Event: SATELLITE 2018, March 12-15, 2018, Washington DC, USA
Type: Speaking Slot with Panel Discussion
Speaker: Bart Van Utterbeeck, VP South America, Newtec
Topic: "South America: How Satellite Broadband and Backhaul Can Connect the Continent's Smart Cities"
Conference track: Regional Forum
Cities around the world are investing in "smarter" telecommunications infrastructure for a variety of reasons: to increase efficiency in resource management; obtain more accurate research data; improve city planning; and to boost the economic potential of local businesses - to name a few. How are communications satellites, which are already providing South America's backhaul backbone, in a unique position to help power the continent's future smart cities? Learn how satellite companies are working with government partners in South America's largest municipalities to build powerful, capable networks.