FBA announces call for speakers and program for Fiber Connect 2022
WASHINGTON – The Fiber Broadband Association (FBA) today announced its Call for Speakers and a new Proof of Concept (POC) program for Fiber Connect 2022. Fiber Connect 2022, held June 12 – 15, 2022, at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, will include several pre-conference workshops, keynotes from industry leaders, policy makers, regulators and influencers designed to provide the tools needed to successfully close the digital equity gap forever. New programming at Fiber Connect 2022 includes sessions focused on public/private partnerships, demand drivers for fiber broadband, innovation, cybersecurity, grant writing and training.
Companies interested in submitting proposals to share best practices, innovative use cases, industry perspectives, deployment success stories and examples of community impact can find details, recommendations and submission requirements here: https://www.fiberbroadband.org/page/fiber-connect-2022-call-for-speakers.
Sessions will be curated to showcase the proven role fiber broadband has as a mechanism for community growth and economic development, best practices, innovative use cases and innovation that can drive the market forward. Speakers will be selected from the industry, as well as from its over 250 member companies that include incumbent, regional and rural service providers, cable operators, equipment vendors, system integrators, engineering consultants and other members of the fiber broadband ecosystem.
New in 2022, the POC program is designed to demonstrate the benefits fiber brings to communities as they look to leverage high-capacity services once the digital divide is closed. The program is centered on services that bring both financial opportunity and social good. Companies are encouraged to demonstrate how their products and applications can be used to deliver services to support telehealth, precision agriculture, remote learning/work, emergency and first responder services, smart grid, smart city, smart home and other applications that require the capacity fiber can deliver to have the biggest impact. Companies interested in submitting a POC application can find additional information here: https://www.fiberbroadband.org/page/overview-of-fiber-connect-2022-poc-unlimited-capacity-creates-limitless-possibilities.
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The demand for high-speed broadband services and hyperconnectivity has driven massive surges in network data usage like never before. Due to this trend, the networks of communications service providers (CSPs) are increasingly overburdened. Service providers need to optimize their networks to scale service delivery efficiently, while maximizing the opportunity to innovate at a rapid pace.
Learn how cloud-native containerized solutions can position CSP networks for long-term evolution and sustainable growth. Hear practical steps and flexible options for implementing a cloud-native PON solution in your network. Discover how to maximize operational resources and make way for enhanced applications, innovations and new use cases.
Topics to be covered include:
- How to implement cloud-native containerized PON
- The convergence of fiber and mobile networks