Broadband Communities

AUG-SEP 2017

BROADBAND COMMUNITIES is the leading source of information on digital and broadband technologies for buildings and communities. Our editorial aims to accelerate the deployment of Fiber-To-The-Home and Fiber-To-The-Premises.

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Summing It Up: The Latest Figures on Broadband and Economic Development From business success to rising home prices, get the latest fact-based information on broadband's ability to drive and support economic development. Our panel of experts has the numbers, the statistics and the research. Small Cells/Successful City Vendor Partnerships National experts, city officials and vendors who have engaged in successful partnerships will share their best practices for helping speed deployment of small cells while preserving the aesthetics and safety of the community. Broadband Champions Speak Out Expect a lively discussion from our blue-ribbon panel of longtime broadband advocates. It's a diverse group of doers as well as thinkers and opinion leaders who will offer their views on the key overarching issues affecting broadband, economic development and the future of work. Lessons from the Best #1 and #2 Leaders of some of the most successful community broadband and public-private partnership projects from around the Southeast share their first-hand experiences and the key lessons they've learned in these two back-to- back sessions. All Pros, No Cons The best techniques broadband and economic development professionals have learned to use to work together. How to Be Cool and Connected Rural communities reshape their downtowns – and their community's economic future – with broadband infrastructure. Hear from several of Smart Growth America's Cool & Connected communities – including how they're getting funded. Broadband Public-Private Partnerships: Parsing the Possibilities Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are frequently the best, or even only, viable option for a community seeking advanced communications capabilities. But they can take many forms – each with its own strengths and weaknesses. Our experts will focus on the leading models in the Southeast and elsewhere. Making It Work: Effective Strategies Communities Can Adapt to Create Jobs of the Future Rapid changes are creating challenges for communities that want to ensure the survival of their economies. Learn from innovators from around the country about effective programs adaptive communities are using to help catalyze work opportunities. To exhibit or sponsor contact: Irene G. Prescott at, or call 505-867-3299 With Advanced Fiber Networks

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