Reliance Infocomm, an Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Enterprise Group company, today announced that the Company is hosting the 4th global CDMA Operators Summit at the Renaissance Hotel, Mumbai from November 11th to 12th 2005. Over 100 high-ranking officials from 25 CDMA operators around the world will participate in the Summit. Beginning 2002, the CDMA operators have been meeting at such annual Summits, which bring together top-ranking professionals, including Chairmen, CEOs and Directors from leading CDMA Operators across the world. The CDMA Operators Summit is designed to promote networking and sharing of information towards mutual business cooperation and market development.
The 4th CDMA Operators Summit will have participants from 12 countries including China, South Korea, United States and Japan. China Unicom of China, SK Telecom of South Korea, Verizon and Sprint of USA, Telus Mobility of Canada, Vivo of Brazil and KDDI of Japan will be representing at the summit. Under the theme ‘Future Calling’, this event comprises of Executive fora in the three fields of Business, Technology and Device. The first CDMA Operators Summit was held in Beijing in 2002, the 2nd Summit was held in Tokyo in 2003 and Seoul hosted the 3rd Summit in 2004.
Three Virtual Working Groups set up in August 2005 have been deliberating in their respective fields on contemporary topics & critical issues relevant to CDMA community. The working groups will present their conclusion during the Summit.
Bhagwan D. Khurana, Group President, Reliance Infocomm said, ” CDMA is today one of the world’s fastest growing wireless technologies, with more than 270 million users in 70 countries and six continents. It is a matter of great pride for us that Reliance Infocomm has been granted the honour to host the 4th international CDMA Operators Summit. The CDMA community across the world today looks at our country as a future global player of immense potential for its IT prowess, trained manpower and huge business opportunities.” He further added,” This year’s Summit, likely to rank as the largest ever gathering of CDMA professionals in the world will feature as many as 25 CDMA companies across the continents. The continued enthusiasm and cooperation of CDMA operators to this Summit only reaffirms, that the CDMA community is getting stronger and bigger.”
In the Manufacturer’s Perspective session, LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Qualcomm, Lucent and Texas Instruments will unfold their current technological development status and new product launch road map. They will also propose a development plan for CDMA coverage for all sectors of the world.