FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington To Keynote CCA’s Annual Convention

Keynote Line-up Includes Executives from Ericsson, Interop Technologies, Mavenir, Nokia, Syniverse, T-Mobile, and TNS


Washington, D.C. – CCA’s Annual Convention today announced an extensive line-up of keynote speakers including a message by FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington who will kick-off the program on September 28 at 12:35 pm PT, focusing on 5G and closing the digital divide. CCA’s Annual Convention will take place September 27-29 at the Portland Convention Center in Oregon. The keynote program will be live streamed.


Wednesday, Sept 28 (Times PT)

  • 12:30 pm – CCA Welcome Remarks

  • 12:35 pm – Nathan Simington, FCC Commissioner

  • 12:45pm – Salim Kouidri, SVP, Technology at T-Mobile; Bringing 5G to All

  • 1:00 pm – Steve Zitnik, EVP and CTO of Interop Technologies; A Messaging Landscape Update

  • 1:15 pm – Loris Zaia, VP Major Accounts of Mavenir; The Case for Open Architectures in Rural Operator Networks

Thursday, Sept 29 (Times PT)

  • 8:30 am – CCA’s Annual Achievement Awards Presentation

  • 8:45 am – David Eckard, VP of Strategy and Technology of North America, Nokia

  • 9:00 am – Mike Keegan, CEO of TNS; Transitioning to Next Generation Networks and the Latest on STIR/SHAKEN

  • 9:15 am – Bob Chiodo, VP, Americas of Syniverse; Roaming… Preparing for What is Next


“We are delighted FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington will deliver a message to CCA attendees and will address policy initiatives that affect mobile carriers,” said Steven K. Berry, president and CEO of CCA. “We have an extensive line-up of executives ready to take the keynote stage and share their insights that are helping shape and advance the mobile industry.”


About CCA

CCA is the leading association for competitive wireless providers and stakeholders across the United States. Members range from small, rural carriers serving fewer than 5,000 customers to regional and nationwide providers serving millions of customers, as well as vendors and suppliers that provide products and services throughout the wireless communications ecosystem. CCA’s 2023 Mobile Carriers Show will take place May 2-4 in Pittsburgh, and CCA’s 2023 Annual Convention will take place October 17-19 in Atlanta. Visit http://www.ccamobile.org. @CCAMobile #CCA2022

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