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USTelecom to Host 2018 Broadband Investment Forum: The Path to Connecting Communities in Washington, DC



USTelecom to Host 2018 Broadband Investment Forum: The Path to Connecting Communities

Featured topics: Broadband Deployment, 5G, Telemedicine and Wireline Innovation

Remarks from Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue; FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr; Executives from leading broadband providers: Windstream, Blackfoot and Alaska Communications


  • Join USTelecom in Washington, DC for the 2018 Broadband Investment Forum: The Path to Connecting Communities.  The conversation will focus on the future of broadband infrastructure investment in the United States and the innovative opportunities ahead for consumers, businesses and entrepreneurs. 
  • The Broadband Investment Forum will feature insight and analysis from leading broadband policymakers and industry executives on topics including: broadband deployment and investment, 5G, telemedicine and wireline innovation.


  • The Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture
  • Commissioner Brendan Carr, Federal Communications Commission
  • Jennifer Fritzsche, Managing Director, Wells Fargo
  • Radha Sekar, CEO, Universal Service Administrative Company
  • Jonathan Spalter, President and CEO, USTelecom
  • Tony Thomas, President and CEO, Windstream
  • Anand Vadapalli, Board Chair, USTelecom; President and CEO, Alaska Communications
  • Jason Williams, CEO, Blackfoot                            


  • Thursday, October 18, 2018
  • Noon – 1:30 p.m.


  • Washington Court Hotel
    525 New Jersey Avenue, NW; Ballroom 2
    Washington, DC

Registration and lunch at 11:30 a.m.  Program begins at noon.  (Register HERE.)

The event will be LIVESTREAMED