Spring 2009 Internet2 Member Meeting

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Issues in Rural Broadband Development

Time 04/28/09 01:15PM-02:30PM

Session Abstract

This panel discussion will focus on the unique challenges regional
networks and other organizations face in trying to bring broadband
connectivity into rural areas. Speakers will cover technical and
business issues and tactical and strategic considerations. Several of
the panelists will discuss case studies from actual broadband
implementations in their respective areas.

Speakers

Speaker Jim Archuleta Ciena

Speaker Akbar Kara The Lonestar Education and Research Network (LEARN)

Speaker Elwood Downing Merit Network, Inc.

Speaker Cort Buffington KanREN

Presentation Media

media item thumbnail Modernizing Access Networks (pdf)

Speaker Jim Archuleta Ciena

Speaker Marilyn McMillan New York University

media item thumbnail Issues in Rural Broadband Development (in Michigan) (pdf)

Speaker Elwood Downing Merit Network, Inc.

Speaker Jennifer Schopf National Science Foundation

Secondary tracks Strategic Planning Network Planning and Engineering Industry Cyberinfrastructure

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