• A Hybrid Conference – In-Person and Virtual Presentations
  • Technical Conference:  05 – 09 March 2023
  • Exhibition: 07 – 09 March 2023
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

The State of Fiber in America

Wednesday, 08 March, 14:15 – 15:15

Theater II


Gary Bolton, FBA, USA

Session Description:

This panel will discuss the efforts underway to connect all Americans with fiber to the home and business. There is currently $130B in Federal, State, and Local broadband subsidies available in addition to the private capital being deployed to help build the critical fiber broadband infrastructure which will significantly elevate the quality of life for generations to come. Expert panelists from the Fiber Broadband Association membership will discuss the challenges of connecting every community and the economic and societal benefits to be gained.

Panelists include:
Ben Moncrief, Executive Vice President-Alabama, C Spire, Birmingham, USA

Ariane Schaffer, Google Fiber, Google, New York, USA

Jordan Gross, Manager of Federal Government Affairs, Corning, Washington, USA

Organized by:


Jordan Gross, Manager, Federal Government Affairs, Corning, USA

Ben Moncrief, Executive Vice President, Cspire, USA

Ariane Schaffer, Public Policy and Government Affairs Manager, Google Fiber, USA