Connecting Communities - Smart Cities

Track: Business

Session Number: 138
Date: Tue, Jun 4th, 2019
Time: 2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Description:

Smart City programs are cropping all over the world. This panel will look at how Network Connectivity is an essential enabler of the Smart City movement and how cities, carriers and neutral host providers are driving new economic models. Fiber Optic networks are an essential component of the infrastructure necessary to get to smart. Networks are being funded by Public Safety, Transportation, and Education projects through Savings, Grants, and Public Private Partnerships. Additionally, the implementation of Small Cells and 5G will require ubiquitous fiber connectivity to street furniture and rooftops. This well-rounded panel will explore real world examples of successful smart city and community network deployments.
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: Provide understanding of what a Smart City is and how network technology is a major enabler.
Learning Objective #2: Highlight the growing demand for small cell and fiber optic network technology deployments to enable 4G and 5G and how cities are adapting and cooperating.
Intended Audience Level: Intermediate
Stage of fiber deployment: Planning/early stage, Performing, Prime, Legacy
Session Type: Breakout Session

Learning Objective #1: Provide understanding of what a Smart City is and how network technology is a major enabler.
Learning Objective #2: Highlight the growing demand for small cell and fiber optic network technology deployments to enable 4G and 5G and how cities are adapting and cooperating.
Intended Audience Level: Intermediate
Stage of fiber deployment: Planning/early stage, Performing, Prime, Legacy

Speakers

Primary Presenter
Peter Murray
Executive Director
Dense Networks
Co-Presenter 1
John Timothy Donoghue
CEO
National Fiber Networks de Mexico
Co-Presenter 2
Terry R Metze, Mr.
CEO and President
IRIS Networks
Co-Presenter 3
Roger Timmerman
CEO
UTOPIA Fiber
Co-Presenter 4
Juan Santos
Senior Vice President Brand Experiences
Tavistock Group