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Femtocell Asia 2008

Femtocells Asia 2008, Asia’s very first international conference on femtocells organised by the UK-based Avren Events kicked off in the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on 22 September.

It was attended by 150 delegates, a quarter of whom represented operators, mostly from Asia, with the rest from Europe and the United States.

While Avren’s previous Femtocells events held in Europe and the United States were attended by 250 delegates, Avren’s marketing director Carole Mayhew expects more delegates to attend its next Femtocells Asia event next year.

“We see femtocells as a growing technology and our Femtocells events are a natural extension of our Basestation Conference,” said Mayhew.

Founded in 2003, Avren held its inaugural Femtocells event in Europe last year, which also was the world’s first femtocells event.

It’s held three more Femtocells events — one in Europe and two in the United States – with Femtocells Asia 2008 being its fifth.

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