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Nortel To Showcase Super-Fast 4G Broadband At C TIA Wireless 2007


ORLANDO, Florida – At CTIA Wireless 2007, Nortel* [NYSE/TSX: NT] will demonstrate high-speed 4G and next-generation technologies essential to delivering quality voice, video and TV services over true mobile broadband. The wireless industry’s largest show will be held in Orlando, Florida March 27–29.

As part of its exhibit (booth # 2663 in Hall B1), Nortel will showcase a series of life vignettes and technology innovation centres depicting advanced mobile communications at home, in the office, and on the road. The latter scenario features a “networked” Mini Cooper and passenger train. Visitors can experience how passengers travelling in these vehicles might enjoy the entertainment and convenience of advanced 3G and 4G mobile services such as multi-player gaming, live streaming video, video-conferencing, and large file transfers. Visitors can also experience Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC) services implemented with Nortel’s IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS). This includes converged enterprise and home services such as the capability to turn an IM chat into a live mobile phone conversation with the click of button.

“With its next-generation networking expertise and 4G innovations, Nortel is well positioned to lead the industry’s move into a hyper-connected communication environment where millions of people and billions of devices will be seamlessly and securely connected,” said Richard Lowe, president, Carrier Networks, Nortel. “At CTIA, we will showcase a wide array of technologies that will drive network efficiency and minimize total cost of ownership while empowering carriers to maximize their average-revenue-per-user by speeding the introduction of broadband, multimedia services.”

At CTIA, John Roese, chief technology officer, Nortel will join other leaders from top global telecom companies at the CTO Roundtable to discuss technology roadmaps and how they will impact the mobile wireless industry. The roundtable takes place in Room 309 A and B of the Orange County Convention Centre at 1 pm, Tuesday March 27. In addition, Nortel representatives will participate in discussions on IMS Architecture: Putting it Together; The Evolution of Wireless: Does Wireless Really Need Wires?; Examining the Latest IMS Implementation and Trial Experience; and Ultra Mobile Broadband (UMB): High Performance Mobile OFDMA Solution.

Nortel CTIA demonstrations will include:

4G mobile broadband technologies powered by MIMO/OFDM that include WiMAX, Long Term Evolution (LTE) and Ultra-Mobile Broadband (UMB)
Carrier VoIP and IMS technologies that lay the foundation for unified voice, messaging and multimedia communications service. This includes enterprise and residential Fixed Mobile Convergence services utilizing Nortel’s IMS and Voice Call Continuity (VCC) solution over a variety of devices including fixed, cellular and dual mode WLAN phones, laptop computers, and TV
CDMA EV-DO Revision A technologies that allow operators to serve more customers on the same spectrum while delivering VoIP and other advanced multimedia services
Metro Ethernet mobile backhaul solutions that enable operators to reduce OPEX expenses up to 40 percent while delivering high-bandwidth services like mobile VoIP and multimedia services. The demonstration will feature Carrier Ethernet solutions with Provider Backbone Transport (PBT), an innovation that adds scale, quality of service, and operational simplicity to Ethernet
IPTV solutions that offer simple deployment of entertainment video with integrated communication services such as interactive program guide and web services, over wireline and wireless networks
Contact centre multimedia applications that increase efficiency and customer service levels
See Nortel at booth # 2663 in Hall B1 at CTIA Wireless 2007 from March 27 to 29 in Orlando, Florida. For more information on Nortel at CTIA, including additional details about speaking engagements, visit


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