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CORRECTING and REPLACING BroadbandVision Show Addresses Key Drivers of Broadband Carrier Ecosystem

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Broadband Community Comes Together for Unique Discussions and Discoveries on the Technologies, Services and Business Opportunities That Will Define the Future of the Broadband Industry

Today NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, ITTA – the Voice of Mid-Size Carriers, and Telecompetitor announced the inaugural BroadbandVision show, to be held October 1-3, 2014, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference and expo will provide attendees with insight into the opportunities for success at every layer of the broadband carrier ecosystem. BroadbandVision will bring together a uniquely deep coalition of partners to reveal and outline key broadband monetization issues facing telcos, cable providers, wireless Internet companies, utilities and municipalities. The event’s partners include industry organizations NTCA, ITTA, NRECA, Wi-Fi Alliance, Home Grid Forum, FTTH Council, MoCA, Parks Associates, and Home Plug Alliance.

“Our industry is undergoing rapid and deep shifts and it has become clear that broadband is the new local service,” said Shirley Bloomfield, CEO of NTCA. ”The coalition we’ve assembled for BroadbandVision will facilitate the right discussions, promote the right ideas and launch the right action plans so that providers of all sizes can seize upon the broadband-enabled future.”

BroadbandVision attendees can expect a robust conference agenda featuring industry leaders eager to share their best practices and experiences for broadband network monetization success. The three day conference will include an expo tradeshow, pre-conference workshops, and a conference program delivered across general sessions and break-out tracks, including:

  • Video & Entertainment – network and learn directly from industry experts and peers about how to maximize opportunities in video, entertainment and the smart home.
  • Cloud & Enterprise – learn how to deliver a solid ROI while positioning your company for the future.
  • Broadband Ideas – get great ideas from broadband service provider case study presentations on how to open new doors for long term broadband success.

“ITTA members like CenturyLink, Frontier, TDS, and FairPoint are busily executing robust business plans that leverage their significant broadband network investments,” said Genny Morelli, ITTA President. “BroadbandVision represents a unique opportunity to leverage the vast mindshare of the diverse broadband carrier ecosystem.”

Current keynote speakers include:

  • Jeff Gardner, president and chief executive officer at Windstream, one of the leading providers of advanced network communications, including cloud computing and managed services, to businesses and consumers nationwide.
  • Chetan Sharma, founder and president of Chetan Sharma Consulting, one of the most respected management consulting and strategic advisory firms in the wireless industry.
  • Steve Shannon, GM of Content and Services for Roku, the market leader in streaming entertainment devices for the TV.

“BroadbandVision will equip attendees with the tools necessary to build long-term broadband monetization success,” said Bernie Arnason, chair of BroadbandVision. “We are excited that such an extensive union of key industry associations and leaders has come together for this inaugural event. We are developing programming content that will maximize our attendees’ experience and give them new ideas on how to make the next generation of broadband services an economic foundation for the communities they serve.”

These important industry goals are being supported at BroadbandVision through a growing sponsor list of leading companies including Allied Telesis, ANPI, Finley Engineering, JSI, NetAmerica Alliance and ZTE.

Registration for BroadbandVision Show is now open. Contact Tocia Johnson at 240-482-8130 for more information. Companies interested in exhibiting or sponsorship packages for BroadbandVision should contact Telecompetitor’s Paul McPherson at 240-463-1700.

For the latest BroadbandVision Show news, updates and more information, follow us on Twitter at @BBVisionShow and LinkedIn at BroadbandVision Show.

About BroadbandVision:

BroadbandVision is North America’s leading Fall tradeshow focused on building mindshare, introducing new ideas, and facilitating business relationships across the entire broadband ecosystem. Produced by NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association, ITTA and Telecompetitor, BroadbandVision is assembling a broad cross section of the broadband carrier ecosystem including telco, cable, utility/municipal, and wireless Internet service providers to introduce, discuss, and demonstrate best practices for broadband network monetization success.

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