UBM plc Acquires 4G World

UBM plc today announces that it has acquired the annual 4G World telecoms and wireless trade show from Yankee Group Research, Inc. on behalf of UBM TechWeb.

4G World (www.4gworld.com) is the largest independent telecoms and wireless event serving the US market.  It is held annually in the autumn, with last year’s show attracting 8,500 registered attendees and 250 sponsors. The comprehensive conference program delivers updates on the latest innovations in wireless business and technology, featuring 200 leading industry speakers.

4G World serves the fast growing mobile broadband market, which is expected to serve 2.5 billion 4G subscribers by 2016 (source: Pyramid Research).  UBM TechWeb will leverage its Light Reading and InformationWeek communities – which include key service provider and enterprise technology decision-makers – to further develop 4G World as an integrated event platform for 4G marketers around the globe.

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