MIDDLETOWN, R.I., Aug. 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Towerstream (NASDAQ:TWER), a leading Fixed Wireless Fiber Alternative provider, today announced that its President and Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Thompson, and its Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Arthur Giftakis, will present at the Tower & Small Cell Summit at CTIA Super Mobility 2015. The conference takes place from Wednesday, September 9 - Friday, September 11, 2015 at the Sans Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Title: Keynote Executive Roundtable – Mobile Network Infrastructure Evolution
Date and Time: Wednesday, September 9 at 12:00pm – 12:45pm
Location: San Polo
Session Description: This Executive Roundtable will feature our keynote speakers and other industry leaders in a fast-paced discussion of the key drivers of Mobile Network and Tower Infrastructure Evolution over the next five years, including Mobile Traffic Growth, LTE Advanced, Roadmap to 5G, Virtualization, Network Densification and Small Cells.
Panel #1 Participants:
Berge Ayvazian - Senior Analyst and Consultant, Wireless 20/20
Chris Pearson - President, 4G Americas | Speaker
Jeff Thompson - President and CEO, Towerstream
Jake MacLeod - President, Gray Beards Consulting, LLC
Marc Ganzi - CEO, Digital Bridge Holdings
Title: Carrier Wi-Fi, LTE-U and Small Cell Solutions
Date and Time: Thursday, September 10 at 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: San Polo
Session Description: Some wireless carriers have embraced Wi-Fi technology and Wi-Fi offloading, while others haven't really added it to their portfolio. What are the obstacles to a large-scale Wi-Fi offloading strategy for wireless carriers? How should carriers integrate small cells and Wi-Fi in their network densification strategy? What is the best way for wireless carriers to make use of unlicensed spectrum? Is it Wi-Fi offload, LTE Unlicensed or LTE/Wi-Fi Link Aggregation (LAA/LWA)?
Panel #2 Participants:
Arthur Giftakis - Senior Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Towerstream, Corp.
Randall Schwartz - Co-founder and Senior Consultant, Wireless 20/20
Neville Meijers - Vice President, Business Development, Qualcomm Labs, Inc.
Zach Lovell - Senior Product Manager, Airvana
Dr. Mohammad Shakouri - Chairman, WiMAX Forum
About Towerstream Corporation
Towerstream Corporation (Nasdaq:TWER) is a leading Fixed Wireless Fiber Alternative provider delivering high-speed Internet access to businesses. To date, the company offers its broadband services in 12 urban markets including New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay area, Miami, Seattle, Dallas-Fort Worth, Houston, Las Vegas-Reno, and the greater Providence area. In 2014, Towerstream launched its On-Net fixed wireless service offering building owners and property managers a redundant and reliable dense urban network that directly connects with Towerstream's fiber backbone. On-Net building tenants have access to 100 Mbps of dedicated, symmetrical Internet connectivity, with a premier SLA, for an industry-leading price of $699/month. For more information on Towerstream services, please visit www.towerstream.com and/or follow us @Towerstream.
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About HetNets Tower Corporation
HetNets Tower Corporation ("HetNets") was formed in January 2013 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Towerstream Corporation (Nasdaq:TWER), and offers a neutral host, shared wireless infrastructure solution, either independently or as a turnkey service. Its wireless communications infrastructure is available to wireless carriers, cable and Internet companies in major urban markets where the explosion in mobile data is creating significant demand for additional capacity and coverage. HetNets offers a carrier-class Wi-Fi network for Internet access and the offloading of mobile data. Its street level rooftop locations are ideal for the installation of customer owned small cells including DAS, Metro and Pico cells. Other solutions provided by HetNets include backhaul, power, and related small cell requirements. More information is available at http://www.hetnets.com.
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