SOURCE: Open Mobile Alliance

Open Mobile Alliance

October 22, 2012 07:00 ET

Open Mobile Alliance Joins Key M2M Discussion at 4G World

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 22, 2012) - The Open Mobile Alliance will take part next week in a must-see panel discussion on M2M and the Internet of Things at the 4G World conference in Chicago, IL. The session, entitled 'M2M/IoT Innovation Ecosystem,' will take place on Thursday 1 November at 13:15pm. Panellists will address the mass-adoption challenges and opportunities of M2M, including innovation trends, standards, economics, ecosystems, and commercialization.

The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) is the leading industry forum for developing market driven, interoperable mobile service enablers. One of OMA's key areas of work is on M2M-related specifications, among others, and offers multiple enablers for machine-to-machine devices and services.

Eshwar Pittampalli, Marketing Director at the OMA, is joining as a key member of the panel and has over twenty five years in the global telecoms market and prior to joining OMA held senior positions at AT&T Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies and Alcatel-Lucent.

"We're pleased to be a part of such an influential event," comments Pittampalli. "The M2M market is at a turning point as the economics, standards and technologies are aligning to enable the mass-adoption of business solutions. The session will explore the challenges and solutions around this, as well as the opportunities it may bring."

4G World will take place from the 29 October to 1 November at McCormick Place, Chicago. The event will cover the entire ecosystem of next-generation technologies and business models that power the mobile Internet industry and economy across the globe.

The session is part of the 'Innovative M2M Applications: Solutions for Vertical Industries' track, located in W-471B.

About 4G World
4G World is the first and only conference and expo covering the entire ecosystem of next-generation 4G technologies that enable the mobile Internet revolution, including mobile network infrastructure, advanced devices, applications and content. Owned and operated by UBM TechWeb, this show provides insight into the state of the industry today and explores forward-looking advancements that will affect operators within the mobile ecosystem in the years ahead. As a ubiquitous network takes hold in the mature markets of North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, operators are anticipating massive growth in broadband data usage and planning their network migration strategies and business models for monetizing mobile Internet services. 4G World offers attendees an opportunity to research state-of-the-practice business models and advanced mobile technologies, and learn from other operators about what works and what doesn't, as they migrate their networks to 4G. For more information, visit

About OMA
The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) delivers open specifications for creating interoperable services that work across all geographical boundaries on any bearer network. OMA's specifications support billions of new and existing fixed and mobile terminals across a variety of mobile networks. Driven by the global demand for mobile data services, the member companies of the Open Mobile Alliance support the adoption of new and enhanced information, communication and entertainment solutions. For additional information visit

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