The goal of Open Access Networks extends beyond access to the internet. OANs should be a sustainable network that provides the freedom of information exchange, fosters a competitive ecosystem, enables digital innovation essential for its growth and long-term affordability. In this panel, we examine the obstacles that prevent this vision becoming reality. We talk with OAN practitioners to identify how they have progressed towards this vision.
Moderator: Heather Gold, CEO, HGB Strategies
Sean Coletti, Mayor, City of Ammon
David Corrado CEO, Medina County Fiber Network
Kim McKinley, Chief Marketing Officer, UTOPIA Fiber
Christopher Mitchell, Director, Community Broadband Networks Initiative