Santa Barbara, CA (March 6, 2012) – Tempest Telecom Solutions, LLC, a leading supplier of infrastructure equipment and related services to carriers and network operators, today announced that Dan Leaf, National Director DAS Engineering & Operations and Ray Trujillo, Sr. Director Strategic Sales, Field Services, will speak at RCA’s Competitive Carriers Global Expo 2012 conference program. The premier event for the competitive mobile ecosystem, RCA’s Competitive Carriers Global Expo, takes place March 28-30 at Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort in Orlando.

Dan Leaf will participate in a session titled “Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Demystified” taking place at 1:30 PM on Thursday, March 29. Dan will leverage case studies from recent deployments to demonstrate how DAS and In-building wireless systems can improve network coverage and capacity on 3G/4G networks along with describing how to incorporate public safety requirements on the same system.

Ray Trujillo will participate in a session titled “Mobile Backhaul – Overcoming the Challenges of Continuous Data Growth” taking place at 4:00 PM on Thursday, March 29. Ray will discuss microwave options for upgrading mobile backhaul and how competitive carriers can position themselves to compete effectively for the coming wave of data-rich mobile services and be ready for the next generation of mobile network requirements.

“We look forward to sharing our experiences on DAS and Microwave Backhaul Upgrades to provide the RCA Technical Track attendees additional insights on how to efficiently deploy in-building coverage and how to upgrade their cell site backhaul to satisfy data usage growth,” said Jessica Firestone, President and Chief Executive Officer of Tempest.

“RCA Events attract the industry leaders who are driving innovation and opportunity in the competitive carrier market,” said RCA President and CEO Steven K. Berry. “We are pleased to have Dan and Ray from Tempest share their insight with our attendees.”

To meet with Tempest to learn about DAS or Mobile Backhaul Upgrades while at the RCA Competitive Carriers Global Expo 2012, please contact Elda Rudd at