Alcatel-Lucent’s Sandra Motley Appointed to RCA’s Board of Directors
WASHINGTON, March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — RCA – The Competitive Carriers Association announced that Sandra Motley, Vice President of Sales, U.S. Wireless Accounts at Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) has been appointed to the RCA Board of Directors. Ms. Motley also will deliver keynote remarks at RCA’s 2012 Competitive Carrier’s Global Expo, March 28-30 in Orlando, FL.
“I am delighted to welcome Sandy to RCA’s Board of Directors,” said RCA president & CEO Steven K. Berry. “Alcatel-Lucent has been a wonderful supporter of RCA for many years, and Sandy’s profound knowledge of the global telecommunications industry will certainly be a welcome addition to our association. I am pleased she has been appointed to the Board, and I look forward to hearing more from her at RCA’s Competitive Carriers Global Expo.”
“Today, competitive carriers face significant competition, but also a very real opportunity to capitalize on all of the potential benefits of 3G and 4G technologies,” said Motley. “In times of transition like we are in today, organizations like RCA are critical for ensuring that the industry moves together; protecting the needs and interests of competitive carriers of all sizes.”
In her role at Alcatel-Lucent, Motley’s focus is on helping competitive wireless carriers to deliver 3G and 4G services to subscribers in the US. As part of her keynote, Motley will explore how competitive carriers can make the most of their wireless spectrum as they clear a path to 4G technologies to effectively meet the demand for mobile data, particularly in underserved areas of the region.
RCA is the nation’s leading association for competitive wireless providers serving rural and regional areas of the United States. The licensed service area of RCA’s more than 100 members covers 95 percent of the nation.
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SOURCE The Competitive Carriers Association