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CCA Keynotes to Feature Dan Hesse, Sprint Nextel, Steve Bourgeois, Ericsson North America and Marcus Weldon, Alcatel-Lucent

February 19, 2013

Keynote Roundtable Hosts CEOs from Atlantic Tele-Network, Bluegrass Cellular, iWireless and nTelos

WASHINGTON, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Competitive Carriers Global Expo 2013 today announced the keynote program which includes addresses from Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint Nextel; Steve Bourgeois, vice president cloud strategy, Ericsson North America; and Marcus Weldon, corporate CTO, Bell Labs, Alcatel-Lucent. CCA will also host a Keynote Roundtable of leading wireless industry CEOs who will discuss business and policy issues confronting competitive carriers. CCA’s Global Expo takes place April 17-19 at the New Orleans Marriott.

The Keynote Program opens on Thursday, April 18 at 8:30 a.m. and attendees will hear from Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint Nextel; Steve Bourgeois, vice president cloud strategy, Ericsson North American; and Steven K. Berry, president and CEO of CCA.

The Keynote Roundtable will follow at 9:30 am featuring a candid discussion focusing the future of the wireless industry and the pathway forward for competitive carriers. Speakers include: Michael Prior, president and CEO, Atlantic Tele-Network; Ron Smith, president and CEO, Bluegrass Cellular; Craven Shumaker, president and CEO, iWireless; and James Hyde, president and CEO, nTelos. Maggie Reardon, senior writer, CNET/CBS will moderate the roundtable.

On Friday, April 19 at 9:00 a.m. Marcus Weldon, Corporate CTO, Alcatel-Lucent will deliver the closing keynote session.

“CCA events are ‘where the carriers are,’ and with that in mind, we’ve once again put together a keynote program that focuses on driving business forward for the competitive wireless ecosystem,” said Steven K. Berry, president and CEO of CCA. “Attendees will hear from the carriers, policy drivers, technology innovators and decision makers who are impacting every aspect of their business.”

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About CCA Events

CCA Global Expo 2013 will take place April 17-19 at the New Orleans Marriott. The 2013 CCA Annual Convention will take place September 15-18 at the Cosmopolitan Las Vegas.

About CCA

CCA is the nation’s leading association for competitive wireless providers and stakeholders across the United States. The licensed service area of CCA’s more than 100 members covers 95 percent of the nation. Visit www.competitivecarriers.org

SOURCE Competitive Carriers Association


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