Horizon Podcast 649c3c579633d

PODCAST: "Behind the Solutions" with Horizon

June 29, 2023
 Listen in as Brian shares obstacles and milestones Horizon has faced in their FTTP initiatives.
Brian Riley
Senior Vice President of FTTP

Brian has built a new business unit from the ground up, focused on rapidly expanding high reliability 10G symmetrical fiber broadband to communities throughout the Midwest. He previously served in other key executive roles at Horizon, as well as Frontier Communications and Verizon throughout the United States. He has lead operations, engineering, construction, technology, marketing, product development, and has a successful track record of building organizations and businesses with significant experience on the M&A and investor fronts. Outside of work, Brian has a wife and two middle school aged daughters, who all love to travel as a family as much as possible. 

Based in Columbus, Ohio, Horizon is a fiber optic broadband carrier operating over 6,500 route miles of fiber in Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Indiana, and Michigan. The extensive network offers high-speed Ethernet, Dedicated Internet Access, dark fiber, wavelength, cloud communications and data center connection services primarily to business customers. Additionally, Horizon offers 100% fiber optic broadband with symmetrical speeds up to 10G in several residential markets throughout Ohio with a focus on quickly expanding fiber Internet availability to many more communities. Horizon’s entrepreneurial heritage, dating back 125 years, and long-standing commitment to remarkable customer care, ensures its devotion to connecting customers to their worlds through the delivery of cutting-edge fiber optic technology. https://www.horizonconnects.com/
While product innovations fuel network evolution, the leaders and doers BEHIND those innovations have the inside scoop about them. And oh, how we can learn from their business challenges, successes, doubts and personal struggles. Listen in on more ISE podcasts: www.isemag.com/podcasts/ise-podcasts
About the Author

Sharon Vollman | Editor-in-Chief, ISE Magazine

Sharon Vollman is Editor-in-Chief of ISE Magazine. She oversees the strategic direction and content for ISE Magazine. She also leads the educational content development for ISE EXPO. Vollman has created educational partnerships with the major communications and entertainment providers including AT&T, Verizon, CenturyLink, Frontier Communications and Cincinnati Bell. She has covered the telecom industry since 1996. Prior to that, she worked in advertising with Ogilvy & Mather and CME. Vollman has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Advertising from the University of Iowa.