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USTelecom to Host 2018 Broadband Investment Forum

** MEDIA ADVISORY **

 

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

 

WHAT: 

    • 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.

WHO:                  

    • 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

WHEN: 

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

 

WHERE:

    • Washington Court Hotel525 New Jersey Avenue, NW; Ballroom 2Washington, DC

 

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

 

The event will be LIVESTREAMED

Media Contact: Brian Weiss, VP of Media Affairs | 202.326.7226 | [email protected]

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