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  1. 1. pa ly o bac m on LTE n th Be f th ato aul et led ent S rt pe kh ark up toAVE ev o r €700 e r i Regis ter an 1 1 Ma dp rch 2 ay by e 011LTE BackhaulDetermining how to migrate to an LTE backhaul in the mostcost-effective way in order to support and deliver newmobile data services whilst maintaining legacy architecture3rd – 6th May 2011 | America Square Conference Centre, London Exclusive operator speaker panel led by: R&D Strategy Manager, Orange France Telecom Lead Engineer for NG Backhaul Project, T-Mobile Netherlands IP Network Architect and Distinguished Member of Technical Mobile Packet Switch Core and IP/MPLS Network Engineer, Staff, Verizon Wireless Orange Moldova Project Manager, Mobile Backhaul, Telenor Norway Technical Lead, IP Network Architect, Vodafone Romania Transport Network Architect, Hutchison 3G Head of Technology Strategy and Planning, Vodafone Turkey Senior Network Engineer, Telecom Italia Group Chief Operating Officer, Kulacom Head of Standardisation Office, Mobitel Slovenia Additional learning opportunities: Your key questions answered: Pre-Conference Workshop | 3rd May 2011 How can I prepare the Establishing how to develop an end-to-end strategy to ensure backhaul so that it meets the effective migration to LTE backhaul LTE requirements? Post-Conference Workshop | 6th May 2011 How can I maintain existing Understanding and evaluating the different technical solutions infrastructure and services that can enable a successful migration to an all-IP backhaul whilst migrating to LTE backhaul? How can I forecast what “Key questions mobile services will need to be“This conference will provide delivered over an LTEhelpful information on LTE operators face on the way backhaul and plan an effectivebackhaul and defining a to LTE and beyond will evolution path?network strategy for the next be addressed duringgeneration of mobile broadband” this conference” How can I successfully make a cost-effective transition Philippe Herbelin Peter Zidar from a TDM backhaul to an Head of Standardisation Office R&D Strategy Manager Mobitel Slovenia Ethernet based backhaul? Orange France Telecom How can I ensure synchronisation over new packet architecture? Register now at: www.ltebackhaulevent.com
  2. 2. With the demand for high-speed data services at an all time high, and ever Key reasons toincreasing numbers of mobile broadband subscribers, how are you going to attend LTE Backhaul:turn the backhaul into a strategic asset to successfully provide thecapacity required to support LTE? • Hear the lessons learnt byTo get expert advice on how to address this question and to learn from the Telenor Norway duringexperiences of leading experts across the industry, make sure you attend their migration to an all-IPTelecoms IQ’s forthcoming LTE Backhaul event from 3rd to 6th May in London. backhaulSee how to achieve the cost-effective migration to LTE Backhaul whilst • Determine the steps thatcontinuing to provide legacy services, and hear how to develop a secure and T-Mobile have taken toseamless implementation and migration strategy that also allows for future upgrade their backhaul toevolution of your backhaul. support Next GenerationLearn from 11 mobile operators who have already been involved in the practical servicesmigration to LTE Backhaul and will provide the answers to your critical questions: • Understand from Orange• How can I prepare the backhaul so that it meets LTE requirements? France Telecom the• How can I maintain legacy infrastructure and services whilst migrating to importance of scalability LTE backhaul? in their LTE backhaul design in order to support• How can I successfully make a cost-effective transition from a TDM data offloading backhaul to an Ethernet based backhaul?• How can I ensure synchronisation over new packet architecture? • Discover from TelecomTake this opportunity to network with senior transmission and backhaul experts Italia how to leveragewho will help you identify which strategies are going to enable the most cost- Carrier Ethernet in orderefficient backhaul migration path whilst delivering optimum QoS and reliability of to optimise backhaulboth 3G and LTE services. architecturePlus, take advantage of two highly targeted workshop days! On Tuesday • Hear how Mobitel3rd May you will learn how to develop an end-to-end strategy for your migration Slovenia are overcomingto LTE Backhaul. And on Friday 6th May, you will have the opportunity to the challenges associatedunderstand and evaluate the technical solutions that will enable a successful with the increased datamigration to an all-IP backhaul. traffic