Industry Insights on 5G

Tuesday, November 5
10:20 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Olmsted Ballroom

Driving Innovation Using 5G Millimeter Wave Technology

Craig Sparks
Chief Innovation Officer
C Spire

Craig Sparks, chief innovation officer for C Spire, the nation’s largest privately held wireless carrier and a provider of fiber to the home, will share the latest insights into learnings from their Rural Broadband Consortium. He will speak to 5G millimeter wave’s counterintuitive and coming role in bringing gigabit broadband hybrid fiber/wireless connectivity to rural communities.


Reshaping the Broadband Industry and Consumer Experience with Fixed Wireless Technology

Chaitanya “Chet” Kanojia
Co-Founder & CEO
Starry Inc.

Join Chet Kanojia, CEO and co-founder of Starry, and INCOMPAS CEO, Chip Pickering for a thoughtful discussion on how new, high-capacity fixed wireless access networks, like Starry, are reshaping the broadband industry nationwide. Kanojia will discuss Starry’s nationwide expansion and how Starry’s unique wireless technology is enabling low-cost, high-quality broadband access in communities across the United States. He’ll also touch upon Starry’s customer-first philosophy and the company’s commitment to digital equity in the communities it serves.