Join ATIS at Light Reading’s Big Communications Event (BCE) 2017

What, When & Where: ATIS is a Supporting Organization for Light Reading’s 4th Annual Big Communications Event (BCE), held May 15 – 17, 2017, in Austin, Texas, at the Austin Convention Center.

Featured ATIS Speakers: Don’t miss 5G North America at BCE featuring ATIS’ Senior Technology Consultant, Tom Anderson. ATIS is delivering the requirements that are shaping the 5G network, with an eye toward advancing the new network’s inherent commercial opportunities. Get up to speed during Tom Anderson’s 5G North America session entitled Standards and Release Roadmap Toward 5G: A North American Perspective at 3:10 p.m. on May 16.

Anderson also lends his insights in the following panel discussions: What Will 5G Network Security Look Like?, Monday, May 15, 2:40 – 3:20 p.m.; as well as the 5G Standards Debate, Tuesday, May 16, 3:50 – 4:20 p.m., where he will be joined by Brian Daly, Director, Core Network & Government/Regulatory Standards, AT&T.

More:  Light Reading’s 4th Annual Big Communications Event provides a live look-in on the fast-moving and fascinating narrative that is the telecom industry’s current transformation process. Last year’s event drew over 1,200 live attendees, 160 total speakers, 82 sponsors and exhibitors and 50-plus non-sponsored speakers from leading telcos, webscale companies, data center operators and industry organizations, including Facebook, Vodafone Group, Deutsche Telekom, AT&T, EdgeConnex, Google Fiber, Colt, CenturyLink and many more.

Alongside the conference, BCE 2017 will include a demo hall that focuses on showing how technologies like NFV-MANO, 5G, 4K/UHD, VR and SD-WAN can be put to work in support of profitable business transformation strategies. BCE delivers context across the broad landscape of the telecom sector: networks of all kinds, data centers, cloud service providers, the booming IoT market, video service evolution and more to go beyond examining how next-gen telecom technologies work, to clarifying the business case and the ultimate profitability of these innovations.

SPECIAL OFFER & VIP ADMISSION: BCE provides complimentary admission for verified employees of service providers, operators, financial and educational institutions, utilities and government agencies. If you do not qualify for free admission enter discount code ATIS to receive 20% off admission.

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About ATIS

As a leading technology and solutions development organization, the Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions (ATIS) brings together the top global ICT companies to advance the industry’s most critical business priorities. ATIS’ 150 member companies are currently working to address 5G, the all-IP transition, network functions virtualization, big data analytics, cloud services, the ICT implications of Smart Cities, emergency services, IoT, cyber security, network evolution, quality of service, billing support, operations, and much more. These priorities follow a fast-track development lifecycle – from design and innovation through standards, specifications, requirements, business use cases, software toolkits, open source solutions, and interoperability testing.

ATIS is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). ATIS is the North American Organizational Partner for the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP), a founding Partner of the oneM2M global initiative, a member of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), as well as a member of the Inter-American Telecommunication Commission (CITEL). For more information, visit

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The SIP Forum is an IP communications industry association that engages in numerous activities that promote and advance SIP-based technology, such as the development of industry recommendations, the SIPit, SIPconnect-IT and RTCWeb-it interoperability testing events, special workshops, educational seminars, and general promotion of SIP in the industry. The SIP Forum is also the producer of the annual SIPNOC conferences (for SIP Network Operators Conference), focused on the technical requirements of the service provider community. One of its notable technical activities is the development of the SIPconnect Technical Recommendation – a standards-based SIP trunking recommendation that provides detailed guidelines for direct IP peering and interoperability between IP PBXs and SIP-based service provider networks. Other important Forum initiatives include work in Fax-over-IP interoperability, User Agent Configuration, Video Relay Service interoperability, security, NNI, and SIP and IPv6. For more information, please visit:

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