BOISE, Idaho--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 30, 2018--Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered 4G and 5G wireless network edge solutions, announced today it is co-sponsoring a panel discussion with RCR Wireless News and will host a “Birds of a Feather” networking event at the end of the first day of Mobile World Congress Americas. Experts from Verizon, Intel, AMD Telemedicine, Ericsson North America and Telit, will join Cradlepoint to discuss the advanced cellular services that will be rolled out on the pathway to 5G, and their implications on next-generation enterprise edge networks. The event will be held minutes away from the convention center at Rosa Mexicano, 800 West Olympic Blvd., in downtown Los Angeles, on Wednesday, September 12, 6-9 p.m. PT.

The annual Mobile World Congress Americas is an international gathering of innovative minds and industry leaders that come together with the goal of creating a better future through mobile technology. With an increasing number of 5G trials underway around the world, this year’s event goes beyond the technology to explore the ways that 5G services will transform how people live, work and play.

Cradlepoint is co-sponsoring the panel discussion with RCR Wireless News to highlight—to carriers and enterprises alike—the compelling opportunity for advanced 4G and 5G services within the enterprise. Insights from the discussions will enable businesses to develop new applications and transform others to create the wireless WAN edge of tomorrow. Cradlepoint will also be exhibiting at booth S.3046.

“Much of the excitement surrounding 5G to date has been on consumer use cases. However, 5G and the advanced 4G LTE capabilities deployed along the way promise to unleash a wealth of new business applications and use cases while transforming the WAN edge,” said Lindsay Notwell, SVP 5G strategy & global carrier operations, Cradlepoint. "We are thrilled by the assembled panel of industry experts that share in the promise of 5G for enterprise customers, and we look forward to a spirited and informative exchange of information, insights and perspectives.”

“5G is going to be disruptive and transformational for the carrier networks and vertical markets alike,” said Jeff Mucci, CEO of RCR Wireless News. “The strength of an event like Mobile World Congress Americas is that it brings together so many diverse industry leaders that share a belief in a better future through mobile technology. It also provides a unique opportunity for industry leaders like Cradlepoint to offer their expert viewpoints, and dig much deeper into the technology, including how it will impact the WAN of the future.”

“We are pleased to be a Cradlepoint partner and participate in the upcoming panel discussion on the implications of advanced 4G LTE and 5G technologies within the enterprise space,” said Ken Bednasz, vice president of application engineering at Telit. “Cradlepoint is a clear leader in delivering advanced 4G LTE network solutions to enterprise customers today, and we are excited to be partnering with them on pioneering new solutions based on 4G LTE Advanced Pro today and 5G in the future.”

In addition to co-sponsoring the panel, Cradlepoint will be hosting a “Birds of a Feather” networking happy hour immediately afterward.

Panel details:

5G In the Enterprise: Pathway to the WAN Edge of Tomorrow

Date: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Participants:

Lindsay Notwell, SVP 5G Strategy & Global Carrier Operations, Cradlepoint Ken Bednasz, Vice President of Application Engineering, Telit Justin Blair, Executive Director of Product Management, Verizon Peter Linder, Head of 5G Marketing, Ericsson North America Sarabijt Gosal, Segment Manager for uCPE, Intel Eric Bacon, President, AMD Telemedicine

Moderator:

Sean Kinney, Editor in Chief, RCR Wireless News

Location: Rosa Mexicano, 800 West Olympic Blvd., downtown Los Angeles

For more information and to register for the event, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5g-in-the-enterprise-pathway-to-the-wan-edge-of-tomorrow-tickets-48603755140

About Cradlepoint

Cradlepoint is the global leader in cloud-delivered wireless edge solutions for branch, mobile, and IoT networks. The Cradlepoint Elastic Edge™ vision—powered by NetCloud services—provides a blueprint for agile, pervasive and software-driven wireless WANs that leverage 4G and 5G services to connect people, places and things everywhere with resiliency, security, and control. More than 20,000 enterprise and government organizations around the world, including 75 percent of the world’s top retailers, 50 percent of the Fortune 100, and first responders in 10 of the largest U.S. cities, rely on Cradlepoint to keep critical branches, points of commerce, field forces, vehicles, and IoT devices always connected and protected. Major service providers use Cradlepoint wireless solutions as the foundation for innovative managed network services. Founded in 2006, Cradlepoint is a privately held company headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with a development center in Silicon Valley and international offices in the UK and Australia.

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