in their backhaulBook today to ensure you don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to benefit from the only operator-led LTE backhaul event. • See how Verizon WirelessPlease do call or e-mail me if you have any questions about Telecoms IQ’s LTE are designing their NextBackhaul event and I look forward to seeing you in London in May. Generation Metro Optical Transport NetworkBest Wishes • Learn from the MEF how Carrier Ethernet can successfully meet growingSamantha Aspinall, Conference Producer, Telecoms IQ bandwidth demandsTel: +44 (0) 20 7368 9419 Email: telecoms@iqpc.co.uk PS: Book before 11th March and save up to €700 off the standard rate!Visit the LTE Backhaul media centre where you will find exclusive podcasts withMobitel Slovenia & Metro Ethernet Forum: www.ltebackhaulevent.comPre-Conference Workshop: Tuesday 3rd May 2011Registration and refreshments will begin at 09.30. The workshop will take place between 10.00 and 16.00 with appropriate breaks for lunch and refreshments.Establishing how to develop an end-to-end strategy to ensure the effective migration toLTE backhaul• Determining the operational requirements for managing the migration to all-IP backhaul and identifying the skills gaps - People - Processes• Determining the extent to which you can re-use your legacy architecture to reduce costs and minimise the risks of your network migration• Establishing how to deliver secure and reliable services over legacy architecture whilst migrating high-speed data services to the new packet network• Understanding how to implement monitoring tools and SLAs in order to optimise service assurance when using Ethernet rather than TDM• Identifying and overcoming the synchronisation and timing challenges of migrating to a less reliable frequency source • Overcoming and managing the challenge of integrating all-IP backhaul with legacy architectureFor announcements on the workshop leader please visit www.ltebackhaulevent.com For your booking enquiries contact us on + 44 (0) 20 7368 9300
  3. 3. Post-Conference Workshop: Friday 6th May 2011 Registration and refreshments will begin at 09.30. The workshop will take place between 10.00 and 16.00 with appropriate breaks for lunch and refreshments. Understanding and evaluating the different technical solutions that can enable a successful migration to an all-IP backhaul • Identifying the pros and cons of using wireless backhaul - Cost - Flexibility • Assessing the feasibility of using both fibre and microwave in 4G networks to optimise performance and reliability • Scrutinising the options for ensuring timing and synchronisation continuity when migrating to LTE backhaul - GPS - PTP - Adaptive clock recovery - Synchronous Ethernet - High precision atomic clock • Determining how operators are using adaptive coded modulation to fully utilise existing resources in order to increase capacity and availability in the backhaul - Establishing how to design a backhaul network that enables business continuity • Recovering from equipment failures to avoid service disruption For announcements on the workshop leader please visit www.ltebackhaulevent.comWho you will meet:Telcoms IQ’s LTE Backhaul Conference will bring together mobile 3%telecoms operators from across Europe. Come and meet:• Heads of Transmission 8%• Heads of Network Architecture• LTE Directors Western Europe• Transport Network Engineers Eastern Europe 32% 57%• Heads of Broadband Access and IP Scandanavia• Backhaul Network Engineers Other• Optical Network EngineersMeet prospects for your LTE Backhaul Solution: For more information on The conference80% of the delegates will use this event primarily to network. Position programme and speakingyourself as a leading solution provider to global network operators at opportunities, contact:Telecoms IQ’s LTE Backhaul.Attendees have an active interest in hearing from: Samantha Aspinall,• Mobile / Packet Backhaul Equipment Providers Conference Producer,• Fibre / Optical Equipment Providers Telecoms IQ• Microwave Equipment Providers T: +44 (0) 20 7368 9419• WiMAX Equipment Providers E: telecoms@iqpc.co.uk• Ethernet ProvidersIf you have a solution for LTE Directors, Heads of Network Design, Heads of Transmission or Senior Network Engineers, we can help you connect with your prospects. Our conferences attract senior players responsible for budget Join Telecoms Networkingallocation. Forum onFor more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact:Dale Harris, Sponsorship Sales Manager, Telecoms IQ Follow Telecoms IQ on @T: +44 (0) 20 7368 9867 TelecomsForumE: telecoms@iqpc.co.ukMedia Partners: Endorsed by: InterComms INTERNATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS PROJECT Register now at www.ltebackhaulevent.com
