About the Conference

NTCA – The Rural Broadband Association is excited to bring you the IP Vision Conference & Expo, a unique event focused on the evolution of broadband networks in rural areas and the IP applications that run on them.

Internet-based applications, video services, and the broadband networks that carry them are changing rapidly in response to technical advances and consumers’ evolving demands. To help you stay ahead of the curve, NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association presents the IP Vision Conference & Expo, a unique event focused on the evolution of wired and wireless broadband networks in rural areas and the IP applications that run on them.

IP Vision keeps you up-to-speed on developments and trends that sit at the intersection of rapid technological innovation and equally fast marketplace adoption. Attend sessions that cover smart agriculture, telemedicine, cybersecurity, data centers and new models for business. Hear real-world examples of telecom carriers serving rural America with cutting edge services and products.

IP Vision can help you take your company to the next level:
  • Attend sessions that cover telemedicine, cybersecurity, data centers and new business models.
  • Hear real-world examples of telecom carriers and electric utilities collaborating to serve rural America.
  • Collaborate with other entities to maximize your network resources to diversify revenue, overcome obstacles and offer the up-to-date services your customers demand.
  • Learn from three tracks: technical, business and transformative.
  • Hear from leading technologists about the latest developments in broadband deployment.

IP Vision is the conference for you if you are involved in broadband deployment or provide products and services for service providers.

Who should attend:
  • Chief executive officers
  • Chief information officers
  • Chief operations officers
  • Chief technical officers
  • Consultants
  • Directors of network operations
  • Engineering executives
  • General managers
  • Information systems executives
  • Information security officers
  • Outside plant managers
  • Sales and marketing staff
  • Technicians

Hear from leading technologists about the latest developments in broadband deployment and how carriers can maximize their position at the crossroads of business and technology in rural America. Prominent video analyst Colin Dixon will outline where OTT services are going, and top tech and business leaders will share their perspectives on how you can prepare your network and your staff to meet the rapidly-changing demands of tomorrow’s consumers.

Three concurrent tracks explore the areas of voice/video/data, IT, and wireless. Each track contains five sessions with detailed information for the all telco employees from the network engineer to the telco executive to the sales and marketing staff.

The Expo at IP Vision provides an atmosphere of learning and discussions among solution providers and decision makers. Among the many participating exhibitors, you’ll find all the industry partners you need to stay at the leading edge of the IP scene.

The conference concludes with a CTO wrap-up panel and an industry futurist projecting a vision of what the next five years may look like for the rural broadband industry.