Liveblog: Carrier Roundtable “Beyond LTE – Carrier Innovations”

Liveblog: Carrier Roundtable “Beyond LTE – Carrier Innovations”
Some say that a smartphone is only as good as the apps that run on it. Others prefer to say that a smartphone is only as good as the network it runs on. Putting things this way, it somehow becomes obvious that the first sentence may easily come from the mouths of developers, while the second one from... you guessed it - carriers.

While we can easily agree with both statements, it's hard to deny the fact that things have been much more intense on the carrier front lately. Currently, the major U.S. carriers are in the midst of a 3G-4G transition, users are still trying to wrap their heads around the new tiered pricing scheme, there are constant disputes about insufficient bandwidth, and so on and so forth. This year, CTIA is hosting a roundtable event, featuring the CEOs of all four major U.S. carriers: AT&T's Ralph de la Vega, Verizon's Dan Mead, Sprint's Dan Hesse and T-Mobile's Philipp Humm. One of the main topics of discussion will be LTE - the mobile network technology that almost all carriers are going to adopt in the very near future (some already have). In addition, though, these guys are also going to touch on a number of other interesting subjects, so we're sure it will be interesting for you to follow our liveblog below and see what they have to say about the innovations that are happening within the carrier space, as well as... well, each other. The liveblog will appear below shortly before the event kicks off!

The event starts at:
2:30PM Pacific | 4:30PM Central | 5:30PM Eastern Time

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