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UPCOMING NRTC WEBINARS!

Browse the webinar sessions we have planned over the next few months, and register below for the ones you'd like to attend! If you missed any of these sessions, stop back and view the recordings!

Nov 9 - 11:00 AM ET

Private LTE Webinar for Telco Providers

Audience: All Telco Providers - Private LTE (pLTE) has the potential to provide new revenue streams including expanding the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem into your territory, broadband services via fixed wireless, or mobility and field force communications to your members. Join NRTC's Joe Walsh as he shares his decades of expertise on ways pLTE can enhance and transform telco providers' businesses. 

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Dec 3 & 9 - 11:00 AM ET

Breached! Virtual Wargame

Audience: All NRTC Members - In an environment where cyberattacks continue to grow in frequency and sophistication, it is no longer a question of if, but when your organization will become a victim. NRTC is co-sponsoring this NTCA wargame designed for C-Suite, IT and security professionals at small broadband companies, you will receive intelligence briefings, collaborate with peers, confront challenges derived from real-world incidents, and address the complex decisions and trade-offs broadband companies would face during a major cyber event. You will be exposed to a series of issues related to cyber incident response, crisis management, ransom negotiation, strategic communications, brand reputation, regulatory compliance and enterprise-wide risk management.

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Dec 9 - 1:00 PM ET

Funding Landscape: Now and Expected

Audience: All NRTC Members- The 2020-2022 period constitutes one of the largest ever for the outlay of federal funds to support broadband infrastructure deployment and adoption programs (e.g., devices, cost of service, hotspots, etc.). While the FCC RDOF Auction and Cares Act captured headlines last year, several new programs either are or will soon be available for eligible entities to submit applications for grants. Learn how these new federal programs will be coordinated across agencies and the anticipated impact these funds will have on broadband deployment and adoption. We will get advice and hear perspectives from NTIA and NTCA.

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Jan 13 - 1:00 PM ET

Partnerships: Public/Private and Electric/Telco

Audience: All NRTC Members- We will explore how current electric/telco partnerships are structured and why these and public/private partnerships are important – especially when it comes to new federal and state broadband funding opportunities. 

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Previous Webinars

Nov 4 - 3:00 PM ET

Private LTE Webinar for Electric Cooperatives

Audience: All Electric Co-ops - Private LTE (pLTE) leverages the same technology that powers your cell phone but on a private network that you own and control. Utilities around the world have been adopting LTE to connect downline devices, meters, and their field force to streamline operations, improve performance, decrease costs, and enhance member experience. Join NRTC's Joe Walsh as he shares his decades of expertise on ways pLTE can enhance and transform electric cooperatives' businesses.

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Oct 28 - 11:00 AM ET

New Perspectives on Cyber Threats: Policies, Protection and Insurance

Audience: All NRTC Members- In recent years, cyber threats have expanded exponentially. Ransomware, spear phishing, and other sophisticated attacks have become widespread, and any business can be a target. Join NRTC on October 28 at 11:00 AM Eastern as we welcome guest experts from NTCA, Telcom Insurance Group, and CyberESI to discuss the current threat and regulatory landscapes, actions you can take, and how to protect yourself and stay informed. 

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Oct 26 - 11:00 AM ET

Learn How to Run Your Broadband Business More Efficiently with NRTC's Operational Intelligence Platform

Audience: All Broadband Providers - As a broadband provider, you have access to a huge amount of data from a variety of sources. Capturing, correlating, analyzing, and taking action on this data can be a significant challenge. Join NRTC Managed Service's CTO, Chris Beatson, as he gives a preview of the new Operational Intelligence platform and demonstrates how to transform your data into meaningful, actionable information to run your business more effectively and create an improved customer experience. Information will be provided on how to apply for NRTC’s pilot program.

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Oct 21- 2:00 PM ET

Prepare for Broadband Funding Opportunities

Audience: All NRTC Members - We're experiencing an unprecedented surge in opportunities for grant money to build and enhance rural broadband capabilities. Learn about current programs, common requirements for proposal submissions, how to engage with your state and local governments, and ways to best prepare to take advantage to create a better life for your community.

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Oct 13 - 1:00 PM ET

Rural Electric Cooperative Smart Grid Benchmarking Report

Audience: All Electric Coops - Join us as NRTC's Ted Solomon and CFC review the results of the 2021 Smart Grid Benchmarking Survey, capturing feedback from dozens of coops on how technologies are enhancing electrical grids to delivering value and savings to rural communities. (VIEWING RECORDING REQUIRES A CFC LOGIN)

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Oct 5 - 11:00 AM ET

10 Insights to Improve Grid Resiliency Learned from the Costly Extreme U.S. Weather Events of 2020-2021

Audience: All Electric Coops - Watch this informative webinar on affordably achieving resiliency based on 10 insights gained from the 2020 Hurricane Season and 2021 Winter Storm Uri. See how electric cooperatives across the U.S. were impacted by hurricanes, wildfires, and even the record-breaking Winter Storm Uri, the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history, which caused 5.2 million homes & businesses to lose power and $200 billion in damages.

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