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New Keynote Speakers Announced for CCA Annual Convention

CCA Annual Convention Adds Keynotes from Interop Technologies, Samsung,

t3 Broadband, T-Mobile, TNS, and Warriors4Wireless

“How to Build and Grow Successful Business Partnerships” Panel to Feature Executives from Circet USA, Nokia, Syniverse

Keynotes to be Live Streamed

Washington, D.C. - Interop Technologies, Samsung, t3 Broadband, T-Mobile, TNS, and Warriors4Wireless will join the keynote line up at CCA’s Annual Convention along with executives from Circet USA, Nokia and Syniverse who will participate in the panel, “How to Build and Grow Successful Business Partnerships.” The CCA Annual Convention will take place October 17-19 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis in Georgia. All keynote sessions will be live streamed.

The afternoon keynote program kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 at 1:00 p.m. with remarks by Mark McDiarmid, SVP, Technology Innovation & Industry Partnerships, T-Mobile. At 1:15 p.m., Mike Keegan, CEO, TNS, will give a keynote titled “Transformation: Network, Technology and Voice.”

The keynote panel,How to Build and Grow Successful Business Partnerships,” begins at 1:30 p.m. and will examinehow companies and carriers can work with strategic partners to expand market reach and offer new products, services, and platforms. Speakers include Frank Abney, Nokia Broadband Partner Sales; Bob Chiodo, Sr. Vice President Sales, Syniverse; and Navid Nawab, Director – BD, Circet USA.

On Thursday, October 19, the keynote program begins at 9:45 a.m. with “Addressing Your Workforce Needs,” remarks by Kevin Kennedy, President, CEO and Coach, Warriors4Wireless.

A fireside chat “Best of Both Worlds: How A Wireless/Fiber Approach Is the Path to Success With BEAD,” begins at 9:50 a.m., and will feature TJ Maan, Sr. Director, Regional Operator Sales, Samsung Networks, and Chris Crowe, CEO, t3 Broadband.

Steve Zitnik, EVP and CTO, Interop Technologies, will close out the morning keynote program at 10:05 a.m. with “Examining the Messaging Impacts of the FCC’s New Robo-Text Rules for Operators.”

“The CCA Annual Convention continues to bring together notable thought leaders and decision makers to share their professional experiences, business insights, and best practices,” said Tim Donovan, President and CEO of CCA. “We look forward to three days of networking, exhibits, and a keynote and educational program with speakers who will discuss the latest innovations and business strategies important to the mobile ecosystem.”

About Competitive Carriers Association

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. In 2024, CCA’s Mobile Carriers Show will be held April 16-18 in Palm Springs, California and the Annual Convention will take place September 9-11 in Amelia Island, Florida. Visit ccamobile.organd on X, @CCAMobile and #CCA2023.

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