2ND ANNUAL INTERACTIVE

2nd Annual Interactive2019-07-30T09:09:44-05:00

BROADBAND ACCESS MATTERS

Access to modern broadband infrastructure matters for public health and safety, in education and to farming. This session offered an opportunity for peer-to-peer sharing on the successful development of local applications for telehealth, disaster recovery, public safety, precision agriculture and e-learning.

GREG COLTRAIN’S
PRESENTATION

Wilkes Communications
RiverStreet Networks
VP Business Development

CHARLES LAIRD’S
PRESENTATION

NC FirstTech
Program Specialist

BROADBAND FINANCE MATTERS

How can communities use their resources to finance alternative internet networks when bypassed by traditional providers? This session highlighted federal grants, loans,local bank programs and public/private partnerships structured around in-kind public facilities, with insights on how to attract providers.

ALAN FITZPATRICK’S
PRESENTATION

Open Broadband
CEO

JONATHON BULLOCK’S
PRESENTATION

Hotwire Communications
VP Corporate Development + Govt.

GLORIA HANCOCK’S
PRESENTATION

CoBank, ACB
Managing Director

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BROADBAND ACCESS MATTERS

Access to modern broadband infrastructure matters for public health and safety, in education and to farming. This session offered an opportunity for peer-to-peer sharing on the successful development of local applications for telehealth, disaster recovery, public safety, precision agriculture and e-learning.

GREG COLTRAIN’S
PRESENTATION

Wilkes Communications
RiverStreet Networks
VP Business Development

CHARLES LAIRD’S
PRESENTATION

NC FirstTech
Program Specialist

BROADBAND FINANCE MATTERS

How can communities use their resources to finance alternative internet networks when bypassed by traditional providers? This session highlighted federal grants, loans,local bank programs and public/private partnerships structured around in-kind public facilities, with insights on how to attract providers.

ALAN FITZPATRICK’S
PRESENTATION

Open Broadband
CEO

JONATHON BULLOCK’S
PRESENTATION

Hotwire Communications
VP Corporate Development + Govt.

GLORIA HANCOCK’S
PRESENTATION

CoBank, ACB
Managing Director

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