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

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

PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, Feb. 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."

Note to editors: CCA press registration is open. Email cdelgreco@msipr.com or
lbram@msipr.com to register.

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

Website: http://www.competitivecarriers.org
Website: http://ccaevents.org
Contact: Liora Bram, Media Strategies, +1-617-202-9854, lbram@msipr.com; or
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