South America: How Satellite Broadband and Backhaul Can Connect the Continent's Smart Cities

14 March 2018 09:30 - 10:30

room 207B – Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C.

South America: How Satellite Broadband and Backhaul Can Connect the Continent's Smart Cities

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.

 

Speakers

Bart Van Utterbeeck
Bart Van Utterbeeck

VP South America

Bart Van Utterbeeck holds a degree in Electromechanical Engineering from KIH De Nayer and a Master in Biomedical Engineering for the Catholic University of Leuven. Joining Newtec in 2002 as a …
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