RCA Annual Convention Keynote Program Kicks Off with Competitive Carrier CEO Roundtable Discussion

Jul 31, 2012, 09:16 ET from RCA

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The keynote program at RCA's 20th Annual Convention, the premier event for the competitive mobile ecosystem, kicks off with a competitive carrier CEO roundtable featuring Hu Meena, president and CEO of C Spire Wireless; Michael Prior, president and CEO of Atlantic Tele-Network; Eric Prusch, president and CEO of Clearwire; Linda Martin, EVP and COO of Immix Wireless; and Patrick Riordan, president & CEO of Cellcom.  The roundtable takes place on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 8:45 a.m., and will be moderated by Marguerite Reardon, senior writer, CNET, who will lead a discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing competitive carriers and the strategies that are driving growth.  RCA's 20th Annual Convention takes place September 24-26 at Wynn Las Vegas.

On Tuesday, September 25 at 1:00 p.m., Robert Vrij, executive president of Alcatel-Lucent and president of Americas Region will discuss infrastructure strategies. Dave Hagan, president and CEO, Boingo Wireless, Inc. will provide insight on mobile data growth trends and how small cell technologies can be a solution to mobile data growth and network congestion problems.

Keynotes on Wednesday, September 26 at 8:45 a.m. will focus on the subscriber experience and will include:  Michael Bayle, senior vice president and general manager, ESPN Mobile; Craig Stein, executive vice president, US Regions, Broadband & Media Accounts Customer Unit, Ericsson; and Neil Capel, CEO and founder, Sailthru. 

"RCA events offer a unique setting for learning and sharing the strategies that are moving the mobile industry forward," said Steven K. Berry.  "This year's keynote lineup will provide valuable insight into meeting business challenges and remaining competitive in the fast-moving mobile marketplace."

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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.  The Competitive Carriers Global Expo 2013 will take place April 17-19 at the New Orleans Marriott.  Visit www.rca-usa.org.