SOURCE: Aricent


November 11, 2009 05:00 ET

Aricent to Speak at the Femtocells Americas 2009 Conference

Communications Technology Leader to Discuss Converged Solutions for Smart Homes

PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwire - November 11, 2009) - Aricent™, a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications, announced today that its Senior Manager, Ravi Kapoor, will be presenting at the Femtocells Americas 2009 Conference.

Kapoor's presentation titled, "Femtocells and Set Top Boxes: Converged Solutions for Smart Homes," will discuss the growing trend of equipment manufacturers opening up to the possibility of integrating Femtocells with other entertainment hardware, such as set top boxes. He will elaborate on the innovative architectures that can be adopted by equipment manufacturers to create smart solutions for operators that in turn will increase revenues from consumers.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 at 2:35 p.m. PT

WHERE: Hotel Del Coronado, San Diego, 1500 Orange Ave., Coronado, CA 92118

WHO: Ravi Kapoor has extensive experience across diverse technology domains including Satellite Communication, UMTS, GSM, & IP TV as well as on a host of wire-line technologies. Ravi has been instrumental in strengthening Aricent's Wireless and Convergence business for the North American market with primary focus on cutting edge technologies including LTE, Femtocells & WiMAX.

About Femtocells Americas:

It is expected that all major US Carriers will have deployed femtocells prior to this event together with several Asian and European Operators. As a result, there will be a growing body of consumer experience, take-up analysis and product performance data to review. Companies are likely to have introduced their second generation products and differentiation will be the key with both features and services coming to the fore. Other events in the series include Femtocells Asia, which was held in Tokyo in March and Femtocells World Summit, which was held in London in June with over 300 delegates participating.

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About Aricent: Aricent is a global innovation, technology and services company focused exclusively on communications. Aricent combines the leading innovation capabilities of frog design with unparalleled domain expertise in communications as a strategic supplier to the world's foremost infrastructure, application and service providers. The company's investors include Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co., Sequoia Capital, The Family Office and The Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board.

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Contact Information

  • For more information, contact:
    Steven Manuel
    Tel: +1 650 391 1621
    Email: Email Contact

    Jay Nichols
    Americas: Sterling Communications
    Tel: +1 415 992 3210
    Email: Email Contact

    Varun Dubey
    Tel: +91 9711360391
    Email: Email Contact

    Paula Muezerie
    Aricent Europe: AxiCom
    Tel: +44 208 392 4081
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    Shikha Singh Sehrawat
    Aricent India: Text 100
    Tel: +91 981 175 7369
    Email: Email Contact