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With more than 100 in-depth keynote addresses, sessions and conferences, NXTcomm08 is the definitive knowledge center of the communications industry. This is where industry leaders gather to share their experience, intelligence and forecasts with executive and technical professionals so that they can stay steps ahead of the trends and—most importantly—the competition. NXTcomm08 comes to the Las Vegas Convention Center, June 16-19, and will co-locate with InfoComm, the A/V industry's top show, for an even broader reach and appeal to anyone in the business of communications.

If it matters to you and your business, it’s at NXTcomm08. Trends and developments affecting the entire communications industry and its new partners, such as media and entertainment entities, are major themes for this year’s program -- themes such as IPTV, FMC, network transformation, WiMAX, home networking, content and applications, mobile and wireless, international perspectives and VoIP. Other topics slated for discussion, including voice, video and data; IP video; security; broadband; and storage will be reviewed as well. And, as the industry continues to evolve, and today’s breakthroughs become tomorrow’s moneymakers, NXTcomm08 will respond.

NXTcomm08 Original Conference Program Hours:


Tuesday, June 17, 2008  10:30 am - 12:45 pm
Wednesday, June 18, 2008                  
10:30 am - 12:45 pm 
Thursday, June 19, 2008 10:30 am - 12:45 pm 
Schedule Subject to Change.  

Telephony's INSIGHTS for Next-Gen ILECs

Telephony and the Independent, the leading providers of intelligence for the Independent community, will produce INSIGHTS FOR NEXT-GENERATION ILEC, June 16 at NXTcomm 08 — to address your unique technology challenges and business opportunities.

INSIGHTS will deliver financial, technology and business-focused strategies specifically for today’s Independents. Our one-day conference sessions include industry round-table discussion, services and product demos and expert perspectives. Click here for event agenda.

INSIGHTS attendees will exclusively receive Telephony’s custom research on the Independent market. The study will provide competitive information on Tier 2 and Tier 3 service provider’s key technology usage and service offerings, future deployment plans, annual investment and revenue levels, and more. 

Click here for more information.

NXTcomm08 Conference Partner Programming 

NXTcomm08, the one event delivering the ecosystem of network-enabled voice, video and data, will feature conference programming developed and presented by NXTcomm’s 2008 Conference Affiliates:  the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS);  Heavy Reading’s Broadband Wireless World, FierceMarkets and the International Engineering Consortium (IEC).

ATIS TechThink @  NXTcomm08


ATIS TechThink brings you the future of communications technology-- straight from the minds that shape it. Now in its third year, TechThink is recognized as a premier conference program featuring senior-level technology executives from the leading communication companies in the industry. Key players in the communications industry come together to discuss and debate cutting-edge topics and trends during 18 sessions divided into three knowledge tracks: IPTV, Convergence, Home Networking. More information about ATIS.

Broadband Wireless World @ NXTcomm08 


Broadband Wireless World will include an exhibit pavilion on the NXTcomm trade show floor which will be THE wireless destination at NXTcomm, showcasing 60+ vendors specializing in wireless technologies and mobile broadband solutions. It will also feature a two-day conference lead by Heavy Reading's top mobile industry analysts, Patrick Donegan and Gabriel Brown, who will discuss today's critical broadband wireless issues, including:

  • The transition to next-generation Evolved 3G, WiMAX, and LTE networks
  • The impact of open-access business models on mobile Internet applications
  • An assessment of Google's mobile industry plans, and the 700 MHz technology options and deployment strategies
  • Flat all-IP wireless network architectures optimized for mobile broadband
  • Fixed wireless technologies such as mesh, Ethernet microwave, and WiMAX accesss

Additional information, including registration for Broadband Wireless World programming will be available in the coming weeks. More information aboout Broadand Wireless World.

The Unified Communications Conference @ NXTcomm08

It seems that VoIP was just the beginning. Enterprises are now poised for an evolution in Unified Communications to make them more productive, efficient, and mobile. Service providers can provide some guidance, but Unified Communications remains a relatively new concept. Join the editors of FierceVoIP & FierceTelecom at The Unified Communications Conference to discover the answers. More information about FierceMarkets.

IEC Communications Forums presented @ NXTcomm08





The IEC Communications Forums will bring industry professionals together to examine the opportunities and challenges raised by the emergence of next-generation information and communication technologies (ICT) services and applications. Eighteen 90-minute panel sessions cover the areas of content, entertainment, and applications;network transformation; and international perspectives. Topics include personalized services, IP-centric network architectures, IMS, broadband access networks, service
delivery platforms, service provisioning and network deployment case studies.. More information about IEC.

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