The Connect America Fund – Where Are We Now? 10/17/18

This webinar will review the status of the buildout of broadband service to the country’s rural areas as a result of Connect America Funding.  It will provide updates on the way in which the fund has brought service to new areas and what to expect in the future.  Participants will also discuss the outcome of the recent CAF II reverse auction, including the work being done by large and small providers currently serving rural areas as well as non-traditional telecommunications providers like electric cooperatives and wireless internet service providers.

Panelists:
Randy Klindt, General Manager, OzarksGo
Carol Mattey, Mattey Consulting
Mike Romano, Sr. VP, Industry Affairs & Business Development, NTCA
Michael Saperstein, Vice President, Law and Policy, USTelecom
Moderator: Sherry Lichtenberg, Ph.D., NRRI