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Sep 16, 2016

September 7 - 9, 2016 
Sands Expo & Convention Center
Las Vegas, NV

Attendees: Estimated less than 30,000
Exhibitors: Estimated 900+ 
Media and Analysts: 150 

Calysto Overview 

2016 was the last CTIA Super Mobility event. HALLELUJAH! The last time (hopefully) this show is held in Las Vegas during Labor Day week. The same week Apple hogs the spotlight and launches their newest products in San Francisco. Can we get another hallelujah? 

Sep 13, 2016

Gerry Purdy/Mobilocity - AOTMP, telecom management certification provider and organizer of the AOTMP Telecom Management Conferences for Enterprises and Vendors, has acquired Mobilocity LLC and hired J. Gerry Purdy, Ph.D. as Principal Analyst, Mobile & Wireless to support AOTMP’s growth and expansion plans in the mobile and wireless arena. Purdy’s responsibilities will include market research, conferences & events and a number of certification programs. He’ll report to Bill Hinton, VP & GM, Vendor Practice.

Aug 17, 2016

Wireless Week - Diana Goovaerts has been promoted from Associate Editor to Editor and is now the main contact for Wireless Week. Former Editor-in-Chief Andrew Berg now serves as the Editorial Director of Advantage Business Media’s manufacturing group. reaches more than 472,000 unique visitors per month.

Jul 28, 2016

Light Reading has been acquired by Informa for an undisclosed amount. The publishing, events and market research company was founded in 2000, sold to UBM in 2005 and repurchased by its co-founder and CEO Stephen Saunders in 2014. Saunders announced plans to stay with Light Reading for the foreseeable future. The acquisition of Light Reading is the next stage of Informa’s TMT (Technology, Media & Telecom) expansion program.

Jun 28, 2016

June is Thought Leadership month at Calysto. If you haven’t yet, check out our divergent white paper on the topic.  In line with this thinking, we interviewed one of the IoT industry’s Thought Leaders, Jim Morrish. In addition to being one of the founders of Machina Research (an IoT-focused industry analyst and consulting firm), Jim has recently co-authored a book, Enterprise IoT

Jun 23, 2016

Who – Wireless industry associations GSMA and CTIA have partnered to host a new event titled "GSMA Mobile World Congress Americas, in partnership with CTIA." Both organizations will be equal partners in the event, though GSMA will lead production and management.

May 24, 2016

Santa Clara Convention Center

Silicon Valley

May 10 – 12, 2016


Attendees: ~10,000

Exhibitors/Sponsors: 200+

Media/Analysts: ~150 

Calysto Overview 

May 9, 2016


Can you set the stage, give us some background about how your IoT podcast and newsletter came about? 

Mar 8, 2016

Mobile World Congress 2016
Fira Gran Via
February 22-25, 2016

Attendees: 100,000+
Exhibitors: 2,200+
Media/Analysts: 3,600 

Calysto Overview 

The 2016 GSMA Mobile World Congress confirmed what we already knew: Mobile is everything.

Mar 7, 2016


IoT Tech Expo Europe 2016
Olympia London
February 10 - 11, 2016

Attendance: 3,000
Exhibitors/sponsors: 100
Media/Analysts: est. 10+

Calysto Overview