DISH Network Chairman & Co-Founder Charles Ergen to Keynote Wireless Infrastructure Show


ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PCIA – The Wireless Infrastructure Association announced today that Charles W. Ergen, co-founder and Chairman of DISH Network will discuss DISH's wireless plans during a keynote address at the 2012 Wireless Infrastructure Show on Wednesday, October 3 at the Peabody Orlando.

The Wireless Infrastructure Show is the industry's premier event focusing on mobile infrastructure for 4G and beyond.  The three-day conference and trade show draws telecom and technology executives, policy-makers, financial analysts and national media for unparalleled education, business development and networking. 

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski will participate in a Q&A keynote session following Ergen on October 3.  Bob Friday, Chief Technology Officer of Cisco's Wireless Networking Business Unit Network Services Technology Group and AT&T Vice President, Antenna Solutions Group, Chad Townes will deliver keynotes on Tuesday, October 2.  Concurrent sessions in four distinct tracks will explore the rapidly growing indoor distributed antenna system (DAS) sector, business and financial issues, regulatory and policy developments and emerging network architecture issues.

A broad array of capacity solutions and network management innovations will be on display in the exhibit hall.  Leading infrastructure providers, systems integrators and equipment manufacturers will offer hands-on demonstrations and in-depth information about emerging products and services. For the first time, the exhibition hall will feature a Small Cell Pavilion, showcasing the latest trends in small cell network components, testing, measurement and more.

Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) will also be highlighted during the pre-conference DAS in Action: Orlando event, an intensive six-hour program of expert panels, a case study and tour of Orlando's Amway Center, home to the Orlando Magic and the 2012 NBA All-Star Game.  Sessions include LTE and DAS, DAS in the enterprise and best practices for DAS integration.  

Registration is open for the 2012 Wireless Infrastructure Show. To register or to learn more about the event, visit www.wirelessinfrastructureshow.comMembers of the media and analyst community receive a complimentary "all access" pass to the exhibit hall, keynote presentations and general sessions. Media credentials are required. Please contact Caitlin Colligan ( to register.

SOURCE PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association