|[January 16, 2013]
PCIA's Jonathan Adelstein to Present Super Wi-Fi Summit Keynote
NORWALK, Conn. --(Business Wire)--
Jonathan Adelstein, president of PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure
Association, and former FCC (News - Alert) Commissioner, will deliver the morning
keynote address on "Investing in America's Wireless Future" at Super
Wi-Fi Summit on Wednesday, January 30, at 9 a.m. EST, TMC (News - Alert) and Crossfire
Media announced. Super
Wi-Fi Summit is collocated with ITEXPO,
the world's largest and best-attended communications and technology
trade show, being held January 30 - February 1, 2013, at the Miami Beach
Convention Center in Miami, Florida.
"I am pleased to join this event that highlights the role of wireless
broadband in our nation's communications network. Wi-Fi is a growing
part of the solution for meeting the explosive demands for wireless
broadband data," Adelstein said. "Delivering that broadband is critical
to our nation's economic growth and productivity, the benefits of which
extend beyond the wireless world to empower small business growth, and
innovation in manufacturing, health care, education and most leading
sectors of our economy."
Recently leaving government work for the private sector, Adelstein is
now president and CEO of PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association,
the trade association for the telecommunications infrastructure
industry. PCIA provides expertise and support in the areas of advocacy,
communications, events and education to its members: the carriers,
infrastructure providers and professional services firms that own and
manage more than 130,000 telecommunications facilities throughout the
Adelstein previously served as Administrator of the U.S. Department of
Agriculture's Rural Utilities Service, a position to which he was
appointed to by President Barack Obama. Adelstein also previously served
as a commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission from 2002 to
2009, a position to which he was appointed by President George W. Bush.
Adelstein will kick off The Super Wi-Fi Summit with an opening keynote
address on "Investing in America's Wireess Future," discussing the role
of Super Wi-Fi, and other components of the Heterogeneous Network that
must be built to meet consumer demand for wireless broadband solutions
and fulfill policymakers' wireless broadband goals. Adelstein will
explore the policies needed to ensure the country remains a leader in
the wireless innovation and deployment.
"Super Wi-Fi Summit explores the vast new world of TV White Space: the
next wave of available spectrum," said Rich Tehrani (News - Alert), ITEXPO Chairman and
CEO of TMC. "We're pleased to welcome Mr. Adelstein as well as other
leading industry visionaries to help our attendees better understand how
alternative spectrum technologies and solutions will transform and
bolster the mobile broadband industry in the years ahead."
Super Wi-Fi Summit has also added additional programing to the agenda.
The updated sessions can be found on the Super
Wi-Fi Summit website.
for Super Wi-Fi Summit is now open. For information about media and
analyst registration, contact Ashley
For the latest Super Wi-Fi Summit news, updates and information, follow
the event on Twitter (News - Alert) at #SuperWiFi.
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trends in technology. We service communities of interest with
conferences, tradeshows, webinars and newsletters. Crossfire Media has a
partnership with Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC) to produce
events and websites related to disruptive technologies. Crossfire Media
is a division of Crossfire Consulting, a full service Information
Technology company based in New York.
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