Affiliations

xG Technology has several affiliations with several industry organizations:

COMTEL

affiliation-comptelCOMPTEL is the leading industry association representing competitive communications service providers and their supplier partners. COMPTEL members are entrepreneurial companies driving technological innovation and creating economic growth through competitive voice, video, and data offerings and the development and deployment of next-generation, IP-based networks and services. COMPTEL advances its members’ interests through trade shows, networking, education, and policy advocacy before Congress, the Federal Communications Commission and the courts. COMPTEL works to ensure that competitive communications providers can continue to offer lower prices, better service, and greater innovation to consumers.

Organization for the Advancement and Promotion of Small Telecommunications Companies

affiliation-opastcoOPASTCO (Organization for the Advancement and Promotion of Small Telecommunications Companies) is a national trade association with more than four decades of commitment to rural telecommunications’ success. OPASTCO represents more than 600 independently owned local exchange carriers (LECs) and their affiliate telecommunications companies. They advocate rural telecom policy before Congress and the FCC for LEC members with fewer than 100,000 access lines. Their representation includes LEC members’ affiliates operating in telecommunications markets such as long distance, Internet, broadband networks, cable television, IP video and wireless. OPASTCO provides educational programs, conventions and publications that create forums for sharing rural telecom knowledge. In addition, they support rural education and community development through its non-profit foundation, the Foundation for Rural Education and Development (FRED).

National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA)

affiliation-ntcaNational Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA) is the premiere non-profit association representing more than 580 small and rural telephone cooperatives and commercial companies. NTCA is dedicated to improving the quality of life in rural communities through advanced telecommunications by education, advocacy and cooperation.

South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA)

affiliation-sftaWith over 11 years of leadership as the region’s most effective technology organization, the South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success and awareness of the vibrant South Florida technology community. Through events, networking, programs and education, the SFTA provides South Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in the region.

Suncoast Technology Forum

affiliation-stfThe Suncoast Technology Forum (STF) is a technology advocacy group for companies creating and developing technology in Florida’s Sarasota and Manatee counties. The Mission of the STF is to create a technology-rich community, support technology entrepreneurship, and connect technology professionals with appropriate resources in the Florida Gulf Coast Region.

Tampa Bay Technology Forum

affiliation-tbtfFounded in 2000, the Tampa Bay Technology Forum (TBTF) is a professional association whose members work together to make the Tampa Bay area a place where technology and innovation thrive. TBTF’s 350+ member organizations represent more than 40,000 employees include technology entrepreneurs, business and community leaders, investors, government representatives, researchers and educators.

Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce

affiliation-gflcc_membersealloSince 1910, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce has been committed to serving the business community and helping to promote future economic growth and development. Community, trade, industry growth, and providing members with networking opportunities are the utmost importance and the core of GFLCC. It is comprised of businesses of all sizes and provides networking and learning opportunities for the business community in and around Fort Lauderdale.

Wireless Innovation Forum

affiliation-wireless_innovEstablished in 1996, the Wireless Innovation Forum (SDR Forum Version 2.0) is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation dedicated to driving technology innovation in commercial, civil, and defense communications worldwide. Members bring a broad base of experience in Software Defined Radio (SDR), Cognitive Radio (CR) and Dynamic Spectrum Access (DSA) technologies in diverse markets and at all levels of the wireless value chain to address emerging wireless communications requirements.