IoT Transformational Trends for Rural Broadband Providers

October 27 – 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a transformational trend impacting most aspects of consumer and business segments. From the digital home, to the smart farm, to the automated factory, IoT is reshaping everyday life and business. Broadband networks, wireline and wireless alike, are the connectivity fuel of IoT, but understanding the network and business implications for rural broadband network operators can be difficult. We will outline the role of IoT and its opportunities for rural broadband providers. We will take a deep dive into the world of IoT and the network infrastructure required to support it.

What You Will Learn

– Discuss network planning that prepares service providers for IoT opportunities
– Explore IoT use cases for Agriculture, Smart Towns, Education, and Telehealth
– Add clarity to the IoT opportunity for service providers serving rural markets


Peter DeNagy

Internet of Things America: Co-Founder & Board Member

Andy Heins

Finley Engineering: Director Strategy & Operations