International CTIA WIRELESS 2011® wraps up with more than 40,000 in attendance
Date: Wed, 03/30/2011 - 12:59
4G, spectrum, new devices drive discussion
International CTIA WIRELESS 2011® wrapped up an exciting week in Orlando, Florida, with more than 40,000 attendees from 125 countries on hand to see the latest products and services from more than 1,000 exhibitors, learn about wireless futures, and hear industry luminaries discuss the need for spectrum and coming 4G mobile broadband revolution. Remarks from the keynote stage focused on the integration of wireless technology and products in our lives, which has dramatically increased use of mobile broadband. New product introductions continued with this theme, featuring smartphones and other mobile data devices that leverage the power of the mobile Internet. Comprehensive video coverage of the show – including highlights from the keynote stage – can be viewed online at www.ctia.org.
Among the new products launched during the show are: AT&T's HTC HD7S and LG Thrill 4G; T-Mobile's G2x dual-core 4G smartphone, Nokia Astound smartphone and the 4G Sidekick; Sprint's EVO 3D and EVO View 4G tablet; the Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Samsung Galaxy Indulge; and Research in Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook.
"CTIA Shows are known for generating mobile industry news, and International CTIA WIRELESS 2011 was no exception," said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director for CTIA. "The mobile industry demonstrated its strength this week – from new devices to aggressive mobile broadband plans to demonstrating global leadership. Next year's event in New Orleans, which is already more than 90 percent sold, should be even bigger and better."