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Huawei Leaders to Educate & Present During Big Communications Event (BCE) in Austin, Texas

SVP of Solutions and Marketing, George Reed to Deliver Keynote Address

May 15, 2017

PLANO, Texas, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei leaders will host booth #B413 at Light Reading's 2017 Big Communications Event to showcase the company's latest cutting-edge technologies, including industry-leading 4.5G/5G, SDN/NFV, gigabit access, Internet of Things (IoT), and microwave solutions, among others. The event is scheduled to take place from May 15-17 at the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas.

The Huawei-sponsored event will bring together more than 1,200 industry experts and executives to discuss the latest developments within the telecommunications industry, including how network operators can prepare for various operational, financial and technical transformations within the telecom sector.

During the event, Huawei's Senior Vice President of Solutions and Marketing, George Reed, will discuss the latest global Smart IoT applications and use cases during an "IoT and Smart Applications" keynote address on May 16 at 4:15 p.m.

"Huawei's partnership with the Big Communications Event signals the company's ongoing commitment to progress and collaboration within the telecommunications space," said Reed. "The ability for the information and communication technology (ICT) industry to fully embrace evolving on-demand network services will depend on Huawei and likeminded organizations working together to solve challenges associated with the deployment of new technologies, new use cases and new business models."

Huawei technologists will also be featured on three high-level panel discussions:

  • Dr. Sean Long, director of optical network product management, will speak during the "Optical Networks in the New Age of 'Open'" panel on May 16 at 11:40 a.m.
  • Nagaraja Upadhya, vice president of fixed network and products solutions, will present during the "Innovations Driving Metro Data Center" panel on May 16 at 3:15 p.m.
  • Dr. Nermin Mohamed, vice president of solutions and marketing, will participate in "The Next-Gen Central Office/Head End" panel on May 16 at 4:30 p.m.

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