Broadband Deployment Through Policy: Government Funding for Competitive Providers

Wednesday, October 31
7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.

Juniper Ballroom, sponsored by Facebook

Presented by  

John Windhausen Jr. - Executive Director, SHLB Coalition
Greg Green - CEO, Fatbeam

The SHLB Coalition is working with the FCC, Congress and the Trump Administration to create funding opportunities for competitive broadband companies. John Windhausen and Greg Green will share lessons from SHLB's success in obtaining funding for rural telehealth networks, preview the Rural Utilities Services' upcoming e-Connectivity Pilot Program, and make the case for more comprehensive broadband funding legislation in the next Congress. 

Attend this special session to learn how you can join with the SHLB Coalition in advocating for a more competitive market serving anchor institutions and their communities.