• Technical Conference:  24 – 28 March 2024
  • Exhibition: 26 – 28 March 2024
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California, USA

Wednesday, 08 March, 14:15 – 15:15

Theater II

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.

Organized by:


Gary Bolton, Fiber Broadband Association, USA


Charlie Vogt, President and CEO, DZS , USA

David Eckard, VP of Strategy and Technology of North America, Nokia, USA

Ben Segura, Corporate Development Technical Lead, Google Fiber, USA

Megan Ascioti, Manager, Government Affairs and Market Analysis, Corning, USA