There’s Something for Everyone to Learn

Whether you’re looking for new strategies to build your customer base, tools to make deployment more affordable, or the opportunity to learn from industry leaders as they explore the future of fiber—we’ve got you covered. The 2019 Fiber Connect presents a comprehensive lineup of education led by the industry’s best. 

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EDUCATION TOPICS

Business

  • Funding
  • Marketing
    • Growing service take rate
    • Knowing your customer
  • Monetizing Networks
  • Adjacent Applications
  • New fiber-enabled Applications
  • Service Delivery
  • User Impact
  • Value of Fiber
  • Video Service Options

  

Operations

  • Disaster Response Strategies
  • Efficient Fiber Construction Practices
  • Fiber Testing and Certification
  • Managing Mature Fiber Plant
    • Make Ready
    • Pole Attachment
  • Network Analytics/Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence
  • Recruiting, Training, Managing, and Retaining Personnel
  • Service Installation and OSP Maintenance
  • Upgrading Technology (ie: App TV, Smart Home)
  • Video Service Options
 

Engineering

  • Emerging Technologies and Architecture
  • Evolution of the Central Office and Data Center
  • Fiber-Enabled 5G Wireless
  • Network Design
  • Network Security
  • Managing Mature Fiber Plant
  • Migrating from Copper to Fiber
  • Plant Management
  • Upgrading Technology
    • Synchronization
    • Virtualization

Fiber Broadband Starter Kit

  • Establishing Partnerships
  • Fiber Basic and Network Design (Fiber 101)
  • Funding Network
  • Installation Best Practices
  • Make Ready and Right of Way/Permitting
  • Personnel