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In this section you can access a variety of information on events and webinars relating to the Network 2020 programme. To navigate to events or webinars, select the 'Calendar' button and use the month arrow keys to navigate back and forth to the relevant month (past, present and future) to find the event or webinar that you are interested in discovering more on.

CTIA Super Mobility

The industry hotspot for everything wireless. Wireless innovation is changing everything. Join us in Las Vegas, September 7, 8 and 9, 2016, for CTIA Super Mobility 2016 and connect with the technology, people and ideas driving every aspect of the evolving wireless ecosystem—all in one Smart City.

Bringing together 30,000+ professionals from across the new mobile landscape, CTIA Super Mobility 2016 will feature exhibits, content, keynotes and interactive experiences in one smart, connected space for an inspiring look at how mobile innovation is redefining every part of daily life.

The GSMA RCS Showcase at CTIA Super Mobility

The GSMA’s Network 2020 Programme will present its work on accelerating the availability of Rich Communications Services (RCS) worldwide at this year’s CTIA Super Mobility Show at Stand #4825.

The GSMA has agreed on a common and globally interoperable Universal Profile with the mobile industry that will enable all operators worldwide to provide a consistent messaging service across mobile devices.

In Google’s work to support the industry and the GSMA’s Universal Profile, they are launching the Jibe Platform to provide a cloud and hub solution to help carriers scale their initiatives. Google is partnering with carriers and OEMs to offer a messaging client for Android that supports SMS, MMS and RCS.

Visitors to the stand will have an opportunity to meet with the GSMA to discuss the Universal Profile and the RCS initiative. And Google will be available at the stand:

  • Wednesday at 11am,
  • Thursday at 4pm, and
  • Friday at 11am.


For further information please contact the Network 2020 team

Find out more about the event.

Start: September 7
End: September 9
Las Vegas, NV United States

Mobile 360 – Latin America

Find out about the latest developments with RCS and the road to 5G at the conference, seminars and through demonstrations from the Network 2020 team.

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This event brings market leaders from the Central and South American across the mobile telecom ecosystem for a two-day thought leadership conference together with Technical Workshops on day three. Attendees will learn and discuss key drivers in innovation in the region centered around IoT, Connected Car, Mobile Identity, Mobile Money, NFV, 5G, Media & Advertising, and more. In addition, an Innovation Showcase panel will allow start-ups to hear from venture capitalists, investors, and industry experts followed by a pitch session for the start-ups.

Network 2020 activities at Mobile 360 – Latin America:


Mobile Messaging and RCS

Tuesday, 20 September: 14:30 – 15:30 EST
The RCS and Messaging session will focus on the latest developments and news of rich communication services adoption across the region. Partnerships between MNOs and technology companies for advanced RCS companies are becoming prevalent across the market, and the panel of experts will discuss their experience in Latin America, the need for this technology in the region and the work already underway to deploy it.

  • Moderator: Javier Alvarez, Managing Partner, Delta Partners
  • Sergio Collazo Llerandi, Value Added Services Engineering Manager, America Movil
  • Todd Parker, Business Development, Messaging, Google
  • Mary Clark, CMO, Syniverse

Keynote Session: NFV and the road to 5G

Wednesday, 21 September: 09:00 – 10:30 EST
With the 5G and NFV timelines becoming clearer, and deployment dates getting nearer, this panel will cover the potential impact on mobile networks and services from now until 2025. This session will feature discussions between leading OEMs, network vendors as well as international operators pioneering 5G trials in development.

  • Moderator: Martin Wessel, Chairman of the GSMA TECT Group, Head of Technology Evolution
  • Jordi Botifoll, President, Latin America Theatre, Cisco
  • Jose Ayala, Director Government and Public Affairs, Ericsson
  • Sergio Quiroga da Cunha, Head of Region, Latin America, Ericsson
  • Qiu Heng, President, Wireless Network Marketing Operations, Huawei
  • Salvador Blasco, VP, Country Head, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. Mexico



Technical and Terminals Working Group:

Network 2020 Seminar: ALL-IP Technology – Volte/RCS

Thursday, 22 September: 14:15 – 15:30 EST


  • Advance Communications: Rich Communication Suite (RCS) the path to 1 billion users.
  • Technical Road to VoLTE/VoWiFi/RCS International Interconnect and Roaming
  • IPX: The Global IP Packet eXchange Network for VoLTE/RCS
  • Broadcasting & Public Safety Network
  • Latin American Scenarios: What to do to Build a Healthy Network to Reach 2020 Demand

All-IP Business Guide

Looking to implement advanced communications? Talk to us about how our resources can support you from business rationale through to technical implementation.
You’ll also be able to access our technical support. We have hundreds of interconnection issues and resolutions available for you to search within the Guide.


For more on the event visit the Mobile 360 website.


Start: September 20
End: September 22

NGMN Industry Conference and Exhibition 2016

Don’t miss the 6th NGMN Industry Conference & Exhibition, taking place on 12th & 13th October 2016 in Frankfurt/Germany!

The event features the announcement of leading, international operators’ and vendors’ requirements for the future 5G technology platform. This will be complemented by an in-depth presentation of new 5G enabled business opportunities and use-cases introduced by executives and subject-matter experts.

The Industry Conference & Exhibition will bring together key players from the entire mobile ecosystem and offer a unique networking platform throughout the 2 days. With an impressive line-up of top-level speakers talking about high priority topics of our industry, you will be part of a global audience of operators, vendors, innovators, media and analysts.

On top of the NGMN Industry Conference & Exhibition, NGMN will celebrate with you its 10th Anniversary. You can expect an evening filled with entertainment, great food, excellent networking opportunities and special surprises.

For registration or further information on sponsoring, exhibition opportunities, hotel accommodation, pricing etc. please visit the event website or email.

Start: October 12
End: October 13
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