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Seminar on Broadband Universalization Using 450MHz

May 31, 2011
São Paulo, Brazil


09:00 Welcome (CDG) CDMA450 status worldwide and in the region
Celedonio von Wuthenau, Regional Director, Latin America, CDMA Development Group (CDG)
09:30 Keynote Speaker: Universalization of Telecommunications using 450 MHz
Jose Gonçalves Neto, Superintendente de Universalização, Anatel  

Spectrum strategy to allow the use of the 450 MHz band in Brazil and in CITEL
Marcos de Souza Oliveira, Spectrum Manager, ANATEL  

10:30 Morning coffee break – Sponsored by Asiatelco 
11:00 Business plans and opportunities for the use of 450 MHz in Brazil
Francisco Soares, Director, Government Relations, Qualcomm  

CDMA450 operator case studies

12:30 Lunch – Sponsored by Qualcomm 

Evolution of CDMA450

  • CDMA2000 evolution path
  • Interoperability with GSM, WCDMA, HSPA+ and LTE

Mike Hobby, CDMA Data Marketing, Alcatel-Lucent
Leonardo Ribeiro, Wíreless Marketing Manager, Huawei  


Device initiatives, selection and availability

  • GHRC, OMH and M2M
  • Device availability and affordability

Hugo Hiraoka, Vice President, Sales and Marketing Strategy, Asiatelco
Helio Oyama, Senior Manager, Business Development, Qualcomm  

16:00 Afternoon coffee break – Sponsored by Asiatelco 

Service and application offerings

  • Universal services: Delivering affordable voice, multimedia and advanced broadband data services with CDMA450 in both rural and urban settings using fixed and full-mobility networks
  • Remote healthcare, distance learning, mobile banking, government, national defense, security, social networking, push-to-talk, M2M, location-based services, etc.

Thorsten Sauer, Vice President, Business Development, Ericsson
Rodrigo Porto Avalle, Product Manager, Wireless Network Solutions, ZTE  

17:30 Closing Remarks