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Light Reading Network X Americas
May 20-22, 2025
Irving Convention Center at Las ColinasDallas, Texas

Jeff Kohler
Co-Founder & Chief Development Officer at Rise Broadband


Jeff has worked in the wireless industry for 25 years, and he is responsible for all corporate development activities including mergers and acquisitions, regulatory and government affairs, and grant management. Rise Broadband deploys fiber optic broadband service to homes and businesses and is the largest privately-held fixed wireless broadband service provider in the United States serving customers in sixteen states. He serves on the board of directors and is a member of the Policy Committee for the Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA) and is active in advocacy efforts with both the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the U.S. Congress. Rise is a recipient of the FierceWireless Service Provider of the Year award and in 2021 was named Best Rural ISP Overall by CNET .

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: What are the ins and outs of BEAD?