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September 14, 2010
September 14, 2010

Addressing Demand for Broadband Subject of Upcoming Webinar

By David Sims, TMCnet Contributing Editor

A Webinar titled “WiMAX or TD-LTE (News - Alert): Addressing the demand for broadband services through a multi-technology approach” will be offered Tuesday, September 28 at 2PM EST.

As the U.S. continues to expand its broadband penetration, Webinar officials say, it is “imperative for operators to evaluate a host of technologies that can provide broadband services throughout the country, including rural areas.”

This Webinar will address, among other relevant issues, how to build a multi-frequency network using long range 4G wireless technologies that are specifically targeted for broadband wireless application - “The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative, who represents the advanced telecommunications and information technology interests of more than 1,500 rural utilities and affiliates in 48 states, will provide the insight on deploying wireless broadband in rural areas.”

In addition, global 4G wireless broadband vendor Alvarion (News - Alert) will present some ideas for technology strategies to build a future proof wireless broadband network.

Attendees, according to Webinar officials, will learn how to build a multi-frequency network using long range 4G wireless technologies that are specifically targeted for broadband wireless application, as well as gain “insight regarding deploying wireless broadband in rural areas.”

Presenting will be Ashish Sharma (News - Alert), vice president of Marketing, Alvarion, and Kurt Schaubach, vice president, Broadband Technologies for the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative. As vice president of Marketing for Alvarion, Ashish, “provides leadership for Alvarion’s corporate marketing and public relations efforts worldwide, serving as company spokesperson,” company officials say. Ashish was instrumental in the development of the WiMAX industry during its infancy.

Schaubach, NRTC’s (News - Alert) vice president of Broadband Technologies, develops the direction of NRTC’s broadband strategy, including the deployment of 4G technologies with members, spectrum management, and ensuring that NRTC offers the latest Internet and communications solutions to meet member needs.


Alvarion is a Platinum sponsor of ITEXPO West 2010. To be held Oct. 4 to 6 in Los Angeles, ITEXPO (News - Alert) is the world’s premier IP communications event. Don’t wait. Register now.

David Sims is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of David’s articles, please visit his columnist page. He also blogs for TMCnet here.

Edited by Stefania Viscusi


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