  4. 4. Conference Day One | 4th May 201109.00 Registration and Coffee 13.00 Lunch09.25 Welcome Address 14.00 Utilising network sharing agreements to reduce the cost of your Samantha Aspinall, Conference Producer, Telecoms IQ LTE backhaul deployment whilst maintaining 2G and 3G assets • Evaluating the cost savings that can be made by entering into a 09.30 Opening Remarks from the Chair network sharing agreement Followed by Speed Networking - Quantifying these savings and comparing them to the amount09.50 Determining how to scale the LTE/EPC backhaul to develop of risk you take a successful design that supports the growing demand in • Leveraging network sharing to enable the cost-effective data traffic development of an all-IP/Ethernet backhaul with optimal QoS • Identifying and overcoming the challenges of scaling the LTE/ • Assessing and minimising the impact of network sharing on QoS EPC network to support millions of customers - Determining the extent to which service quality deteriorates if a • Determining how scalability will influence EPC solution partnership is formed deployment in LTE backhaul architecture and design - Establishing how to avoid diminished QoS of legacy services • Establishing the importance of ensuring a network evolution plan Senior Representative, Analysys Mason for your backhaul 14.40 Determining how Telenor Norway have successfully • Understanding how to reduce data overloading by offloading developed and deployed an all-IP backhaul for 2G, 3G and LTE traffic to the core network • Understanding the architectural choices behind Telenor • Outlining a Next Generation architecture for LTE and LTE-A/EPC Norway’s all-IP backhaul design backhaul networks - Topology Philippe Herbelin, R&D Strategy Manager, Orange France Telecom - Redundancy10.30 Determining how Verizon Wireless are designing their Next - L2/L3 design Generation Metro Optical Transport Network - Ethernet/MPLS/vsPBB/MPLS-TP/IP-VPN Conventional Metro Optical Transport Networks are designed to • Evaluating the pros and cons of TDM-pseudowire for 2G and the provide services to a variety of customers with ranging movement to ATM pseudowires for 3G requirements, from DS0 to 10GE services. Wireless service • Establishing how Telenor Norway have forecast for capacity providers utilise circuits provided by MSO, incumbent LECS, and requirements for LTE other providers whose metro transport network is not optimised for - Outlining the 5 year plan LTE traffic patterns, thus resulting in inefficient utilisation of • Comparing and contrasting the different mediums for resources, increasing latencies and costs. transmission in an LTE backhaul This presentation describes an approach to designing optimal Metro - Copper - Fibre - Microwave Optical Transport Networks to support LTE, that is highly scalable, • Determining how to manage the migration to LTE whilst ensuring cost-efficient and flexible. The speaker will describe the methodologies accurate synchronisation used at Verizon Wireless to design the Next Generation Metro Optical • Establishing the need for encryption in the backhaul when Transport Network Architecture based on test configurations, high migrating to all-IP precision timing measurements and simulations. Johan Brandt, Project Manager Mobile Backhaul, Telenor Deepak Kakadia, IP Network Architect and Distinguished Norway Member of Technical Staff, Verizon Wireless 15.20 Afternoon refreshments11.10 Morning refreshments 15.40 Establishing how T-Mobile Netherlands have successfully11.40 Leveraging Carrier Ethernet in the transport layer in order to begun the backhaul upgrade required to provide Next optimise backhaul architecture Generation services • Understanding the role of Carrier Ethernet in the transport network • Determining the steps that T-Mobile have taken to upgrade their • Identifying and exploiting the benefits of using Carrier Ethernet in backhaul to support Next Generation services the transport layer • Examining how T-Mobile have overcome the challenges that they - Simplicity - Scalability - Cost-efficiency faced in upgrading the backhaul • Establishing how to use statistical multiplexing to radically improve - Timing traffic management and prevent bottlenecks in the backhaul - Synchronisation • Understanding how to connect LTE elements with the backhaul - Cost network in order to effectively aggregate multiple backhaul • Understanding how T-Mobile have measured the success of their connections in LTE upgrade so far Roberto Micali, Senior Network Engineer, Telecom Italia • Establishing a cost-effective