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A N N U A L A C H I E V E M E N T AWA R D S CCA's 2015 Annual Achievement Award Winners DISTINGUISHED LEADERSHIP AWARD Jonathan Foxman, Cellular One As CCA's Chairman for two consecutive years, Jonathan guided members on competitive policy issues including the incentive auction, access to devices, Universal Service Fund support, and more. OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Brian Spurgeon, Chat Mobility Serving as Board Treasurer for his second year, Brian showed loyal support and dedication to CCA. He also devoted time to ensure the progress of CCA's Device Hub, met with key policymakers to support competitive policy issues and served as co-Chair of the Annual Golf Tournament. NEKO HAMLETT ASSOCIATE MEMBER OF THE YEAR  Clay Bodnarek, eSecuritel, a Brightstar Company Clay has contributed to many CCA activities and projects for more than 17 years. He serves on CCA's Events Committee and has worked diligently to help colleagues transform their businesses to stay relevant and profitable. He understands the unique challenges facing our industry and what's needed to successfully compete as a regional carrier. OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD (CARRIER) Carolina West Wireless Carolina West has committed to working with Active Minds, a nonprofit organization helping to change perceptions about mental health on college campuses, for the next four years. Carolina West is sponsoring the 2015 freshman class of Appalachian State University to provide students with awareness about mental health issues and access to support services. OUTSTANDING SERVICE AWARD (ASSOCIATE) Andi Cook Andi raised nearly $3,000 for "Operation Warmth" to purchase and deliver jackets, emergency blankets, socks, hats, gloves, ponchos, scarves, and more to those in need in the Washington, DC area. INDUSTRY INNOVATION AWARD (CARRIER) C Spire C Spire partnered with the University of Mississippi Medical Center, North Sunflower Medical Center, GE Healthcare, and Intel-GE Care Innovations to launch the Diabetes Telehealth Network, which provides consumers in rural Mississippi with access to clinicians through the use of telehealth services. INDUSTRY INNOVATION AWARD (ASSOCIATE) Josh Matthews, Apkudo Josh demonstrated leadership through the creation of CCA's Device Hub. He understood the need for a comprehensive device portfolio management solution and worked with CCA's Business Innovation Group to design the Device Hub to address issues experienced by small and regional carriers. THE VOICE * www.competitivecarriers.org * Spring/Summer 2016 13 http://www.competitivecarriers.org

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of The CCA Voice - Spring/Summer 2016

Board of Directors/Staff
Chairman’s Letter by Slayton Stewart
A Message from the President & CEO by Steven K. Berry
CCA’s 2015 Annual Achievement Award Winners
Bringing IoT Home
Creating the Foundation for Highly Successful IoT Programs
Meeting the Needs of Mobile Customers in the Era of the Cloud
Cows, Cars, and the Internet of Things (IoT)
Policy Breakthroughs Bring Mobility Closer to You
Unlock Handsets: Unlock Competition
IoT: The 3 Most Promising Letters in Business Today?
Let Your Digital Marketing Strategy Deliver Results
Managing the World of Connected Everything
Rugged Phones & The Connected Consumer
When Size Doesn’t Matter
Network Wellness: A Lesson in Becoming Proactive
The Service Orchestration Imperative for 5G Enterprise Cord Cutting
The Future Device: eUICC/eSIM Lifecycle Management
The IoT Effect on Wireless Networks
3 Ways Smartphones Can Increase Productivity
Unlimited Amounts of Data – For Everyone?
Mitigating Signaling and Security Burdens of IoT
2016: A Very Important Year for Mobile Carriers
Company Profiles
Index of Advertisers
Congressional Spotlight: Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS)

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