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Ashley Brown explores fiber’s role in the evolution of smart towns and cities

Expert panel will discuss how fiber-optic broadband provides a dependable, secure foundation for smart city applications and services

  • Speakers: Mojdeh Mahdavi, program manager, smart bases, US Ignite (moderator); Ashley Brown, senior director, field marketing, Adtran; Eddie Andrews, principal managing partner, DxTel; Todd Way, CEO, Douglas FastNet
  • Topics: Smart city/town evolution: how fiber is improving services 
  • When: Sunday, August 20, 4:40 p.m. EDT
  • Where: FiberConnect 2023, Gaylord Palms Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA

Smart, interconnected IoT applications are revolutionizing a range of services from traffic management and environmental monitoring to healthcare and education. These applications generate huge volumes of data, necessitating swift and secure real-time processing. Fiber-optic broadband provides the speed, capacity, reliability, low latency, scalability and security underpinning these interconnected technologies.

In this wide-ranging panel discussion, Ashley Brown and fellow industry experts will explore the pivotal role of fiber broadband in enabling smart cities. They will discuss how fiber can be efficiently and cost-effectively leveraged to provide the reliable, high-speed and secure connectivity necessary to fuel the evolution of smart, interconnected urban environments. Register now for the in-person or virtual event beginning August 20.