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RCA Mission RCA is committed to being the premier advocacy organization for rural and regional wireless carriers and stakeholders. RCA will use advocacy leadership, education, and networking opportunities to help rural and regional carriers grow and thrive in the wireless industry. Contents THE Spring/Summer 2011 VOICE RCA Vision RCA will be the leading organization for competitive wireless carriers and stakeholders, joining together to improve the lives of Americans through delivery of wireless communications. Cover Photo Kris Maz, Cellcom The RCA Voice is published for the Rural Cellular Association 805 15th St NW, Suite 401 Washington, DC 20005 202-449-9866, 800-722-1872 866-436-1080 fax www.rca-usa.org RCA Executive Editor Lucy Tutwiler F E AT U R E S More than Hype — Innovations in 4G, LTE, and Beyond ..........................................14 Industry Leaders of Tomorrow — Cellcom Partners with Local Schools to Provide Technology, Inspire Students ...............................17 Cellular One Spearheads Private-Public Partnership for Broadband Services in East Central Illinois .................................................................21 Wireless Display Technology Helps Epic PCS Customers..........................................22 Published by Naylor, LLC 5950 NW 1st Place Gainesville, FL 32607 800-369-6220, 352-331-3525 fax www.naylor.com Publisher Kathleen Gardner Editor Shani Lyon Project Manager Heather Ciocca Marketing Kent Agramonte Book Leader Jennifer Canady Account Representatives Krys D’Antonio, Judson Douglas, Shaun Greyling, Steve Hall, Eric Henson, Bill Lovett, Marjorie Pedrick, Jason Ruppert Layout Emma Law Design Calvin Harding Advertising Art Vinod Kumar ©2011 Naylor, LLC. All rights reserved. The contents of this publication may not be reproduced by any means, in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of the publisher. PUBLISHED MARCH 2011/RCA-B0111/5774 The Continued Need for Interoperability: Bringing Jobs and Economic Growth to Rural America .............................................27 Spectrum Reform Heralds New Business Opportunities..........................................30 Politics, Spectrum, and the Anti-Competitive Conspiracy ......................................32 Innovations in Wireless Marketing ..............................................................................................34 Customer Communications Delivered .....................................................................................35 Regional Carriers: Leverage Existing Platforms by Seamlessly Adding New Services Through Bundling ..........................................37 The Opportunities of Inter-Standard Roaming ................................................................38 Android Firmware Innovations.......................................................................................................39 The M2M Switch — Turning the Wireless Business Model Upside Down Disruptive Impact Redefines the ABCs, Evokes ICT History Lesson .......................41 Clearing up the Confusion: Managing Wireless Consumer Expectations .......................................................................44 D E PA R T M E N T S 2011 RCA Board of Directors/Staff ................................................................................................. 8 Chairman’s Letter ........................................................................................................................................11 A Message from the President & CEO........................................................................................12 Index of Advertisers .................................................................................................................................45 Congressional Spotlight: Congressman Lee Terry .........................................................46 THE VOICE • www.rca-usa.org • Spring/Summer 2011 7 http://www.rca-usa.org http://www.rca-usa.org http://www.naylor.com http://www.rca-usa.org

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The RCA Voice - Spring/Summer 2011
Contents
2011 RCA Board of Directors/Staff
Chairman’s Letter
A Message from the President & CEO
More than Hype — Innovations in 4G, LTE, and Beyond
Industry Leaders of Tomorrow — Cellcom Partners with Local Schools to Provide Technology, Inspire Students
Cellular One Spearheads Private-Public Partnership for Broadband Services in East Central Illinois
Wireless Display Technology Helps Epic PCS Customers
The Continued Need for Interoperability: Bringing Jobs and Economic Growth to Rural America
Spectrum Reform Heralds New Business Opportunities
Politics, Spectrum, and the Anti-Competitive Conspiracy
Innovations in Wireless Marketing
Customer Communications Delivered
Regional Carriers: Leverage Existing Platforms by Seamlessly Adding New Services Through Bundling
The Opportunities of Inter-Standard Roaming
Android Firmware Innovations
The M2M Switch — Turning the Wireless Business Model Upside Down Disruptive Impact Redefi nes the ABCs, Evokes ICT History Lesson
Clearing up the Confusion: Managing Wireless Consumer Expectations
Index of Advertisers
Congressional Spotlight: Cong ressman Lee Terry

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