Lunch Presentation:


Scott Knox, Director Solutions Development, Overture Networks

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12:45 PM – Design and Business Considerations for LTE Backhaul


Moderator: Michael Howard, Principal Analyst & Co-Founder, Infonetics Research, Inc.

Panelists: Jeff Crounse, Director of Consulting Systems Engineering, Actelis
Amir Makleff, President and CEO, BridgeWave Communications
Alan Solheim, VP Corporate Development, DragonWave
Rajendra Datta, Senior Director - OEM Marketing, Symmetricom

• LTE by the numbers: Market statistics - market size, pace of deployment
• How to backhaul small cells (micro/pico in the macro network)
• The effect of LTE EPC on backhaul networks
• The role of routers vs. Ethernet gateways (IP/MPLS, MPLS-TP)
• How to design efficient Internet offload and X2 communications
• How to support the faster LTE latency for video, web downloads, and gaming
• Using SLAs for tiered service plans to increase ARPU
• A comparison of copper, fiber, and microwave for LTE backhaul

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2:10 PM - Thinking Outside the Box: New Backhaul Techniques and Technologies


Moderator: Michael Howard, Principal Analyst & Co-Founder, Infonetics Research, Inc.

Panelists: Ranga Thittai, Senior Product Manager, InfoVista
Ezra Mizrahi, Director of Technical Marketing, MRV Communications
Gaby Junowicz, VP Marketing and Business Development, Siklu Communication Ltd.
Eric Gélinas, Director of Research and Development, Watch4Net

• Fiber optic speeds: WDM rings and high capacity microwave (E-band)
• Session control, session management, monitoring and billing models
• Dispersed traffic load bearers (e.g., microwave repeaters)
• Predictive and preventive network techniques
• New traffic-reducing video techniques: caching, content delivery networks (CDNs), and adaptive streaming

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