At the first event of its kind in North America, Rohde & Schwarz will bring together a team of experts from all areas of the industry to share their views, offer guidance and discuss future enhancements as a result of 3GPP Release 9 as well as looking ahead to LTE-Advanced - the next level of UMTS LTE covered by 3GPP Release 10 and beyond.

Discussions will include:

How does LTE differ from 3G?
How to bridge the gap between LTE and HRPD/1xEV-DO?
LTE MIMO: How to generate phase-coherent signals and what about testing beamforming?
How to measure and judge LTE MIMO performance in the network?
What is the impact on testing LTE due to digital IQ?
Is it possible to evaluate LTE and CDMA2000(R) 1xRTT/1xEV-DO or WCDMA at the same time in my network?
Is there a market for TD-LTE in the Americas and what are the advantages of TD-LTE vs. LTE FDD?
What about the co-existence of LTE and digital TV?
How to deal with no-transmit filter definition?
How to deal with the high peak-to-average power ratio (crest factor)

The Fairmont Dallas, Dallas, Texas
May 5th, 2010