Dec 2 2015

Arlington, VA (December 2, 2015) – TIA’s Network of the Future Conference, the leading annual information and communications technology (ICT) industry conference focused on the full range of issues facing modern communications networks, today announced the opening of registration for TIA 2016: Network of the Future Conference. The annual event, to be held June 6-9, 2016 in Dallas, Texas, is the flagship conference of the Telecommunications Industry Association.

In an increasingly connected world, communications networks are a vital part of every industry and market – from healthcare and education to transportation, entertainment and more. And advances in technology are moving the ICT industry toward a converged, all-IP network.

TIA 2016 is the one industry conference that brings the entire communications ecosystem together. Attendees of the TIA 2016 Network of the Future Conference will hear from industry leaders, explore technology innovations, and deliberate with peers on the evolving business opportunities that are central to how consumers and businesses connect to communications networks, including:

  • The revolution of 5G wireless networks;
  • Scalability, security and interoperability of the Internet of Things;
  • Network virtualization; and
  • Cybersecurity and network security.

Register today to reserve your spot at TIA 2016! Early bird specials are now available on

The TIA 2016 Network of the Future Conference is engaging multiple industry partners, including QuEST Forum, which is collaborating on the program, and USTelecom, which is contributing content and expertise on cybersecurity.

Join us! The call for speakers and product demonstrations is now open. Apply to speak today at If your company works in the communications industry, or is reliant on the network, apply to take the stage and provide insights, best practices, technological innovations, new business models, and much more with your colleagues and prospective clients.

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About TIA’s Network of the Future Conference: TIA 2016

TIA’s Network of the Future Conference is the leading annual conference focused on the full range of issues facing modern communications networks. Each year, TIA calls together leaders from across the communications ecosystem for a comprehensive look at the most important technology, business and public policy issues facing the information and communications technology (ICT) industry. TIA 2016: Network of the Future will highlight the most important tech trends of the day, while looking forward to the future of 5G and wireless communications, broadband development and capacity, Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Function Virtualization (NFV), network architecture, cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and more. QuEST Forum and USTelecom have joined TIA as co-hosts of the Network of the Future Conference program. The 2016 event takes place June 6-9, in Dallas, Texas. Learn more at

About TIA

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) represents manufacturers and suppliers of global high-tech communications networks through standards development, policy and advocacy, business opportunities, market intelligence, and events and networking. Learn more at

About QuEST Forum

QuEST Forum is the global association developing and implementing quality and performance practices that unite and improve the ICT industry. QuEST Forum unifies the global ICT community through the implementation of TL 9000, performance benchmarking, and common metrics that support rapid industry adoption of new technologies and consistent quality of communication networks around the world. Learn more at

About USTelecom

USTelecom is the U.S. trade association representing service providers and suppliers for the telecom industry. Its diverse member base ranges from large publicly traded communications corporations to small companies and cooperatives – all providing advanced communications services to both urban and rural markets. Learn more at



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