Mobile Content Summit 2011

Date
Start Date: 
Friday, February 25, 2011 - 9:00am
End Date: 
Friday, February 25, 2011 - 5:00pm

Get more from the event, with a broader scope bringing the whole communications value chain together. Enjoy and make the best out of our dedicated networking drinks time, meet the leading international vendors showcasing the technology of tomorrow in the co-located exhibition. Expand your knowledge of the latest business models and technologies in the high-level conference.

IN
http://virtueinsight.com/site/TelecomDetails.aspx?SC_ID=12

SPIFFY Awards 2011: Annual Service Provider Forum Recognition Ceremony

Date
Start Date: 
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 9:00am
End Date: 
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 5:00pm

The SPIFFY Awards recognize the most outstanding telecommunications start-ups in Silicon Valley, as judged by the members of the Service Provider Forum (SPiF) of the Telecom Council of Silicon Valley.

Redwood City, US
http://telecomcouncil.cvent.com/event/SpiffyAwards2011

Next Generation BOSS: Practical Realities and Emerging Strategies

Date
Start Date: 
Monday, February 21, 2011 - 9:00am
End Date: 
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 5:00pm

The objectives of this course are to provide a distinctly different and independent view on the status of next generation business and operational support systems (NGBOSS), with extensive case studies and frank reviews of the realities behind vendor and industry forum hype. Helping guide operators on immediate simple practical steps as well as setting out a strategy based on helping operators correct the underperformance of Telco IT.

Centurion, ZA
http://www.vitaltraining.co.za

The GSMA Mobile World Congress

Event: 
Date
Start Date: 
Monday, February 14, 2011 - 9:00am
End Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 5:00pm

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the place for mobile leaders to network, and conduct business. The event hosts approximately 50,000 mobile professionals, over 54% of these C-Level, from over 190 countries. As a serious player in the mobile ecosystem you can’t afford to miss the 2011 GSMA Mobile World Congress.

Barcelona, ES
www.mobileworldcongress.com

The V6 World Congress

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
End Date: 
Sunday, February 13, 2011

The V6 World Congress, will be held in Paris next February 8 to 11, 2011. The conference will demonstrate that IPV6 is no more the eternal bridesmaid without a commercial motive. Based on content providers’ testimonies and service providers’ reports, the program will address all technical and standard issues that need to be solved in order to organize the transition from IPv4 to IPv6.

Paris, FR
www.upperside.fr/v6world2011

MPLS & Ethernet World Congress 2011

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, February 8, 2011 - 9:00am
End Date: 
Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 5:00pm

The 13th edition of MPLS & Ethernet World will be organized next 8 to 11 February 2011, Paris. The 2011 agenda will again privilege operator and enterprises scenarios and testimonies. Particular attention will be paid to MPLS optical layer integration, Cloud services impact, MPLS TP OAM, mobile backhaul and multicast issues.

Paris, FR
www.upperside.fr/mplsworld2011

Mobile Backhaul Pavilion and Conference at International CTIA Wireless 2011

Orange County Convention Center, Room S 330 E-F

Date
Start Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011 - 8:00am
End Date: 
Thursday, March 24, 2011 - 3:00pm

Mobile Backhaul at International CTIA Wireless 2011
March 22 - 24, 2011
Orlando, FL

Backhaul is the glue that binds local access points to carrier networks. The all new Mobile Backhaul Pavilion at the CTIA Wireless 2011 show will bring together wireless and wireline technologies at North America’s largest telecom show in a way that has never been done before! Expect to see the latest technologies exhibited - from next-gen, IP/Ethernet wireline to microwave backhaul solutions.

Portugal Telecom seals $5 billion Oi deal

Marks PT's return to business in Brazil

Portugal Telecom (Lisbon, Portugal) said today it had signed the necessary contracts to seal the purchase of a 22.38 percent direct and indirect stake in Brazil's main fixed-line phone carrier Oi (Rio de Janeiro) for 8.32 billion reais ($4.98 billion). The deal, drafted last July, effectively means the return of Portugal Telecom as a major player to fast-growing Brazil after it sold its stake in Brazil's top mobile firm Vivo to Spain's Telefonica for 7.5 billion euros last year.

Sunrise and Calnex partner for backhaul testing equipment

Will extend market reach to Latin America

Sunrise Telecom (San Jose, CA, USA) and Calnex Solutions (Linlithgow, West Lothian, UK) announced at this week’s Metro Ethernet Forum Quarterly meeting that they will partner to sell and support Calnex’s "Paragon" family of test solutions for mobile backhaul in Latin America.

Sunrise Telecom will serve as a channel partner to market, sell and support Calnex products to customers in Latin America. Sunrise already carries an established presence in the region, which will help Calnex extend its market reach.

Portugal Telecom seals $5 billion Oi deal

Marks PT's return to business in Brazil

Portugal Telecom (Lisbon, Portugal) said today it had signed the necessary contracts to seal the purchase of a 22.38 percent direct and indirect stake in Brazil's main fixed-line phone carrier Oi (Rio de Janeiro) for 8.32 billion reais ($4.98 billion). The deal, drafted last July, effectively means the return of Portugal Telecom as a major player to fast-growing Brazil after it sold its stake in Brazil's top mobile firm Vivo to Spain's Telefonica for 7.5 billion euros last year.

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