Washington, D.C., August 16, 2016 – The conference program at Competitive Carriers Association’s (CCA) 2016 Annual Convention will feature industry executives and thought leaders from the carrier, technology, media and policy sectors discussing the trends and opportunities for competitive carriers, such as Cybersecurity, Internet of Things, and 5G. CCA’s 2016 Annual Convention will take place in Seattle, September 20-22 at the Washington State Convention Center.
The conference program will explore ways to leverage existing networks to accommodate the latest applications, and discuss the ways future network builds will complement the next generation of products and services. Sessions are divided into four tracks: Business/Finance; Marketing/Customer Service; Technical; and Policy & Trends and will highlight business strategies and connected services, managing customer expectations, maximizing social media, meeting regulatory requirements, 5G, RAN of the future and enterprise opportunities.
On Tuesday, September 20 at 8:00 am PST the FierceWireless Executive Breakfast, entitled: From 600MHz to Millimeter Wave: The Future of Spectrum for 5G Wireless will open the conference programming. Panelists will discuss ways carriers can maximize network resources and smart strategies for utilizing spectrum bands once considered off-limits. Participants include: Hossam H’mimy, PhD, Head of Mobile Networks and Technology Strategy, Ericsson North America; Michael A. Irizarry, PhD, EVP, CTO, Engineering and Information Service, U.S. Cellular; Ron Marquardt, VP, Technology, Innovation & Architecture, Sprint; Neville Ray, EVP & CTO, T-Mobile US; and George Reed, SVP, Solutions & Marketing, Huawei Technologies USA. Monica Alleven, editor, FierceWirelessTech will moderate.
Partner sessions will take place on Tuesday, September 20. Companies hosting sessions include: 151 Advisors, Allot Communications, Davis Wright Tremaine, Fortegra, Interop Technologies, Palo Alto Networks, West and more.
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 www.ccamobile.org
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