Rural Broadband Workshop

This workshop provides utilities with timely information that is critical to rural broadband. Learn the latest information on FCC rule making for Phase II of the Connect America Fund and how utilities might position themselves to access $18 billion in Federal Funding. Strategize on how to access other sources, including $5 billion annually in smart grid loans from USDA Rural Utilities Service. Attend presentations where successful business models for deploying broadband networks will be discussed. Hear what technical solutions companies like Calix and Finely Engineering found for deploying broadband in rural areas.

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  • The latest information on FCC’s rule-making for Phase II of the Connect America Fund, positioning utilities to compete for access to $18 billion in Federal funding.
  • Strategies for accessing other sources of funding, including $5 billion annually in smart grid loans from USDA Rural Utilities Service
  • Business models from utilities with successfully deployed broadband networks
  • Presentations from Huntsville Utilities
  • Technical solutions for deploying broadband in rural areas from equipment providers like Calix and from engineering consultants like Finley Engineering (both premier sponsors of the workshops)

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  • Individual Event

Exhibitor / Sponsor Information
Cheryl Stratos | Sales Executive
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Conference / Registration Information
Karnel Thomas | VP Member & Industry Services
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2016 Rural Broadband Council Workshop

Date: July 20-21, 2016
Location: Crowne Plaza Kansas City Downtown