SOURCE: 4G Americas

4G Americas

March 27, 2013 12:49 ET

4G Americas Elects Mavenir Systems to Its Board of Governors

BELLEVUE, WA--(Marketwire - Mar 27, 2013) -  4G Americas, a wireless industry trade association representing the 3GPP family of technologies, today announced the election of Mavenir Systems, a leading provider of software-based networking solutions, to its Board of Governors. Mavenir joins the 17 operators and manufacturers currently on the Board to work together to promote, facilitate and advocate for the deployment and adoption of 3GPP mobile broadband technologies throughout the Americas.

Chris Pearson, President of 4G Americas, offered his congratulations on the new appointment, "Mavenir Systems will be a valuable new member on our Board providing insight on the essential innovations in networking solutions and complementing the ecosystem of industry leaders at 4G Americas. We welcome Mavenir's strategic insight to progress 3GPP wireless technologies throughout the Americas."

Mavenir is a leading provider of software-based mobile communications solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver high-quality Internet protocol (IP)-based voice, video, rich communications and enhanced messaging services to their subscribers globally.

"Mavenir has recognized the achievements of the 4G Americas association and is looking forward to actively participating with other prestigious Board Members in furthering the evolution of mobile broadband services and applications in the Americas region," said Bahram (BJ) Jalalizadeh, Executive Vice President of Business Development at Mavenir Systems and the new executive representative on the 4G Americas Board.

4G Americas' Board of Governors members include: Alcatel-Lucent, América Móvil, AT&T, BlackBerry, Cable & Wireless, CommScope, Entel, Ericsson, Gemalto, HP, Mavenir, Nokia Siemens Networks, Openwave Mobility, Powerwave, Qualcomm, Rogers, T-Mobile USA and Telefónica.

About 4G Americas: Unifying the Americas through Mobile Broadband Technology
4G Americas is an industry trade organization composed of leading telecommunications service providers and manufacturers. The organization's mission is to promote, facilitate and advocate for the deployment and adoption of the 3GPP family of technologies throughout the Americas. 4G Americas contributes to the successful commercial rollout of 3GPP mobile broadband technologies across the Americas and their place as the No. 1 technology family in the region. The organization aims to develop the expansive wireless ecosystem of networks, devices, and applications enabled by GSM and its evolution to LTE. 4G Americas is headquartered in Bellevue, Wash., with an office for Latin America and the Caribbean in Dallas. More information is available at www.4gamericas.org.

About Mavenir
Mavenir is a leading provider of software-based communications solutions that enable mobile service providers to deliver high-quality internet protocol (IP)-based voice, video, rich communication and enhanced messaging services to their subscribers globally. Mavenir's mOne® software platform has enabled leading mobile service providers to introduce the industry's first live network deployment of Voice-Over-LTE (VoLTE) and the industry's first live deployment of next-generation Rich Communication Services 5.0 (RCS). Our solutions deliver next-generation services such as RCS, VoLTE and Voice over Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) over existing 2G and 3G networks and next-generation 4G LTE networks.  www.mavenir.com

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