network evolution path for T-Mobile’s backhaul upgrade12.20 Establishing how to effectively manage and optimise QoS for Berkin Kartal, Lead Engineer for NG Backhaul Project, T-Mobile both legacy and new data services Netherlands • Identifying the bottlenecks in your network and determining how to analyse patterns and use this information to forecast 16.20 Scrutinising recent developments in the MEF’s Carrier expected customer data usage Ethernet mobile backhaul architecture • Evaluating which KPIs to use in order to maintain and optimise • Understanding how Carrier Ethernet in mobile backhaul QoS when migrating to LTE backhaul architecture can meet growing bandwidth demands - Delay - Latency • Assessing how Carrier Ethernet can handle bandwidth - Jitter - Availability requirements over multiple infrastructure types • Understanding how different backhaul network architecture can • Determining how the MEF is effectively managing the issue of impact on the experience of the customer synchronisation in backhaul • Establishing how to implement an effective QoS tool to protect • Outlining the next steps for the MEF in their mission to promote legacy services Carrier Ethernet in LTE backhaul architecture • Determining how to implement strict queuing techniques to secure Phil Tilley, European Marketing Co-Chair, MEF the capacity required to simultaneously deliver 3G and LTE services For a sneak peak of the session, download your exclusive • Establishing how to monitor and optimise service performance in podcast with Phil Tilley online: www.ltebackhaulevent.com a converged 3G/LTE backhaul For speaker announcements please visit 17.00 Closing Remarks from the Chair www.ltebackhaulevent.com 17.10 End of Conference Day OneFor your booking enquiries you can email us now: telecoms@iqpc.co.uk
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Conference Day Two | 5th May 201109.00 Registration and Coffee 14.00 Establishing how to build and maintain a reliable backhaul network before, during and after the transition to LTE09.30 Opening Remarks from the Chair • Understanding how to ensure that every element within the 09.40 Assessing the future of mobile backhaul at Mobitel Slovenia backhaul is designed to provide reliable performance for both • Evaluating the pros and cons of Mobitel Slovenia’s strategy to voice and data traffic use HSPA in their backhaul architecture • Examining how to optimise service provision in the backhaul • Understanding how the demand in data traffic has affected when supporting a large number of services Mobitel Slovenia’s current backhaul design and architecture • Determining how to ensure the same standard of reliability from • Establishing how to migrate to an LTE backhaul in order to your backhaul that was provided by your legacy infrastructure manage and overcome the changing use of mobile services • Establishing how to design a backhaul network that enables • Outlining the next steps for Mobitel Slovenia in terms of planning business continuity the backhaul migration to LTE - Recovering from equipment failures to avoid disruption Peter Zidar, Head of Standardisation Office, Mobitel Slovenia in services For a sneak peak of the session download your exclusive Surjeet Verma, Transport Network Architect, Hutchison 3G podcast with Peter Zidar online: www.ltebackhaulevent.com 14.40 Learning from Vodafone Romania’s migration to all-IP10.20 Understanding how to prioritise traffic in LTE backhaul to • Outlining the pricing challenges facing operators in Romania avoid any bottlenecks and optimise the customer experience • Understanding the path that Vodafone Romania took in their • Assessing the tools that operators can use to avoid any migration to all-IP bottlenecks in the LTE backhaul • Establishing how Vodafone Romania overcame the technical • Understanding how to prioritise data traffic according to challenges of migrating to all-IP - Customer value • Determining how Vodafone Romania overcame the challenges - Bandwidth availability they faced in terms of their investment in IP transport - QoS Radu Niculita, Technical Lead, IP Network Architect, Vodafone • Determining how to prioritise the use of available bandwidth and Romania (Awaiting Final Confirmation) manage congestion in the aggregated backhaul layers 15.20 Afternoon refreshments - Evaluating whether to prioritise higher value customers or delay sensitive traffic 15.40 Determining how to leverage your legacy architecture to • Establishing a QoS strategy that can ease traffic when the optimise the migration to an all-IP backhaul backhaul becomes congested • Determining the extent to which you can re-use your