Competitive Franchising – Opportunities and Challenges

National Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (NATOA) 2016 Annual Conference, The Sheraton at the Capitol, Austin, TX

CenturyLink, Google, and others are seeking franchises in communities large and small. How do these new competitors view PEG funding and channel carriage? What about customer service and build-out obligations? What laws and regulations are being impacted? This session will address the opportunities and challenges presented by competitive franchising.