Bluegrass Cellular President and CEO Keynote Speaker at CTIA Super Mobility 2015
Elizabethtown, KY (October 15, 2015) – Ron Smith, President and CEO of Bluegrass Cellular, was a featured keynote speaker at this year’s CTIA Super Mobility 2015 Conference in Las Vegas. Smith, who is currently serving as the 2015 CTIA Chairman, spoke to influencers and leaders in the wireless industry about the importance of being a unified leader in a competitive mobile market, as well as the advancements Bluegrass Cellular has made on local and national levels.
The CTIA Super Mobility Conference is America’s largest forum solely focused on the newest in mobile innovations and technology. More than 35,000 professionals from across the mobile landscape attended this year’s event to discuss the future of the wireless industry. This year’s conference was held September 9¬–11 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas.
“It was an honor to speak at this year’s CTIA Super Mobility Conference and to connect with the best and brightest minds in the industry,” said Smith. “It was a great opportunity to share the Bluegrass Cellular story and to discuss how important it is that we carriers have a unified voice in shaping the critical policy decisions that impact our future.”
With more than 29 years of experience in the wireless industry, Smith brings a comprehensive understanding of the communications field to his role. He managed the launch of Bluegrass Cellular in 1991 after a 13-year career with GTE – a legacy company of Verizon – and has since turned the company from a pioneer in rural cellular to one that continues to lead in technology and commercial advances in the wireless industry. Under his leadership, Bluegrass Cellular was the first to offer analog cellular service to Central Kentucky in 1991 and digital cellular service in 1998. Today, Bluegrass operates two 4G LTE networks providing both nationwide mobility and regional wireless Internet services to its customers.