legacy For speaker announcements please visit architecture to reduce the costs and minimise the risks of your www.ltebackhaulevent.com network migration • Understanding how to enable a smooth migration path to LTE 11.00 Morning refreshments backhaul whilst reducing costs11.30 Determining how to future-proof your LTE backhaul in order • Establishing how to deliver secure and reliable services over to maximise customer satisfaction legacy architecture whilst migrating high-speed data services to • Assessing the scalability and flexibility of classic 2G and 3G the new packet network backhaul architectures • Evaluating the feasibility of delivering Ethernet over existing TDM • Determining the challenges of migrating to a 4G mobile backhaul networks as an interim solution Overcoming scaling and latency • Establishing how to rebuild your backhaul in order to provide a issues from Ethernet over TDM Gradually migrating traffic to the single transport medium for all generations of services Ethernet ports in the future • Discussing how to efficiently migrate from classic backhaul • Evaluating the benefits of using a ‘hybrid’ backhaul architecture in designs to a mixed layer approach terms of reducing costs and maintaining QoS • Analysing the benefits offered by VPLS combined with L3VPN Kemal Erman, Head of Technology Strategy and Planning, • Evaluating the flexibility and scalability of available backhaul Vodafone Turkey architectures 16.20 Establishing how to ensure optimal security when designing Roman Arcea, Mobile Packet Switch Core and IP/MPLS your LTE backhaul Network Engineer, Orange Moldova • Identifying the security risks of layering Ethernet on top of your 12.10 Round Table Discussion: Establishing how to effectively existing architecture manage QoS for both legacy and new data services - Avoiding wiretapping • Understanding how to implement strategies to minimise the This session will focus on three key topics and delegates will security risks that occur during the migration to LTE have the opportunity to take part in two out of three round table - Protecting voice revenues discussions. Following initial discussions amongst the groups, a - Securing QoS for LTE facilitator from each table will report the findings back to • Establishing how to effectively balance strict security measures everyone in the room for a frank and interactive discussion. with the provision of services to your customer 1. Evaluating which KPIs to use in order to maintain and • Identifying and overcoming the security risks associated with optimise QoS when migrating to LTE backhaul using IPsec ESP to encrypt and integrity-protect 100 percent of 2. Understanding how different backhaul network architecture user-plane traffic can affect the end-user experience - Minimising the impact on signalling and throughput capacity 3. Establishing how to monitor and optimise service Ian Heath, Group Chief Operating Officer, Kulacom performance in a converged 3G/LTE backhaul 17.00 Closing Remarks from the Chair13.00 Lunch 17.10 End of Conference Don’t forget to sign up for your pre-and post-conference workshops when you register for the conference! COPYRIGHT Telecoms iQ 2011. Due to unforeseen circumstances the programme may change and IQPC reserves the right to alter the venue and/or speakers. Register now at: www.ltebackhaulevent.com
  6. 6. 5 WAYS TO REGISTER Online: www.ltebackhaulevent.com Tel: +44 (0) 20 7368 9300 3rd – 6th May 2011 | America Square Conference Centre, London Fax: +44 (0) 20 7368 9301 To speed registration, please provide the priority code located on the mailing label or in the box below. Email: telecoms@iqpc.co.uk My registration code is IGC_LTE_SLIDE Post: your booking form to Please contact our database manager on +44 (0) 207 368 9300 or at database@iqpc.co.uk quoting the registration code above to IQPC Ltd, inform us of any changes or to remove your details. 2nd Floor, Tuesday 3rd May 2011 - Pre-Conference Workshop • Establishing how to develop an end-to-end strategy to ensure the effective migration to LTE 129 Wilton Road, backhaul London, SW1V 1JZ Wednesday 4th May 2011 - Thursday 5th May 2011 - Two-Day Conference Friday 6th May 2011 - Post-Conference Workshop • Understanding and evaluating the different technical solutions that can enable a successful Team Discounts* migration to an all-IP backhaul IQPC recognises the value of learning in teams. Groups of 3 or more booking at the same time from the same company receive a 10% discount. 5 or more receive a Delegate Rates 15% discount. 7 receive a 20% discount. Only one discount available per person. 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