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3G CDMA Forum

3G CDMA Forum at CTIA Wireless 2010
Profiting from 3G and 4G: Now and In the Future
Acquiring the Next Half-billion Subscribers
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
12:30 – 5:00 PM
Room N254, Las Vegas Convention Center (North Hall Level 2)

Speakers and panels for which no presentation is posted either did not present slides or did not give permission to post their slides. 

Forum Agenda



  • What’s new in the world of CDMA: Innovative services, devices, roaming, technology evolution and regulatory efforts

Perry LaForge, Executive Director, CDMA Development Group  


Profiting from 3G and 4G Now and In the Future

  • Leading the way with EV-DO
  • Ways to increase data ARPU and save money
  • Maximizing 3G revenues while deploying 4G
  • Monetizing multiple revenue paths

Shen Shaoai, Vice General Manager, Mobile Communication Construction Department, China Telecom
John Saboe, Vice President, Technical Operations, Cricket Communications
Hideo Okinaka, Vice President and General Manager, KDDI
Mathew Oommen, Vice President, Technology Development and Strategy, Sprint 


Evolution of Devices, Networks and Revenue Streams

  • Realizing the mobile broadband vision
  • Alternative approaches to managing the mobile data explosion
  • Status of 4G deployments and interoperability with 3G
  • Heterogeneous data networks: Coexistence and evolution to 4G
  • Broadening the user experience and device options
  • Boosting mobile broadband performance
  • Maximizing revenues across unified access radio networks

Arun Bhikshesvaran, Senior Vice President, Multimedia and Infrastructure Solutions, Ericsson
Kim Flowers, Director, Home and Networks Mobility, Motorola
Mike Hobby, CDMA Data Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent
Sarvesh Sharma, Vice President, Business Solutions, Huawei
Mark Frankel, Vice President, Product Management, Qualcomm
Woojune Kim, Vice President, Technology, Airvana
Varun Kapoor, Vice President, Technology Marketing, ZTE  

4:15 Break

Panel of Experts: Sharing Our Vision

  • What will the industry look like in five years?
  • Challenges in obtaining more spectrum and maximizing its efficiency
  • The evolution of mobile networks, services and devices
  • Purchase behavior changes, enterprise adoption and M2M outlook
  • Future service line-ups, applications and monetization schemes
  • Competition, consolidation and outsourcing
  • The future of CDMA
  • Where the next half-billion subscriptions will come from

Moderator: Andrew Berg, Associate Editor, Wireless Week
Brian Modoff, Managing Director, Senior Telecommunications Technology Analyst, Deutsche Bank
Roger Entner, Senior Vice President and Head of Research and Insight, Telecom Practice, The Nielsen Company
Lloyd Mathias, President and CMO, Tata Teleservices
Narothum Saxena, Senior Director, Advanced Technology and Systems Planning, U.S. Cellular


Close of 3G CDMA Forum 

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