Fiber Funding Panel

Track: Business

Session Number: 137
Date: Tue, Jun 4th, 2019
Time: 10:20 AM - 11:00 AM
Room: Osceola Ballroom CD

Description:

Fiber deployment continues to grow in the United States and appears to be poised to accelerate even faster. So they won’t be left behind, more and more communities desire all fiber solutions, but how are they going to pay for them? What kinds of financing options are available to make infrastructure deployment feasible in a variety of locations? This panel of experts will discuss their perspectives on where to find the money.
Session Type: Mainstage

Learning Objective #1: Learn financing options to make infrastructure deployment feasible in a variety of locations.
Learning Objective #2: Hear from industry experts on their experience financing fiber solutions.
Intended Audience Level: Essentials, Intermediate, Advanced
Stage of fiber deployment: Planning/early stage, Performing, Prime, Legacy
Session Type: Mainstage

Learning Objective #1: Learn financing options to make infrastructure deployment feasible in a variety of locations.
Learning Objective #2: Hear from industry experts on their experience financing fiber solutions.
Intended Audience Level: Essentials, Intermediate, Advanced
Stage of fiber deployment: Planning/early stage, Performing, Prime, Legacy

Speakers

Primary Presenter
Gary Bolton
Vice President - Global Marketing
ADTRAN, Inc.
Co-Presenter 1
Carol Mattey
Principal
Mattey Consulting LLC
Co-Presenter 2
Gary Franke
Managing Director
CoBank
Co-Presenter 3
Greg Turton
President
Southern Fiber Worx, LLC
Co-Presenter 4
Chad Rupe
Acting Administrator for Rural Utilities Service
USDA Rural Development