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Conference Focuses on Dominant Position of CDMA2000 in Bringing 3G Services to Market

WHAT: The 2003 CDMA Americas Congress will bring together leaders in the wireless industry from North and Latin America. Co-organized by the CDMA Development Group (CDG) and the Institute for International Research (IIR), the annual event features an impressive line-up of speakers. This year’s comprehensive program will include discussions regarding 3G network deployments and business and revenue opportunities with CDMA2000® in the Americas.

Keynote speakers and featured presenters at this year’s Americas Congress are executives from leading companies in the wireless industry, including:

  • Ralph de la Vega, President, BellSouth Latin America
  • Cindy Christy, Chief Operating Officer, Mobility Solutions Group, Lucent Technologies
  • Soren Petersen, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Nokia
  • Dion Joannou, President, Caribbean and Latin America, Nortel Networks
  • Dr. Irwin Jacobs, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Qualcomm
  • Gilles Delfassy, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Wireless Terminals Business Unit, Texas Instruments
  • Dick Lynch, Chief Technical Officer, Verizon Wireless
  • Mark Handler, Executive Vice President and Managing Director, International, Walt Disney Internet Group

Additional presenters include senior representatives from Bell Mobility, Bermuda Digital Communications, Bingo Wireless, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Future, Gartner, IBM, IDC, iGillott Research, KDDI, KTF, Kyocera Wireless Corp., Midwest Wireless, Monet Mobile Networks, Inc., Nextel, Outlook4Mobility, SK Telecom, Sprint PCS, Telcel, Telefonica del Peru, Telispire, Telstra, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless, Virgin Mobile, and the Yankee Group. Speakers from the content and application community include: AOL, Mobliss, Inc., Moviso, Vindigo Studios, Walt Disney Internet Group, Warner Music Group, and Yahoo! Mobile.

Further information can be found on the event Web site at

WHEN: Dec. 8–10, 2003
WHERE: Miami Beach Conference Center
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, FL 33139 USA
PRESS REGISTRATION: Contact Valerie Christopherson of the CDG News Bureau at (714) 540-1030 ext. 14 or via e-mail at to obtain the latest CDMA Americas Congress program and to register for the event.

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