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Wireless Networks at the Premises
Thursday, July 19, 2018 2:00 PM EDT

Delivering gigabit to the premises is only part of the challenge. Ensuring customers can fully access that capacity is a major component – and that component is now usually wireless. This webinar examines the latest generation of wireless technology and how to ensure proper deployment.

What You'll Learn:

  • The importance of home wireless networks
  • The challenges posed as expectations increase 
  • How to ensure high-performance in home wireless

Who Should Attend:

  • Network installation managers
  • Home network installation technicians
  • Contractors
  • Others interested in home wireless networks


Jonathan Ruff
Senior Director for Global Product and Technical Marketing

Jonathan Ruff is Senior Director for Global Product and Technical Marketing at ARRIS and is responsible for positioning its global products, solutions and services portfolio to address the Company’s current and future customers’ needs. Additionally, he is responsible for the ongoing design and maintenance of the two ARRIS Customer Experience Centers, in the US and UK. .

Jonathan was previously Senior Director Market and Business Development at Motorola Mobility’s Applied Research Center from 2008 to 2013, prior to ARRIS acquiring the Motorola Mobility Home business from Google. The Applied Research Center created future technology solutions in multiscreen video distribution, user interaction modelling, mobile applications, video services and video analytics.

Prior to 2008 Jonathan held various business development positions across Motorola’s Mobile, Cellular Infrastructure, Internet Services and Wireless Data Businesses.

He began his career with British Aerospace in Electronic Warfare systems development and holds an Upper Second-Class Honors Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Brunel University, London.

Ken Fernandes
Product Manager Subscriber Experience and Wireless Solutions

Doug Jones is a principal architect at CableLabs, the innovation engine for network technology, which is creating and driving technologies and innovations critical to the cable industry’s technology roadmap as well as the technology industry at large. At CableLabs, Doug is responsible for developing the Full Duplex DOCSIS certification program. With over 24 years in the cable industry as both an operator and a supplier, Doug has been focused on driving fiber deeper into the HFC network, the evolution of DOCSIS technology and products, and the Proactive Network Maintenance of DOCSIS systems. Doug holds an MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and has multiple issued and pending patents.

Paul Rodrigues
Director, Field Education

Ritesh Gujarathi
Lead Lab Services Engineer

Ritesh is a senior wireless test engineer at Kyrio. He is responsible for leading and performing wireless testing services which offer clients a wide range of solutions that support the entire Wi-Fi ecosystem and manage the connections between roaming partners.

Prior to working at Kyrio, Ritesh spent a decade with Qualcomm at the forefront of all wireless technologies such as MediaFLO, LTE, MuLTEFire and 5G NRSS. He worked on the commercialization of features like voice over LTE and carrier aggregation for the top tier North American and Asian telecom operators. He also contributed to the launch of the first LTE network in India while working with the global telecommunications services company, Bharti Airtel. 

Ritesh has led venue and Super Bowl stadium optimization projects at Levi’s Stadium (Santa Clara, CA), University of Phoenix (Glendale, AZ) and MetLife (East Rutherford, NJ). The projects ensured that the fan experience was enhanced with seamless connectivity and content interaction during the full football season leading up to and including the Super Bowl so fans would never miss a minute of gameplay wherever they were in the stadium.

Ritesh holds a master of science degree in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech. He is the proud father of two beautiful girls, and as a new resident in Colorado he enjoys spending time with them to explore the amazing outdoor activities offered by the state.

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Technical Requirements:

  • Windows PC with: Internet Explorer 5.0 or greater, or Firefox 1.0 or greater; or a MAC with Safari web browser 1.0 or greater
  • Macromedia Flash
  • A separate telephone line to listen to the audio portion of the presentation.