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CCA Mobile Carriers Show Set For Next Week; FCC Comm. Gomez to Keynote

Unveiling the Future of Connectivity: Mobile Carriers Show Set for April 16-18

FCC Commissioner Anna Gomez to Headline Keynote Program  


Executives from Ericsson, Nokia, Syniverse, T-Mobile Set to Keynote

Washington, D.C. - Mobile carriers from across the nation will convene at CCA’s Mobile Carriers Show (MCS) to share the latest innovations, technologies, and visionary insights shaping the future of mobile connectivity. MCS will take place April 16-18 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Springs, California.


Attendees can expect a dynamic lineup of keynote speeches, panel discussions, and networking opportunities designed to foster collaboration and inspire innovation. Top executives from leading mobile carriers, infrastructure companies, startups, and regulatory bodies will share their expertise, vision, and strategies for navigating the ever-changing connectivity landscape. All keynotes will be livestreamed.


CCA President and CEO Tim Donovan will open the keynote program on Wednesday, April 17 at 8:30 am PT, followed by the Fierce Network Executive Panel, “Wireless: The Next Frontier,” at 8:45 am PT featuring Velena Tsosie, General Manager, NTUA Wireless; Jennifer Prather, CEO, Totelcom Communications, LLC; Adriana Rios Welton, General Counsel and Chief of Government Affairs, UScellular; and Monica Alleven, Executive Editor, Wireless, Fierce Network, moderator.


Keynote speakers on Wednesday, April 17 will include:

  • 9:30 am PT, FCC Commissioner Anna Gomez  

  • 9:45 am PT, Ankur Kapoor, SVP, Network Strategy and Evolution, T-Mobile 

  • 10:00 am PT, Leslie Shannon, Head of Trend & Innovation Scouting, Nokia, “XR Generative AI, and the Network”


On Thursday, April 18 the keynote program will include: 

  • 9:15 am PT, Bob Chiodo, Senior Vice President, Syniverse, “Unlocking the Opportunities International Roaming Can Bring to Rural Carriers”

  • 9:30 am PT, Mischa Dohler, VP Emerging Technologies, Ericsson, “A Glimpse of a Digital Future: Where Future Meets Reality”


“I am delighted to welcome FCC Commissioner Anna Gomez to the keynote stage along with top wireless executives from Ericsson, Nokia, Syniverse, and T-Mobile who are shaping the future competitive carrier ecosystem,” said Tim Donovan, President and CEO of CCA. "Our Mobile Carriers Show serves as the premier platform for thought leaders, innovators, and disruptors within the mobile telecommunications sector to converge, collaborate, and chart the course for the industry's evolution.”


In addition to the keynote presentations, MCS will feature an array of panels, workshops, and networking opportunities designed to foster collaboration and innovation across the industry. The full MCS schedule can be found here


About Competitive Carriers Association

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 Mobile Carriers Show will take place April 16-18 in Palm Springs, California. CCA’s 2024 Annual Convention will take place September 9-11 in Amelia Island, Florida. Visit and on X, @CCAMobile and #MCS2024.

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