CCA’s Global Expo to Showcase Innovation and 4G Strategies within the Competitive Carrier Marketplace
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Competitive Carriers Global Expo 2013, taking place April 17-19 at the New Orleans Marriott, is the industry’s only event focused on the competitive carrier ecosystem, which represents an almost $100 billion market. CCA will feature keynotes from industry leaders, a conference program and exhibit floor focusing on the latest innovations driving revenue opportunity in this exciting sector.
CCA’s Pre-Conference Day on April 17 will focus on dynamic new services to keep carriers competitive, including: mobile money marketing strategies; 4G LTE wholesale business models; competitive customer engagement strategies; and the upcoming 600 MHz spectrum auction. CCA will also host the FirstNet Summit with key policymakers discussing the role of carriers in providing critical services to first responders.
CCA’s Educational Breakout Sessions will feature industry leaders addressing opportunities for competitive carriers from the regulatory, technical, marketing, and business perspective. Topics include: 4G/LTE deployments and 700 MHz build-out solutions; “over the top” and cloud computing offerings; and social media.
The Keynote Program opens on April 18 with speeches from Dan Hesse, CEO, Sprint Nextel; Steve Bourgeois, VP cloud strategy, Ericsson North America; and Steven K. Berry, president and CEO, CCA. A carrier CEO Roundtable will feature 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 closing Keynote will be delivered on April 19 by Marcus Weldon, corporate CTO, Alcatel-Lucent.
“Competitive carriers service more than one-third of North America’s wireless subscribers,” said Steven K. Berry, president and CEO of CCA. “The Expo’s lineup of speakers is an outstanding list of who’s who in wireless and attendees will have the opportunity to speak and meet key decision-makers. Come join us and hear about the strategies and technologies that help companies compete in the marketplace.”
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