- Mr Mike Wright
- Executive Director Networks & Access Technologies
- Panel Session
- PSI2 : The Impact of Spectrum Options on Device Availability
- Jupiter 9
- Thursday, 21 November 2013 14:15 - 15:45
Mike has over 30 years experience in telecommunications commencing his career designing and building telecommunications networks including early work on digital switching, paging, optical fibre and transmission networks. Since then he has made significant contributions to the establishment and evolution of Telstra’s mobile networks through Analogue, GSM, CDMA, WCDMA to the completion of Telstra’s world class, nationwide LTE & DC-HSPA-capable Next G© mobile network. Mike has been highly engaged in the wireless technology evolution including a series of world leading developments such as the 200Km cell range, HSPA+, DC HSPA+ and the world’s largest HD Voice footprint. Mike has extensive international experience in developing wireless ecosystems including the establishment and promotion of user/focus groups to grow the 850 MHz HSPA and 1800 MHz LTE ecosystems. Mike currently leads the engineering for Telstra’s fixed access, transport and routing networks and has been instrumental in a wide range of innovations including low cost ADSL expansion, DOCSIS 3 upgrades, world first implementation of Application Aware Networking and evolution to new BNG architectures. Mike is regular presenter and influencer at international forums including Mobile World Congress, Broadband World Forum, 4G World, GSM Latin America and LTE Asia.