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Tatara Systems’ E.Y. Snowden Elected to CTIA Board of Directors

Femtocell Convergence Company CEO Rejoins Leadership of Wireless Industry Association

October 8, 2009 – ACTON, MA - Tatara Systems, the leader in SIP-based femtocell convergence, today announced that E.Y. Snowden, Tatara Systems’ president and CEO, has been elected to the 2010 Board of Directors for CTIA – The Wireless Association®. CTIA is the Washington, D.C.-based international industry trade group representing all wireless communication sectors including cellular, personal communication services and enhanced specialized mobile radio.

Snowden is rejoining the CTIA Board of Directors, having served three consecutive terms from 2005 to 2007 as a director and as a member of the Executive Committee of the CTIA Board in his previous executive capacity with Boston Communications Group, Inc. (BCGI).

As a seasoned veteran and leader in the wireless communications industry, having managed both carrier and vendor organizations, his career has focused on the creation of innovative services and solutions that have helped spur the rapid growth and evolution of wireless communications. Snowden, still at the forefront of innovation, has led Tatara’s transition from a Mobile Broadband data card convergence solution provider to the industry leader for SIP-based network integration in the high-growth femtocell space. With recent awards of significant femtocell deployments and trials, Tatara’s success is accelerating and the company is positioned to play a vital role in the way mobile networks adapt from legacy circuit switches to all-IP 3rd and 4th generation architectures.

About CTIA -The Wireless Association®:

CTIA-The Wireless Association®, is an international nonprofit membership organization founded in 1984, representing all sectors of wireless communications – cellular, personal communication services and enhanced specialized mobile radio. As an organization, we represent service providers, manufacturers, wireless data and internet companies, as well as other contributors to the wireless universe. CTIA advocates on their behalf before the Executive Branch, the Federal Communications Commission, Congress, and state regulatory and legislative bodies.

CTIA also coordinates the industry’s voluntary efforts to bring consumers a wide variety of choices and information regarding their wireless service, and supports important industry initiatives such as Wireless AMBER Alerts, and the “When it comes to Wireless, Safety is Your Call” safe driving public service announcement campaign.
The association also operates the industry’s leading trade shows, as well as equipment testing and certification programs to ensure a high standard of quality for consumers. Visit .

About Tatara Systems:

Tatara Systems is the leader in SIP-based femtocell convergence, supporting both IMS and pre-IMS standards based architectures. Tatara’s cost-effective, highly scalable and future-proof approach to femtocell deployment provides seamless integration with the legacy network plus enables operators to deliver next-generation residential and business services without re-engineering the incumbent mobile core. The Tatara Convergence Server solution provides service interworking; delivers unified voice, messaging and data services; and provides uniform calling and feature plans across diverse networks. Tatara is working with its customers and partners to speed the deployment of femtocells worldwide. For more information, visit

For Further Information, Contact:

Tatara Systems
Kelly Friedland
Phone: +1 978-206-0831