Global MBB Forum 2012

Welcome to Huawei MBB Forum 2012

Huawei, partnering with GSMA, TELUS, BELL and CWTA welcome you to attend Huawei Mobile Broadband Forum 2012 on Sep 24th-26th in Vancouver Canada. This is Huawei's third annual global forum and will bring you innovative solutions and great discussions about "How to Build the Best MBB network".

Day 1 Highlights

The event attracted hundreds of leaders from global mobile operators, regulatory agencies, industry analysts, chip manufacturers, content providers, equipment manufacturers and more to discuss the development and future of mobile broadband.

Profitable MBB Centered on the Experience

Steve Zhu, President of Huawei R&D Wireless Networks, introduces the SoftMobile concept, which is built around network capabilities, an open platform, and smarter care for our customers' networks.

MBB Makes Canada More Connected, Competitive & Productive

According to CWTA President & CEO Bernard Lord, MBB in Canada has helped its telecom operators maintain competiveness in ICT and all other sectors of the economy.

A Connected Life Powered by MBB

Alex Sinclair, CTO of GSMA, predicts that operators will have an addressable market of $600 million (USD) for connectivity services by 2020, and urges they move beyond smartphone applications and look to industry models such as e-healthcare.

Keynote Speeches for 2012

Connected Living, Connected Life
Alex Sinclair, CTO, GSMA

LTE and LTE Advanced from an Operator’s View
Joachim Horn, Group CTIO Tele2


SoftMobile for Experience Centric Profitable MBB
Steve (Haobing) Zhu, President, R&D Wireless Networks, Huawei

True Mobile Broadband
Yoshioki Chika, CTO, Wireless City Planning Inc

Wholesaling 4G Capacity
John Saw, CTO, Clearwire

How Spectrum Regulatory Policies Assist MBB Investment & Development
Marc Dupuis, Director General, Engineering, Planning & Standards Branch, Industry Canada


Driving Innovation, Mobile Broadband in Japan
Yoshihiro Obata
,Vice President and Senior Research Fellow Corporate Planning, eAccess Ltd.

HUAWEI Ascend P1 LTE Announcement
Kevin Ho, President, Device Handsets Product Line, Huawei

Yota Moves Forward with LTE
Konstantin Yurganov, CTO, Yota

Building LTE in Band 42 and 43 to Deliver an Excellent Customer Service Experience
Philip Marnick, CTO, UK Broadband
Backhauling LTE with Carrier Ethernet
Walter Haeffner, Head Service Engineering, Vodafone Germany

Telco Opportunities and Challenges. Future Communications.
Dragana Linfield, Head of Global Communications Products & Chief Commercial Officer, Telefónica Digital

LTE Chips for New Gadgets: Target Devices, Features and Bands
Serge Willenegger
, Vice President of Product Management, Qualcomm
Bring the Full YouTube Experience to Mobile
Eric Mauskopf
, Strategic Partnerships, YouTube Mobile and TV, YouTube
Customer Experience vs. Monetization Opportunities
Peter Jarich, Vice President for Consumer & Infrastructure Services, Current Analysis

Keynote Discussion: "Canada MBB Leadership"

Bernard Lord, President & CEO, CWTA (Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association)

Eros Spadotto
, Executive Vice President, Technology Strategy and Operations, TELUS

Stephen Howe, Executive Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, Bell