Infor-media Russia organized the Third International Conference and Exhibition on wireless broadband technologies Wireless Broadband 2007 was held on April 19-20, 2007 in Holiday Inn Moscow Sokolniki hotel.

During the last year conference representatives of the Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications of the Russian Federation, Russian and foreign professional sectorial associations, operators and manufacturers took part. More than 40 speeches were presented. Six companies of BWA equipment manufacturers and providers took part in the exhibition.

More than 250 delegates participated the conference. Key topics of the conference in 2007:

  • Broadband access market regulation
  • Standards. Frequency band. EMC
  • New generation wireless broadband networks
  • BWA core network architecture. Network planning and design.
  • BWA core network elements and existing networks interface solutions
  • Users ’ mobility in BWA networks
  • Self-organizing networks
  • Solutions for commercial operators on the Mesh technology base
  • Service platforms
  • Business models of BWA service
  • Foreign experience of BWA networks commercial exploitation
  • WiMAX perspectives and problems of development
  • Wi-Fi — strategy and tendencies, technology usage wide specter
  • Different networks convergence as WiMAX and GSM/3G, Wi-Fi and WiMAX and others
  • Information security in wireless networks
  • Different BWA technologies deployment for communication service

Key speakers:

  • Andrey Skorodumov, Executive Director, Info Communication Union
  • Lara Srivastava, senior policy analyst, Strategy and Policy Unit of ITU
  • Andrey Fedorov, System engineer, Cisco
  • Sergey Portnoy, WiMAX Forum official representative in Russia
  • Kenneth Ashworth, Director, WiSOA
  • Dov Bar-Gera, Chairman of WiMAX Telecom
  • Karl Johannesson, Managing Partner, J’son & Partners
  • Oleg Sobolev, Executive Director, Association of data reporting wireless networks market players (Wireless Ukraine)
  • Vitaliy Slizen, General Director, Synterra
  • Aleksey Sheremetiev, First Vice General Director, Summa Telekom
  • Alexander Stadinchuk, Secretary, Radio frequency State commission of Ministry of information technologies and communication
  • Peter Kochegarov, Director Russia and CIS, InfiNet Wireless are invited
  • Anton Eremenko, Senior Manager, Directorship in technological development, VympelKom
  • Khlybov Dmitriy, CIS Region Wireless PL Maketing Dept, Huawei
  • Alexander Novikov, Sales manager, Andrey Ivanov, Head of Alvarion equipment service center, Sedikom
  • Igor Zhabrev, Head of engineering department, Enforta (Prestizh-Internet)
  • Pavel Gorenkov, General Director, GARS Telecom
  • Konstantin Ankilov, Senior consultant, iKS-Consulting
  • Vadim Belyavskiy President, IA-450 are invited,
  • Iosif Mazin, Head of network consulting center, IskraUralTel
  • Tomas Bergmann, Regional Channel Manager, EMEA (Motorola)
  • Nicolas Tenaud, Head of wireless technologies department, CIS, Alcatel-Lucent
  • Oleg Krivosheev,Director of corporate sales department, RK-TELEKOM
  • Alexander Piotrovskiy, Marketing and sales deputy director, SkyLink
  • Svetlana Skvortsova, Marketing and business development manager, Ericsson Eastern Europe and Central Asia
  • Christian Laque, Director in technological service, T-Mobile Austria GmbH
  • Valery Tikhvinsky, General Director, STELT Telekom
  • Vladimir Drozhzhinov, PhD, Chairman, Steering Committee, E-government competence centre
  • Evgeny Solomatin, Consulting Director, Vyacheslav Slin’ko, Analyst, Kominfo Consulting
  • Sergey Melnik, Director of test center, Cellular transmission Institute
  • Vladislav Chigrinets, vice Head of facility access department, NPF Mikran
  • Alexander Redkin, Senior engineer, Intel Corporation
  • Yury Nesvizhskiy, Deputy Research center Head, The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications
  • Evgeny Evdokimenko, Analyst of telecommunication market, Informexpertiza

The largest operators, which suggest a wide range of services, active and projected UWB networks’ operators, corporate sector, enterprises, manufacturing companies’ managers and specialists, analysts and experts, integrators and broadband access systems users and international associations’ representatives are expected to take part in the WIRELESS BROADBAND conference which became already an annual and traditional one, Infor-Media said.