July 21, 2014

ITEXPO Welcomes Rural Com Show to Vegas Event Lineup

RICA and RWA collocate new programming focused on new opportunities for rural communications providers

Norwalk, Conn – July 21, 2014 – TMC today announced it is welcoming the Rural Com Show as a collocated event at ITEXPO Las Vegas, held August 11-14, 2014, at The Rio in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Rural Com Show (RCS) will be held August 12-13 and is produced by the Rural Independent Competitive Alliance (RICA) and the Rural Wireless Association (RWA). It will explore the technology, strategic planning and regulatory issues affecting the competitive services and wireless offerings of rural communications companies. RCS will complement the already robust conference programming offered at ITEXPO and its other collocated shows that highlight the latest technology and trends for carriers in software-defined networking (SDN), network functions virtualization (NFV), Machine-to-Machine (M2M), global spectrum sharing, TV white space and more.

“We are so proud to welcome RCS to ITEXPO this August. RCS is a unique opportunity to take a deep dive into the opportunities and challenges that exist in the rural communications market and it will extend the amount of valuable programming for the carriers, service operators, applications and infrastructure providers, vendors and consultants attending ITEXPO,” said Rich Tehrani, TMC CEO and ITEXPO conference chairman.

The current RCS agenda will be delivered by leading experts from within the rural communications industry. Conference programming includes the following sessions:

  • The Communications Company of Tomorrow
  • The FYI on the IoT and the M2M
  • M&A and Tier 1 Update
  • Regulatory and Legislative Updates
  • Over The Top Trends To Watch
  • Monetizing LTE in Rural America
  • The Real Bill Shock: The Billing Wars—Choosing the Right Billing Vendor
  • Your Image, Your Brand and Sales & Marketing—Putting the “Smart” in your Technology Business
  • What’s Next Regarding LTE Roaming

ITEXPO is supported by Diamond Sponsor Schmooze Com; Platinum Sponsors Content Boost, Interactive Intelligence, NETXUSA, Sansay and 888VoIP; Gold Sponsors ABP Tech, ADTRAN, Broadvoice, Icon Cloud Solutions, NetSapiens, Sotel Systems, Taqua, Vitelity and Yealink.

Registration for the Rural Com Show and ITEXPO Las Vegas is now open. Contact Frank Coppola at 203-852-6800 x131 for more information. For media inquiries, contact Ashley Baster. Companies interested in exhibiting, sponsorship or advertising packages for ITEXPO should contact TMC's Joe Fabiano at 203.852.6800 ext. 132 or Maureen Gambino at 203.852.6800 ext. 109.

For the latest ITEXPO news, updates and information, follow on Twitter at @ITEXPO.

About TMC
TMC is a global, integrated media company that supports clients' goals by building communities in print, online, and face to face. TMC publishes multiple magazines including Cloud Computing, M2M Evolution, Customer, and Internet Telephony. TMCnet is the leading source of news and articles for the communications and technology industries, and is read by as many as 1.5 million unique visitors monthly. TMC produces a variety of trade events, including ITEXPO, the world's leading business technology event, as well as industry events: Asterisk World; AstriCon; ChannelVision (CVx) Expo; Currency 2.0; Customer Experience (CX) Hot Trends Symposium; DevCon5 - HTML5 & Mobile App Developer Conference; FreePBX World; LatinComm Conference and Expo; M2M Evolution Conference & Expo; SmartVoice Conference; Software Telco Congress; Super Wi-Fi Summit - The Global Spectrum Sharing and TV White Space Event; SIP Trunking, Unified Communications & WebRTC Seminars; Wearable Tech Conference & Expo III; Fitness and Sports Wearable Technology (FAST) Expo II, WebRTC Conference & Expo IV; and more. Visit TMC Events for additional information.

Media and Analyst Contact:       

Ashley Baster   

Connect2 Communications         

(919) 435-9112  


Edited by Maurice Nagle

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