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Webinar Recording: Creating Economic Efficiencies for Bridging the Digital Divide

Date & Time
16 September @ 8 AM - 6 PM
10 hours
Event Description

Are you a utility wanting to build a broadband network to bridge the digital divide in our communities? Rural broadband is vital for getting our economy and society going again.

Our industry has a great responsibility to bring technologies that will make our society smarter, safer and better – no matter what. This is important now more than ever with the upcoming RDOF auction, as well as proven by the digital divide during the pandemic. Utilities are ideally suited to meet this challenge.

Join Smart Energy International and Nokia, in this recorded session where experts discuss 5 critical areas of how building broadband networks create economic efficiencies for bridging the digital divide:

• Why building rural broadband networks are vital for getting our economy and society going again? And what the benefits are for tangent verticals? • The main challenges building rural broadband network and focus areas for service providers • Various deployment scenarios and network architectures for rural broadband networks • Revenue target segments and operational use cases for rural broadband service providers


Liana Ault, Energy Innovation Lead – Nokia

Peter Johnson, Fixed Networks Market Development & Strategy – Nokia