Webinar Date/Time: Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at 1:00 PM (CT)
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As the industry continues to respond to the pandemic and explore new ways to operate and drive growth, Render is bringing together a team of industry leaders to highlight areas of opportunity and ways for network operators to maximize their network investment, accelerate deployment and connect customers smarter and faster in 2021.
Key predictions we will explore:
- Best-practice network deployment trends and approaches
- Funding models
- Innovative and future-ready technologies
- Strategic partnerships
Join us on Tuesday, January 26 for an interactive, insights-led virtual forum, covering:
- Industry leader panel and Q&A: 2020 highlights and learnings with innovation examples and key delivery predictions, including future directions and approaches telecom and broadband providers should be considering to generate efficiency and customer value.
- FCC funding roadmap: From funding to delivery – where to from here?
Passionate about innovation and harnessing the power of technology, Sam is focused on scaling Render’s unique Digital Network Construction approach for the benefit of the Global telecommunications industry. Sam is committed to arming construction teams with world-class GIS and automation technology, and creating broadscale awareness of the efficiencies possible when an end-to-end digital deployment approach is embraced.
Associate Professor, University of Virginia
Research Fellow, Benton Institute
Dr. Christopher Ali is an Associate Professor in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. He holds a PhD in Communication Studies from the University of Pennsylvania. Christopher’s current research focuses on broadband deployment and policy, particularly in rural America. He is the author of the forthcoming book, Farm Fresh Broadband: The Politics of Rural Connectivity with MIT Press, and his writing has been published in the New York Times, The Hill, and Benton Digital Beat, among many other academic and non-academic publications. He is currently a Knight News Innovation Fellow with the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University and former Fellow with the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society.
Market Development Manager
With 20 years of industry experience, Kara is an expert on best practices for worldwide fiber deployment, network architectures, and solutions to address operators’ specific challenges and strategies for staying ahead of demand for high-bandwidth services and applications.
CMO & VP North America
After launching the COS Business Engine platform in 2008, which today is used to operate 150 True Open Access networks worldwide, COS developed their unique demand aggregation platform COS Service Zones in 2013. Finer created the go-to-market strategy for the US market where it has been used in over 100 projects.
Render’s Digital Network Construction platform enables network and utility owners and construction teams to solve the complexities associated with large-scale network deployment. Today’s GIS, mobile and automation technology, eliminates manual, paper-based construction approaches to deliver higher quality networks with schedule and cost efficiencies of up to 50%.
Moderated by: Janice Oliva, President, ISE