Rural Wireless Summit

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Date:  9/9/2015–9/11/2015
Location:  Sands Expo and Convention Center − Lido 3003

The Rural Wireless Summit offers education and networking events on the rural wireless industry within the broader ecosystem of CTIA Super Mobility 2015. The Rural Wireless Pavilion and Lounge, located on the trade show floor, will serve as the destination for those looking to learn more about rural wireless opportunities. The Summit’s informational sessions will present trends on the future of mobility as well as address timely issues impacting rural carriers from devices to roaming to spectrum. The event is produced by RWA, the Rural Wireless Association.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Reception in Rural Wireless Pavilion & Lounge on SM 2015 exhibit floor

Thursday, September 10, 2015 | 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

CALEA & Law Enforcement Compliance: What you Need to Know

  • Brody Bryant, Director Business Development, Yaana Technologies

Keynote Address – Delivering Rural-Based HetNets

  • Tormod Larsen, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer – ExteNet Systems, Inc

Wireless Device Trends

  • Russ Lipinski, President and Executive Director, Associated Carrier Group

FCC Remarks

  • Mignon Clyburn, Commissioner – Federal Communications Commission

NTIA Update

  • Glenn Reynolds, Chief of Staff – NTIA

Utilizing Hybrid Technology to Balance Economics & Subscriber Expectations

  • Jeff Kohler, Co-Founder and Chief Development Officer, Rise Broadband
  • Joe Franell, President and CEO, Eastern Oregon Telecom
  • Rick Harnish, Broadband Consultant & Industry Analyst
  • Moderator: Bill Gerski, VP Sales, Huawei Technologies, USA

Turnkey LTE, Connect the Unconnected

  • Sun Lixin, Chairman/CEO, BaiCells
  • Ashish Kelkar, Sr. Director – Infrastructure Strategy & Operations, Facebook
  • Caroline Chan, Director – Wireless Strategy & Technology, Intel

NTCA’s Legislative Perspective

  • David Hoover, Vice President of Legislative – NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association

Innovations in Rural Wireless Delivery

  • Atte Miettinen, Group CEO – Limitless Mobile

Friday, September 11, 2015 | 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

FCC Remarks

  • Michael O’Rielly, Commissioner – Federal Communications Commission

600 MHz Broadcaster Incentive Auction Update

  • Carri Bennet, General Counsel – Rural Wireless Association

WISPA’s Regulatory Perspective on the Open Internet Order

  • Steve Coran, General Counsel – WISPA
Product & Technology Trends
  • Beckie Rivas, Vice President of Sales – North America – Interop Technologies


Available with:


  • Standard Rate – $650.00

Register Here

Please note: This is a partner hosted event that requires the Super Pass or can be purchased a la carte during the registration process.

Purchasing this event a la carte or by registering for the Super Pass does INCLUDE admission to the exhibit floor, all CTIA keynote sessions and free partner events. Please see the registration page for details.

Featured Sponsor/Partner
Parks Associates

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