SOURCE: Tekelec


September 05, 2012 12:53 ET

Tekelec to Discuss Over-the-Top Business Models and Network Impacts at Mobile Future Forward 2012

Diameter Signaling and Policy Are Keys to Becoming Digital Lifestyle Providers

MORRISVILLE, NC--(Marketwire - Sep 5, 2012) - Tekelec, the mobile broadband solutions company, will speak on operator strategies to profit from over-the-top applications at the Mobile Future Forward thought-leadership summit in Seattle on September 10, 2012.

Houck Reed, Tekelec's vice president of product management and operations, will present as part of the "Managing Network Growth in the Yottabyte Era" panel at 4 p.m. He will discuss new over-the-top business models and their impact on network signaling -- which could increase a thousand times from today's levels over the next 10 years. Key themes include:

  • Service providers' transition from network providers to digital lifestyle providers requires a new Diameter network architecture that supports new business models.
  • The four trends driving operators' future business models: mobile advertising, personalization, open ecosystems, and casual usage.

Mr. Reed owns Tekelec's portfolio and market strategy for its Broadband Network Solutions business. Prior to Tekelec, he was director of the product management team at Symantec. Previous experience includes UTStarcom, Alcatel-Lucent, and Hyperion Software.

Mobile Future Forward attracts some of the most influential minds in the mobile industry who shape the developments, innovation and adoption of mobile technology and manage their companies' growth of revenues and profits. Scheduled speakers come from companies such as AT&T, Expedia, Fox Networks, IBM, Intel, NBC News, The New York Times, Samsung, Sprint, Starbucks, Telefónica, T-Mobile and Twitter.

Supporting Resources
New Diameter Network: Managing the Signaling Storm White Paper
New Diameter Network: Over-the-Top, Clouds and Machines White Paper

About Tekelec
Tekelec's intelligent mobile broadband solutions enable service providers to manage and monetize mobile data and evolve to LTE and IMS. We are the architects of the new Diameter network, the foundation for session, policy and subscriber data management. More than 300 service providers use our market-leading solutions to deliver cloud, machine-to-machine and personalized services to consumers and enterprises. For more information visit

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