The Future of the Broadband Marketplace

The Future of the Broadband Marketplace

The Future of the Broadband Marketplace

The newly formed Philadelphia Chapter of the Federal Communications Bar Association presents: Topic: The Future of Broadband of the Broadband Marketplace. This session will consider the possibilities and public policy implications as broadband evolves. What does the business case look like for broadband operators going forward? How will the relationships between access and edge providers evolve? How important are the various forms of wireless broadband? Will carrier WiFi systems or TV white spaces change the game? Could states and municipalities serve as laboratories for innovative new models? To go beyond the familiar regulatory debates, the discussion will include business and investment perspectives, in addition to legal questions. Moderator: Kevin Werbach, Associate Professor of Legal Studies, Wharton Speakers: Gigi Sohn, FCC Chairman Wheeler’s Special Counsel for External Affairs Paul de Sa, VP & Sr. Analyst, Sanford Bernstein, former Chief of FCC Office of Strategic Planning Dr. Preston Marshall, Principal Wireless Architect, Google Access Services Paul Margie, Partner, Harris Wiltshire & Grannis LLP.

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