Expert panel to talk small cells on Capitol Hill July 29
Find Out Why Small Cells Are a Big Deal for America's Wireless Future On Monday, July 29, The HetNet Forum will hold an educational seminar on Capitol Hill to discuss small cell technology and how wireless carriers, equipment manufacturers and backhaul providers are leveraging them to address pressing network coverage and capacity needs. With small cells, the wireless industry is creating heterogeneous networks, or “HetNets,” comprised of a wide variety of infrastructure solutions to ensure our country maintains wireless leadership. With participants from the wireless carriers, equipment providers and network deployment segments of the wireless industry, conversations will focus on the promise of this new technology and identify the current hurdles to successful deployment. Our discussion will explore the benefits that will flow from small cells and highlight key backhaul and infrastructure steps that can be taken now to ensure their success. The event takes place from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday, July 29, in the Rayburn House Office Building Room 2456. Jonathan Adelstein, President and CEO of PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association, will moderate the panel, being joined by Dale Hatfield, Senior Fellow, Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology and Entrepreneurship; Kevin Krufky, VP, Public Affairs, Americas, Alcatel-Lucent; Joseph Sandri, SVP, FiberTower; and Paul "Kip" Turner, Principal - Product Development Engineer, AT&T. To find out more, click here.