Areas of expertise: Next-generation mobile networks and operator strategy, mobile broadband, LTE and WiMAX.
“The failure to identify globally harmonized spectrum for next-generation “4G” services means that LTE is being required to provide operators with multiple options in terms of channel size and spectrum band, as well as a choice between FDD and TDD modes. Spectrum fragmentation is likely to remain an issue globally.”
Julian Bright is a Senior Analyst and part of Informa Telecoms & Media’s Networks team. In his role he writes about a range of wireless broadband technologies including WCDMA/HSPA, LTE, CDMA20001x EV-DO, mobile WiMAX and Wi-Fi, and covers associated technology areas such as wireless VoIP, fixed-mobile convergence, next generation IP core networks and IMS technologies and strategies. He is a regular speaker and session chair at Informa conferences. His current area of research is into global spectrum availability and deployment strategies for LTE.
Julian has almost 20 years experience as a commentator and analyst in the telecoms arena. He joined Informa Telecoms & Media in May 2005 as editor of the fortnightly newsletter 3G Wireless Broadband, which was subsequently re-titled Future Mobile Networks. Prior to joining Informa he worked on a freelance basis, and was also Editorial Director with the Telecoms publishing division of the Financial Times. Prior to entering journalism he spent eight years with a major telecoms company working mainly on projects for BT.
Julian holds a joint honours degree in English and History.