Washington, D.C., October 10, 2017 – CCA’s 2017 Annual Convention today announced a wide range of partner programs planned for this year’s conference. Partnering organizations will include AGL, FierceWireless, National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE), and a number of leading technology and mobile companies. CCA will be celebrating its 25th anniversary during the 2017 Annual Convention, October 25-27, at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
“We are delighted that so many organizations are producing educational sessions at this year’s Annual Convention,” said Steven K. Berry, president and CEO of CCA. “These partners bring knowledge and know-how to the competitive carrier ecosystem and will help facilitate business relationships, showcase best practices, and identify future innovations that will drive opportunities for the industry. With such a variety of sessions, there is certainly an educational opportunity for everyone.”
Partner conference programming begins on Tuesday, October 24 and runs through Thursday, October 26. Sessions will include:
Tuesday, October 24
AGL Local Summit (8:00 am – 5:00 pm CT)
The AGL Local Summit will bring wireless education and thought-leadership to local industry professionals. This one-day educational event will feature a look at small cell technology, LTE installation and innovations in the mobile sector, with the unique opportunity to learn from and network with leading industry executives.
Wednesday, October 25
FierceWireless Executive Breakfast – Where Will the Extra Network Capacity Come From?
Oracle Communications – Drive Better Business Outcomes with Rich and Contextual “In-App” Experience
Sonus – The Future of Next Generation Communication Networks. What Do You Need to Know to Succeed?
Fortegra – Are You Just a Horse…or Are You a Unicorn?
NTT DATA Services, LLC – Customer Friction…What you don’t know, CAN hurt you
CCA – FirstNet and Opting-Out…What You Should Know About the Process
West – 9-1-1 Essentials: Getting Ready to Deploy VoWiFi
Comtech – Supplemental Rich Data Delivery Beyond ALI
Ericsson – Securing Your Networks of the Future
Fortegra – Turn It Up to 11: ARPU Amplified
CCA – FirstNet… What Does It Mean for the Regional and Rural Carriers?
CCA – Legislate, Regulate, Navigate: Working With the New Administration and Congress
tyntec – Messaging Revenue Streams Across All Carriers Building a New Ecosystem: From who participates to how to share value
AGiRepair – In-store Service. The Final Frontier. Adding Device Repair to Your Wheelhouse
Thursday, Oct 26
National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) will host sessions focused on the repacking process on the wireless infrastructure ecosystem; National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) nationwide certification programs; and safety and efficiency benefits associated with the integration of UAS at communication tower sites. Sessions include:
A View From the Top: How the Industry is Collaborating to Ensure a Safe and Efficient Broadcast Repack Transition
Transforming Wireless through NWSA Certification
Elevate Wireless: The Utilization of Drones at Communication Tower Sites
CCA is the nation’s leading association for competitive wireless providers and stakeholders across the United States. The licensed service area of CCA’s nearly 100 carrier members covers 95 percent of the nation. Visit http://www.ccamobile.org/
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