Innovative Ways to Leverage Your Fiber Asset

Track: Business

Session Number: 133
Date: Mon, Jun 3rd, 2019
Time: 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Description:

Electric Power Board of Chattanooga (EPB) deployed fiber optic infrastructure to deliver an automated, interactive, and self-healing electric distribution grid that can be leveraged to provide the backbone for communication services. Stemming from the use of this fiber optic infrastructure, EPB forged partnerships that allow them to test cutting-edge technologies, generate actionable data, and create new business models, further validating the value of faster, more reliable broadband access/transport.

Discover how EPB hosts next-generation research in a living test bed in order to help solve tomorrow’s community challenges.
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: To introduce new ways to leverage a Fiber Optic network asset.
Learning Objective #2: To spark interest in partnership opportunities.
Intended Audience Level: Advanced
Stage of fiber deployment: Legacy
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: To introduce new ways to leverage a Fiber Optic network asset.
Learning Objective #2: To spark interest in partnership opportunities.
Intended Audience Level: Advanced
Stage of fiber deployment: Legacy

Speakers

Primary Presenter
Jim Ingraham
VP of Strategic Planning
EPB