Parallel Wireless Presents: Changing the 4G and 5G RAN Deployment Economics Paradigm with OpenRAN

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 10:00-10:45AM, Room 552, 5th Floor

Over the past year, MNOs globally and in the US have begun deployment of 4G and 5G-upgradeable OpenRAN based radio access networks. Join Steve Libbey of Parallel Wireless for a review of spectrum strategy, design considerations to enable densification for VoLTE, deployment strategies to reduce cost and seamlessly integrate into an existing 4G network and will highlight key use cases.

Panel Discussion: Preparing for 5G

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 from 10:00-10:50AM, Room 551, 5th Floor

5G is here, and competitive carriers must be poised to compete to maintain their position in the marketplace and meet the ever-growing customer demand. In this session, attendees will get an update on where 5G is today, what they should be thinking about, and how they should be preparing their networks for 5G.

  • Mark Harms, Senior Consultant, Award Solutions (moderator)
  • Steve Libbey, VP of Sales, Parallel Wireless
  • GS Strickland, VP and CTO for Ericsson Regional Carriers
  • Kurt Johnson, Sr. Director – SA3, U.S. Cellular
  • Craig Sparks, VP, Technology Strategy and Planning, C Spire

Parallel Wireless Booth #503

Monday, September 16-18, 2019 – Providence, Rhode Island

Join Parallel Wireless in Providence, Rhoda Island for CCA’s Annual Convention 2019. This year’s event focuses exclusively on smart strategies, technology innovations, and business opportunities for carriers in our increasingly mobile world. ​Visit our booth to watch our demos and learn from our team about how you can cost-effectively modernize your network to 5G.

Parallel Wireless Innovation

Gain in-depth insight from our industry re-imagineers on how to improve your 4G network while enabling a profitable 5G evolution. Meet with our team to learn about:

  • Our low-cost hardware in a variety of power options
  • How our innovative Open RAN software simplifies your deployment and maintenance
  • How our innovative partnerships provide legal expertise and exclusive discounts


Attending CCA’s Annual Convention? Stop by booth #503 to learn more about how we can help you deliver the coverage AND capacity your subscribers crave.


Meet coverage and capacity needs faster, easier, and for less investment

In preparation for 5G, operators need to begin to think about how to handle the increased traffic and speeds. To do so, they will need to expand their coverage footprint while densifying their network for increased capacity. All this needs to be done quickly and without breaking the bank. Tune into this exciting webinar on Thursday, September 12 to learn how YOU can meet subscribers’ 4G needs while laying the way for 5G!

Schedule a Meeting

If you’d like to schedule a meeting to learn how we can address YOUR specific needs and challenges, email – we look forward to seeing you in Rhode Island.