More than 30 Irish tech companies heading to CTIA

15 Mar 2011

More than 30 Irish telecoms and wireless companies will participate in next week’s CTIA Wireless 2011 in Orlando, Florida – the biggest showing from Irish companies yet at what is one of the world’s largest communications events.

“Ireland will have its strongest showing ever at CTIA in 2011. It just goes to show that even with current economic challenges, Irish tech companies are growing and succeeding in the global marketplace,” said David Smith, senior vice-president (telecoms), Enterprise Ireland.

“There are many opportunities for Irish telecoms and wireless companies in the US. At CTIA, Enterprise Ireland will have the chance to introduce these companies to key players who can help drive their businesses forward.”

The Irish at CTIA

Irish companies attending CTIA include Accuris Networks, Aepona, Altobridge, Advanced Innovations, Arantech, Cubic Telecom, Dial2Do, Digital Reach Group, Drive Safe Europe, FeedHenry, GoS Networks, Openmind Networks and The Now Factory.

At CTIA, Enterprise Ireland’s global panel of experts, the Wireless Advisory Board, will be on hand to provide guidance and support to Irish wireless companies on their market strategies for North America. Joining Enterprise Ireland will be Patrick Kennedy, CEO, Sidebar; Kieran Hannon, COO, Sidebar; Seamus McAteer, director, Investment Technology Group; Hank Skorny, SVP, RealNetworks; and Mary Anne de Monte Whelan, telecom analyst, Delan Group.

Enterprise Ireland has also launched a website especially for CTIA 2011 that includes a blog with the latest CTIA and telecom market news.