SOURCE: Tatara Systems

Tatara Systems

October 07, 2010 09:43 ET

Tatara Systems' E.Y. Snowden Re-Elected to CTIA Board of Directors

Convergence Company's CEO Selected to Leadership of Wireless Industry Association

ACTON, MA--(Marketwire - October 7, 2010) -  Tatara Systems, the leader in SIP-based femtocell convergence, today announced that its president and CEO, E.Y. Snowden, has been re-elected to the Board of Directors for CTIA-The Wireless Association for the 2011 term. On the CTIA Board, Snowden will continue in his role of providing guidance and leadership in support of the association's activities and initiatives. CTIA is a Washington, D.C.-based international industry trade group representing all wireless communication sectors including cellular, personal communication services and enhanced specialized mobile radio.

As Tatara's president, this will be Snowden's second consecutive term, having served on the CTIA Board and the Executive Committee for 2010. Selection to the CTIA Board is determined annually via a nomination and election process among all member companies in the association. A long-time supporter of CTIA, Snowden served three prior consecutive terms from 2005 to 2007 as a director and member of the Executive Committee of its Board in his previous executive capacity with Boston Communications Group, Inc. (BCGI).

"I am delighted to again have the privilege to serve on the CTIA Board of Directors and offer my congratulations to the other newly elected 2011 board members," stated Snowden. "I am proud to be part of this collaborative, industry-wide endeavor and look forward to helping to lead the continuous advancement of the wireless industry."

As a seasoned veteran and leader in the wireless communications industry, running both carrier and vendor organizations, Snowden has focused his career on the creation of innovative services and solutions that have helped spur the rapid growth and evolution of the mobile world. He has guided Tatara Systems to become the industry leader for SIP-based network integration in the high-growth femtocell space, highlighted by their nationwide deployment in a Tier 1 carrier network last quarter. Under Snowden's leadership, Tatara has enhanced its position in the market with a portfolio of applications on its standards-based convergence platform designed to ensure continuity of service with feature parity across diverse generations of networks and devices for mobile subscribers, enabling additional revenue for network operators.

About CTIA-The Wireless Association:
CTIA-The Wireless Association ( is an international organization representing the wireless communications industry. Membership in the association includes wireless carriers and their suppliers, as well as providers and manufacturers of wireless data services and products. CTIA advocates on behalf of its members at all levels of government. The association also coordinates the industry's voluntary best practices and initiatives, and sponsors the industry's leading wireless tradeshows. CTIA was founded in 1984 and is based in Washington, DC.

About Tatara Systems:
Tatara Systems is the leader in SIP-based femtocell convergence, supporting both IMS and pre-IMS standards based architectures. Tatara's cost-effective, highly scalable and flexible approach to femtocell deployment provides seamless integration with the legacy network while enabling operators to deliver next-generation residential and business services without re-engineering the incumbent mobile core. The Tatara Convergence Server solution provides service interworking and session continuity; delivers unified voice, messaging and data services; and provides uniform calling and feature plans across diverse networks. For CDMA networks, Tatara's solution is the only 3GPP2-standard-compliant femtocell convergence server on the market today. Working with its customers and partners to speed the deployment of femtocells worldwide, Tatara continues to focus on providing superior standards-based solutions to help address convergence challenges faced by mobile operators. For more information, visit

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